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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. Also helps heal a damaged esophagus. This medicine is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

1.94M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 155 of 3238

$167M
Retail Cost

Rank: 138 of 3238

432,727
Patients

Rank: 167 of 3238

175,844
Prescribers

Rank: 131 of 3238

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Alternatives:

Nexium Prilosec

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 35,104 161,905 $12M
California 36,178 150,028 $12.9M
New York 31,431 141,136 $12.3M
Pennsylvania 22,700 112,424 $9.72M
Ohio 23,044 104,149 $9.58M
Texas 22,841 91,486 $8.25M
Michigan 19,437 76,569 $7.88M
North Carolina 14,383 69,996 $5.75M
Illinois 16,366 68,427 $6.29M
Georgia 13,980 65,986 $5.59M
Kentucky 12,531 61,160 $4.92M
New Jersey 13,678 54,402 $5.19M
Tennessee 11,582 52,324 $4.44M
Alabama 8,448 42,999 $3.04M
Virginia 9,803 42,554 $3.71M
Indiana 9,725 41,019 $3.9M
Maryland 8,302 32,870 $3.27M
Missouri 6,942 32,770 $2.73M
Minnesota 7,077 32,378 $3.16M
Louisiana 6,220 29,864 $2.24M
Wisconsin 6,122 28,056 $2.91M
Connecticut 6,571 27,083 $2.78M
West Virginia 5,338 25,859 $2M
Iowa 5,048 25,091 $2.01M
South Carolina 5,845 24,590 $2.13M
Mississippi 5,190 23,919 $1.65M
Arkansas 4,717 22,357 $1.65M
Washington 4,875 21,072 $1.94M
Oklahoma 4,480 19,681 $1.71M
Massachusetts 4,304 19,510 $2M
Kansas 3,934 19,117 $1.6M
Arizona 4,954 18,109 $1.92M
Oregon 3,115 14,245 $1.35M
Colorado 3,240 12,848 $1.23M
Utah 2,689 10,771 $1.05M
Idaho 2,192 9,788 $898K
Nebraska 1,612 8,031 $636K
Nevada 1,952 7,403 $662K
Maine 1,888 7,166 $880K
Delaware 1,789 6,581 $798K
New Hampshire 1,460 6,223 $679K
South Dakota 1,208 6,219 $477K
New Mexico 1,533 5,834 $641K
Montana 1,012 4,735 $382K
Rhode Island 879 4,212 $344K
Vermont 843 3,731 $391K
Hawaii 702 2,867 $238K
North Dakota 543 2,524 $201K
District of Columbia 594 2,286 $203K
Wyoming 482 2,087 $178K
Alaska 339 1,839 $135K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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
WANDA ORTIZ MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled367

MANATI

Puerto Rico

RAFAEL CHIONG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled362

MIAMI

Florida

ELIZABETH MARTINEZ M.D.

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled361

MIAMI

Florida

TSOVINAR TEKKELIAN M.D.

Claims Filled355

GLENDALE

California

JUSTO VILLANUEVA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled353

HIALEAH

Florida

JOSEFINA FONTANILLS

Family Medicine

Claims Filled348

MIAMI

Florida

RAMON RULLAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled346

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

JOSE CARDENAS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled338

MIAMI

Florida

MARK SPURLIN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled335

DANVILLE

Kentucky

YOHANA CABRERA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled333

MIAMI

Florida

SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled332

LOS ANGELES

California

VICENTE GARCIA-ALVAREZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled326

MIAMI

Florida

MILES GRESHAM M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled323

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

JORGE ABAD MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled314

MIAMI

Florida

CARLOS CANOVA-DIAZ M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled313

MIAMI

Florida

HUMBERTO GARCIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled311

MIAMI

Florida

RONALD RINKER M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled309

PASCAGOULA

Mississippi

DUANE FITCH MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled308

WILSON

North Carolina

LUIS RIZO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled308

MIAMI

Florida

EFRAIN MARTINEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled306

MIAMI

Florida

AUXI PEACHEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled304

MIAMI

Florida

JOEL DE JESUS MD

Specialist

Claims Filled301

GUAYAMA

Puerto Rico

WALDO SANTIAGO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled293

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

CURTIS CAVE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled293

BROOKLYN

New York

JORGE VENEREO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled290

MIAMI

Florida