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GLIPIZIDE

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

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
AHSEN BUTT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled529

SOUTH WILLIAMSON

Kentucky

CHARLES D'AURIA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled528

HERMITAGE

Pennsylvania

YAOLEN BOLANOS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled526

HIALEAH

Florida

VICENTE GARCIA-ALVAREZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled526

MIAMI

Florida

RAFAEL RAMOS M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled524

LAS PIEDRAS

Puerto Rico

JORGE RODRIGUEZ M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled520

MANATI

Puerto Rico

CRISTOBAL TOLON MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled519

MIAMI

Florida

JOSEFINA FONTANILLS

Family Medicine

Claims Filled518

MIAMI

Florida

LYNNETTE ORTIZ TORO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled515

CABO ROJO

Puerto Rico

CARLOS RAMOS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled513

SAN SEBASTIAN

Puerto Rico

MARIA FERNANDEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled511

MIAMI

Florida

PERRY TIMBERLAKE M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled510

GREENSBORO

Alabama

RAFAEL GONZALEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled510

MIAMI

Florida

CHRISTINE ROZANCE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled509

SACRAMENTO

California

DOUGLAS RAY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled509

PHOENIX

Arizona

ALBERTO ALONSO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled509

HUNTINGTON PARK

California

KRIKOR KALINDJIAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled509

LOS ANGELES

California

DUNG NGUYEN MD

General Practice

Claims Filled508

TACOMA

Washington

RAYMOND BROUGHTON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled506

IRVINGTON

Alabama

GIGLIOLA ARNEJO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled506

HIALEAH

Florida

CARLOS CANOVA-DIAZ M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled504

MIAMI

Florida

PRABHAKARA TUKIVAKALA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled502

HELENA

Arkansas

JAYKUMAR SHAH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled502

ARCADIA

California

HSIAO- FEN CHEN M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled502

SAN GABRIEL

California

MAURICIO BERMUDEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled502

TAMPA

Florida