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Prescriber Checkup

Prescriber Checkup » FAMOTIDINE

FAMOTIDINE

Treats ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and conditions that cause the stomach to produce too much stomach acid. Also treats heartburn caused by acid indigestion. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

2.58M
Medicare Part D Claims
$42.8M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 565,986 $8.31M
Florida 246,589 $2.62M
New York 240,265 $2.88M
Illinois 199,854 $2.52M
Pennsylvania 192,409 $2.48M
Texas 156,446 $1.81M
Georgia 149,641 $1.66M
Ohio 141,539 $1.63M
New Jersey 132,940 $1.82M
Tennessee 114,746 $1.27M
Puerto Rico 93,483 $780K
Indiana 87,180 $1.09M
North Carolina 83,885 $914K
Michigan 76,712 $976K
Missouri 73,542 $807K
Alabama 59,292 $608K
South Carolina 58,510 $661K
Virginia 56,497 $666K
Mississippi 49,031 $508K
Arkansas 48,262 $484K
Kentucky 47,841 $542K
Iowa 42,533 $414K
Wisconsin 42,374 $501K
Louisiana 41,614 $436K
Massachusetts 39,683 $546K
Oklahoma 37,907 $458K
Minnesota 36,951 $418K
Oregon 36,692 $485K
Arizona 36,390 $433K
Kansas 35,676 $415K
Washington 32,343 $431K
Colorado 28,008 $376K
Nebraska 26,241 $267K
Connecticut 22,395 $340K
Maryland 21,143 $283K
Maine 19,516 $227K
Nevada 19,063 $229K
West Virginia 18,997 $205K
New Mexico 14,818 $176K
New Hampshire 10,107 $131K
Hawaii 9,046 $150K
Idaho 8,798 $130K
Utah 8,477 $105K
Montana 8,148 $90.6K
South Dakota 7,690 $83K
Vermont 7,399 $97.5K
Rhode Island 7,325 $77.3K
North Dakota 6,363 $67.6K
District of Columbia 4,635 $49.4K
Wyoming 3,803 $44K
Alaska 3,524 $46.8K
Delaware 2,914 $49.5K
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 FAMOTIDINE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
J PURDON MD

Claims Filled2,259

OXFORD

Mississippi

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,328

TUCKER

Georgia

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,264

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

FREDERICK FRENCH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,086

ROSWELL

New Mexico

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,076

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

MIGUEL STUBBS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,011

SMYRNA

Georgia

SAMUEL LEUNG D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,011

CHICAGO

Illinois

PETER LIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,003

SAN FRANCISCO

California

KEITH HANNAY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled987

ROME

Georgia

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled983

FORT WORTH

Texas

SATWANT KINGRA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled949

EVERGREEN PARK

Illinois

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled947

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

RADHIKA MENON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled943

HUDSON

Florida

VENKATAPURAM REDDY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled928

HALEYVILLE

Alabama

V KUCHIPUDI M.D.

Claims Filled907

BROOKFIELD

Illinois

STEPHEN JENSIK M.D.

Transplant Surgery

Claims Filled906

CHICAGO

Illinois

DEATRICE KELLOGG MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled901

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

RICARDO MARTINEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled829

MIAMI

Florida

CHARLES JOHNSON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled814

MOBILE

Alabama

GUIDO RING MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled813

CORDELE

Georgia

BRIAN KIMMEL DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled791

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

EDGARDO CESPEDES MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled786

MIAMI

Florida

NICHOLAS CAMPO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled773

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

AMIR AUSEF MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled773

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

DAVID NESSER M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled737

DALLAS

Texas