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GLIPIZIDE

Glipizide is used along with diet and exercise, and sometimes with other medications, to treat type 2 diabetes (condition in which the body does not use insulin normally and, therefore, cannot control the amount of sugar in the blood). Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

2.09M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 146 of 3362

$42.1M
Retail Cost

Rank: 443 of 3362

482,834
Patients

Rank: 158 of 3362

156,096
Prescribers

Rank: 161 of 3362

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it's worth it

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it worked well

19%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

2.07M

2011

1.96M

2012

1.92M

2013

2.09M

2014

2.12M

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$44.6M

2011

$42.7M

2012

$40.1M

2013

$42.1M

2014

$40.7M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$44

2011

$43

2012

$38

2013

$36

2014

$35

2015

Note: While the rest of this page displays data from 2014, the charts above display data through 2015, from a special release by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 41,174 171,566 $3.21M
Florida 40,405 156,321 $3.15M
Texas 31,306 123,519 $2.56M
Pennsylvania 27,177 120,372 $2.35M
Illinois 23,890 107,783 $2.34M
North Carolina 21,777 101,728 $1.96M
California 25,455 95,089 $1.84M
Georgia 15,326 75,077 $1.28M
Massachusetts 13,914 64,977 $1.2M
Ohio 15,116 61,622 $1.24M
Michigan 16,928 59,273 $1.38M
South Carolina 12,545 58,369 $1.09M
New Jersey 14,197 55,146 $1.2M
Virginia 11,531 49,535 $951K
Indiana 10,891 47,464 $1.01M
Missouri 9,544 47,058 $896K
Minnesota 11,905 45,434 $1.31M
Wisconsin 10,816 45,215 $1.04M
Alabama 8,981 39,594 $826K
Kentucky 7,515 37,465 $690K
Tennessee 7,455 32,693 $645K
Arkansas 5,542 32,315 $582K
Arizona 8,259 29,848 $570K
Maryland 8,150 29,121 $669K
Louisiana 6,115 27,549 $488K
Oklahoma 5,620 26,147 $556K
Mississippi 4,802 25,363 $431K
Washington 6,602 24,269 $476K
Connecticut 5,509 23,410 $477K
Iowa 5,066 23,234 $499K
Oregon 5,053 19,716 $420K
Rhode Island 3,343 17,981 $352K
West Virginia 3,816 16,795 $325K
New Mexico 3,693 15,281 $327K
Colorado 3,850 14,793 $287K
Nebraska 2,646 14,231 $298K
Maine 3,732 14,212 $334K
Nevada 3,584 13,365 $268K
Kansas 2,768 13,218 $260K
Hawaii 2,242 9,355 $161K
New Hampshire 2,045 7,974 $167K
Delaware 1,988 6,640 $177K
Idaho 1,578 6,522 $136K
Utah 1,621 6,072 $126K
South Dakota 1,159 5,266 $112K
Montana 1,242 5,054 $107K
North Dakota 1,128 4,447 $98.6K
Vermont 1,200 3,798 $99K
District of Columbia 856 3,721 $60.5K
Wyoming 406 1,683 $32.1K
Alaska 297 1,289 $21.9K
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. 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 GLIPIZIDE ER

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ARTURO TENORIO M.D.

Claims Filled50

ALBANY

Missouri

DAVID SORBER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MADISON

Wisconsin

USHA BANDARI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MARLBOROUGH

Massachusetts

JOSEPH ROBERTS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

GRENADA

Mississippi

ANGEL JONES PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled50

STONEVILLE

North Carolina

RORY SUMNERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

TOPPENISH

Washington

MARY YOSHINO N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

HAMILTON

New York

WALTER KOHUT M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

DOROTHY STEWART MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MCDONOUGH

Georgia

JAMES SMITH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEWNAN

Georgia

JUDIT OSVATH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

ZHEN ZHEN LUO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BURNSVILLE

Minnesota

JAMES TEMPLE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ALEXANDER CITY

Alabama

SUJATA MALHOTRA MD, MPH

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

JENNIFER ALOFF M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MIDLAND

Michigan

ZACHARY STONE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

ELIZABETH TOPSKY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SANTO DOMINGO PUEBLO

New Mexico

SARITA KANSAL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WEST SENECA

New York

YOUNGKYO KIM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HONOLULU

Hawaii

MARY MCKINLEY MD

Pediatrics

Claims Filled50

MACON

Georgia

CLINTON BEESON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

NOWATA

Oklahoma

CHERYL JORDAN-SAYLES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

RICHMOND

Virginia

ALICE MCCORMICK DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SCOTTSDALE

Arizona

IAN WEINSTEIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BOCA RATON

Florida

JUDE PIERRE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SPRING HILL

Florida