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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
ADIL WAKIL MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled130

SAN FRANCISCO

California

RAJU VORA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled130

BARBOURVILLE

Kentucky

HONG LIANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled130

ROSEMEAD

California

TAREK HASSANEIN M.D.

Hepatology

Claims Filled130

CORONADO

California

ELIAS FANOUS MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled129

TYLER

Texas

YOUSIF MANSOUR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled128

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

PRASHANTH RAMACHANDRA

Surgery

Claims Filled127

DARBY

Pennsylvania

PATRICIA THOMPSON NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled127

CHAPEL HILL

North Carolina

JORGE CORTES-RUIZ M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled126

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

GEORGE THERAPONDOS MD

Hepatology

Claims Filled126

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

MALY TIEV ANP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled126

MANHASSET

New York

IAN SCHREIBMAN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled125

HERSHEY

Pennsylvania

RYAN TAYLOR M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled125

KANSAS CITY

Kansas

SAJID JALIL MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled125

FARGO

North Dakota

GREGORY EVERSON MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled125

AURORA

Colorado

POLINE YIU RPA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled124

NEW YORK

New York

JOSEPH BUELL MD

Surgery

Claims Filled124

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

JOHN GOSS MD

Pediatric Surgery

Claims Filled124

HOUSTON

Texas

MARTA WAYT DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled123

KINGSPORT

Tennessee

STEFAN MARCUARD MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled123

GREENVILLE

North Carolina

ANTONINO MANNONE M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled123

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

DAVID FRANZUS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled122

KINGSPORT

Tennessee

MARIUSZ KLIN MD, PHD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled122

PANAMA CITY

Florida

MICHAEL VOIGT MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled121

IOWA CITY

Iowa

GENNARO SELVAGGI MD

Pediatric Surgery

Claims Filled120

MIAMI

Florida