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CARAFATE

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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
JO ANNE GREGORY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAKE VILLAGE

Arkansas

JOHN GAMBINO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

ARCHIE BREAZEALE MD

General Practice

Claims Filled50

NATCHITOCHES

Louisiana

JAMES YATES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

JACKSONVILLE

Alabama

ABHILASHA SINGH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BOWLING GREEN

Kentucky

HARJIT SIDHU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CUMBERLAND

Maryland

RALPH CAMACHO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

PLEASANTON

California

SIKANDAR MESIYA M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

MIDWEST CITY

Oklahoma

SANGEETA BUDDALA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW LISBON

New Jersey

OCTAVIO DE LA PENA M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

FRISCO

Texas

SUE FERRANTI D.O.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

CRANSTON

Rhode Island

CHARLES HARDIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SALYERSVILLE

Kentucky

ARTHUR WIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SPRINGFIELD

Ohio

BRUCE CARPENTER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GLEN ROSE

Texas

CHRISTOPHER LOLACHI MD

Plastic Surgery within the Head Neck

Claims Filled50

HARBOR CITY

California

MARIANA DE JONGH-BEYER MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

THE VILLAGES

Florida

SHARON GEORGE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WARREN

Ohio

RUSSELL EMERSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

STANLEY

North Carolina

THOMAS COLVIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WINNSBORO

Louisiana

JOHN ARNOLD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BUSHNELL

Illinois

JOSHUA SHUA-HAIM M.D

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

MANCHESTER

New Jersey

ASCENSION MENA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

EL PASO

Texas

DONALD ABRAHM M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled51

NEWPORT BEACH

California

BRIAN SUDDERTH MD

Claims Filled51

BENTON

Arkansas

KYLE SCARBOROUGH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

CONROE

Texas