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CARAFATE

Treats ulcers and other stomach problems. Source: National Library of Medicine

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

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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
NABIL FAHMY M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled76

CANTON

Ohio

JOHN ZIELINSKI M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled76

OCEAN SPRINGS

Mississippi

JOHN TURNER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled76

CANTON

Texas

LEONARD EVANS D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled76

KINGSTON

Pennsylvania

ANTONINO MANNONE M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled76

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

GLEN DASHER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled76

STATESBORO

Georgia

DON BANDARI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled75

BROOKLYN

New York

POLINE YIU RPA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled75

NEW YORK

New York

ROHIT MALIK MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled75

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

WILLIAM HAYNES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled75

ABILENE

Texas

JOHN PONEROS MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled75

BOSTON

Massachusetts

RAVINDER NATH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled74

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio

SCOTT MITCHELL MD

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled74

GALLIPOLIS

Ohio

ANGEL ROSARIO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled74

TAMPA

Florida

GERMAN GONZALEZ M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled74

MIAMI

Florida

JOSHUA SHUA-HAIM M.D

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled74

MANCHESTER

New Jersey

JOHN DELGADO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled74

TAMPA

Florida

PATRICIA LEWIS NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled74

NEW BERN

North Carolina

AZIZULLAH MEHRZAD MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled74

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

JOSE VEGA EMMANUELLI M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled74

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

MONZER ATTAR MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled74

LUBBOCK

Texas

JUAN MARIN

General Practice

Claims Filled73

CAMUY

Puerto Rico

JAMES EDMONSON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled73

CORINTH

Mississippi

WILLIAM NIXON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled73

GUNTERSVILLE

Alabama

ALVA DILLON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled73

OCEAN SPRINGS

Mississippi