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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
FERNANDO VELAZQUEZ ARROYO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled118

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

SHREEDHAR NAGNUR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled117

DOUGLASVILLE

Georgia

DAVID BRIDGERS M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled116

OXFORD

Mississippi

JAMIL ABOUELHOSSEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled116

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico

BRETT BERNSTEIN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled116

NEW YORK

New York

WILLIAM MAYORAL MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled115

ORLANDO

Florida

CHRISTOPHER BATISTA FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled114

EL PASO

Texas

GARY KANOUSE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled114

BERWICK

Pennsylvania

JOSE RIOS COLLAZO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled114

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

BRUCE LEE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled112

CALHOUN

Georgia

KEITH KULJU MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled112

JAMESTOWN

New York

JOSEPH COOK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled112

AMERICAN FORK

Utah

KISHOR PATEL MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled111

ROCKY RIVER

Ohio

PHILIP TIPPIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled111

DANVILLE

Arkansas

MICHELLE RIVERA RESTO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled110

LAS PIEDRAS

Puerto Rico

STEPHEN LEVINE MD

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled109

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

VICTOR LOPEZ-LLAVONA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled109

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

RAMON FERNANDEZ-LEDON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled109

UNION

New Jersey

JOSEPH FELDER M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled109

NEW YORK

New York

JUAN MARIN

General Practice

Claims Filled109

CAMUY

Puerto Rico

RUBEN DE LOS SANTOS MD PA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled108

EAGLE PASS

Texas

WILLIAM SCOTT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled108

DARDANELLE

Arkansas

JOHN KRAVITZ M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled107

MOUNT LAUREL

New Jersey

JASON CASTLE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled107

PAINTSVILLE

Kentucky

BRENDA KETCHER M.D.,P.A.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled107

HOT SPRINGS

Arkansas