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CARAFATE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

411K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 374 of 3238

$66.4M
Retail Cost

Rank: 296 of 3238

155,715
Patients

Rank: 325 of 3238

79,510
Prescribers

Rank: 280 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 11,594 32,664 $5.52M
Texas 12,414 28,644 $4.89M
California 10,576 27,103 $4.64M
Florida 11,641 26,075 $4.17M
Pennsylvania 8,344 24,304 $3.94M
Ohio 6,393 19,303 $3.14M
New Jersey 6,400 18,251 $2.95M
North Carolina 6,532 16,558 $2.72M
Georgia 5,818 15,104 $2.5M
Alabama 4,487 11,408 $1.8M
Illinois 3,931 11,160 $1.78M
Louisiana 3,891 10,664 $1.64M
Virginia 3,669 9,995 $1.58M
Tennessee 3,666 9,044 $1.56M
Kentucky 3,180 9,013 $1.55M
Michigan 3,777 8,587 $1.47M
Arkansas 2,651 8,289 $1.41M
Massachusetts 3,052 7,747 $1.43M
Mississippi 2,566 6,947 $1.27M
Indiana 2,699 6,903 $1.16M
Missouri 2,309 6,095 $931K
Minnesota 1,996 5,716 $825K
Oklahoma 2,017 5,609 $977K
South Carolina 2,395 5,461 $920K
Wisconsin 1,948 5,357 $845K
Maryland 1,864 5,051 $786K
Connecticut 1,766 4,871 $805K
Washington 1,580 3,955 $633K
Kansas 1,168 3,832 $540K
Iowa 1,033 3,624 $528K
Colorado 1,558 3,581 $642K
Arizona 1,738 3,505 $603K
West Virginia 1,303 3,443 $637K
Oregon 1,127 2,630 $434K
Nebraska 625 2,001 $284K
Maine 675 1,971 $344K
Rhode Island 534 1,859 $293K
New Mexico 654 1,513 $278K
Utah 641 1,500 $224K
New Hampshire 566 1,448 $242K
Nevada 680 1,309 $214K
Idaho 495 1,299 $183K
Montana 321 895 $138K
South Dakota 249 842 $118K
Delaware 282 635 $103K
North Dakota 196 604 $72.8K
Vermont 161 533 $90.8K
Hawaii 198 528 $102K
Wyoming 173 426 $66.4K
District of Columbia 166 380 $50.1K
Alaska 133 285 $62.7K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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
WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled183

DUBLIN

Georgia

EDGAR RAMOS MENDEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled180

BARCELONETA

Puerto Rico

STEPHEN ZILLER M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled177

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

HRAIR SIMONIAN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled177

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

AMIT SOHAGIA MD

Hospitalist

Claims Filled177

ALLENTOWN

Pennsylvania

LAWRENCE CALDWELL M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled175

NEWTON

North Carolina

HAROLD SILVER M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled171

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled166

WOODLAWN

Virginia

JOSE RIOS COLLAZO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled162

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

MICHELLE RIVERA RESTO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled159

LAS PIEDRAS

Puerto Rico

YOUNG-JIK LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled159

LOS ANGELES

California

RAFAEL MOSQUERA FERNANDEZ MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled156

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

JOSE JIMENEZ MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled155

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

MIGUEL DE VARONA NEGRON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled152

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

KARI SHIELDS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled152

GRAYSON

Kentucky

WILLIAM MAYORAL MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled150

ORLANDO

Florida

HEIDI GOLDBERG

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled150

SEMINOLE

Florida

JUNE YONG MD

Specialist

Claims Filled150

HUTCHINSON

Kansas

HOSAM KAMEL M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled141

HOT SPRINGS

Arkansas

JOHN KRAVITZ M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled137

MOUNT LAUREL

New Jersey

HECTOR LOZANO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled137

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

MICHAEL TORCHIA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled137

COLUMBIA

Pennsylvania

RAUL MARQUEZ SANTIAGO

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled134

SAN GERMAN

Puerto Rico

BRIAN GOOTZEIT M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled134

TROY

Ohio

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled133

TUCKER

Georgia