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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
GENNADY UKRAINSKY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled752

FOREST HILLS

New York

WILSON ORTIZ COTTI M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled657

MANATI

Puerto Rico

JOSE NAJUL MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled494

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

SUISUN CHAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled418

MONTEREY PARK

California

ALFRED MCNAIR M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled402

OCEAN SPRINGS

Mississippi

JORGE CORTES-RUIZ M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled364

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

IVAN IRIZARRY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled345

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

MARTIN ORTIZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled323

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

MICHAEL BERTINO M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled289

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

RAMON MARRERO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled285

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

SAMUEL DAVIDOFF MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled264

FOREST HILLS

New York

AJIT KOKKAT M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled262

WILLIMANTIC

Connecticut

YAOLEN BOLANOS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled254

HIALEAH

Florida

JOSE GONZALEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled252

HIALEAH

Florida

NELSON RHODUS

Dentist

Claims Filled248

MINNEAPOLIS

Minnesota

EDGAR RAMOS MENDEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled223

BARCELONETA

Puerto Rico

MILTON PEREZ M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled218

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

RAJENDRA TRIVEDI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled212

DANVILLE

Virginia

BETH TAYLOR MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled208

WYTHEVILLE

Virginia

LEONARD FICHTER DO

Surgery

Claims Filled198

HURRICANE

West Virginia

HRAIR SIMONIAN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled193

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

JOSE JIMENEZ MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled184

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

HEIDI GOLDBERG

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled182

SEMINOLE

Florida

PASAM RAO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled169

THIBODAUX

Louisiana

LAWRENCE CALDWELL M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled163

NEWTON

North Carolina