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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
RUBEN DE LOS SANTOS MD PA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled90

EAGLE PASS

Texas

DANILO DIAZ MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled89

YORK

Pennsylvania

THOMAS KOURI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled89

PEORIA

Illinois

MAHIN SHAMSZAD MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled89

TOWSON

Maryland

THOMAS ALABANZA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled89

DANVILLE

Virginia

KENNETH SLATER MD

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM

Claims Filled88

MARION

Virginia

PRAKASH SARVEPALLI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled88

EDMORE

Michigan

ARUN OHRI MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled88

CHICAGO

Illinois

JEROLD MEYER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled88

NORTH RANDALL

Ohio

WILLIAM SCOTT MD

General Practice

Claims Filled88

DARDANELLE

Arkansas

LUIS GONZALEZ M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled88

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

JOSEPH FELDER M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled88

NEW YORK

New York

DICK OWENS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled88

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

NEVEEN HABASHI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled88

LINCOLNTON

North Carolina

DEWEY BENSENHAVER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled88

PETERSBURG

West Virginia

JEFFREY COHEN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled88

EAST PALESTINE

Ohio

PRETAM RAMPERSAUD MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled87

BROOKLYN

New York

ROBERT WEATHERSTONE MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled87

COLUMBUS

Georgia

C WOODS M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled86

VALDOSTA

Georgia

MICHAEL SATCHELL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled86

ALBANY

Georgia

VICTOR LOPEZ-LLAVONA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled86

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

BRENDA KETCHER M.D.,P.A.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled86

HOT SPRINGS

Arkansas

JAMES YOUNG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled86

MC GEHEE

Arkansas

GARY KANOUSE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled85

BERWICK

Pennsylvania

MARY ANNE BARNICLE M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled84

INDIANA

Pennsylvania