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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
ROGELIO BARDINAS RODRIGUE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled90

CORAL GABLES

Florida

DEBRA STUDER DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled89

DES MOINES

Iowa

DAVID SCHWARTZ MD, FACG

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled89

ATTLEBORO

Massachusetts

THOMAS FOGARTY DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled89

CANFIELD

Ohio

SURESH NAIR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled89

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

HA TRAN M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled89

HOUSTON

Texas

THOMAS BARBOUR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled88

SOUTH BEND

Indiana

PADMANAND SOLANKI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled88

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio

GURJEET KAHLON MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled87

CENTERVILLE

Ohio

SYED MOQEETH MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled87

CINCINNATI

Ohio

WASSIM YOUNES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled86

DEARBORN

Michigan

DAVID ESCHELBACHER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled86

TAMPA

Florida

CHANG LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled86

FLUSHING

New York

CHERYL KLINE APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled85

MESA

Arizona

HUSAM HAMED M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled85

CINCINNATI

Ohio

KUMAR ENNAMURI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled85

NORMAN

Oklahoma

LOAN PHAM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled84

DENVER

Colorado

D. LAMBIE M.D., M.P.H.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled84

PLANTATION

Florida

SUSAN BERNER M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled84

WEST CHESTER

Ohio

THIPPESWAMY CHANNAPATI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled84

BUTLER

Pennsylvania

RONALD GOLDBERG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled84

HAVERHILL

Massachusetts

MATTHEW BISCOTTI M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled84

CINCINNATI

Ohio

ROBERT BRACKBILL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled83

READING

Pennsylvania

STEVEN LEWIS D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled83

NARBERTH

Pennsylvania

JORGE ABAD MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled83

MIAMI

Florida