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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
GENNADY UKRAINSKY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,009

FOREST HILLS

New York

WILSON ORTIZ COTTI M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled530

MANATI

Puerto Rico

SAMUEL DAVIDOFF MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled377

FOREST HILLS

New York

JORGE CORTES-RUIZ M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled375

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

NELSON RHODUS

Dentist

Claims Filled354

MINNEAPOLIS

Minnesota

MARTIN ORTIZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled349

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

MICHAEL ANTONY MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled341

BRONX

New York

ALFRED MCNAIR M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled303

OCEAN SPRINGS

Mississippi

JOSE GONZALEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled303

HIALEAH

Florida

MOHAMMAD SAADAT M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled262

SOMERSET

Pennsylvania

RAJENDRA TRIVEDI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled256

DANVILLE

Virginia

AJIT KOKKAT M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled247

WILLIMANTIC

Connecticut

DENNIS MIN D.O.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled239

MIDDLETOWN

Ohio

JOHN WAGNER M.D., C.M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled234

CULLMAN

Alabama

MICHAEL BERTINO M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled220

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

YURIY PERTSOVSKY

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled212

BROOKLYN

New York

JOSE RIOS COLLAZO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled191

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

WILLIAM NASH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled184

NASHVILLE

Georgia

HAROLD SILVER M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled183

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

LEONARD FICHTER DO

Surgery

Claims Filled179

HURRICANE

West Virginia

CHARLES MONIER MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled179

THIBODAUX

Louisiana

JESUS HERNANDEZ MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled171

NEW YORK

New York

ALI VAZIRI M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled171

NAPA

California

JOSEPH HATHAWAY MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled168

STATESBORO

Georgia

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled164

LEXINGTON

Kentucky