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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
MELANIE GOULD PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled85

NEW YORK

New York

CHRISTINE COOLEY N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled84

TROY

New York

DAVID BYRD MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled84

NEW BERN

North Carolina

DAVID APGAR D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled84

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

PETER DICHIARA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled83

TROY

Alabama

KELLY GROW MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled83

ATHENS

Georgia

JOHN TURNER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled83

CANTON

Texas

ALEXANDER ALVAREZ PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled83

HIALEAH

Florida

HASMUKH KANABAR M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled83

MADISONVILLE

Tennessee

DENNIS LEE MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled83

NEWTON

Massachusetts

WILLIAM ESPINOZA M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled83

MIAMI

Florida

JOHN DELGADO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled83

TAMPA

Florida

BENJAMIN WILLIAMS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled83

THOMASTON

Georgia

DANIEL GAGNE M.D.

Surgery

Claims Filled83

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

ENRIQUE FERNANDEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled83

MIAMI

Florida

KISHOR PATEL MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled82

ROCKY RIVER

Ohio

KRISTY ANDERSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled82

CENTERVILLE

Ohio

WAYNE WATSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled82

EL PASO

Texas

STEPHEN DUPLECHAIN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled82

THIBODAUX

Louisiana

MONZER ATTAR MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled82

LUBBOCK

Texas

HOSSEIN TABARI M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled81

BOGALUSA

Louisiana

HUI WU

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled81

BROOKLYN

New York

STEPHEN ABSHIRE MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled81

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

JEAN SUMNER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled81

SANDERSVILLE

Georgia

GERALD SILVOSO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled81

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas