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FAMOTIDINE

Famotidine is a type of antacid called an H2 blocker. It blocks the chemical histamine, which lowers acid production in your stomach. This treats heartburn and helps ulcers heal. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

4.06M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 81 of 3238

$48.4M
Retail Cost

Rank: 376 of 3238


Patients

Rank: 3068 of 3238


Prescribers

Rank: 3048 of 3238

User Reviews of FAMOTIDINE »

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75%

of people say

it's worth it

41%

of people say

it worked well

8%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 632,648 $9.12M
New York 309,650 $3.64M
Florida 292,733 $3.14M
Pennsylvania 221,015 $2.63M
Illinois 206,894 $2.73M
Texas 188,519 $2.09M
Georgia 176,205 $1.84M
New Jersey 166,281 $2.28M
Ohio 159,128 $1.92M
Tennessee 120,895 $1.28M
Michigan 103,761 $1.34M
North Carolina 100,958 $1.06M
Indiana 97,335 $1.23M
Missouri 78,149 $877K
Virginia 66,944 $858K
Alabama 66,121 $628K
South Carolina 61,503 $671K
Kentucky 53,938 $636K
Mississippi 52,060 $494K
Arkansas 51,408 $499K
Massachusetts 48,381 $605K
Wisconsin 48,025 $599K
Louisiana 46,913 $471K
Iowa 46,502 $423K
Oklahoma 43,750 $517K
Kansas 41,042 $461K
Arizona 39,805 $467K
Minnesota 39,632 $473K
Oregon 37,570 $486K
Washington 36,708 $454K
Colorado 29,361 $366K
Connecticut 27,829 $373K
Maryland 27,151 $347K
Nebraska 25,471 $264K
Nevada 22,470 $247K
Maine 21,420 $279K
West Virginia 19,685 $215K
New Mexico 17,195 $202K
Hawaii 10,896 $109K
New Hampshire 10,315 $135K
Utah 9,295 $109K
Idaho 9,286 $110K
South Dakota 8,399 $102K
Montana 8,250 $81.7K
Rhode Island 8,208 $96.6K
North Dakota 7,696 $74.4K
Vermont 6,633 $88.2K
District of Columbia 5,176 $64.6K
Wyoming 3,775 $36.7K
Alaska 3,546 $34.3K
Delaware 3,468 $49.9K
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 FAMOTIDINE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,403

TUCKER

Georgia

MIGUEL STUBBS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,738

SMYRNA

Georgia

LUIS GONZALEZ M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled1,714

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,383

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

CHARLES JOHNSON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled1,306

MOBILE

Alabama

STEPHEN GROSSMAN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,197

FRESNO

California

VENKATAPURAM REDDY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,115

HALEYVILLE

Alabama

KEITH HANNAY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,114

ROME

Georgia

FREDERICK FRENCH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,114

ROSWELL

New Mexico

JOEL GONCE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,113

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

MILES JOHNSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,101

SMYRNA

Georgia

GUIDO RING MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,092

CORDELE

Georgia

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,069

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

BRIAN KIMMEL DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,002

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

MARC GOLDSTEIN D.O.C.M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled992

NORTH BERGEN

New Jersey

RONALD PHILIPP D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled979

LONG BEACH

California

DAVID NESSER M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled977

DALLAS

Texas

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled965

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled963

FORT WORTH

Texas

RICARDO MARTINEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled944

MIAMI

Florida

REYADH MICHAIL M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled930

PANORAMA CITY

California

EMILY YURBERG M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled928

NEW YORK

New York

JESUS HERNANDEZ MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled920

NEW YORK

New York

ASHOK KANCHARLA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled917

ROYSTON

Georgia

PEDRO LOPEZ LOPEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled912

GUAYAMA

Puerto Rico