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CARAFATE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

341K
Medicare Part D Claims
$47.3M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 26,905 $3.84M
California 24,874 $3.58M
Florida 23,635 $3.14M
Texas 23,098 $3.33M
Pennsylvania 21,108 $2.85M
New Jersey 16,946 $2.26M
Ohio 15,003 $2.03M
North Carolina 14,538 $2.08M
Georgia 14,090 $1.9M
Illinois 10,517 $1.43M
Alabama 9,997 $1.35M
Louisiana 9,578 $1.23M
Virginia 9,152 $1.23M
Kentucky 8,387 $1.19M
Arkansas 7,880 $1.19M
Tennessee 7,877 $1.11M
Michigan 6,611 $934K
Massachusetts 6,582 $997K
Mississippi 6,158 $960K
Indiana 5,830 $828K
South Carolina 5,381 $769K
Oklahoma 5,204 $768K
Missouri 4,997 $654K
Minnesota 4,739 $620K
Wisconsin 4,693 $625K
Maryland 4,586 $596K
Connecticut 4,410 $590K
Washington 3,852 $520K
Colorado 3,257 $475K
Arizona 3,231 $466K
Kansas 3,217 $395K
Iowa 3,198 $376K
West Virginia 3,005 $471K
Oregon 2,356 $323K
Nebraska 1,871 $236K
New Mexico 1,626 $244K
Maine 1,618 $236K
Utah 1,608 $198K
Rhode Island 1,572 $204K
New Hampshire 1,299 $188K
Idaho 1,134 $136K
Nevada 1,061 $154K
Montana 914 $115K
South Dakota 662 $82.3K
Vermont 584 $80.4K
Delaware 481 $64.2K
Wyoming 427 $60.5K
Hawaii 418 $69.2K
North Dakota 416 $45.9K
District of Columbia 338 $36.6K
Alaska 293 $45.6K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for CARAFATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JEFFREY COHEN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled84

EAST PALESTINE

Ohio

HARVEY RIBACK M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled84

NORWALK

Connecticut

HUBERT PIERCE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled84

KINSTON

North Carolina

UMAMAHESWARA VEJENDLA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled84

JAMESTOWN

New York

JOSEPH HATHAWAY MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled83

STATESBORO

Georgia

RONALD RINKER M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled83

PASCAGOULA

Mississippi

HARRY RUIZ-FIGUEROA M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled83

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled83

WOODLAWN

Virginia

JOSHUA SHUA-HAIM M.D

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled83

MANCHESTER

New Jersey

JAMES HIXON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled82

ANNISTON

Alabama

PATRICIA LEWIS NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled82

NEW BERN

North Carolina

JAMES DEMIDOVICH DO

General Practice

Claims Filled82

CANFIELD

Ohio

DEAN CONLEY M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled82

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

LEONARDO MENDEZ M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled81

ARLINGTON

Virginia

ZEBEDIAH STEARNS M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled81

EUNICE

Louisiana

ROGER CAGLE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled81

PARAGOULD

Arkansas

PHILIP NEWTON MD

General Practice

Claims Filled81

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

ARUN OHRI MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled81

CHICAGO

Illinois

LAWRENCE OTTAVIANO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled80

NEW YORK

New York

CHARLES BOYETTE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled80

BELHAVEN

North Carolina

HUSAM HAMED M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled80

CINCINNATI

Ohio

LILY TRAN M.D

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled80

LEESBURG

Florida

LEOCADIA PRAWDZIK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled80

HAZLETON

Pennsylvania

JAMES YOUNG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled79

MC GEHEE

Arkansas

JEROLD MEYER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled79

COSHOCTON

Ohio