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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). 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
SONIA LOSA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled230

HIALEAH

Florida

YOSLAINE DIAZ M.D

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled228

WOODHAVEN

New York

NAIRYS SOMOZA M.D.

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled228

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

MAHMOUD RAHIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled227

DEARBORN

Michigan

GEORGE PIZARRO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled225

MIAMI

Florida

JOSE RAMOS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled225

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

MARY SANDER C.N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled224

CANTON

Ohio

VALERIO TOYOS-OLASCOAGA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled224

MIAMI

Florida

JAMES CARUSO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled222

NAPERVILLE

Illinois

MANOUCHEHR RASHTI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled221

LOS ANGELES

California

AHMAD IRFAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled221

WAYCROSS

Georgia

JAVIER ARROYO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled221

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

YAOLEN BOLANOS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled219

HIALEAH

Florida

VICTOR VERGARA ABREU MD

Specialist

Claims Filled216

YABUCOA

Puerto Rico

JORGE CARDENAS MD

General Practice

Claims Filled213

HIALEAH

Florida

JORGE MENDEZ COLON M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled213

MOCA

Puerto Rico

BOBBY TURNER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled213

CORBIN

Kentucky

FRED LEVIN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled213

CONYERS

Georgia

CARLOS MUNIZ MOLINERO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled211

AGUADA

Puerto Rico

RAFAYEL GEVORKIAN M.D.

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled211

LOS ANGELES

California

JOAQUIN NEGRETTE

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled210

HIALEAH

Florida

YOUNG-JIK LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled210

LOS ANGELES

California

ANGEL VELOSO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled210

MIAMI

Florida

M ARIF HASHMI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled209

VOORHEES

New Jersey

EDGARDO APONTE M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled208

BARRANQUITAS

Puerto Rico