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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
MARIA BETANCOURT

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled102

MIAMI

Florida

CARMEL PERSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled101

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

WILLIAM HOVLAND MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled101

NORFOLK

Virginia

VINH NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled101

EL MONTE

California

HARJIT SIDHU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled101

CUMBERLAND

Maryland

MICHAEL O'CONNER DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled101

DES MOINES

Iowa

FERNANDO ESPARZA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled100

MIAMI

Florida

LAILA HIRJEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled100

DALLAS

Texas

DAT DUONG M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled100

WESTMINSTER

California

BINWANT SINGH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled99

NORMANDY

Missouri

JOHN O'CONNELL DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled99

ROLLING MEADOWS

Illinois

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled99

TONGANOXIE

Kansas

RANDOLPH SCHUMACHER M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled99

FLINT

Michigan

JACQUELINE DIAZ M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled99

GUAYNABO

Puerto Rico

NADINE SIDRICK M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled99

SAN DIEGO

California

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled99

LOS ANGELES

California

DEEPAK MITTAL MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled99

FLORENCE

Kentucky

JITENDRA PATEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled98

PORTSMOUTH

Ohio

KENNETH BIROS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled98

CANAL FULTON

Ohio

JEROME WILBORN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled98

FARMINGTON HILLS

Michigan

KEN GIBSON MD

Specialist

Claims Filled98

TRAFFORD

Pennsylvania

JAN PHELPS ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled97

TAMPA

Florida

PERRY TAACA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled97

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

CHANG LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled97

FLUSHING

New York

DEBRA WILDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled96

KUTTAWA

Kentucky