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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
ROBERT WEATHERSTONE MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled90

COLUMBUS

Georgia

GARY KANOUSE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled90

BERWICK

Pennsylvania

JOAN BRUNFELDT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled90

LAWRENCE

Kansas

ANDREW COLMAN DO

General Practice

Claims Filled90

WESTLAND

Michigan

ZAMIR BRELVI M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled89

NEWARK

New Jersey

ERIC HASEMEIER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled89

SEVIERVILLE

Tennessee

SANJAY LODHA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled89

FLUSHING

New York

MICHAEL REEVES MD

General Practice

Claims Filled89

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

YOGESHKUMAR PATEL M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled88

ABILENE

Texas

ROBERTO CASANOVA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled88

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

YOUNG-JIK LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled88

LOS ANGELES

California

DEWEY MCAFEE D.O,

Family Medicine

Claims Filled88

BEEBE

Arkansas

ALVA DILLON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled87

OCEAN SPRINGS

Mississippi

KIRK SMITH DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled87

MIDDLETOWN

Ohio

JOHN KAUFMAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled87

FOREST HILLS

New York

BROCHA KAGAN PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled87

BROOKLYN

New York

GRIGORIY GURVITS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled87

NEW YORK

New York

NEDA KHAGHAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled87

GREENWICH

Connecticut

MOHAMED VADVA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled86

PORT ARTHUR

Texas

RUSSELL HENRY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled86

HOUMA

Louisiana

FRANCISCO RUIZ MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled86

PALM BAY

Florida

DAVID SCOTT M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled85

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

SUSAN BERNER M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled85

WEST CHESTER

Ohio

JOSEPH PRATT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled85

CORINTH

Mississippi

LARRY GOOD M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled85

ROCKVILLE CENTRE

New York