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LOPERAMIDE

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012
Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

462K
Medicare Part D Claims
$4.52M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 37,230 $375K
California 37,052 $343K
Pennsylvania 35,195 $323K
Florida 30,396 $276K
Ohio 27,868 $349K
Illinois 22,568 $219K
Michigan 18,408 $196K
Washington 16,483 $154K
Wisconsin 16,332 $159K
Indiana 14,753 $153K
Texas 14,294 $122K
Minnesota 13,259 $155K
Massachusetts 13,212 $143K
New Jersey 12,993 $113K
Missouri 12,472 $117K
Kentucky 12,249 $117K
Virginia 10,795 $107K
Iowa 9,595 $77.6K
North Carolina 8,766 $84.2K
Oregon 7,594 $81.6K
Oklahoma 7,418 $65.1K
Maryland 7,409 $64.4K
Tennessee 6,814 $66.5K
Georgia 6,330 $59.4K
Arizona 6,032 $62.3K
Alabama 5,017 $46.6K
Nebraska 4,944 $39.8K
Connecticut 4,547 $48K
Kansas 3,682 $35.6K
Maine 3,015 $33.1K
Hawaii 2,898 $24K
Louisiana 2,834 $27.7K
South Carolina 2,773 $26.6K
Colorado 2,575 $23.5K
Mississippi 2,265 $18.6K
New Mexico 2,223 $16.6K
Utah 2,200 $24.8K
New Hampshire 1,938 $19.3K
West Virginia 1,825 $18.8K
Idaho 1,696 $17.5K
Rhode Island 1,637 $14.4K
South Dakota 1,430 $14.3K
Vermont 1,392 $15.7K
Montana 1,326 $12.8K
Nevada 1,293 $13.9K
Delaware 1,218 $12.2K
Arkansas 1,162 $11.6K
North Dakota 767 $8,308
Alaska 652 $6,780
District of Columbia 597 $4,832
Wyoming 330 $4,288
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 »

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Top prescribers for LOPERAMIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
WINFIELD WORD-SIMS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

DEEPA PATEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SPOTSWOOD

New Jersey

RAJESH AGARWAL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS

Ohio

MARCOS ROTHSTEIN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

MARGRETTA GENNANTONIO MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

CINCINNATI

Ohio

HUU NGUYEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SANTA ANA

California

PAWAN ARORA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

YORK

Pennsylvania

DAVID HALDORSEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SPRING VALLEY

New York

DAVID BARRASSO M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

MEDFORD

Massachusetts

DEREK JONES D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ASHLAND

Kentucky

JOHN NELSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HICKORY

North Carolina

MINH PHAM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SEATTLE

Washington

ROBERT GRIES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

HONOLULU

Hawaii

MORGAN MEYER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LOMBARD

Illinois

KERRY KEAFFABER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SHIPSHEWANA

Indiana

JOYCE HAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

YOUNG KONG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

OCEAN GROVE

New Jersey

PAUL MUMMA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

CROOKSVILLE

Ohio

LEE SPARKS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

LA GRANGE

Kentucky

MUKESHCHANDRA PATEL

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

AURORA

Illinois

DAT DUONG M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled51

WESTMINSTER

California

MICHAEL PARA M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled51

COLUMBUS

Ohio

AJAZ AFZAL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

KISSIMMEE

Florida

HOANG TON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

LOS ANGELES

California

ANDRE BRUTUS

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled51

BROOKLYN

New York