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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
JOEL NYSTROM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled106

TRANSFER

Pennsylvania

JOSE VEGA EMMANUELLI M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled106

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

THOMAS GOULD M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled105

NEW YORK

New York

MARK ROBERTS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled104

EVERGREEN

Alabama

DAVID GRAY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled103

SONOMA

California

BENJAMIN JOHNSTON MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled103

MACON

Georgia

EDMOND BLADES MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled102

WESTLAKE

Ohio

MICHAEL DAWSON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled102

TIFTON

Georgia

POLINE YIU RPA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled102

NEW YORK

New York

RICKY JIMENEZ MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled102

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

MICHAEL CANTY M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled101

ASHLAND

Kentucky

DANILO DIAZ MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled101

YORK

Pennsylvania

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled100

LORAIN

Ohio

GERALD SILVOSO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled99

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

WILLIAM NIXON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled98

GUNTERSVILLE

Alabama

PRAVINCHANDRA PATEL M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled98

COLUMBUS

Georgia

RAFAEL RUIZ GONZALEZ M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled97

CANOVANAS

Puerto Rico

MARIA MULET PRADERA DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled97

ST PAUL

Minnesota

JAMES MCCONNELL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled97

WYTHEVILLE

Virginia

ROBERT DELUCA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled95

EASTLAND

Texas

RALPH WARNOCK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled95

THOMASTON

Georgia

JOSE GONZALEZ M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled95

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

GREGORY SALZMAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled94

CRESTVIEW HILLS

Kentucky

TIMOTHY DECKER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled94

RAINSVILLE

Alabama

RAUL MARQUEZ SANTIAGO

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled94

SAN GERMAN

Puerto Rico