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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
ERIC COTTRILL M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled112

TULSA

Oklahoma

RAMON FERNANDEZ-LEDON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled112

UNION

New Jersey

WILLIAM MAYORAL MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled111

ORLANDO

Florida

JOHN KRAVITZ M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled111

MOUNT LAUREL

New Jersey

ABDALLAH AL-SHAHED MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled111

WESTLAKE

Ohio

RONALD RINKER M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled110

PASCAGOULA

Mississippi

ANGEL RIVERA NEGRON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled108

BARCELONETA

Puerto Rico

KAREL RYBNICEK M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled108

SHELBY

North Carolina

MELINDA ELKINS-SMITH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled108

ASHLAND

Kentucky

BRIAN GOOTZEIT M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled107

TROY

Ohio

SEAN HOUSTON M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled107

NEPTUNE

New Jersey

CHALLA AJIT MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled107

SPRINGFIELD

Ohio

CAMILO MARQUEZ

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled105

NEW YORK

New York

PASAM RAO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled104

THIBODAUX

Louisiana

MICHAEL STAVINOHA MD PA

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled104

HOUSTON

Texas

JERRY JURADO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled104

UNION CITY

New Jersey

RICHARD DRUDE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled104

COVINGTON

Louisiana

JOHN CORLESS MD

Specialist

Claims Filled104

CHARLESTON

South Carolina

NHA TO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled102

SPRINGFIELD

Ohio

MARK FEINERMAN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled102

WOODLAND HILLS

California

HARVEY RIBACK M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled102

NORWALK

Connecticut

DEAN CONLEY M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled102

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

RAUL MARQUEZ SANTIAGO

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled101

SAN GERMAN

Puerto Rico

PRADEEP MAHAL M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled101

UNION

New Jersey

RAJESH AGARWAL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled101

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS

Ohio