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CARAFATE

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

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

411K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 374 of 3238

$66.4M
Retail Cost

Rank: 296 of 3238

155,715
Patients

Rank: 325 of 3238

79,510
Prescribers

Rank: 280 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 11,594 32,664 $5.52M
Texas 12,414 28,644 $4.89M
California 10,576 27,103 $4.64M
Florida 11,641 26,075 $4.17M
Pennsylvania 8,344 24,304 $3.94M
Ohio 6,393 19,303 $3.14M
New Jersey 6,400 18,251 $2.95M
North Carolina 6,532 16,558 $2.72M
Georgia 5,818 15,104 $2.5M
Alabama 4,487 11,408 $1.8M
Illinois 3,931 11,160 $1.78M
Louisiana 3,891 10,664 $1.64M
Virginia 3,669 9,995 $1.58M
Tennessee 3,666 9,044 $1.56M
Kentucky 3,180 9,013 $1.55M
Michigan 3,777 8,587 $1.47M
Arkansas 2,651 8,289 $1.41M
Massachusetts 3,052 7,747 $1.43M
Mississippi 2,566 6,947 $1.27M
Indiana 2,699 6,903 $1.16M
Missouri 2,309 6,095 $931K
Minnesota 1,996 5,716 $825K
Oklahoma 2,017 5,609 $977K
South Carolina 2,395 5,461 $920K
Wisconsin 1,948 5,357 $845K
Maryland 1,864 5,051 $786K
Connecticut 1,766 4,871 $805K
Washington 1,580 3,955 $633K
Kansas 1,168 3,832 $540K
Iowa 1,033 3,624 $528K
Colorado 1,558 3,581 $642K
Arizona 1,738 3,505 $603K
West Virginia 1,303 3,443 $637K
Oregon 1,127 2,630 $434K
Nebraska 625 2,001 $284K
Maine 675 1,971 $344K
Rhode Island 534 1,859 $293K
New Mexico 654 1,513 $278K
Utah 641 1,500 $224K
New Hampshire 566 1,448 $242K
Nevada 680 1,309 $214K
Idaho 495 1,299 $183K
Montana 321 895 $138K
South Dakota 249 842 $118K
Delaware 282 635 $103K
North Dakota 196 604 $72.8K
Vermont 161 533 $90.8K
Hawaii 198 528 $102K
Wyoming 173 426 $66.4K
District of Columbia 166 380 $50.1K
Alaska 133 285 $62.7K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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
BRYAN WOODS M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

FAYETTEVILLE

Georgia

MICHEL KAFROUNI M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

LIANA VOLPE M.D

General Practice

Claims Filled50

SUN VALLEY

California

HUGO VILLARREAL M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

NOLAN PEREZ MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

HARLINGEN

Texas

MICHAEL JONATHAN OLDER M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

AYER

Massachusetts

PEDRO FALTO DETRES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

WILMER RODRIGUEZ SILVA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

WILMA COTTO OYOLA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

KENNETH RICE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LUBBOCK

Texas

SRINIVASA AYINALA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

LAWRENCEVILLE

Georgia

PERRY HUX M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

DELPHOS

Ohio

CRAIG HARRIS MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

WETLAKE

Ohio

JOHN GAMBINO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

ALBERT DEVLIN DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ELMIRA

New York

ANDREW SCHWARTZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

CHERRY HILL

New Jersey

ROBERTO GOBBEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WATERBURY

Connecticut

ROBERT TUPA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ORWELL

Ohio

J HOLMES MD

General Practice

Claims Filled50

ROANOKE

Alabama

RICHARD SANDROWICZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

INDIANA

Pennsylvania

JERRY ZIGLAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

YADKINVILLE

North Carolina

BRETT GIDNEY M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled50

SANTA BARBARA

California

SANG TRAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

FALLS CHURCH

Virginia

IVAN CUEVAS MD

General Practice

Claims Filled50

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

JAMES SULLIVAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama