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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
JOANNA NAWROSKI-WOZNIAK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled273

LA MESA

California

VICTOR VERGARA ABREU MD

Specialist

Claims Filled271

YABUCOA

Puerto Rico

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled268

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

MATTHEW BYERS MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled264

SARASOTA

Florida

WILFREDO VAZQUEZ M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled261

PONCE

Puerto Rico

JACQUELINE DIAZ M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled260

GUAYNABO

Puerto Rico

JORGE CORTES-RUIZ M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled260

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

RAZMIK OHANJANIAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled259

GLENDALE

California

PATRICIA LEON MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled258

MIAMI

Florida

ROLANDO IGLESIAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled257

CORAL GABLES

Florida

HUMBERTO MUNOZ RODRIGUEZ MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled255

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

RICARDO BLONDET VISSEPO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled252

PONCE

Puerto Rico

ARMANDO RIVERO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled252

MIAMI

Florida

GARBIS APELIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled251

VAN NUYS

California

NORRIS GLICK MD

Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Claims Filled251

MADISON

Wisconsin

ROWENA GARCIA CHUAPOCO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled249

DALY CITY

California

LAZARO GARCIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled247

MIAMI

Florida

SATHISHCHANDRA RAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled245

LOGAN

West Virginia

LILIAM HERNANDEZ M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled245

CUTLER BAY

Florida

RONALD RINKER M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled245

PASCAGOULA

Mississippi

ORLANDO TORRES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled244

HIALEAH

Florida

HERACH YADEGARIAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled243

GLENDALE

California

ARNALDO ROSA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled242

LUQUILLO

Puerto Rico

JASON HARMON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled241

ORMOND BEACH

Florida

YOHANA CABRERA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled241

MIAMI

Florida