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CARAFATE

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

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
KELLY CORKERN N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled81

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

ERASTO RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled80

CIDRA

Puerto Rico

RAMIRO CORO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled80

HIALEAH

Florida

RICHARD OTERO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled80

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

TASOS MANOKAS DO

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled79

COLUMBUS

Ohio

MICHAEL SCHMERIN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled79

NEW YORK

New York

WILLIAM TOMIAK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled79

WYTHEVILLE

Virginia

STEPHEN ABSHIRE MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled79

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

MELINDA ELKINS-SMITH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled79

ASHLAND

Kentucky

KEITH KULJU MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled79

JAMESTOWN

New York

JAMES THOMAS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled79

SAVANNAH

Tennessee

RAFAEL PASTRANA LABORDE MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled78

HATO REY

Puerto Rico

CHIVERS WOODRUFF M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled78

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

THOMAS FAUSETT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled78

ADEL

Georgia

FREDERICK LOPATIN D.O.

Specialist

Claims Filled78

DEARBORN

Michigan

WILLIAM SIMPSON D.O.

Surgery

Claims Filled78

EASTLAND

Texas

ALAA ELDIN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled77

JERSEY CITY

New Jersey

RAJA TALLURI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled77

VACHERIE

Louisiana

DAVID BRIDGERS M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled77

OXFORD

Mississippi

EVGUENI ROUDACHEVSKI DO

Claims Filled77

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

AUGUSTE TURNIER MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled77

VOORHEES

New Jersey

EDMOND BLADES MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled77

WESTLAKE

Ohio

STEPHEN LEVINE MD

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled77

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

CRAIG FOCKLER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled76

JOHNSTOWN

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL REEVES MD

General Practice

Claims Filled76

MONTGOMERY

Alabama