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LOPERAMIDE

Treats diarrhea and decreases the amount of drainage in patients who have ostomies. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

521K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 326 of 3238

$6.82M
Retail Cost

Rank: 897 of 3238

241,563
Patients

Rank: 253 of 3238

106,060
Prescribers

Rank: 223 of 3238

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89%

of people say

it's worth it

62%

of people say

it worked well

6%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 22,785 42,583 $534K
New York 16,785 39,786 $544K
Pennsylvania 17,009 37,829 $497K
Florida 14,255 31,447 $367K
Ohio 13,774 30,136 $493K
Illinois 10,391 22,884 $286K
Michigan 9,410 21,960 $357K
Wisconsin 7,722 17,702 $229K
Washington 7,568 17,338 $208K
Indiana 8,345 16,669 $224K
Texas 9,532 16,634 $198K
Minnesota 5,444 14,854 $228K
Massachusetts 5,586 14,142 $223K
Missouri 6,316 13,943 $180K
New Jersey 6,694 13,648 $170K
Kentucky 6,638 12,727 $160K
Virginia 5,734 11,276 $141K
Iowa 4,353 10,200 $108K
North Carolina 4,539 9,916 $137K
Oregon 3,614 8,369 $118K
Maryland 3,818 7,618 $90.9K
Tennessee 3,555 7,391 $104K
Georgia 3,677 7,266 $98.1K
Oklahoma 4,193 7,230 $71.3K
Arizona 3,244 6,570 $79.2K
Alabama 3,053 5,755 $72.1K
Nebraska 2,559 5,496 $60.4K
Connecticut 2,120 4,882 $71K
Kansas 1,992 4,453 $57.7K
Maine 1,192 3,263 $49.1K
South Carolina 1,635 3,162 $43.1K
Louisiana 1,257 3,084 $39.8K
Colorado 1,337 2,772 $37.2K
Hawaii 1,621 2,755 $26.2K
Utah 1,109 2,610 $43.5K
Mississippi 1,222 2,403 $28.2K
New Mexico 1,050 2,113 $23.8K
New Hampshire 828 2,110 $31.9K
West Virginia 808 1,887 $27.8K
South Dakota 776 1,850 $22.5K
Rhode Island 751 1,772 $23.9K
Idaho 908 1,759 $21.8K
Nevada 844 1,578 $20.1K
Arkansas 781 1,463 $21K
Vermont 520 1,451 $23K
Delaware 673 1,439 $19K
Montana 541 1,276 $16.6K
North Dakota 377 925 $11.9K
District of Columbia 342 719 $10.5K
Alaska 240 598 $6,005
Wyoming 110 275 $4,436
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 LOPERAMIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
KAREN CLEMENCY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

COLUMBUS

Ohio

BRIAN QUINN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

OTTUMWA

Iowa

LEONID BILENKIN PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Physician Assistant, Surgical

Claims Filled50

GREENWICH

Connecticut

DEAN SILAS MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

NILES

Illinois

BORIS FREYMAN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HACKETTSTOWN

New Jersey

ANNA WONG FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

LOS ANGELES

California

ISABEL RICO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

JIANLIN WU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

DARRELL OWENS D.N.P., ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled50

SEATTLE

Washington

ANURADHA VASIREDDY NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

DALLAS

Texas

GERALD HAMWI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SHERMAN OAKS

California

KARIM SALEH VEGA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

COAMO

Puerto Rico

HUY VU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DORCHESTER CENTER

Massachusetts

HEDI HEDAYATI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BETHLEHEM

Pennsylvania

CHARLES PIGNERI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

OAKLAND

Iowa

DAVID ZETTER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ARLINGTON

Kentucky

JEFFREY HEEBNER

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CONSHOHOCKEN

Pennsylvania

HUMBERTO RAMIREZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

AGUADA

Puerto Rico

DONNA HUSMANN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

VESTAL

New York

CAROL MILLER-SCHAEFFER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

POTTSVILLE

Pennsylvania

FRANK CARPINIELLO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

STATEN ISLAND

New York

DEAN THOMSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEBRASKA CITY

Nebraska

MIGUEL MONTOYA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

TAMPA

Florida

JERRY BRUGGEMAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

ELDON

Missouri

DAVID ABOULAFIA MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled51

SEATTLE

Washington