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CARAFATE

SUCRALFATE

Treats ulcers and other stomach problems. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

433K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 376 of 3362

$81.2M
Retail Cost

Rank: 288 of 3362

164,635
Patients

Rank: 329 of 3362

85,483
Prescribers

Rank: 281 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 12,867 36,464 $7.08M
Texas 13,716 31,610 $6.21M
California 11,072 29,072 $5.71M
Florida 12,290 27,224 $5.12M
Pennsylvania 8,869 25,871 $4.83M
Ohio 6,392 18,737 $3.55M
North Carolina 6,878 17,295 $3.29M
New Jersey 6,148 17,204 $3.27M
Georgia 6,369 16,245 $3.08M
Illinois 4,537 13,077 $2.41M
Alabama 4,679 11,882 $2.25M
Louisiana 4,113 11,106 $2M
Virginia 3,980 10,643 $1.96M
Michigan 4,255 9,805 $1.9M
Tennessee 4,146 9,767 $1.92M
Kentucky 3,312 9,015 $1.78M
Massachusetts 3,194 8,679 $1.89M
Arkansas 2,497 7,852 $1.52M
Indiana 2,813 7,632 $1.45M
Mississippi 2,628 6,996 $1.46M
Missouri 2,437 6,712 $1.18M
South Carolina 2,930 6,335 $1.24M
Wisconsin 2,232 6,147 $1.09M
Maryland 2,235 6,004 $1.08M
Connecticut 2,114 5,951 $1.14M
Minnesota 2,013 5,878 $993K
Oklahoma 2,060 5,492 $1.15M
Washington 1,736 4,270 $780K
Arizona 2,082 4,205 $854K
Colorado 1,722 3,909 $753K
West Virginia 1,485 3,859 $807K
Kansas 998 3,632 $589K
Iowa 997 3,379 $563K
Oregon 1,254 3,202 $574K
Nebraska 615 1,930 $325K
Rhode Island 545 1,812 $360K
Maine 647 1,797 $378K
Nevada 832 1,682 $327K
New Mexico 703 1,653 $352K
Utah 707 1,622 $285K
New Hampshire 586 1,572 $293K
Idaho 518 1,270 $209K
Montana 321 937 $161K
South Dakota 259 887 $153K
Delaware 351 751 $153K
North Dakota 192 549 $72.4K
Vermont 153 531 $94.4K
Wyoming 173 485 $91.3K
District of Columbia 227 472 $80.9K
Hawaii 190 410 $81.6K
Alaska 155 338 $76.8K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions 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
JUNG BAE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

LOS ANGELES

California

JAMES SCOTT M.D.

Surgery

Claims Filled53

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

ARAM KARAKASHIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

GLENDALE

California

WILLIAM GUSTEN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled53

BURNT HILLS

New York

MARK PYLES MD

Surgery

Claims Filled53

BERWICK

Pennsylvania

CHARLES ACKLEY D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

LOCK HAVEN

Pennsylvania

JAMES HIXON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled53

ANNISTON

Alabama

KUMARAPILLAI NARENDRAN

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled53

LUBBOCK

Texas

JAMES MARLYS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

POINT PLEASANT

New Jersey

CHARLES MCKINLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

MOUNT ORAB

Ohio

ABNER LUTHER MD

General Practice

Claims Filled53

BOAZ

Alabama

CYNTHIA MILLER MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled53

LONG BEACH

California

PATRICK MCCANN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

ST LOUIS

Missouri

DUSHYANT UTAMSINGH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

BOCA RATON

Florida

ZAFER ALI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled53

RHINEBECK

New York

JOSEPH KATTA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled53

FORT PIERCE

Florida

NANCY KEMP FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled53

WAVERLY

New York

KATHY TRISKET CRNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled54

GERRY

New York

MARYANNETTE NORA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

LINCOLNWOOD

Illinois

DENISE TURNAGE DNP, FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled54

GREENVILLE

North Carolina

ARUN NAIK MD

Specialist

Claims Filled54

ELIZABETH

New Jersey

WILLIAM TRAVIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

GLASGOW

Kentucky

JAROD STRAGAND D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

BEAVER FALLS

Pennsylvania

KENNETH WARNOCK MD

Surgery

Claims Filled54

WICHITA FALLS

Texas

OLAF BUTCHMA DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

FREEPORT

New York