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PREVACID

LANSOPRAZOLE

Prevacid (Lansoprazole) 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 2014

140K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 603 of 3362

$50.3M
Retail Cost

Rank: 395 of 3362

27,032
Patients

Rank: 686 of 3362

23,046
Prescribers

Rank: 589 of 3362

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60%

of people say

it's worth it

60%

of people say

it worked well

10%

of people say

it's a huge hassle
Alternatives:

Nexium Prilosec

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 2,309 12,111 $4.78M
Pennsylvania 2,052 11,941 $3.98M
Florida 2,021 9,484 $3.06M
California 1,975 9,440 $3.82M
Texas 1,652 8,145 $2.66M
North Carolina 1,239 7,402 $2.25M
Ohio 1,154 5,928 $2.1M
New Jersey 1,217 5,011 $2.38M
Tennessee 592 4,925 $1.26M
Virginia 793 4,541 $1.38M
Illinois 1,000 4,475 $1.69M
Maryland 847 3,742 $1.17M
Michigan 883 3,508 $1.43M
Connecticut 627 3,146 $1.21M
Wisconsin 560 3,000 $1.31M
Georgia 540 2,673 $908K
Kentucky 451 2,598 $849K
Louisiana 436 2,448 $731K
Indiana 533 2,423 $935K
Alabama 393 2,385 $595K
Minnesota 503 2,351 $1.14M
South Carolina 457 2,286 $758K
Massachusetts 471 2,268 $1.05M
Washington 412 1,991 $761K
Missouri 350 1,707 $636K
Rhode Island 235 1,490 $387K
Oregon 254 1,370 $545K
Iowa 238 1,359 $453K
Mississippi 232 1,299 $366K
Colorado 279 1,242 $535K
West Virginia 247 1,179 $426K
Arizona 279 1,071 $507K
Arkansas 177 999 $374K
Kansas 151 861 $305K
Oklahoma 218 857 $345K
New Hampshire 190 842 $382K
Maine 174 798 $403K
South Dakota 84 570 $206K
Delaware 107 494 $211K
Utah 90 467 $230K
Nevada 86 439 $147K
Idaho 85 430 $161K
North Dakota 54 428 $145K
Nebraska 99 426 $171K
Hawaii 88 393 $166K
New Mexico 93 382 $158K
Vermont 79 381 $200K
Montana 53 370 $135K
Wyoming 48 279 $93.1K
District of Columbia 51 203 $63.1K
Alaska 21 152 $46.8K
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 PREVACID

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MUNIR AHMED M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled759

GREENEVILLE

Tennessee

LINDA COX MSN APRN BC

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled508

GREENEVILLE

Tennessee

SAPRINA FENDER ANP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled406

GREENEVILLE

Tennessee

PAUL OCZYPOK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled297

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

RENATA PILATOVA M.D.

Pediatrics

Claims Filled274

PINEVILLE

Louisiana

KIMBERLY WILLIAMS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled206

MADISONVILLE

Louisiana

MARIA PARAGUYA M.D.

Pediatrics

Claims Filled203

FAIRFAX

Virginia

BARBARA SKELTON MD

Pediatrics

Claims Filled151

GREENEVILLE

Tennessee

JAMES PITCAVAGE MD

Pediatrics

Claims Filled150

SEWICKLEY

Pennsylvania

LAURENCE PETTY M.D.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled142

PLANT CITY

Florida

JENNIE SWARTZ FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled139

GRAFTON

North Dakota

MARK WILKINSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled136

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

DANA NASH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled133

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

HAMIDREZA MOGHADDAM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled124

SUNNY ISLES BEACH

Florida

REBECCA MCKOWN M,D,

General Practice

Claims Filled118

AUSTIN

Texas

DANIEL BUBENHEIM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled118

MC KEES ROCKS

Pennsylvania

FRITZ PLUVIOSE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled115

WEST WARWICK

Rhode Island

KENNETH SLATER MD

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM

Claims Filled113

MARION

Virginia

DAVID SAMARA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled113

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

ROBERT DARR PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled113

LANDER

Wyoming

JOHN MOORE PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled112

LA GRANGE

North Carolina

DICKSON ODERO MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled107

LUFKIN

Texas

WALTON SCHALICK MD PHD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled101

MIDDLETON

Wisconsin

BOBBY TURNER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled101

CORBIN

Kentucky

GHULAM WARIS M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled101

JACKSONVILLE

Florida