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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
ALEXANDER BRODSKY MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled224

BROOKLYN

New York

JORGE BARBEITO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled223

HIALEAH

Florida

GILBERTO GASTELL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled221

UNION CITY

New Jersey

JAROSLAV GOLDMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled221

CHICAGO

Illinois

RAFAYEL GEVORKIAN M.D.

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled219

LOS ANGELES

California

MOHAMMAD ALSOLAIMAN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled218

PROVO

Utah

MOUSSA FAMININI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled217

ENCINO

California

GLENN GORDON MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled217

MEXICO

Missouri

EDWARD SVADJIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled215

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

ARAM KARAKASHIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled214

GLENDALE

California

SATHISHCHANDR RAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled212

LOGAN

West Virginia

MANUEL FERNANDEZ-GONZALE MD

General Practice

Claims Filled210

MIAMI

Florida

LARRY MITCHELL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled210

RICHLANDS

Virginia

CHARLES BRIKHA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled210

NILES

Illinois

RONALD RINKER M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled210

PASCAGOULA

Mississippi

KAREN SAYLOR M.D.

Claims Filled208

MOUNT VERNON

Kentucky

GEORGE PIZARRO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled208

MIAMI

Florida

PO LEW DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled208

ROSEMEAD

California

KHIEM NGUYEN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled206

PORT ST LUCIE

Florida

OKSANA LEVITANSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled203

BROOKLYN

New York

MUNIR AHMED M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled202

GREENEVILLE

Tennessee

GUARI MASCARO M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled202

MIAMI

Florida

JORGE TRAVIESO MD PA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled201

HIALEAH

Florida

CHARLES BOU-ABBOUD MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled200

BECKLEY

West Virginia

NAUM MEYEROVICH M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled200

REGO PARK

New York