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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
BETH TAYLOR MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled133

WYTHEVILLE

Virginia

LYNN PATTON FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled126

WYTHEVILLE

Virginia

ALFRED HOLLANDER MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled125

POMONA

New York

JOHN WAGNER M.D., C.M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled124

CULLMAN

Alabama

JOSE CURET RAMOS

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled123

GURABO

Puerto Rico

PASAM RAO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled123

THIBODAUX

Louisiana

PRADEEP MAHAL M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled122

UNION

New Jersey

JAVIER NAVARRO MORALES M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled122

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

KAREL RYBNICEK M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled122

SHELBY

North Carolina

ROBERT DELUCA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled121

EASTLAND

Texas

ABNER LUTHER MD

General Practice

Claims Filled121

BOAZ

Alabama

DEAN CONLEY M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled120

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

KISHOR PATEL MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled119

ROCKY RIVER

Ohio

RAMON FERNANDEZ-LEDON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled119

UNION

New Jersey

CHALLA AJIT MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled119

SPRINGFIELD

Ohio

MICHAEL CANTY M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled118

ASHLAND

Kentucky

JESUS HERNANDEZ MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled118

NEW YORK

New York

RAMON RULLAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled117

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

HANS JENNERJAHN P.A.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled116

FRESH MEADOWS

New York

HOSSEIN TABARI M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled115

BOGALUSA

Louisiana

RONALD RINKER M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled115

PASCAGOULA

Mississippi

RICHARD MOCCIA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled115

POMONA

New York

SUSAN BERNER M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled115

WEST CHESTER

Ohio

JOSEPH HATHAWAY MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled113

STATESBORO

Georgia

SRINIVAS VASIREDDI M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled113

METUCHEN

New Jersey