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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
VINCENT MICHAUD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BANGOR

Maine

ANAIT GALFAIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GLENDALE

California

JOHN GILBERT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HAZARD

Kentucky

CAROLYN HELMLY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

EASTON

Maryland

RICHARD FLEMING M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WHITEVILLE

North Carolina

BRYAN DENNETT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WINFIELD

Kansas

ROBERT BOWERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BRIDGEPORT

West Virginia

NICHOLAS BUSILLO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DREXEL HILL

Pennsylvania

FERNANDO SANCHEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HIALEAH

Florida

THOMAS BORAN MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled50

POTTSVILLE

Pennsylvania

STEPHEN HAYES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WESTBROOK

Maine

LURIS SANCHEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

OPELOUSAS

Louisiana

JAMES BOWLUS

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ELIDA

Ohio

MAHENDRA PATEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ELIZABETHTOWN

Kentucky

WILLIAM MAYORAL MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

ORLANDO

Florida

ROSEMARY WIEGAND M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WILLIAMSPORT

Pennsylvania

GORDON SOUAID M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

AVENTURA

Florida

MATTHEW COLLITON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WEST HARTFORD

Connecticut

FREDERICK YARID M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MORRISTOWN

Tennessee

AJAY ANAND M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WESTON

Massachusetts

TIMOTHY CONNOR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ROME

Georgia

HIREN SHAH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

YORBA LINDA

California

JOEL POMERANTZ M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

NICOLE JENNINGS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HENDERSON

Tennessee

WILLIAM GEORGE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEDERLAND

Texas