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LANSOPRAZOLE

Treats stomach ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and conditions that cause your stomach to make too much acid, such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

1.91M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 158 of 3362

$130M
Retail Cost

Rank: 199 of 3362

430,287
Patients

Rank: 173 of 3362

173,670
Prescribers

Rank: 142 of 3362

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60%

of people say

it's worth it

60%

of people say

it worked well

10%

of people say

it's a huge hassle
Alternatives:

Nexium Prilosec

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 36,809 155,117 $9.85M
Florida 33,433 148,561 $9.31M
New York 30,210 130,963 $9.1M
Pennsylvania 23,706 116,260 $8.57M
Ohio 23,078 106,243 $7.61M
Texas 21,561 84,206 $6M
Michigan 20,140 79,809 $6.18M
North Carolina 14,322 70,152 $4.55M
Georgia 14,189 65,636 $4.9M
Illinois 15,607 62,034 $4.76M
Kentucky 12,408 61,477 $3.56M
Tennessee 11,717 53,120 $3.52M
New Jersey 12,729 45,846 $3.67M
Virginia 10,041 45,114 $3.04M
Indiana 9,617 40,872 $3.07M
Maryland 9,783 37,763 $2.88M
Alabama 7,912 35,863 $2.01M
Missouri 7,158 33,800 $2.35M
Louisiana 6,107 29,238 $1.67M
Minnesota 6,744 29,169 $2.04M
Wisconsin 6,229 28,326 $2.47M
South Carolina 6,313 27,639 $2.05M
Connecticut 6,449 26,967 $2.15M
West Virginia 5,125 25,227 $1.51M
Mississippi 4,866 23,298 $1.22M
Arkansas 4,618 20,953 $1.19M
Washington 4,955 20,837 $1.54M
Massachusetts 4,361 20,007 $1.74M
Arizona 5,339 19,472 $1.64M
Iowa 4,101 19,471 $1.24M
Kansas 3,737 18,439 $1.22M
Oklahoma 4,356 18,345 $1.35M
Colorado 3,835 15,306 $1.3M
Oregon 3,373 15,286 $1.15M
Utah 2,782 10,821 $863K
Idaho 2,190 9,679 $783K
Nevada 1,986 7,669 $501K
Maine 1,814 7,203 $711K
New Hampshire 1,557 6,639 $594K
Delaware 1,750 6,572 $601K
Nebraska 1,495 6,517 $416K
New Mexico 1,482 5,527 $515K
South Dakota 1,067 5,076 $284K
Rhode Island 929 4,562 $343K
Montana 987 4,436 $273K
Vermont 849 3,724 $305K
Hawaii 736 2,787 $216K
Alaska 361 2,271 $130K
District of Columbia 585 2,253 $166K
North Dakota 502 2,199 $127K
Wyoming 492 2,131 $145K
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 LANSOPRAZOLE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
RAFAEL GONZALEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled698

MIAMI

Florida

DIANA COLON GORBEA M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled697

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

YOEL HERNANDEZ RODRIGUEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled652

MIRAMAR

Florida

GISELLE DEBS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled650

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

LAZARO CALVINO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled616

HIALEAH

Florida

LIZET VIDAL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled554

MIAMI SPRINGS

Florida

LEANDRO OTERO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled531

MIAMI

Florida

VALENTIN ESTRADA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled525

MIAMI

Florida

RAFAEL CHIONG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled509

MIAMI

Florida

ZHAOYANG PAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled470

LOS ANGELES

California

ARIEL RAMIREZ NAVARRO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled467

MIAMI

Florida

JEROME KORINCHAK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled463

SELINSGROVE

Pennsylvania

DANIEL BASULTO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled461

HIALEAH

Florida

CHARLES KISTLER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled458

COLUMBUS

Ohio

SUDHIR ALAMPUR MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled453

NEDERLAND

Texas

ROBERTO GONZALEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled425

AGUADA

Puerto Rico

ALVARO REYMUNDE POSSO MD,FACP,FACG,AGAF

Specialist

Claims Filled418

PONCE

Puerto Rico

MARIA MOLINA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled397

HIALEAH

Florida

TSOVINAR TEKKELIAN M.D.

Claims Filled396

GLENDALE

California

MARK SPURLIN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled394

DANVILLE

Kentucky

JESUS VAZQUEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled391

FLORIDA

Puerto Rico

WANDA ORTIZ MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled384

MANATI

Puerto Rico

JONATHAN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled383

LONG BEACH

California

SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled378

LOS ANGELES

California

SANTIAGO MONTOYA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled360

MIAMI

Florida