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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
GUSTAVO MARTINEZ TAPIA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled100

MIAMI

Florida

ANTHONY GORDON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled100

PINE BLUFF

Arkansas

PHILIP TIPPIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled100

DANVILLE

Arkansas

WILLIAM NIXON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled99

GUNTERSVILLE

Alabama

ALFRED HOLLANDER MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled99

POMONA

New York

SIVA CHOCKALINGAM MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled98

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

ALEXANDER SHAPSIS M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled98

BROOKLYN

New York

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled97

LORAIN

Ohio

JOSEPH FELDER M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled97

NEW YORK

New York

JOHN HATA M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled97

SACRAMENTO

California

JESSICA PROCTOR PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled97

PENSACOLA

Florida

MARIBEL DEPONCE PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled96

HARLINGEN

Texas

THOMAS IZQUIERDO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled96

JACKSON HEIGHTS

New York

STANLEY DEPMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled96

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

GREGORY SELLER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled95

DELPHOS

Ohio

MATTHEW DOWNEY MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled94

HONESDALE

Pennsylvania

CARLOS JIMENEZ-HUYKE M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled92

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

MAX MERCADO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled92

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

STEFAN MARCUARD MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled92

GREENVILLE

North Carolina

MARY ANNE BARNICLE M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled92

INDIANA

Pennsylvania

GEORGE KOSCO D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled92

HARRISBURG

Pennsylvania

RICHARD OTERO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled92

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

ZEBEDIAH STEARNS M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled91

EUNICE

Louisiana

LANCE CRIBLEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled90

PANDORA

Ohio

MATTHEW BAGAN D.O.

Surgery

Claims Filled90

PORT CHARLOTTE

Florida