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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
SURESH NAIR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled77

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

KENT LIEBER M. D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled76

BUFFALO

New York

PAUL WEILAND M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled75

BATH

North Carolina

MORRIS CLARK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled75

NEW MILFORD

Connecticut

JOSEPH PETERS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled74

COUNCE

Tennessee

WAYNE PAULEKAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled74

WETHERSFIELD

Connecticut

ZEPHYRENE VILLALUZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled74

N LAS VEGAS

Nevada

HUGO LLANES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled74

MIAMI

Florida

JOHN FARLEY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled73

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

KARUNASREE KANURI M.D.,

Family Medicine

Claims Filled73

WEST LOGAN

West Virginia

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled73

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

SOROUSH BEHNAM MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled73

EULESS

Texas

JANE ABDELHADI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled72

ORANGE

California

JEMILLE SMITH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled71

PAWLING

New York

MARIA ATIENZA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled71

CORBIN

Kentucky

GEORGE BRANSCUM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled71

CARLISLE

Pennsylvania

JAMES BEALL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled70

PULASKI

Tennessee

CHERYL REED MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled70

DADE CITY

Florida

FRED FENDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled70

MERIDIAN

Idaho

RAFAEL RODRIGUEZ MD

Hospitalist

Claims Filled70

TAMPA

Florida

DUANE GOLOMB MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled70

COVENTRY

Rhode Island

THAD CLEMENTS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled69

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled68

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

DOROTHY SEAY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled67

BALTIMORE

Maryland

AJIT KURUP M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled67

HYATTSVILLE

Maryland