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CILOSTAZOL

Treats a circulation problem in which too little blood flows into your leg muscles (intermittent claudication). Helps you walk longer distances with less pain. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

793K
Medicare Part D Claims
$37.4M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 100,474 $3.71M
California 84,249 $3.05M
Texas 74,309 $2.7M
New York 69,976 $2.69M
Ohio 57,096 $2.47M
Puerto Rico 55,679 $1.25M
Pennsylvania 49,007 $1.81M
Illinois 33,242 $1.19M
Michigan 33,038 $1.31M
North Carolina 32,400 $1.14M
Kentucky 29,220 $1.07M
Georgia 28,945 $1M
Tennessee 27,850 $943K
New Jersey 26,739 $999K
Indiana 26,186 $1.08M
Missouri 24,773 $865K
Louisiana 24,018 $815K
Mississippi 23,595 $717K
Alabama 20,924 $629K
Virginia 18,039 $730K
South Carolina 17,823 $641K
Massachusetts 15,648 $698K
Oklahoma 13,528 $502K
Wisconsin 12,516 $479K
West Virginia 12,014 $427K
Arkansas 11,926 $365K
Arizona 10,200 $439K
Iowa 9,769 $298K
Maryland 9,169 $408K
Minnesota 8,248 $321K
Washington 7,944 $335K
Oregon 7,553 $308K
Kansas 6,755 $249K
Connecticut 6,733 $264K
Nevada 4,652 $182K
Nebraska 3,876 $123K
Rhode Island 3,480 $111K
Colorado 3,431 $140K
Maine 3,064 $134K
New Mexico 2,988 $108K
New Hampshire 2,357 $95.9K
Montana 1,998 $70.8K
Hawaii 1,870 $92.4K
Idaho 1,748 $69K
South Dakota 1,526 $49.7K
Vermont 1,503 $59.8K
Delaware 1,382 $72.5K
Utah 1,351 $48.4K
District of Columbia 1,307 $52.7K
North Dakota 1,230 $36K
Wyoming 892 $35.6K
Alaska 683 $22.4K
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for CILOSTAZOL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MICHAEL MCELDERRY MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled225

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

LAN NGUYEN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled225

WESTMINSTER

California

GLORIA PIEDRA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled224

HIALEAH

Florida

RAMON GOMEZ-PEREZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled222

MIAMI

Florida

MARTINS UGWU-DIKE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled222

COLUMBIA

Mississippi

CHRISTOPHER RITTER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled222

OLD TOWN

Maine

KISHOR VORA M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled221

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

MAYOBANEX TORRES-VERAS M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled221

HIALEAH

Florida

MARK BRENNAN MD

Vascular Surgery

Claims Filled220

JOHNSON CITY

New York

MICHAEL NICHOLAS DO

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled219

DYER

Indiana

DENNIS PARTEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled217

MONETTE

Arkansas

DALE TOUCHSTONE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled217

MERIDIAN

Mississippi

CARLOS CANOVA-DIAZ M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled217

MIAMI

Florida

EUGENE EDDLEMON M.D.

Vascular Surgery

Claims Filled216

CHICO

California

STEVEN SILVERMAN M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled216

SARASOTA

Florida

HAROLD PEAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled216

MISSION

Texas

ROBERT HEIDEPRIEM MD

Vascular Surgery

Claims Filled215

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

GUSTAVO FORTEZA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled215

MIAMI

Florida

EDWARD JESNECK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled215

COLLINSVILLE

Virginia

NORMAN RAMIREZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled214

MCALLEN

Texas

MILTON HABER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled214

LAREDO

Texas

HOUSHANG KARIMI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled214

RIVERSIDE

California

MONA REED MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled214

CLEVELAND

Ohio

FRANK BUNCH MD

Claims Filled214

FAIRHOPE

Alabama

ANDRE ARTIS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled213

MERRILLVILLE

Indiana