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CARAFATE

Treats ulcers and other stomach problems. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

149K
Medicare Part D Claims
$41.1M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 23,017 $2.97M
New York 22,660 $3.02M
Florida 21,917 $2.56M
Texas 21,766 $2.87M
Puerto Rico 20,568 $1.51M
Pennsylvania 18,769 $2.26M
New Jersey 15,029 $1.74M
North Carolina 14,108 $1.81M
Ohio 13,881 $1.7M
Georgia 13,670 $1.68M
Illinois 10,437 $1.29M
Alabama 9,480 $1.17M
Virginia 8,671 $1.04M
Louisiana 8,151 $937K
Kentucky 7,815 $993K
Arkansas 7,760 $1.08M
Tennessee 7,696 $958K
Massachusetts 6,890 $944K
Mississippi 5,852 $820K
Indiana 5,646 $741K
Oklahoma 5,254 $709K
South Carolina 5,151 $670K
Michigan 5,101 $646K
Missouri 4,987 $580K
Minnesota 4,436 $524K
Maryland 4,204 $494K
Connecticut 3,680 $436K
Wisconsin 3,638 $447K
Washington 3,548 $434K
West Virginia 3,197 $447K
Kansas 3,118 $341K
Iowa 3,013 $314K
Colorado 2,987 $405K
Arizona 2,759 $350K
Oregon 2,633 $321K
Nebraska 1,958 $229K
New Mexico 1,763 $219K
Rhode Island 1,631 $204K
Utah 1,465 $164K
Maine 1,380 $165K
New Hampshire 1,341 $172K
Idaho 1,200 $132K
Nevada 1,095 $139K
Montana 879 $95.9K
South Dakota 634 $67.3K
Vermont 582 $72.1K
Wyoming 539 $62.7K
Delaware 473 $51.7K
Hawaii 420 $57.2K
North Dakota 406 $40.1K
District of Columbia 278 $27.5K
Alaska 262 $37.9K
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths 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
HOUSSAM AL KHARRAT MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled74

LUBBOCK

Texas

ROBERT STARKENBURG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled74

RALEIGH

North Carolina

JUNE YONG MD

Specialist

Claims Filled74

HUTCHINSON

Kansas

LARRY GOOD M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled74

ROCKVILLE CENTRE

New York

BENJAMIN WILLIAMS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled73

THOMASTON

Georgia

MARIUSZ KLIN MD, PHD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled73

PANAMA CITY

Florida

DARIA DREBOTY-CERIMELE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled73

MIDDLEFIELD

Ohio

GLEN DASHER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled73

STATESBORO

Georgia

STEFAN MARCUARD MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled73

GREENVILLE

North Carolina

OMAR TAMIMI M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled73

TOMS RIVER

New Jersey

DAVID BRIDGERS M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled73

OXFORD

Mississippi

SHREEDHAR NAGNUR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled72

DOUGLASVILLE

Georgia

FREDERICK CORDER M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled72

CORINTH

Mississippi

NATHAN LANDRY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled72

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

DONALD REGIER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled72

JULESBURG

Colorado

KHOA NGUYEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled72

HOUSTON

Texas

MANNING HANLINE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled72

PENSACOLA

Florida

MERRAL LEWIS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled72

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

JAMES EDMONSON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled71

CORINTH

Mississippi

JAMES YOUNG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled71

MC GEHEE

Arkansas

YVONA TRNKA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled71

BOSTON

Massachusetts

KUMARAPILLAI NARENDRAN M.D.P.A.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled71

LUBBOCK

Texas

ABNER LUTHER MD

General Practice

Claims Filled71

BOAZ

Alabama

ROBERT CONNER DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled71

DES MOINES

Iowa

HOWARD SEEMAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled70

CARROLLTON

Georgia