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GLIPIZIDE

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 2013

5.26M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 64 of 3238

$48.8M
Retail Cost

Rank: 374 of 3238

1,030,471
Patients

Rank: 81 of 3238

228,524
Prescribers

Rank: 84 of 3238

User Reviews of GLIPIZIDE »

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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 202,449 889,245 $10.2M
Florida 92,063 474,168 $3.94M
Texas 68,710 309,852 $2.78M
New York 48,931 263,148 $2.29M
Pennsylvania 42,005 232,130 $2.02M
Illinois 38,584 196,711 $1.88M
Ohio 35,920 178,807 $1.71M
North Carolina 28,126 150,187 $1.21M
Michigan 32,763 145,501 $1.38M
Georgia 26,495 137,940 $1.1M
Massachusetts 19,972 109,784 $1.02M
Virginia 21,961 106,899 $980K
Missouri 18,810 105,538 $893K
Arizona 21,624 99,112 $964K
Washington 19,591 93,169 $896K
Kentucky 16,275 92,085 $738K
Tennessee 17,959 91,625 $766K
Wisconsin 16,368 81,526 $880K
New Jersey 16,953 80,634 $769K
Alabama 14,977 79,603 $612K
Indiana 16,791 78,522 $753K
Louisiana 14,156 76,348 $562K
South Carolina 14,088 70,478 $553K
Arkansas 11,942 69,055 $497K
Colorado 14,100 66,817 $710K
Maryland 15,378 64,462 $672K
Oregon 13,858 63,723 $598K
Minnesota 11,962 55,300 $568K
Oklahoma 10,731 52,838 $472K
Iowa 8,903 50,898 $404K
Mississippi 8,525 49,180 $344K
Nevada 9,002 41,188 $376K
West Virginia 7,603 41,138 $348K
Connecticut 7,471 36,542 $368K
Kansas 6,599 36,035 $290K
New Mexico 7,918 34,796 $317K
Maine 6,388 30,054 $302K
Hawaii 5,575 25,592 $250K
Rhode Island 3,844 23,151 $210K
Nebraska 3,931 22,644 $182K
Idaho 2,811 12,706 $111K
New Hampshire 2,634 12,693 $127K
Utah 2,801 11,765 $110K
South Dakota 2,087 11,259 $92.5K
District of Columbia 2,255 10,172 $87.6K
Montana 2,028 10,105 $80.8K
Delaware 2,302 9,423 $101K
North Dakota 1,511 7,808 $64.5K
Vermont 1,446 6,754 $69.1K
Wyoming 827 4,267 $35.7K
Alaska 697 3,841 $29.7K
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 GLIPIZIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
OSMANY RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled560

MIAMI

Florida

AJAY MEKA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled560

SANTA ANA

California

TONY WONG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled559

DALY CITY

California

RAMON GUTIERREZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled559

MIAMI

Florida

ROBERT PARTOVY D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled558

SAN FERNANDO

California

MANUEL MARTINEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled556

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

ELIZABETH MARTINEZ M.D.

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled556

MIAMI

Florida

JAIME RODRIGUEZ-SOLIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled555

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

ARMINE NAZARYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled555

GLENDALE

California

JAMES KEARSE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled552

LUGOFF

South Carolina

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled551

FORT WORTH

Texas

ELENA PERNASWAECHTER

Family Medicine

Claims Filled549

MIAMI

Florida

ROBERT WIELENGA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled548

DOWNEY

California

BELARMINO NUNES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled548

NORTH PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

JOSE CARDENAS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled544

MIAMI

Florida

ROBERTO SOLER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled542

MIAMI

Florida

EFRAIN MARTINEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled542

MIAMI

Florida

ALBERTO FERNANDEZ M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled540

PLANTATION

Florida

BINNO DHAR M.D.

Hematology

Claims Filled537

PORT SAINT LUCIE

Florida

JESSICA VIGIL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled533

KISSIMMEE

Florida

JERRY CHIEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled532

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

BENJAMIN WILLIAMS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled531

THOMASTON

Georgia

LUIS PENA FIGUEROA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled531

DORADO

Puerto Rico

CARLOS DE ORDUNA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled530

ORLANDO

Florida

SONIA LOSA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled529

HIALEAH

Florida