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PREVACID

Prevacid is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It lowers the amount of acid in your stomach, treats heartburn, and heals ulcers. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

165K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 553 of 3238

$47.7M
Retail Cost

Rank: 384 of 3238

32,265
Patients

Rank: 617 of 3238

26,503
Prescribers

Rank: 511 of 3238

User Reviews of PREVACID »

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Alternatives:

Nexium Prilosec

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 2,764 14,502 $4.66M
Pennsylvania 2,399 13,529 $3.65M
Florida 2,726 12,842 $3.31M
California 2,374 10,877 $3.61M
Texas 2,212 10,766 $2.78M
North Carolina 1,350 7,887 $1.93M
Ohio 1,265 6,507 $1.88M
Illinois 1,269 6,042 $1.67M
Tennessee 695 5,942 $1.25M
New Jersey 1,331 5,816 $2.22M
Virginia 982 5,142 $1.26M
Maryland 977 4,466 $1.12M
Michigan 890 3,826 $1.22M
Connecticut 738 3,629 $1.12M
Wisconsin 620 3,214 $1.12M
Kentucky 565 3,184 $908K
Minnesota 637 3,064 $1.07M
Indiana 673 3,038 $948K
Louisiana 561 3,010 $758K
Georgia 632 2,956 $884K
Alabama 531 2,862 $592K
Massachusetts 519 2,467 $940K
South Carolina 494 2,443 $635K
Washington 500 2,293 $760K
Mississippi 410 2,082 $444K
Missouri 414 1,968 $603K
Iowa 309 1,548 $437K
Rhode Island 261 1,469 $329K
Oregon 292 1,443 $472K
West Virginia 255 1,351 $382K
Arizona 325 1,317 $477K
Arkansas 212 1,193 $359K
Colorado 244 1,150 $356K
Kansas 191 985 $290K
Oklahoma 232 951 $323K
New Hampshire 186 854 $309K
Maine 175 811 $345K
Delaware 162 770 $222K
Nevada 107 662 $139K
South Dakota 93 600 $182K
Idaho 108 553 $156K
Nebraska 114 544 $158K
Utah 113 510 $199K
Montana 71 498 $126K
North Dakota 57 492 $150K
Vermont 84 417 $167K
New Mexico 101 408 $144K
Wyoming 55 326 $87.5K
Hawaii 70 318 $116K
District of Columbia 64 237 $59.6K
Alaska 23 148 $39.3K
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 PREVACID

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MUNIR AHMED M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled875

GREENEVILLE

Tennessee

LINDA COX MSN APRN BC

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled507

GREENEVILLE

Tennessee

SAPRINA FENDER ANP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled461

GREENEVILLE

Tennessee

RENATA PILATOVA M.D.

Pediatrics

Claims Filled381

PINEVILLE

Louisiana

MARIA PARAGUYA M.D.

Pediatrics

Claims Filled244

FAIRFAX

Virginia

PAUL OCZYPOK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled220

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

BESHARA HELOU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled219

GEORGETOWN

Delaware

DANA NASH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled184

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

HAMIDREZA MOGHADDAM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled179

MIAMI SHORES

Florida

JOAQUIN MENDEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled178

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

ADRIAN TALBOT MD JD

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled169

SLIDELL

Louisiana

MARK WILKINSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled162

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

NORMA FELTS FNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled162

GREENEVILLE

Tennessee

BRIAN BRYANT ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled147

TOPEKA

Kansas

JOHN BLACK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled146

WEST COLUMBIA

South Carolina

JOSEPH ROBERTS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled145

GRENADA

Mississippi

ELLEN DELEA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled140

ELWYN

Pennsylvania

CHALERMCHAI RODSUWAN

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled136

BOSSIER CITY

Louisiana

DICKSON ODERO MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled132

LUFKIN

Texas

JENNIE SWARTZ FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled131

GRAFTON

North Dakota

MICHAEL LAWRENCE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled130

SNOW HILL

North Carolina

ROBERT DARR PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled129

LANDER

Wyoming

GHULAM WARIS M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled128

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

HOWARD REINFELD MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled122

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Florida

FRITZ PLUVIOSE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled116

WEST WARWICK

Rhode Island