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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 2012
Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

3.62M
Medicare Part D Claims
$43.8M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 599,348 $8.63M
New York 267,870 $3.06M
Florida 267,659 $2.9M
Illinois 205,663 $2.63M
Pennsylvania 203,333 $2.45M
Texas 165,598 $1.82M
Georgia 158,628 $1.65M
New Jersey 149,890 $2.06M
Ohio 149,472 $1.81M
Tennessee 112,030 $1.18M
Indiana 89,349 $1.09M
Michigan 88,202 $1.14M
North Carolina 88,152 $945K
Missouri 74,910 $817K
Virginia 61,989 $762K
Alabama 59,502 $579K
South Carolina 59,414 $670K
Kentucky 50,132 $577K
Arkansas 49,933 $478K
Mississippi 48,918 $477K
Wisconsin 46,298 $567K
Louisiana 45,509 $444K
Iowa 43,821 $426K
Massachusetts 43,443 $591K
Oklahoma 40,752 $485K
Arizona 37,841 $468K
Minnesota 37,758 $437K
Oregon 37,499 $511K
Kansas 37,445 $422K
Washington 34,072 $451K
Colorado 28,208 $362K
Connecticut 25,327 $382K
Nebraska 25,204 $250K
Maryland 23,237 $295K
Nevada 20,552 $238K
Maine 20,445 $267K
West Virginia 20,182 $224K
New Mexico 16,146 $198K
New Hampshire 10,369 $126K
Hawaii 9,626 $135K
Idaho 9,051 $140K
Utah 8,689 $103K
South Dakota 7,850 $95.9K
Montana 7,798 $81.5K
Rhode Island 7,625 $83.2K
Vermont 7,087 $94.2K
North Dakota 6,730 $66K
District of Columbia 4,702 $52.2K
Wyoming 3,904 $41.5K
Alaska 3,252 $40.1K
Delaware 3,033 $47.8K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for FAMOTIDINE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
EDWIN OKESON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled60

ROCKFORD

Illinois

JEFFREY PERRY D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled60

MANCHESTER

Pennsylvania

CHRISTOPHER KUETTNER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled60

RICHMOND HILL

Georgia

ARUN MOHANTY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled60

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

VISHWANATH REDDY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled60

ANNISTON

Alabama

EDWARD GORALCZYK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled60

ELIZABETH

Pennsylvania

DANNEL DOYLE FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled60

PHOENIX

Arizona

CHINH NONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled60

MARIANNA

Florida

KATHY TRISKET CRNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled60

GERRY

New York

MARC OSTER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled60

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

WILLIAM STAFFORD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled60

EDGEWOOD

Kentucky

MATTHEW LANE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled60

BROOKLYN

New York

ROGELIO ALLANIGUE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled60

UNION CITY

Pennsylvania

VICHAI LOTONGKHUM M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled60

BROOKLYN

New York

FRANK MILANI M.D.

Claims Filled60

SCRANTON

Pennsylvania

JAMES JARVIS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled60

BOWLING GREEN

Kentucky

MIKE KIM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled60

CHICAGO

Illinois

GERALD GREER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled60

YORKTOWN

Indiana

MICHAEL MASON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled60

WOODLAND HILLS

California

JOHN LAYHER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled60

ATHENS

Georgia

SUNIL PATEL M.D.

Hospitals, General Acute Care Hospital

Claims Filled60

NEWARK

New Jersey

FARID SAADAT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled60

LAKE ELSINORE

California

HOWARD BAKER D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled60

MUNDELEIN

Illinois

JAISHREE HARIHARAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled60

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

NEIL SHEPLER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled60

PLEASANT PRAIRIE

Wisconsin