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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
JOSE GONZALEZ

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled252

HOBOKEN

New Jersey

MANUEL SANCHEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled252

HIALEAH

Florida

AMADO VIERA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled250

HIALEAH

Florida

AETNA RX HOME DELIVERY

Suppliers, Mail Order Pharmacy

Claims Filled246

POMPANO BEACH

Florida

FAUSTO GONZALEZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled246

NEW YORK

New York

KYUNG HAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled245

LOS ANGELES

California

AILSA CUAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled244

MIAMI

Florida

ANATOLE BARKAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled243

BROOKLYN

New York

HERACH YADEGARIAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled243

GLENDALE

California

LAZARO GARCIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled240

MIAMI

Florida

CHARLES KISTLER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled239

COLUMBUS

Ohio

JUSTO VILLANUEVA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled238

HIALEAH

Florida

NANCY MORRIS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled237

LONDON

Kentucky

GEORGE WEST MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled237

KINSTON

North Carolina

JOAQUIN NEGRETTE

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled237

HIALEAH

Florida

SAPRINA FENDER ANP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled235

GREENEVILLE

Tennessee

SEDA PANOSSIAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled234

LOS ANGELES

California

INES BRACERAS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled233

CORAL GABLES

Florida

WILLIAM KIRK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled232

LEBANON

Kentucky

DANA NASH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled231

BROOKLYN

New York

MARIO SIERVO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled231

MIAMI

Florida

ALEXANDER BEKER

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled229

BROOKLYN

New York

BOBBY TURNER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled229

CORBIN

Kentucky

ROBERT PAVELOCK M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled229

UTICA

New York

ALEXEY ISAKOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled225

BROOKLYN

New York