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Prescriber Checkup » LANSOPRAZOLE

LANSOPRAZOLE

Treats stomach ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and conditions that cause your stomach to make too much acid, such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. Also helps heal a damaged esophagus. This medicine is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

1.34M
Medicare Part D Claims
$211M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 175,844 $18.2M
California 173,804 $17.5M
Florida 163,777 $15M
Pennsylvania 112,845 $11.5M
Ohio 99,265 $11.4M
Texas 96,098 $9.82M
North Carolina 79,141 $7.95M
Illinois 71,880 $7.59M
Kentucky 67,565 $6.95M
Georgia 67,310 $6.55M
Michigan 59,593 $7.38M
Puerto Rico 59,060 $4.47M
Tennessee 55,978 $5.41M
New Jersey 51,623 $5.35M
Virginia 49,913 $5.45M
Indiana 41,343 $4.67M
Maryland 38,613 $4.75M
Minnesota 37,433 $4.49M
Alabama 35,168 $3.15M
Louisiana 35,075 $3.18M
Missouri 33,912 $3.36M
Mississippi 33,757 $2.84M
Wisconsin 33,638 $3.73M
West Virginia 33,069 $3.02M
South Carolina 28,109 $2.8M
Connecticut 27,617 $2.95M
Arkansas 26,075 $2.25M
Iowa 24,914 $2.36M
Washington 24,438 $2.88M
Kansas 22,273 $2.12M
Massachusetts 20,336 $2.38M
Oklahoma 19,876 $2.01M
Arizona 16,094 $1.93M
Oregon 15,292 $1.8M
Colorado 14,204 $1.63M
Utah 13,181 $1.53M
Idaho 11,395 $1.19M
Maine 10,247 $1.31M
New Hampshire 8,241 $1.02M
Delaware 8,010 $963K
Nebraska 7,558 $710K
Nevada 7,352 $766K
New Mexico 6,087 $741K
South Dakota 5,795 $588K
Rhode Island 5,475 $535K
Montana 5,118 $527K
Vermont 5,010 $600K
Hawaii 3,688 $496K
Alaska 2,919 $232K
North Dakota 2,580 $265K
Wyoming 2,477 $269K
District of Columbia 2,243 $228K
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 LANSOPRAZOLE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled626

LOS ANGELES

California

LEANDRO OTERO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled607

MIAMI

Florida

NICOLE GALLEGO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled599

MARGATE

Florida

KENNETH MATHIESEN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled505

GREENEVILLE

Tennessee

MARTA BETANCOURT

Family Medicine

Claims Filled500

HIALEAH

Florida

LIZET VIDAL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled497

MIAMI SPRINGS

Florida

HING WONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled496

LOS ANGELES

California

JORGE VENEREO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled433

MIAMI

Florida

HEW QUON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled418

LOS ANGELES

California

MARIA BETANCOURT

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled417

MIAMI

Florida

HERBERT LEE MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled411

IRVINE

California

AUXI PEACHEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled409

MIAMI

Florida

JOSEFINA FONTANILLS

Family Medicine

Claims Filled398

MIAMI

Florida

DANIEL BASULTO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled391

HIALEAH

Florida

SUZAN KHALIL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled388

GREEN BROOK

New Jersey

HUMBERTO GARCIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled387

MIAMI

Florida

CONRADO BERMUDEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled387

MIAMI

Florida

RAMON GOMEZ-PEREZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled384

MIAMI

Florida

CIRILO GONZALEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled379

MIAMI

Florida

YOHANA CABRERA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled376

MIAMI

Florida

ALFONZA MCCOLLUM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled370

ORMOND BEACH

Florida

RAFAEL CHIONG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled370

MIAMI

Florida

MERCEDES PINO DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled363

MIAMI

Florida

ELENA PERNASWAECHTER

Family Medicine

Claims Filled362

MIAMI

Florida

WILFORD STOKES M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled360

NEW IBERIA

Louisiana