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URSODIOL

Dissolves certain kinds of gallstones in the body when they cannot be removed by surgery. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

370K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 400 of 3362

$79.9M
Retail Cost

Rank: 290 of 3362

71,882
Patients

Rank: 475 of 3362

46,762
Prescribers

Rank: 418 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 8,257 38,944 $8.66M
New York 7,391 38,182 $8.19M
Florida 5,363 25,977 $5.52M
Texas 5,364 25,569 $5.2M
Pennsylvania 3,680 19,169 $4.57M
Michigan 3,161 13,673 $3.09M
Ohio 2,870 13,402 $3.05M
Illinois 2,466 12,650 $2.68M
Massachusetts 2,312 11,985 $2.83M
New Jersey 2,160 9,794 $2.17M
North Carolina 1,834 9,782 $1.95M
Tennessee 1,883 9,781 $1.85M
Wisconsin 1,716 9,667 $1.96M
Georgia 1,712 8,965 $1.91M
Missouri 1,405 7,826 $1.63M
Minnesota 1,425 7,053 $2.04M
Virginia 1,557 7,017 $1.48M
Indiana 1,340 6,829 $1.5M
Washington 1,312 6,346 $1.35M
Arizona 1,290 5,850 $1.31M
Kentucky 1,034 5,510 $1.13M
Connecticut 932 5,100 $1.13M
Colorado 962 4,736 $1.08M
Oklahoma 887 4,576 $917K
Louisiana 817 4,539 $809K
Iowa 723 4,513 $1.08M
Alabama 835 4,445 $804K
Oregon 923 4,293 $971K
Maryland 859 3,640 $887K
Kansas 583 3,457 $695K
South Carolina 677 3,327 $662K
Mississippi 496 2,746 $459K
Nebraska 365 2,269 $468K
Arkansas 371 2,208 $483K
Hawaii 418 2,195 $499K
Nevada 445 2,030 $403K
New Mexico 393 1,977 $420K
Utah 411 1,952 $417K
West Virginia 348 1,935 $433K
Rhode Island 347 1,895 $350K
Idaho 315 1,771 $388K
Maine 310 1,463 $355K
South Dakota 228 1,337 $287K
New Hampshire 277 1,290 $292K
North Dakota 145 864 $235K
Alaska 106 767 $92.5K
Delaware 195 741 $193K
Montana 148 706 $145K
Vermont 116 617 $166K
District of Columbia 102 373 $81.4K
Wyoming 69 340 $80.8K
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 URSODIOL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ALEXANDRU MUSAT MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled1,115

MADISON

Wisconsin

SEIGO NISHIDA MD

Transplant Surgery

Claims Filled633

MIAMI

Florida

SAMMY SAAB MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled578

LOS ANGELES

California

CHARLES HWU MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled550

FLUSHING

New York

JOHN LAKE MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled443

MINNEAPOLIS

Minnesota

LEONARD GOLDSTEIN M.D. F.A.C.P.

Hepatology

Claims Filled442

LOS ANGELES

California

BRUCE BACON MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled412

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

IRVING INGRAHAM MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled402

PEABODY

Massachusetts

CHIRAG PATEL MD

Clinical Laboratory Immunology

Claims Filled397

CHATT

Tennessee

XIAORONG HE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled384

ELMHURST

New York

EDDYS DISLA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled372

NEW YORK

New York

CARLOS VARGAS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled347

MIAMI

Florida

DILIP MOONKA M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled346

DETROIT

Michigan

ANDREA GOSSARD RN

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled303

ROCHESTER

Minnesota

EDWARD MENA M.D.

Hepatology

Claims Filled283

TEMPLE CITY

California

MICHAEL GRIZZANTI FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled282

ROCHESTER

New York

CALVIN PAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled282

FLUSHING

New York

FEDERICO RODRIGUEZ PEREZ MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled274

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

NANCY BACH MD

Hepatology

Claims Filled272

NEW YORK

New York

FRANCISCO DURAZO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled272

LOS ANGELES

California

CHRISTINE O'MAHONY MD

Surgery

Claims Filled269

HOUSTON

Texas

BRENDAN MCGUIRE MD

Hepatology

Claims Filled267

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

STEVEN-HUY HAN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled260

LOS ANGELES

California

PAUL KWO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled244

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

LONG DANG M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled242

WESTMINSTER

California