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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
EDDIE LIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled98

HONOLULU

Hawaii

SHERRI JONAS-LAZIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled97

SARASOTA

Florida

FATAI GBADAMOSI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled97

BUFFALO

New York

WILLIAM HOVLAND MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled96

NORFOLK

Virginia

MAYOBANEX TORRES-VERAS M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled95

HIALEAH

Florida

MARIA FERNANDEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled95

MIAMI

Florida

GEORGE SUTTON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled95

MOBILE

Alabama

LEE KLOPFENSTEIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled93

VAN WERT

Ohio

KERRY CRANMER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled93

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

VIJETH SRINGERI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled93

MANSFIELD

Ohio

JOY CIACCIO FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled93

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

JENNIFER OLSON

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled92

ST LOUIS PARK

Minnesota

BRETT SCHARF DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled92

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

ERNESTO GARCIA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled92

MIAMI

Florida

JOHN WAGNER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled92

STOW

Ohio

DARRYL GUISTWITE DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled92

CARLISLE

Pennsylvania

CAN BUU MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled92

JERSEY CITY

New Jersey

ORLANDO ALFONSO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled92

CHICAGO

Illinois

YEVGENIY GOLDMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled91

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

ELISEL VERA-GALVAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled91

NEW PORT RICHEY

Florida

JESUS TAN MD

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled91

FROSTBURG

Maryland

CLAUDE LUKE M.D.

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled91

WAYNESBORO

Georgia

MUKESHCHANDRA PATEL

Family Medicine

Claims Filled90

AURORA

Illinois

THOMAS KINTANAR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled90

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

MAMTA JAIN MD MPH

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled90

DALLAS

Texas