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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
MARIUSZ KLIN MD, PHD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled94

PANAMA CITY

Florida

TIMOTHY DECKER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled94

RAINSVILLE

Alabama

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled93

DUBLIN

Georgia

PRETAM RAMPERSAUD MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled93

BROOKLYN

New York

MAX MERCADO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled93

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

JOSE ACEVEDO M.D.

Personal Emergency Response Attendant

Claims Filled93

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

THOMAS FAUSETT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled93

ADEL

Georgia

ERASTO RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled93

CIDRA

Puerto Rico

PRAKASH SARVEPALLI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled93

EDMORE

Michigan

PRIYA VASDEV M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled93

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

ALEXANDER SHAPSIS M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled92

BROOKLYN

New York

CONRADO ASENJO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled92

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

ANGEL VAZQUEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled92

COROZAL

Puerto Rico

ALAA ELDIN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled92

JERSEY CITY

New Jersey

LYLE BAUMAN M.D.

Surgery

Claims Filled92

MARION

Virginia

LUIS RAMOS DIAZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled91

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

ANTHONY MASCIARELLI DO

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled90

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE

New Jersey

LARRY LESLIE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled90

AUXIER

Kentucky

DEWEY BENSENHAVER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled90

PETERSBURG

West Virginia

SRINIVAS VASIREDDI M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled90

METUCHEN

New Jersey

JOHN WAGNER M.D., C.M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled90

CULLMAN

Alabama

MELVILLE ACKERMAN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled90

HADDONFIELD

New Jersey

VITO DITOMASO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled89

ENGLEWOOD

Florida

KAREL RYBNICEK M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled89

SHELBY

North Carolina

LUIS CORREA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled88

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico