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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
JAVED YOUSAF M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled136

PARAMUS

New Jersey

SHARI KLINGER M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled136

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

ERIC HILGEFORD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled135

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

BENJAMIN BENNOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled133

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

NGOC AN PHAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled131

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

HUAN D LE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled130

WESTMINSTER

California

WADDAH NASSAR M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled129

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

MARIA BETANCOURT

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled129

MIAMI

Florida

MARK BEVAN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled129

FARMINGTON

New Mexico

RICHARD ARNOLD MD

General Practice

Claims Filled128

CYNTHIANA

Kentucky

JOAQUIN NEGRETTE

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled127

HIALEAH

Florida

V KUCHIPUDI M.D.

Claims Filled125

BROOKFIELD

Illinois

NHON TRAN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled124

WESTMINSTER

California

HOA HUNG D.O,

General Practice

Claims Filled123

ROSEMEAD

California

VUONG TRAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled122

PORTLAND

Oregon

HUNG PHAN

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled122

TACOMA

Washington

SOLANGEL GARCIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled122

MIAMI

Florida

RICHARD COLE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled122

STUART

Virginia

NATHER ANSARI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled120

STAFFORD

Virginia

ROBERT LEBOW M.D.,

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled120

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

RAJENDRA GAVINI M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled120

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

ADAM FRENCH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled119

CHARLESTOWN

Indiana

IQBAL AMIN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled118

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

THOMAS WOJCIECHOWSKI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled118

BOWLING GREEN

Ohio

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled115

TUCKER

Georgia