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LOPERAMIDE

LOPERAMIDE HCL

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

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

539K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 329 of 3362

$7.46M
Retail Cost

Rank: 898 of 3362

248,503
Patients

Rank: 262 of 3362

111,351
Prescribers

Rank: 231 of 3362

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of people say

it's worth it

64%

of people say

it worked well

6%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 25,078 47,007 $607K
New York 17,980 42,289 $586K
Pennsylvania 16,121 36,451 $514K
Ohio 13,886 31,151 $547K
Florida 14,167 30,661 $374K
Michigan 9,935 23,690 $409K
Illinois 10,516 22,831 $308K
Wisconsin 8,207 19,054 $264K
Washington 7,781 18,140 $228K
Indiana 8,530 17,932 $253K
Texas 10,158 17,388 $229K
Minnesota 6,016 16,023 $276K
Massachusetts 5,721 14,926 $245K
Missouri 6,479 14,175 $192K
Kentucky 6,703 13,285 $168K
New Jersey 6,354 13,198 $167K
Virginia 5,823 11,439 $147K
Iowa 4,378 10,366 $122K
North Carolina 4,834 10,363 $156K
Oregon 3,727 8,469 $122K
Maryland 3,966 8,208 $101K
Oklahoma 4,369 7,903 $82.6K
Tennessee 3,765 7,701 $116K
Georgia 3,720 7,693 $111K
Arizona 3,443 6,863 $89.8K
Nebraska 2,703 5,908 $69.6K
Alabama 2,905 5,440 $75.1K
Connecticut 2,172 5,045 $76.5K
Kansas 1,937 4,372 $57.4K
South Carolina 1,804 3,879 $57.3K
Maine 1,291 3,357 $54.3K
Colorado 1,489 3,075 $45.4K
Louisiana 1,275 3,050 $40.6K
Utah 1,237 2,833 $49K
Hawaii 1,491 2,602 $28.1K
Mississippi 1,213 2,433 $28.8K
New Hampshire 840 2,175 $33.5K
Idaho 1,062 2,148 $26.8K
West Virginia 968 2,138 $32.1K
New Mexico 1,030 1,988 $23.8K
Rhode Island 781 1,781 $25.6K
Nevada 900 1,773 $26.6K
South Dakota 739 1,747 $22.7K
Vermont 592 1,612 $27.5K
Arkansas 813 1,540 $21K
Delaware 703 1,417 $22.1K
Montana 517 1,243 $18.3K
North Dakota 366 904 $14.5K
Alaska 276 709 $9,041
District of Columbia 344 674 $8,072
Wyoming 122 322 $5,828
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 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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
CHIU TSAI MD

General Practice

Claims Filled50

CORDELL

Oklahoma

JENNIFER LABUNDY M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

MARIA FERNANDEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

INNA GORDIN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

FABRICIO ALARCON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

GEORGETOWN

Delaware

ARTHUR VARNER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

COLUMBUS

Ohio

SUSAN SUTTLE NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled50

CHAMPAIGN

Illinois

ELLEN ZAGREBELSKY MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

CHARLES BLUHM MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

BHARAT SHAH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHICAGO

Illinois

ISRAR SIDDIQI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ELKHART

Indiana

EDUARDO UMPIERRE VELA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MOROVIS

Puerto Rico

MILENKO LAZAREVIC MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHICAGO

Illinois

AHMET DIRICAN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW BEDFORD

Massachusetts

MOHAMED AYAD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

DEARBORN

Michigan

IYAD ALOSACHIE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HAZEL PARK

Michigan

ANIL MODI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAGRANGE

Georgia

PIER FRANK M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

TAMPA

Florida

WAQAR SALEEM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SHEPHERDSVILLE

Kentucky

SUSAN CODA TAUS NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

CERRITOS

California

EDWARD ROSENFELD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ALLENTOWN

Pennsylvania

STUART FRAMM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

RONALD BARNETT DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

FARMINGTON HILLS

Michigan

DHEERAJ MAHAJAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MELROSE PARK

Illinois

MICHAEL GOTTLIEB MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LOS ANGELES

California