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LOPERAMIDE

LOPERAMIDE HCL

Treats diarrhea and decreases the amount of drainage in patients who have ostomies. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

539K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 329 of 3362

$7.46M
Retail Cost

Rank: 898 of 3362

248,503
Patients

Rank: 262 of 3362

111,351
Prescribers

Rank: 231 of 3362

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89%

of people say

it's worth it

64%

of people say

it worked well

6%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 25,078 47,007 $607K
New York 17,980 42,289 $586K
Pennsylvania 16,121 36,451 $514K
Ohio 13,886 31,151 $547K
Florida 14,167 30,661 $374K
Michigan 9,935 23,690 $409K
Illinois 10,516 22,831 $308K
Wisconsin 8,207 19,054 $264K
Washington 7,781 18,140 $228K
Indiana 8,530 17,932 $253K
Texas 10,158 17,388 $229K
Minnesota 6,016 16,023 $276K
Massachusetts 5,721 14,926 $245K
Missouri 6,479 14,175 $192K
Kentucky 6,703 13,285 $168K
New Jersey 6,354 13,198 $167K
Virginia 5,823 11,439 $147K
Iowa 4,378 10,366 $122K
North Carolina 4,834 10,363 $156K
Oregon 3,727 8,469 $122K
Maryland 3,966 8,208 $101K
Oklahoma 4,369 7,903 $82.6K
Tennessee 3,765 7,701 $116K
Georgia 3,720 7,693 $111K
Arizona 3,443 6,863 $89.8K
Nebraska 2,703 5,908 $69.6K
Alabama 2,905 5,440 $75.1K
Connecticut 2,172 5,045 $76.5K
Kansas 1,937 4,372 $57.4K
South Carolina 1,804 3,879 $57.3K
Maine 1,291 3,357 $54.3K
Colorado 1,489 3,075 $45.4K
Louisiana 1,275 3,050 $40.6K
Utah 1,237 2,833 $49K
Hawaii 1,491 2,602 $28.1K
Mississippi 1,213 2,433 $28.8K
New Hampshire 840 2,175 $33.5K
Idaho 1,062 2,148 $26.8K
West Virginia 968 2,138 $32.1K
New Mexico 1,030 1,988 $23.8K
Rhode Island 781 1,781 $25.6K
Nevada 900 1,773 $26.6K
South Dakota 739 1,747 $22.7K
Vermont 592 1,612 $27.5K
Arkansas 813 1,540 $21K
Delaware 703 1,417 $22.1K
Montana 517 1,243 $18.3K
North Dakota 366 904 $14.5K
Alaska 276 709 $9,041
District of Columbia 344 674 $8,072
Wyoming 122 322 $5,828
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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
DONALD WALKENHORST D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled129

MANCHESTER

Missouri

GEORGE FIELDS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled127

SANTA ANA

California

HUY LE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled127

HOUSTON

Texas

JAMES PIKE D.O.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled124

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

THEM HUYNH M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled122

SAN JOSE

California

MICHAEL DUNDR M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled122

HOLLYWOOD

Florida

TRUONG NGUYEN DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled122

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled121

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

JOSEFINA FONTANILLS

Family Medicine

Claims Filled121

MIAMI

Florida

BAY DANG-VU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled120

OAKLAND

California

CHANG LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled119

FLUSHING

New York

WILLIAM HOVLAND MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled119

NORFOLK

Virginia

XIAORONG HE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled118

ELMHURST

New York

FERNANDO ESPARZA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled118

MIAMI

Florida

HAROLD HSU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled117

ROSEMEAD

California

STEPHEN THREADGILL M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled116

OXFORD

Mississippi

ARVID LADE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled116

TULSA

Oklahoma

JOAQUIN NEGRETTE

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled116

HIALEAH

Florida

VICTOR DINH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled115

GARDEN GROVE

California

ANTONIO VILLALVAZO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled114

FRESNO

California

EDGAR RAMOS MENDEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled113

BARCELONETA

Puerto Rico

HUNG NGUYEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled113

GARDEN GROVE

California

PATRICE YATES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled113

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

ROBERT LEBOW M.D.,

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled113

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

KHANH TRAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled112

SAN JOSE

California