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CARAFATE

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012
Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

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
CLAIRE OWENS P.A.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled76

WILSON

North Carolina

JULIO MANTERO MD

Specialist

Claims Filled75

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

CHRISTINE COOLEY N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled75

TROY

New York

VICENTE FALGUI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled75

DANVILLE

Virginia

HUGO VILLARREAL M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled75

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

RAJESH AGARWAL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled75

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS

Ohio

LISETTE PEREZ DIAZ M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled75

GUAYNABO

Puerto Rico

BARRY GARNER M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled75

JONESBORO

Arkansas

CLIFTON SALMON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled75

HOMER

Louisiana

LARRY MIKUL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled75

JEMISON

Alabama

DON HEACOCK M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled75

MACON

Georgia

WILLIAM BATTLE M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled75

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

JOHN TURNER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled75

CANTON

Texas

VIJAYA KAILA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled74

HOUSTON

Texas

JOHN PACE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled74

CAROL STREAM

Illinois

MERRAL LEWIS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled74

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

REYNALDO GOMEZ ADROVER M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled74

MANATI

Puerto Rico

JIBRAIL KASPERKHAN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled74

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

EDUARDO ALVAREZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled74

VILLE PLATTE

Louisiana

SEAN HOUSTON M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled74

NEPTUNE

New Jersey

CRAIG FOCKLER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled73

ALUM BANK

Pennsylvania

ROBERTO ALMODOVAR OLMEDA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled73

SAN GERMAN

Puerto Rico

THOMAS MULLEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled73

RINGGOLD

Georgia

FRANK ALARIO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled73

MARLBORO

New Jersey

MONTE FINCH D.O.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled73

MURRAY

Kentucky