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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 2012
Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

4.47M
Medicare Part D Claims
$40.5M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 816,972 $9.13M
Florida 390,298 $3.13M
Texas 254,204 $2.23M
New York 231,669 $2.18M
Pennsylvania 205,869 $1.53M
Illinois 183,452 $1.65M
Ohio 160,069 $1.48M
North Carolina 134,215 $1.06M
Georgia 122,941 $964K
Michigan 119,608 $1.04M
Virginia 100,136 $921K
Massachusetts 98,936 $877K
Missouri 95,465 $777K
Arizona 94,159 $953K
Washington 89,843 $846K
Kentucky 83,727 $673K
New Jersey 75,451 $695K
Tennessee 73,833 $592K
Wisconsin 73,384 $719K
Indiana 69,435 $655K
Louisiana 68,605 $483K
Alabama 68,445 $510K
South Carolina 67,761 $494K
Colorado 64,074 $628K
Oregon 61,954 $570K
Arkansas 59,450 $406K
Maryland 58,443 $589K
Oklahoma 51,150 $443K
Minnesota 49,807 $477K
Iowa 45,649 $330K
Mississippi 45,126 $305K
West Virginia 39,130 $327K
Connecticut 35,006 $348K
Nevada 33,217 $292K
New Mexico 33,094 $284K
Kansas 30,813 $243K
Maine 25,485 $277K
Hawaii 23,702 $252K
Rhode Island 20,766 $175K
Nebraska 20,422 $152K
Idaho 12,421 $116K
New Hampshire 12,021 $124K
Utah 10,869 $95.5K
District of Columbia 10,362 $88.4K
South Dakota 9,560 $74.3K
Montana 8,737 $69.8K
Delaware 8,254 $79.8K
North Dakota 6,546 $50.9K
Vermont 6,064 $60.5K
Wyoming 4,108 $33.7K
Alaska 3,192 $25.4K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost 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
GERARD FALGOUST M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

PLAQUEMINE

Louisiana

GUY GERHART M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

DU BOIS

Pennsylvania

BROOKE BOSTIC MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

RUCKERSVILLE

Virginia

HIMA SMELSER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

ESPANOLA

New Mexico

MARTIN BROWN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled54

GREEN VALLEY

Arizona

ARTHUR WILLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

JUNCTION CITY

Oregon

ARMINDA PEREZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

DALLAS

Texas

AMY MCENTEE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

MARTINEZ

California

JOHN KESSEL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

HICKORY

North Carolina

MIGUEL FLECHA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

YABUCOA

Puerto Rico

OSCAR SABLAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

FIREBAUGH

California

DAVID LAYNE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

GASTONIA

North Carolina

MELQUIADES VALENZUELA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled54

LANCASTER

California

KAREN KIM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

MONROVIA

California

LYNDELL HORINE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled54

ROGERS

Arkansas

RALPH BOWERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

LA FAYETTE

Georgia

CAREEN WHITLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

OAKLAND

California

JAMES MCCAULEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

ALACHUA

Florida

GARY NEER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

ERIE

Pennsylvania

MARK MARRAMA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

ALAMEDA

California

DEVENDRA SHAH M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

ELGIN

Illinois

MAGDI SALMON M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled54

PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

WOODROW BELL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

COLLIN CHERRY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

DAVID JONES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

MARTIN

Tennessee