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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
JAESOO PAK M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled101

CERRITOS

California

MICHAEL STAVINOHA MD PA

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled101

HOUSTON

Texas

MAX MERCADO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled100

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

SHREEDHAR NAGNUR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled100

DOUGLASVILLE

Georgia

MOHAMED VADVA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled99

PORT ARTHUR

Texas

VIRGEN BAEZ MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled99

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

MARK ROBERTS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled98

EVERGREEN

Alabama

BRETT BERNSTEIN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled98

NEW YORK

New York

ROBERTO CASANOVA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled98

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

SAMUEL DUNLANY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled98

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

AMANDA LACOMB MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled97

JENNINGS

Louisiana

RICKY JIMENEZ MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled96

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

ANDREW COLMAN DO

General Practice

Claims Filled96

WESTLAND

Michigan

LARRY GOOD M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled95

ROCKVILLE CENTRE

New York

ROGER CAGLE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled94

PARAGOULD

Arkansas

RAJESH AGARWAL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled94

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS

Ohio

MARK FLOYD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled94

MURFREESBORO

Arkansas

JOSEPH COOK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled94

AMERICAN FORK

Utah

RUSSELL HENRY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled92

HOUMA

Louisiana

ROBERT SCHUSTER MD

General Practice

Claims Filled92

DADEVILLE

Alabama

HOUSSAM AL KHARRAT MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled92

LUBBOCK

Texas

JASON CASTLE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled92

PAINTSVILLE

Kentucky

JERRY JURADO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled91

UNION CITY

New Jersey

GREGORY SALZMAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled91

CRESTVIEW HILLS

Kentucky

IVAN RODRIGUEZ D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled90

HIALEAH

Florida