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CARAFATE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

341K
Medicare Part D Claims
$47.3M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 26,905 $3.84M
California 24,874 $3.58M
Florida 23,635 $3.14M
Texas 23,098 $3.33M
Pennsylvania 21,108 $2.85M
New Jersey 16,946 $2.26M
Ohio 15,003 $2.03M
North Carolina 14,538 $2.08M
Georgia 14,090 $1.9M
Illinois 10,517 $1.43M
Alabama 9,997 $1.35M
Louisiana 9,578 $1.23M
Virginia 9,152 $1.23M
Kentucky 8,387 $1.19M
Arkansas 7,880 $1.19M
Tennessee 7,877 $1.11M
Michigan 6,611 $934K
Massachusetts 6,582 $997K
Mississippi 6,158 $960K
Indiana 5,830 $828K
South Carolina 5,381 $769K
Oklahoma 5,204 $768K
Missouri 4,997 $654K
Minnesota 4,739 $620K
Wisconsin 4,693 $625K
Maryland 4,586 $596K
Connecticut 4,410 $590K
Washington 3,852 $520K
Colorado 3,257 $475K
Arizona 3,231 $466K
Kansas 3,217 $395K
Iowa 3,198 $376K
West Virginia 3,005 $471K
Oregon 2,356 $323K
Nebraska 1,871 $236K
New Mexico 1,626 $244K
Maine 1,618 $236K
Utah 1,608 $198K
Rhode Island 1,572 $204K
New Hampshire 1,299 $188K
Idaho 1,134 $136K
Nevada 1,061 $154K
Montana 914 $115K
South Dakota 662 $82.3K
Vermont 584 $80.4K
Delaware 481 $64.2K
Wyoming 427 $60.5K
Hawaii 418 $69.2K
North Dakota 416 $45.9K
District of Columbia 338 $36.6K
Alaska 293 $45.6K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for CARAFATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JASON PICARD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW ROADS

Louisiana

HILDA ROQUE-DIEGUEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WEST NEW YORK

New Jersey

THOMAS GNIADEK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WATERBURY

Connecticut

KELLY CORKERN N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled50

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

KATHERINE JOHNSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

KENTON

Ohio

CESAR RIVERA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

ANNE SWEDLUND MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

PRINCETON

New Jersey

LAZARO GARCIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

ERIC COTTRILL M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

TULSA

Oklahoma

BONG KAUH MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

COPLEY

Ohio

ANTHONY BALISTRERI M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

DECATUR

Georgia

KARI SHIELDS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GRAYSON

Kentucky

RICHARD SIMMONS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

COLUMBIANA

Ohio

SAMUEL NEWSOME MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

KING

North Carolina

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FORT WORTH

Texas

JOHN HATA M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

SACRAMENTO

California

DAVID KNAPP M. D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

RAFAEL FELIZ LEBREAULT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

MITCHELL GOLDSTEIN MD

Surgery

Claims Filled50

DETROIT LAKES

Minnesota

CHARLES CARTER MD DPH

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ALTUS

Oklahoma

DAVID JAMES DO

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

TULSA

Oklahoma

BENNY GREEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

KIRANPREET PARMAR MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

ANTHONY CARTER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

TOMPKINSVILLE

Kentucky

TERRI BLACKSTOCK M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled51

HOT SPRINGS

Arkansas