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CARAFATE

Treats ulcers and other stomach problems. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

149K
Medicare Part D Claims
$41.1M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 23,017 $2.97M
New York 22,660 $3.02M
Florida 21,917 $2.56M
Texas 21,766 $2.87M
Puerto Rico 20,568 $1.51M
Pennsylvania 18,769 $2.26M
New Jersey 15,029 $1.74M
North Carolina 14,108 $1.81M
Ohio 13,881 $1.7M
Georgia 13,670 $1.68M
Illinois 10,437 $1.29M
Alabama 9,480 $1.17M
Virginia 8,671 $1.04M
Louisiana 8,151 $937K
Kentucky 7,815 $993K
Arkansas 7,760 $1.08M
Tennessee 7,696 $958K
Massachusetts 6,890 $944K
Mississippi 5,852 $820K
Indiana 5,646 $741K
Oklahoma 5,254 $709K
South Carolina 5,151 $670K
Michigan 5,101 $646K
Missouri 4,987 $580K
Minnesota 4,436 $524K
Maryland 4,204 $494K
Connecticut 3,680 $436K
Wisconsin 3,638 $447K
Washington 3,548 $434K
West Virginia 3,197 $447K
Kansas 3,118 $341K
Iowa 3,013 $314K
Colorado 2,987 $405K
Arizona 2,759 $350K
Oregon 2,633 $321K
Nebraska 1,958 $229K
New Mexico 1,763 $219K
Rhode Island 1,631 $204K
Utah 1,465 $164K
Maine 1,380 $165K
New Hampshire 1,341 $172K
Idaho 1,200 $132K
Nevada 1,095 $139K
Montana 879 $95.9K
South Dakota 634 $67.3K
Vermont 582 $72.1K
Wyoming 539 $62.7K
Delaware 473 $51.7K
Hawaii 420 $57.2K
North Dakota 406 $40.1K
District of Columbia 278 $27.5K
Alaska 262 $37.9K
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for CARAFATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
YURIY PERTSOVSKY

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled57

BROOKLYN

New York

WILLIAM ALBERT M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled57

RUTHERFORD

New Jersey

ROGER KISER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

LONGVIEW

Texas

TED CLONTZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

ERIC HILGEFORD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

DAVID GRYBOSKI M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled57

FAYETTEVILLE

Georgia

MARK NEWEY DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

HEALDTON

Oklahoma

MOSTAFA HAMDY MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled57

BRAWLEY

California

JEROLD MEYER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

COSHOCTON

Ohio

STEPHEN HAYNES MD

General Practice

Claims Filled57

CLOVIS

New Mexico

EDWARD CARRILLO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

ASHTABULA

Ohio

JOHN BOND MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

ASHLAND

Kentucky

WILLIAM CARTER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

TOMPKINSVILLE

Kentucky

KAMRAN TASHAROFI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

CLARK

New Jersey

BRUCE LEE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled58

CALHOUN

Georgia

BARRY HENDRIX M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

PARAGOULD

Arkansas

JACKSON KUAN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled58

FLUSHING

New York

THOMAS IZQUIERDO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled58

JACKSON HEIGHTS

New York

JOSE GONZALEZ M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled58

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

PATRICK HYATT M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled58

BALTIMORE

Maryland

JOEL NYSTROM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

TRANSFER

Pennsylvania

JIM VAN ZANT RN,CS

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled58

AMERICAN FORK

Utah

ANTHONY MASCIARELLI DO

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled58

VOORHEES

New Jersey

BYRON HOFFMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

SILER CITY

North Carolina

SUBODH AGRAWAL MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled59

ATHENS

Georgia