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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
TERESA ALFONSO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled220

MIAMI

Florida

CARLOS CANOVA-DIAZ M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled218

MIAMI

Florida

JUAN DEL CASTILLO M.D.

Thoracic Surgery Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery

Claims Filled217

SELINSGROVE

Pennsylvania

JOSE MORA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled216

ISABELA

Puerto Rico

GREGORY HALL MD FACS

Specialist

Claims Filled216

MOORESVILLE

North Carolina

MOHAMUD AFGARSHE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled215

SAINT PAUL

Minnesota

MARY SANDER C.N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled211

CANTON

Ohio

JUAN NEGRON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled210

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

ELIZABETH MARTINEZ M.D.

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled210

MIAMI

Florida

LUANA CARCASSONI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled209

HIALEAH

Florida

BARBARA ROSADO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled209

PONCE

Puerto Rico

JORGE CARDENAS MD

General Practice

Claims Filled208

HIALEAH

Florida

HECTOR DELGADO D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled207

MIAMI

Florida

BELKIS DELGADO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled207

HIALEAH

Florida

ARAM KARAKASHIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled207

GLENDALE

California

EDUARDO NEGRON M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled205

AGUADA

Puerto Rico

SEUNG KIM M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled205

LOS ANGELES

California

MICHAEL BABILONIA ROMAN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled204

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

ARMANDO DOVAL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled202

SAN GERMAN

Puerto Rico

MANVEL MAZMANYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled202

GLENDALE

California

JOSE CARDENAS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled201

MIAMI

Florida

ALFONZA MCCOLLUM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled201

ORMOND BEACH

Florida

ASHOK NARANG MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled201

BEL AIR

Maryland

LUIS GONZALEZ M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled201

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

FADI BASHOUR MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled200

BRUNSWICK

Ohio