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GLIPIZIDE

Used with diet and exercise to help control blood sugar in patients with type 2 diabetes. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

4.03M
Medicare Part D Claims
$40.9M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 784,117 $8.98M
Florida 375,366 $2.81M
Texas 251,544 $2.13M
Puerto Rico 234,541 $2.02M
New York 223,920 $2M
Pennsylvania 202,786 $1.54M
Illinois 184,721 $1.55M
Ohio 158,718 $1.45M
North Carolina 131,524 $1.02M
Georgia 116,038 $921K
Michigan 114,416 $982K
Virginia 97,431 $862K
Massachusetts 94,724 $828K
Arizona 94,623 $901K
Missouri 93,494 $756K
Washington 91,848 $826K
Kentucky 80,778 $665K
Tennessee 73,867 $570K
Wisconsin 69,780 $659K
Indiana 68,937 $618K
New Jersey 68,864 $596K
Alabama 66,436 $489K
South Carolina 65,071 $473K
Colorado 63,597 $647K
Louisiana 62,989 $456K
Oregon 62,209 $557K
Maryland 58,285 $592K
Arkansas 55,713 $394K
Minnesota 50,536 $482K
Oklahoma 50,253 $432K
Iowa 45,793 $334K
Mississippi 42,652 $295K
West Virginia 39,092 $336K
New Mexico 33,390 $316K
Connecticut 33,216 $287K
Nevada 31,250 $266K
Kansas 30,679 $246K
Maine 25,764 $246K
Hawaii 22,798 $253K
Rhode Island 19,777 $155K
Nebraska 19,509 $148K
Idaho 12,172 $111K
New Hampshire 11,817 $110K
District of Columbia 10,758 $94.1K
Utah 10,720 $87.1K
South Dakota 9,684 $77.5K
Montana 8,484 $67.1K
Delaware 8,380 $80.3K
North Dakota 6,920 $60K
Vermont 6,201 $55.9K
Wyoming 4,023 $33.5K
Alaska 3,156 $25.3K
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths 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
BINNO DHAR M.D.

Hematology

Claims Filled498

PORT SAINT LUCIE

Florida

FARHAD GHANAAT

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled498

BROOKLYN

New York

JAYKUMAR SHAH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled494

ARCADIA

California

SAMUEL NODAL

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled491

MIAMI

Florida

ISAAC THOMPSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled491

DELRAY BEACH

Florida

YAN SUAREZ MD

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled489

BRONX

New York

MAYLI RODRIGUEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled488

HIALEAH

Florida

DOUGLAS RAY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled488

PHOENIX

Arizona

GRETCHEN SEROTA MD

Nursing Custodial Care Facilities, Skilled Nursing Facility

Claims Filled487

CINCINNATI

Ohio

BELARMINO NUNES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled484

NORTH PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

BERNITA SANDS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled484

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

GEORGE CHANEY MD

General Practice

Claims Filled483

HAZARD

Kentucky

RAYLEEN VILLANUEVA-RUMPF M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled480

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

FRANCISCO GIL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled479

NATIONAL CITY

California

LAURENCE LUM D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled473

DESLOGE

Missouri

DREW COOPER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled471

MIDWEST CITY

Oklahoma

OSMANY RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled469

MIAMI

Florida

ASSAD DARAWAL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled466

INDIO

California

ARGENTINA BRITO-BENITEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled463

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

JOEY SANTOS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled463

ANAHEIM

California

ALBERTO HERNANDEZ M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled459

CORAL GABLES

Florida

ANDREW COLMAN DO

General Practice

Claims Filled457

WESTLAND

Michigan

WILLIAM SILVERSTONE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled457

WESTLAND

Michigan

ELENA PERNASWAECHTER

Family Medicine

Claims Filled456

MIAMI

Florida

HEDY LOA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled451

MONTCLAIR

California