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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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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
EDWARD KO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled351

SAN FRANCISCO

California

HAROLD HSU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled347

ROSEMEAD

California

MANUEL GONZALEZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled346

MIAMI

Florida

JAVIER ARROYO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled345

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

JOEL DE JESUS MD

Specialist

Claims Filled345

GUAYAMA

Puerto Rico

WILLIAM SANTIAGO BUTLER M.D.,

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled338

PONCE

Puerto Rico

RAMON GOMEZ-PEREZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled336

MIAMI

Florida

JORGE VENEREO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled335

MIAMI

Florida

MARIA BETANCOURT

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled327

MIAMI

Florida

MAGDY ELSAKR M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled325

MODESTO

California

FARHAD ISMAIL-BEIGI M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled324

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

FRANCISCO RIVERA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled318

COMERIO

Puerto Rico

GEORGE VILLANUEVA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled316

PERRIS

California

CARRIE BACO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled313

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

RAMON RULLAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled313

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

LIDIA PETERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled309

SELINGSGROVE

Pennsylvania

ARMINE NAZARYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled308

GLENDALE

California

MUKUL MEHRA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled297

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

DUANE FITCH MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled296

WILSON

North Carolina

ONELIO RIERA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled296

MAIMI

Florida

BETTY CHINEA CRUZ MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled291

MANATI

Puerto Rico

JULIAN ARANA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled288

CORAL GABLES

Florida

MAHMOUD RAHIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled284

DEARBORN

Michigan

JAMES CREMINS M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled281

HAGERSTOWN

Maryland

AHMAD IRFAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled273

WAYCROSS

Georgia