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GLIPIZIDE

Glucotrol (Glipizide) is an anti-diabetic drug. It stimulates your body to make more insulin to lower blood sugar. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

5.56M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 61 of 3362

$46.2M
Retail Cost

Rank: 419 of 3362

1,120,067
Patients

Rank: 77 of 3362

233,751
Prescribers

Rank: 85 of 3362

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50%

of people say

it's worth it

32%

of people say

it worked well

19%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 218,533 942,381 $9.79M
Florida 101,138 485,120 $3.68M
Texas 77,181 338,246 $2.77M
New York 54,663 290,143 $2.08M
Pennsylvania 44,197 238,551 $1.91M
Illinois 42,509 209,191 $1.82M
Ohio 38,491 189,471 $1.58M
North Carolina 29,482 154,038 $1.14M
Michigan 35,261 153,369 $1.22M
Georgia 29,589 152,929 $1.05M
Massachusetts 21,814 115,772 $947K
Arizona 24,788 112,127 $898K
Missouri 20,628 111,602 $861K
Virginia 23,337 108,906 $918K
Tennessee 19,925 99,773 $790K
Kentucky 17,578 97,453 $675K
Washington 20,948 95,574 $823K
Wisconsin 18,238 87,370 $859K
New Jersey 18,369 84,391 $682K
South Carolina 16,501 82,301 $585K
Indiana 17,828 80,808 $672K
Louisiana 14,734 78,815 $532K
Alabama 15,561 76,194 $566K
Arkansas 13,051 75,762 $513K
Colorado 15,458 68,892 $674K
Oregon 15,086 68,017 $580K
Maryland 16,440 66,762 $639K
Minnesota 12,598 56,065 $576K
Oklahoma 11,777 55,757 $458K
Iowa 9,453 52,166 $410K
Mississippi 9,178 51,971 $330K
Nevada 9,896 43,127 $377K
West Virginia 7,744 41,273 $323K
Connecticut 8,025 38,028 $323K
New Mexico 8,659 37,752 $308K
Kansas 7,081 37,677 $289K
Maine 7,073 32,158 $269K
Hawaii 6,007 26,445 $253K
Rhode Island 4,328 25,121 $191K
Nebraska 4,201 22,893 $177K
New Hampshire 3,023 13,928 $120K
Idaho 3,076 13,255 $110K
Utah 3,190 13,195 $118K
South Dakota 2,123 11,170 $88.7K
District of Columbia 2,302 9,974 $78.7K
Montana 2,080 9,896 $77.2K
Delaware 2,353 9,288 $91.4K
North Dakota 1,622 7,968 $65.4K
Vermont 1,584 7,017 $62.6K
Alaska 738 4,196 $28.5K
Wyoming 901 4,068 $33.3K
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. 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 GLIPIZIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
STEVEN GABRIEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled626

NEW CASTLE

Pennsylvania

JORGE RODRIGUEZ M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled624

MANATI

Puerto Rico

RAUL HERNANDEZ RODRIQUEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled621

JUNCOS

Puerto Rico

ROBERT WIELENGA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled619

DOWNEY

California

FARHAD GHANAAT

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled614

BROOKLYN

New York

KRIKOR KALINDJIAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled611

LOS ANGELES

California

LAURENCE LUM D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled609

DESLOGE

Missouri

JERRY CHIEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled604

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

JESUS GARCIA-GALLEGOS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled601

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled600

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

MIN CHA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled597

LOS ANGELES

California

BENJAMIN WILLIAMS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled593

THOMASTON

Georgia

CHARLES MONTGOMERY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled590

GREENEVILLE

Tennessee

TONY WONG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled590

DALY CITY

California

ORLANDO RANGEL M.D. P.A.

General Practice

Claims Filled589

TAMPA

Florida

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled587

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

RAFAEL RUIZ GONZALEZ M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled585

CANOVANAS

Puerto Rico

MUSTAFA RAHIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled584

BECKLEY

West Virginia

ARIEL RAMIREZ NAVARRO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled583

MIAMI

Florida

KENNETH LIM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled582

ORLANDO

Florida

BLAS MIRANDA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled581

EL PASO

Texas

CURTIS CAVE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled579

BROOKLYN

New York

JAIME RODRIGUEZ-SOLIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled572

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

OSCAR MENDEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled571

LAUDERDALE LAKES

Florida

BELARMINO NUNES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled565

NORTH PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island