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AMMONIUM LACTATE

Treats dry, scaly skin conditions called xerosis and ichthyosis. Also used for the temporary relief of itching caused by these conditions. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

271K
Medicare Part D Claims
$11.6M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 177,775 $3.82M
Florida 102,832 $1.74M
New Jersey 27,304 $569K
Michigan 26,983 $707K
Ohio 22,212 $501K
Pennsylvania 20,091 $493K
Texas 14,523 $373K
California 14,158 $323K
Puerto Rico 10,737 $197K
Massachusetts 8,101 $167K
Illinois 8,076 $166K
North Carolina 7,968 $209K
Minnesota 7,578 $160K
Indiana 7,543 $182K
Virginia 7,097 $174K
Georgia 6,551 $166K
Maryland 6,481 $161K
Missouri 5,164 $131K
Washington 4,965 $109K
Connecticut 4,695 $98.7K
Kentucky 3,967 $100K
Wisconsin 3,962 $89.6K
Louisiana 3,956 $94.4K
Tennessee 3,595 $90.8K
South Carolina 3,408 $97.1K
Rhode Island 2,684 $55.5K
District of Columbia 2,359 $59.2K
Alabama 2,201 $52.1K
Colorado 2,120 $44.1K
Arizona 1,819 $40.6K
Maine 1,699 $36.4K
Iowa 1,694 $34.8K
West Virginia 1,457 $35.9K
Mississippi 1,420 $32.8K
Nevada 1,405 $38.5K
Hawaii 1,319 $31.5K
Delaware 1,250 $32.1K
Oklahoma 1,086 $28.3K
Oregon 1,016 $21K
Arkansas 900 $23.6K
New Hampshire 866 $19.7K
Utah 841 $22.9K
Kansas 817 $22.1K
Nebraska 556 $12.4K
Vermont 549 $11.1K
New Mexico 445 $10.2K
Idaho 333 $8,598
North Dakota 280 $5,267
Alaska 271 $6,944
South Dakota 214 $5,414
Montana 200 $5,066
Wyoming 147 $3,516
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 AMMONIUM LACTATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JOHN NIVEN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled3,074

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

HEW QUON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,202

LOS ANGELES

California

JOSEPH PULEO D.P.M

Podiatrist

Claims Filled2,014

FORT LAUDERDALE

Florida

GREGORY RIVERA DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled1,514

NEW YORK

New York

HOWARD LOUIS D.P.M.

Podiatrist

Claims Filled1,511

NEW YORK

New York

ALAN WEITZ D.P.M.

Podiatrist

Claims Filled1,248

NEW YORK

New York

NACERA BUSH DPM

Podiatrist

Claims Filled1,188

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

CHRISTOPHER CHOW DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled1,173

NEW YORK

New York

AVELINO GUIRIBITEY MD

General Practice

Claims Filled1,170

HIALEAH

Florida

NECHAMA MUCHNIK DPM

Podiatrist

Claims Filled1,152

BROOKLYN

New York

TAMI DE ARAUJO M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled1,120

CORAL GABLES

Florida

FRANCISCO LOPEZ BERMUDEZ DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled1,111

MIAMI

Florida

PAUL PETRE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,109

OAK PARK

Michigan

JORGE CARBALLO D.P.M.

Podiatrist

Claims Filled1,106

MIAMI

Florida

MICHAEL PASTERNAC DPM PA

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled1,063

DORAL

Florida

GRIGORIY PATISH DPM

Podiatrist

Claims Filled927

ALHAMBRA

California

HUACHEN WEI MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled921

ELMHURST

New York

CALEB CHUNG DPM

Claims Filled914

PALISADES PARK

New Jersey

NINA GARCIA P.A.

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled889

HOLLYWOOD

Florida

DAVID CABRERA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled888

MIAMI

Florida

HOWARD ROSAS DPM

Specialist

Claims Filled812

NEW YORK

New York

JEYCE DECLUE DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Surgery

Claims Filled809

BROOKLYN

New York

KWANGSU KIM DPM

Podiatrist

Claims Filled796

TUCKAHOE

New York

ANMY TRAN DPM

Podiatrist

Claims Filled784

CLINTON TWP

Michigan

WILLIAM JACOBS D.P.M.

Podiatrist

Claims Filled774

NEW YORK

New York