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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
LYDIA DIAZ BORRAS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled63

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

OSWALDO BISBAL MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled63

LEWISTON

Maine

DHIREN GANDHI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled63

LITTLE EGG HARBOR TWP

New Jersey

BILJANA SCOPULOVIC-NIKOLIC

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled62

CLIFFSIDE PARK

New Jersey

JORGE BARBOZA SOSA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled62

EAGLE PASS

Texas

AMIT SOHAGIA MD

Hospitalist

Claims Filled62

ALLENTOWN

Pennsylvania

JAY SORGMAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled62

PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

OCTAVIO DE LA PENA M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled62

FRISCO

Texas

BAGDIG BAGHDASSARIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled62

GREAT NECK

New York

ESTEBAN CASTRO-DIAZ M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled62

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

ANDREW JONES DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled62

COTTONWOOD

Idaho

SAGE SMITH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled62

MONROEVILLE

Alabama

SAMUEL WALKER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled62

LUVERNE

Alabama

MARK FLOYD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled62

MURFREESBORO

Arkansas

RAJA TALLURI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled62

VACHERIE

Louisiana

GLEN DASHER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled61

STATESBORO

Georgia

WRIGHT SHIELDS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

NEW BERN

North Carolina

CHARLES STEWART M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled61

ATLANTA

Georgia

ALEXANDER OVCHINSKY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled61

NEW YORK

New York

RAFAEL PEREZ-BARTOLOMEI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

MANATI

Puerto Rico

JOHN POYNOR M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled61

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

FEDERICO GREGORY-GONZALEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

GUAYNABO

Puerto Rico

CARLOS AGUILAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

PASADENA

Texas

JOHN GAMBINO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled61

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

MELINDA ELKINS-SMITH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled61

ASHLAND

Kentucky