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LOPERAMIDE

Treats diarrhea and decreases the amount of drainage in patients who have ostomies. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

210K
Medicare Part D Claims
$4.12M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 34,605 $329K
Pennsylvania 33,791 $312K
Florida 27,288 $215K
California 26,785 $274K
Ohio 25,890 $314K
Illinois 21,650 $200K
Puerto Rico 18,933 $122K
Michigan 15,385 $152K
Washington 14,809 $136K
Wisconsin 13,670 $135K
Indiana 13,418 $135K
Minnesota 12,557 $150K
New Jersey 12,231 $105K
Massachusetts 12,204 $133K
Texas 12,160 $104K
Kentucky 11,399 $104K
Missouri 11,274 $106K
Virginia 10,541 $98K
Iowa 8,762 $72.8K
North Carolina 7,404 $69.5K
Oregon 7,105 $75.7K
Oklahoma 6,666 $55.5K
Maryland 6,526 $53.7K
Tennessee 6,416 $62.8K
Georgia 5,876 $56.3K
Arizona 5,228 $57.4K
Alabama 4,545 $39.6K
Nebraska 4,536 $36.9K
Connecticut 4,258 $42K
Kansas 3,046 $27.7K
Maine 2,950 $32K
Louisiana 2,611 $24.4K
Hawaii 2,475 $21.2K
Colorado 2,434 $26.8K
South Carolina 2,431 $23.8K
Mississippi 2,141 $18.3K
New Mexico 2,106 $21K
New Hampshire 1,970 $20.5K
Utah 1,951 $22.3K
West Virginia 1,627 $15.6K
Idaho 1,544 $16.8K
South Dakota 1,413 $12.9K
Rhode Island 1,377 $12.4K
Vermont 1,306 $13.6K
Montana 1,290 $13.2K
Delaware 1,269 $12.8K
Arkansas 1,066 $10.1K
Nevada 896 $9,354
North Dakota 730 $7,868
Alaska 573 $8,122
District of Columbia 528 $4,147
Wyoming 289 $3,449
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About 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
ANTONIO VILLALVAZO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

FRESNO

California

CHUL KIM M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled51

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

LUIS CABRERA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

DMITRIY ELKIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

FAR ROCKAWAY

New York

LUIS FERNANDEZ D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

MIAMI

Florida

ROBERT HARRIS M.D,

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

TULSA

Oklahoma

GREG FLIPPO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

PINSON

Alabama

JUDY JOSEPH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

CHICAGO

Illinois

WILLIAM NAYLOR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

NORFOLK

Virginia

FREDERICK SLEZAK M.D.

Colon Rectal Surgery

Claims Filled50

AKRON

Ohio

DOAN KHONG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAN FRANCISCO

California

SAEED ZAIDI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

FREDERICK

Maryland

MY BUI M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FALLS CHURCH

Virginia

JOSE CARDENAS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HIALEAH

Florida

MILDRED ORTIZ VEGA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

OSMANY RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

JOHN TILLEY M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BELLINGHAM

Washington

HOWARD SNYDER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ENID

Oklahoma

WAQAR SALEEM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SHEPHERDSVILLE

Kentucky

DEBORAH HOLMES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Florida

EUGENE GOLDMAN M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled50

BETHLEHEM

Pennsylvania

BRUCE BARTON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

STEVEN GATEWOOD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ELWOOD

Indiana

LI LIU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MONTEREY PARK

California

R RANDALL SUKMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HOLLISTER

Missouri