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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
HEIDI GOLDBERG

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled164

SEMINOLE

Florida

SUISUN CHAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled162

MONTEREY PARK

California

KENNETH SLATER MD

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM

Claims Filled161

MARION

Virginia

LYNN PATTON FNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled160

CHRISTIANSBURG

Virginia

AMIT SOHAGIA MD

Hospitalist

Claims Filled160

ALLENTOWN

Pennsylvania

PHILIP ELANGWE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled158

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

JUNE YONG MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled157

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

ROBERT DELUCA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled153

EASTLAND

Texas

FIONA JU CNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled153

PARMA

Ohio

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled152

DUBLIN

Georgia

JOSE NAJUL MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled151

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

RAMON MARRERO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled150

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

MIGUEL DE VARONA NEGRON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled149

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

HRAIR SIMONIAN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled147

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

POLINE YIU RPA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled146

NEW YORK

New York

JOSE JIMENEZ MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled144

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

STEPHEN ZILLER M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled143

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

MARK NOAR M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled140

TOWSON

Maryland

VIJAYA KAILA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled139

HOUSTON

Texas

LYLE BAUMAN M.D.

Surgery

Claims Filled138

MARION

Virginia

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled138

TUCKER

Georgia

IVAN IRIZARRY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled137

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

SCOTT KEFFER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled137

ANSTED

West Virginia

RICHARD MOCCIA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled134

POMONA

New York

BORIS BENTSIANOV MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled130

BROOKLYN

New York