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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
MARTIN GREYDANUS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

LINSHENG GUO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DALLAS

Texas

FRANCIS YAO MD

Claims Filled50

SAN FRANCISCO

California

ADRIAN REUBEN MBBS, FRCP, FACG

Hepatology

Claims Filled50

CHARLESTON

South Carolina

KALYAN BHAMIDIMARRI MD., MPH

Hepatology

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

SUDHIR DUTTA M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

BALTIMORE

Maryland

SETH JUDD MD

Surgery

Claims Filled50

MIDDLETOWN

New York

ARUN SAMANTA M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

NEWARK

New Jersey

RICARDO FEBRY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

LUDMILA GUDZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

UNION

New Jersey

SARAH BELLEMARE M.D.

Surgery

Claims Filled50

BRONX

New York

ZERGABACHEW ASFAW M.D

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

BRONX

New York

HOWARD MONSOUR M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

BOBBY NIBHANUPUDY MD

Surgery

Claims Filled50

ORLANDO

Florida

ALVIN AU MD FACG

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

HANFORD

California

GARY TREY M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

BOSTON

Massachusetts

ALEXANDER MORDEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

WHITESTONE

New York

CESARE PERAGLIE M.D.

Surgery

Claims Filled50

CELEBRATION

Florida

DARRYN POTOSKY MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

BALTIMORE

Maryland

ASHLEY VAUGHN F.N.P.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

TUPELO

Mississippi

AMY SECOR NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled50

GENEVA

New York

JAIME HERNANDEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PHARR

Texas

BENNET CECIL M.D.

Hepatology

Claims Filled50

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

DAVID MILES MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

MOHAMED HASSAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MINNEAPOLIS

Minnesota