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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
DONALD HETZEL M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled55

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

RATNASABAPATH SIVASEKARAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

OCALA

Florida

TAI WU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

SAN GABRIEL

California

ALBERTO LOPEZ SILVERO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

ELIZABETH

New Jersey

DENNIS SHANNON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

BELLEFONTE

Pennsylvania

JOSEPH DICROCE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

M LOVING M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

ENGLEWOOD

Ohio

AHMET DIRICAN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled55

NEW BEDFORD

Massachusetts

CARLA PENCE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

STATESVILLE

North Carolina

RICHARD SIMON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

NEWARK

Ohio

ROSALEE REHRIG DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

NEW RINGGOLD

Pennsylvania

PATRICIA HINSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

GREENVILLE

North Carolina

MICHAEL MAROON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

MORGANTOWN

West Virginia

MARK GRIFFIS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

GLENWOOD

Georgia

NYDIA PROVIDENCE M.D.

Claims Filled55

NEW YORK

New York

TOM KIRKWOOD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

BICKNELL

Indiana

DEEPAK JAISWAL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

DURANT

Oklahoma

JACOB VINCENT

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

BARDSTOWN

Kentucky

DANIEL KELLY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

RADFORD

Virginia

D KUMPURIS MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled55

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

ARIF MALIK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

RAVENSWOOD

West Virginia

EDWIN CHARLE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

SOMERSWORTH

New Hampshire

S BADIGA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled55

WESLACO

Texas

ROBERT BERTRAM D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

RUSSELL SPRINGS

Kentucky

AMAN SHAH M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled55

WHITNEY

Texas