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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
YU YAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled240

SAN GABRIEL

California

EDGARDO APONTE M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled239

BARRANQUITAS

Puerto Rico

OSLAY BATISTA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled239

MIAMI

Florida

ABDIEL CRUZ-LOUBRIEL M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled238

GUAYNABO

Puerto Rico

HOMAYOUN SHARIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled237

BEVERLY HILLS

California

EDWIN FIGUEROA DELGADO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled236

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

INES BRACERAS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled235

MIAMI

Florida

MAMIE ANNEXY MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled235

MANATI

Puerto Rico

VALERIO TOYOS-OLASCOAGA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled234

MIAMI

Florida

MOHAMMAD IQBAL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled231

KINSTON

North Carolina

VANDELY PEREZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled231

HIALEAH

Florida

CARLOS MUNIZ MOLINERO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled230

AGUADA

Puerto Rico

PATRICK TOWNLEY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled230

EDINA

Minnesota

ANDRES DELANOY MD

General Practice

Claims Filled230

PONCE

Puerto Rico

WALDO SANTIAGO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled227

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

ANTONIO GORDON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled226

HIALEAH

Florida

CESAR TRABANCO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled225

PONCE

Puerto Rico

JAYNIER MOYA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled223

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

MICHAEL KORIWCHAK M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled223

ATLANTA

Georgia

YOSLAINE DIAZ M.D

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled223

WOODHAVEN

New York

ANGEL VELOSO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled223

MIAMI

Florida

FRANCIS WEINER M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled222

BRONX

New York

BOBBY TURNER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled222

CORBIN

Kentucky

ROBERT WIELENGA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled221

DOWNEY

California

JUSTO VILLANUEVA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled220

HIALEAH

Florida