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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
NIKUNJ SHAH MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled222

CHICAGO

Illinois

BARBARA ROSADO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled221

PONCE

Puerto Rico

BRENDAN MCGUIRE MD

Hepatology

Claims Filled218

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

JEFFREY CRIPPIN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled211

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

KAPIL CHOPRA M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled209

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

ALEX BEFELER MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled208

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

PHILIP MINER, JR. M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled207

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

MARY ANN HUANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled205

DETROIT

Michigan

NANCY KEMENY MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled205

NEW YORK

New York

JOSE FRANCO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled203

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

XIAORONG HE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled202

ELMHURST

New York

VICTOR ANKOMA-SEY M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled194

HOUSTON

Texas

ROBERTO BERMUDEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled189

NARANJA

Florida

FEDERICO RODRIGUEZ PEREZ MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled187

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

ANTHONY POST MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled186

CLEVELAND

Ohio

CHONG KIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled182

ELKINS PARK

Pennsylvania

RICHARD GILROY MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled182

KANSAS CITY

Kansas

HELEN TE MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled181

BURR RIDGE

Illinois

GUILHERME COSTA MD

Transplant Surgery

Claims Filled180

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

DAVID BERNSTEIN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled180

MANHASSET

New York

LARRY DEFFENBAUGH D.O.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled179

JOPLIN

Missouri

MICHAEL SCHILSKY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled177

NEW HAVEN

Connecticut

SHIRISH AMIN MD

Claims Filled175

INDIANA

Pennsylvania

ENRIQUE MARTINEZ MD

Claims Filled174

ATLANTA

Georgia

KIMBERLY BROWN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled174

DETROIT

Michigan