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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
JOSEPH PEYTON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled115

MAUMEE

Ohio

INGRID MIXTER -LEON M.D.

Claims Filled113

MIAMI

Florida

ROBERT FRANKLE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled113

CHICAGO

Illinois

RAMA VAIDYANATHAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled112

WEST ALLIS

Wisconsin

LAURA MANTINE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled112

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

KAREEM ABU-ELMAGD MD

Transplant Surgery

Claims Filled112

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

YOHANA CABRERA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled112

MIAMI

Florida

CHRISTOPHER LABONTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled108

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

JOSE GARCIA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled107

MIAMI

Florida

ALBERT KLEMPTNER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled106

YPSILANTI

Michigan

ELENA PERNASWAECHTER

Family Medicine

Claims Filled105

MIAMI

Florida

EMMANUEL PAINTSIL

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled105

BURR RIDGE

Illinois

PAUL GUENTHNER M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled104

CRESTVIEW HILLS

Kentucky

HOANG NGUYEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled103

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

California

KAREN BARNHART MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled103

SALEM

Virginia

JOHN MANZELLA DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled103

JIM THORPE

Pennsylvania

SANDRA DIMMITT MD

General Practice

Claims Filled102

CUSHING

Oklahoma

CESAR RODRIGUEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled102

HIALEAH

Florida

SANJAY JAIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled102

HACKETTSTOWN

New Jersey

KHALIL KORKOR M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled101

CANTON

Ohio

AJAY ANAND M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled101

WESTON

Massachusetts

ALKA KAPOOR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled100

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

CIRILO GONZALEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled99

MIAMI

Florida

THU LE MD

General Practice

Claims Filled99

TACOMA

Washington

DANIEL STEIN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled99

MINNEAPOLIS

Minnesota