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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 »


Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for GLIPIZIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ELADIO DIEGUEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled412

OCALA

Florida

SANFORD KARSH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled411

POMPANO BEACH

Florida

LLOYD LAGRANGE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled411

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

MEDHAT BEDROS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled410

APOPKA

Florida

TAI WU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled410

SAN GABRIEL

California

DENNIS DAVIS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled409

WASHINGTON

Pennsylvania

VAISHALI SHAH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled408

GREENWOOD

Mississippi

NORMAN WOODS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled408

SAN JOSE

California

FREDERICK ZIEL MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled408

WOODLAND HILLS

California

MAYOBANEX TORRES-VERAS M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled407

HIALEAH

Florida

ROY BERRY MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled405

SACRAMENTO

California

MIHAELA SHABDEEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled404

SANTA ANA

California

JOSEPH GONZALEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled404

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

MICHAEL LINK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled402

KISSIMMEE

Florida

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled402

GALAX

Virginia

LUIS FELIPE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled400

MIAMI

Florida

GHOLAMREZA BONABI M.D.,

Specialist

Claims Filled399

NORTHRIDGE

California

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled399

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

UGOCHUKWU OKEREKE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled399

SUMTER

South Carolina

BRIDGET ROBLEDO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled399

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

SHUANG BAI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled398

SAN BERNARDINO

California

JERRY CHIEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled397

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

SHERRELL ROBERTS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled396

MONTICELLO

Kentucky

ALEXANDER SHTEIMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled396

NORTH PALM BEACH

Florida

FERNANDO BRAVO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled395

BAKERSFIELD

California