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AMMONIUM LACTATE

Treats dry, scaly skin conditions called xerosis and ichthyosis. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

869K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 267 of 3395

$19.4M
Retail Cost

Rank: 717 of 3395

365,500
Patients

Rank: 200 of 3395

80,118
Prescribers

Rank: 303 of 3395

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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

540K

2011

667K

2012

777K

2013

845K

2014

869K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$11.6M

2011

$13.9M

2012

$16.7M

2013

$18.9M

2014

$19.4M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$9

2011

$10

2012

$11

2013

$12

2014

$15

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 111,332 324,743 $7.31M
Florida 49,535 126,568 $2.59M
New Jersey 21,111 48,165 $1.11M
Michigan 19,827 43,820 $1.06M
Pennsylvania 16,367 36,046 $726K
Ohio 17,410 33,612 $826K
California 12,743 27,731 $635K
Texas 13,384 23,391 $529K
Massachusetts 7,023 15,440 $339K
Illinois 5,576 12,578 $267K
Virginia 6,348 11,923 $283K
Connecticut 5,332 11,221 $245K
Indiana 5,874 11,166 $262K
North Carolina 5,796 11,115 $262K
Georgia 6,156 11,065 $242K
Maryland 5,594 10,888 $250K
Minnesota 3,646 7,974 $197K
Louisiana 4,199 7,438 $178K
Missouri 3,438 7,382 $176K
Washington 3,508 7,206 $154K
Wisconsin 3,526 6,951 $173K
Kentucky 3,333 5,895 $145K
South Carolina 3,333 5,636 $131K
Tennessee 2,685 4,730 $112K
Rhode Island 2,114 4,317 $81.2K
Alabama 2,243 3,870 $93.3K
District of Columbia 1,551 3,659 $84K
Delaware 1,477 2,560 $58.3K
Maine 1,192 2,404 $69.5K
Nevada 1,302 2,375 $59K
Arizona 1,271 2,268 $52.6K
Colorado 950 2,259 $48.6K
West Virginia 1,139 2,045 $45.6K
Mississippi 1,132 2,021 $44.4K
Hawaii 1,082 1,922 $47.2K
Iowa 941 1,843 $39.3K
New Hampshire 729 1,330 $28.9K
Oklahoma 619 1,085 $27K
Arkansas 611 1,062 $24.7K
Kansas 563 1,043 $24.2K
Oregon 553 1,006 $22.4K
Vermont 422 845 $17.1K
Utah 405 745 $19.1K
North Dakota 349 659 $13.9K
New Mexico 358 641 $15.9K
Nebraska 257 517 $12.4K
Idaho 193 359 $10.3K
Montana 123 245 $5,489
Alaska 91 237 $5,196
South Dakota 103 199 $5,043
Wyoming 57 129 $3,071
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. The data for 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than 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 AMMONIUM LACTATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JULIET OVSHAYEV D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MONSEY

New York

CHAN MA MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

KIRIT KOTHARI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROHEADSVILLE

Pennsylvania

CARLA MARTIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PAWTUCKET

Rhode Island

MATTHEW KASSNOVE D.P.M.

Podiatrist, Foot Surgery

Claims Filled50

PATCHOGUE

New York

MARIA CISNERO M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ELIZABETH

New Jersey

CARMELITE DALMACY N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled50

LIVONIA

Michigan

ANGELA YON-FLEITES ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

HOMESTEAD

Florida

SCOTT HUGHES DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled50

MONROE

Michigan

CHARLENE RECTO M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

OLGA FILIPOVA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

GARY HAHN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

COMMACK

New York

SANTIAGO CARDENAS MD

General Practice

Claims Filled50

HIALEAH

Florida

VISHNU SEECHARAN D.P.M

Podiatrist

Claims Filled50

WHITESTONE

New York

WILLIAM BAYER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ROCHESTER

New York

GREG COHEN DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Surgery

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

TAK CHAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

FLUSHING

New York

LUIS VERAS MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

STEVEN LEVITZ D.P.M.

Podiatrist

Claims Filled50

RIDGEWOOD

New York

ROBERT PARKER D.P.M.

Podiatrist

Claims Filled50

RIVERSIDE

California

HANNA FRANCIS DPM

Podiatrist, Primary Podiatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

RUBEN FELHANDLER DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Surgery

Claims Filled50

HIALEAH

Florida

ROBERT CHAMANI DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

FREDERICK CARROLL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MOUNT VERNON

Ohio

LEWIS DUBROFF M.D., PH.D.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled50

SYRACUSE

New York