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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
KUAN POK WONG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled530

BELLFLOWER

California

JOY HINKLE MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled527

CHICO

California

JONATHAN ALLRED MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled520

JAMESTOWN

Tennessee

RUSSELL BRANT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled520

SUMTER

South Carolina

YASIR QAZI M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled520

LOS ANGELES

California

ROBERT LAVAYSSE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled519

NOVATO

California

ANDREW LEVIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled519

HOLYOKE

Massachusetts

CHARLES MAXVILL DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled518

DALLAS

Texas

SAMVEL HMAYAKYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled517

GLENDALE

California

JUNG BAE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled514

LOS ANGELES

California

ANDRES BUSTAMANTE

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled513

CHULA VISTA

California

GREGORY NEAVILLE MCD

Specialist

Claims Filled507

BATESVILLE

Arkansas

JAVIER PEREZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled506

HIALEAH

Florida

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled504

LENEXA

Kansas

VICTOR LAMBERT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled504

MANCHESTER

Georgia

ROY OVERTON DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled503

WEST DES MOINES

Iowa

DOUGLAS DYCUS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled502

GAINESBORO

Tennessee

JOHN WONG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled502

TORRANCE

California

DARYL WILEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled501

THOMSON

Georgia

JAMES COBB M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled500

BOGART

Georgia

AHMED ABDELAL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled497

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

ASHFAQ SAIYED M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled495

OCILLA

Georgia

MARK HUDSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled495

CAIRO

Georgia

MARCEL FILART MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled495

LOS ANGELES

California

JOSEPH THOMAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled492

VALDOSTA

Georgia