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URSODIOL

Dissolves certain kinds of gallstones in the body when they cannot be removed by surgery. Also treats primary biliary cirrhosis, a liver disorder. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

354K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 397 of 3238

$39.8M
Retail Cost

Rank: 431 of 3238

68,403
Patients

Rank: 457 of 3238

44,894
Prescribers

Rank: 405 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 7,989 37,797 $3.63M
New York 7,013 35,509 $3.95M
Florida 5,092 25,205 $3.18M
Texas 5,085 24,535 $2.76M
Pennsylvania 3,629 19,055 $2.42M
Ohio 2,759 13,053 $1.54M
Michigan 3,003 12,850 $1.61M
Illinois 2,206 11,852 $1.31M
Massachusetts 2,104 10,915 $1.24M
New Jersey 2,069 9,624 $1.16M
Tennessee 1,785 9,545 $986K
Wisconsin 1,604 9,309 $908K
North Carolina 1,812 9,294 $1.05M
Georgia 1,643 8,575 $1.1M
Missouri 1,311 7,509 $791K
Minnesota 1,349 6,741 $865K
Virginia 1,459 6,585 $668K
Indiana 1,287 6,346 $877K
Washington 1,267 6,128 $710K
Arizona 1,198 5,384 $691K
Kentucky 1,005 5,183 $652K
Connecticut 901 4,749 $581K
Iowa 722 4,526 $551K
Alabama 825 4,458 $406K
Oregon 911 4,421 $491K
Louisiana 808 4,380 $430K
Oklahoma 842 4,197 $460K
Colorado 794 4,025 $445K
Kansas 577 3,339 $350K
Maryland 754 3,172 $336K
South Carolina 564 2,905 $378K
Mississippi 431 2,340 $170K
Hawaii 400 2,177 $221K
Arkansas 359 2,145 $252K
Nebraska 331 2,126 $205K
Nevada 453 2,049 $236K
Utah 403 1,956 $253K
New Mexico 379 1,929 $167K
West Virginia 355 1,909 $216K
Idaho 327 1,702 $166K
Rhode Island 312 1,689 $200K
New Hampshire 276 1,288 $148K
Maine 277 1,282 $208K
South Dakota 213 1,137 $107K
North Dakota 154 924 $101K
Alaska 104 758 $62.6K
Montana 158 745 $61.4K
Delaware 178 641 $92.6K
Vermont 107 581 $73.1K
District of Columbia 94 373 $46.3K
Wyoming 59 330 $45.9K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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 Filled1,165

MADISON

Wisconsin

SEIGO NISHIDA MD

Transplant Surgery

Claims Filled849

MIAMI

Florida

SAMMY SAAB MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled601

LOS ANGELES

California

CHARLES HWU MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled518

FLUSHING

New York

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

Hepatology

Claims Filled507

LOS ANGELES

California

JOHN LAKE MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled472

MINNEAPOLIS

Minnesota

IRVING INGRAHAM MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled469

PEABODY

Massachusetts

EDDYS DISLA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled395

NEW YORK

New York

CHIRAG PATEL MD

Clinical Laboratory Immunology

Claims Filled375

CHATT

Tennessee

BRUCE BACON MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled373

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

ANDREA GOSSARD RN

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled337

ROCHESTER

Minnesota

CHRISTINE O'MAHONY MD

Surgery

Claims Filled314

HOUSTON

Texas

LEWIS TEPERMAN M.D.

Transplant Surgery

Claims Filled289

NEW YORK

New York

ANDREAS TZAKIS MD

Transplant Surgery

Claims Filled288

MIAMI

Florida

PAUL KWO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled273

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

LONG DANG M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled267

WESTMINSTER

California

CARLOS VARGAS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled262

MIAMI

Florida

FRANCISCO DURAZO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled254

LOS ANGELES

California

STEVEN-HUY HAN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled250

LOS ANGELES

California

NANCY BACH MD

Hepatology

Claims Filled249

NEW YORK

New York

EDWARD MENA M.D.

Hepatology

Claims Filled247

TEMPLE CITY

California

HAROLD HSU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled245

ROSEMEAD

California

NAOKY TSAI MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled243

KAILUA

Hawaii

DILIP MOONKA M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled233

DETROIT

Michigan

REYNALDO GODINES MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled226

LAREDO

Texas