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CARAFATE

Treats ulcers and other stomach problems. Source: National Library of Medicine

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

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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
DANIEL MEGNA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled112

STATEN ISLAND

New York

SAGE SMITH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled112

MONROEVILLE

Alabama

DUANE FITCH MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled112

WILSON

North Carolina

GREGORY SELLER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled111

DELPHOS

Ohio

MICHAEL DAWSON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled110

TIFTON

Georgia

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled110

LOS ANGELES

California

MARK LI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled109

HACIENDA HTS

California

OMAR TAMIMI M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled109

TOMS RIVER

New Jersey

ALEXANDER SALERNO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled108

EAST ORANGE

New Jersey

JOHN HATA M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled108

SACRAMENTO

California

DAVID GRAY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled107

SONOMA

California

VIJAYA KAILA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled106

HOUSTON

Texas

CIRO RAMIREZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled105

MIAMI

Florida

RICHARD DRUDE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled105

COVINGTON

Louisiana

JOEL NYSTROM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled105

TRANSFER

Pennsylvania

TIMOTHY DECKER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled104

RAINSVILLE

Alabama

SANJAY LODHA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled104

FLUSHING

New York

ZEBEDIAH STEARNS M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled104

EUNICE

Louisiana

LUIS PAZ REYES M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled103

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

DAVID SCOTT M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled103

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

LYLE BAUMAN M.D.

Surgery

Claims Filled102

MARION

Virginia

LUIS RAMOS DIAZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled102

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

ANGEL RIVERA NEGRON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled102

BARCELONETA

Puerto Rico

BAHRAM AHMADI MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled102

SEBRING

Florida

MARIA MULET PRADERA DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled102

ST PAUL

Minnesota