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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
RAFAEL MOSQUERA FERNANDEZ MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled128

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

PIYUSH PATEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled128

COLUMBUS

Georgia

JOSE CURET RAMOS

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled127

GURABO

Puerto Rico

GITA KOSHY M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled126

MELBOURNE

Florida

DUANE FITCH MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled125

WILSON

North Carolina

PAUL PARKER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled124

COVINGTON

Louisiana

JAVIER NAVARRO MORALES M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled123

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

LI ZHANG PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled122

NEW YORK

New York

JEROLD MEYER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled120

NORTH RANDALL

Ohio

HECTOR LOZANO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled119

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

MARK BARATS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled118

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

HOUSSAM AL KHARRAT MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled118

LUBBOCK

Texas

MARK LI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled118

HACIENDA HTS

California

GREGORY SHANNON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled117

SUGAR LAND

Texas

EDWIN FIGUEROA DELGADO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled117

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

THOMAS GOULD M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled116

NEW YORK

New York

MAHIN SHAMSZAD MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled116

TOWSON

Maryland

MICHELLE RIVERA RESTO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled115

LAS PIEDRAS

Puerto Rico

MARK ROBERTS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled115

EVERGREEN

Alabama

JORGE BARBOZA SOSA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled115

EAGLE PASS

Texas

MICHAEL DAWSON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled114

TIFTON

Georgia

AMANDA LACOMB MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled114

JENNINGS

Louisiana

EDGAR RAMOS MENDEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled114

BARCELONETA

Puerto Rico

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled114

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

JOEL NYSTROM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled113

TRANSFER

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