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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. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

777K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 268 of 3238

$16.7M
Retail Cost

Rank: 657 of 3238

340,546
Patients

Rank: 202 of 3238

77,925
Prescribers

Rank: 292 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 97,267 273,328 $5.62M
Florida 44,739 111,941 $2.38M
Michigan 20,407 43,611 $1.1M
New Jersey 19,782 43,231 $935K
Pennsylvania 15,362 32,725 $651K
Ohio 16,735 31,227 $668K
California 11,137 23,466 $485K
Texas 13,834 23,339 $521K
Massachusetts 6,382 13,721 $283K
Illinois 5,786 12,591 $265K
North Carolina 6,030 11,192 $270K
Georgia 6,341 11,083 $277K
Virginia 5,886 10,623 $258K
Indiana 5,666 10,452 $239K
Maryland 4,762 9,282 $217K
Connecticut 4,621 8,902 $186K
Minnesota 3,724 8,648 $180K
Missouri 3,439 6,984 $164K
Louisiana 3,827 6,494 $144K
Wisconsin 3,247 6,228 $141K
Washington 2,919 5,746 $111K
Kentucky 3,127 5,490 $135K
Tennessee 2,942 5,078 $122K
South Carolina 2,773 4,855 $135K
Rhode Island 1,957 3,758 $72.3K
Alabama 2,257 3,710 $82K
District of Columbia 1,339 2,930 $70.6K
Arizona 1,399 2,417 $51.4K
Mississippi 1,388 2,322 $51.8K
Colorado 1,016 2,294 $44.2K
West Virginia 1,203 2,238 $55.1K
Delaware 1,230 2,205 $53.9K
Maine 1,182 2,179 $46.6K
Nevada 1,138 2,149 $52.6K
Hawaii 1,090 1,961 $41.9K
Iowa 984 1,847 $37.7K
Arkansas 853 1,405 $32.6K
Oklahoma 728 1,329 $31.6K
Oregon 653 1,236 $24.8K
New Hampshire 650 1,125 $23.4K
Kansas 618 1,093 $27.4K
Utah 525 991 $23.9K
Vermont 371 721 $13.3K
Nebraska 349 651 $15.6K
North Dakota 328 640 $11.8K
New Mexico 291 538 $12.1K
Idaho 192 362 $9,295
Alaska 155 313 $6,592
South Dakota 110 247 $4,906
Montana 113 224 $6,070
Wyoming 60 117 $2,388
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 AMMONIUM LACTATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ONWUKAMIKE NWANKPA DPM

Podiatrist

Claims Filled1,007

EVANSTON

Illinois

POLINA ZAYDENBERG D.P.M.

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled1,002

STATEN ISLAND

New York

BRIAN PAVLAS DPM

Podiatrist

Claims Filled995

MIAMI

Florida

CALEB CHUNG DPM

Claims Filled988

PALISADES PARK

New Jersey

VINCENT SCIULLA DPM

Podiatrist

Claims Filled969

BROOKLYN

New York

KWANGSU KIM DPM

Podiatrist

Claims Filled953

TUCKAHOE

New York

HECTOR WILTZ JR M.D

Dermatology

Claims Filled934

MIAMI

Florida

SAM HOROWITZ DPM FACFAS CPED

Podiatrist, Foot Surgery

Claims Filled927

HIALEAH

Florida

OLEG KARPENKO DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled926

BROOKLYN

New York

ALI ANAIM DPM.PC

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled889

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

PERRY GOLDENBERG DPM

Podiatrist

Claims Filled885

BRONX

New York

JOHN DEBELLO DPM

Podiatrist

Claims Filled883

BRONX

New York

JOSE MENDEZ DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled873

ORLANDO

Florida

JOHN NIVEN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled866

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

MARK MAEDERER DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled853

MIAMI

Florida

WOLFGANG JAWORSKY D.P.M.

Podiatrist, Foot Surgery

Claims Filled847

BROOKLYN

New York

JIAN LIANG DPM

Podiatrist

Claims Filled847

NEW YORK

New York

WALTER PEREZ D.P.M.

Podiatrist

Claims Filled846

BROOKLYN

New York

HAROLD HSU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled826

ROSEMEAD

California

EUNSOOK BANG M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled823

FLUSHING

New York

HENRY CHEN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled812

BROOKLYN

New York

DENISE NEGRON DPM

Podiatrist

Claims Filled809

HIALEAH

Florida

LEANDRO OTERO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled782

MIAMI

Florida

ILVIRA D'ATRI DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled763

HAWORTH

New Jersey

YSABEL BELLO MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled762

MIAMI

Florida