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OMEPRAZOLE

Omeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It lowers the amount of acid in your stomach, treats heartburn, and heals ulcers. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

32.3M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 6 of 3238

$643M
Retail Cost

Rank: 28 of 3238

6,381,404
Patients

Rank: 4 of 3238

468,856
Prescribers

Rank: 9 of 3238

User Reviews of OMEPRAZOLE »

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80%

of people say

it's worth it

57%

of people say

it worked well

7%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 663,336 2,965,017 $59.2M
Florida 556,599 2,647,377 $53.6M
New York 443,642 2,161,520 $45.5M
Pennsylvania 317,999 1,760,857 $30.2M
Texas 331,755 1,481,325 $31.1M
Ohio 278,073 1,409,565 $35.7M
North Carolina 246,473 1,339,179 $25.6M
Michigan 256,588 1,079,217 $24.7M
Tennessee 178,653 937,892 $17.5M
Illinois 187,156 929,849 $19.2M
Massachusetts 162,336 856,511 $15.5M
Georgia 162,198 841,479 $15.6M
Alabama 142,399 794,825 $13.2M
Missouri 133,595 726,510 $13.3M
Kentucky 124,798 703,334 $14.7M
Indiana 135,640 683,879 $15.9M
Virginia 134,870 682,021 $14.6M
Wisconsin 126,071 646,872 $13.9M
Washington 132,832 622,058 $12M
New Jersey 136,468 613,579 $11.8M
Minnesota 127,866 605,227 $13.5M
Iowa 88,351 513,472 $9.07M
Mississippi 80,698 461,197 $6.99M
Arizona 108,433 456,963 $9.53M
South Carolina 91,999 453,545 $9.02M
Oregon 90,909 437,975 $8.75M
Louisiana 82,482 429,229 $7.79M
Oklahoma 81,651 414,668 $8.39M
Arkansas 74,753 413,728 $6.68M
Colorado 77,780 338,688 $8.31M
Kansas 57,399 308,107 $6.16M
West Virginia 55,082 298,353 $5.6M
Nebraska 43,647 259,891 $4.48M
Connecticut 53,793 254,588 $5.29M
Maryland 56,615 243,074 $5.02M
Utah 48,463 220,690 $5.08M
Nevada 48,040 210,077 $4.4M
Rhode Island 32,587 190,686 $3.02M
Idaho 35,418 172,173 $3.83M
Maine 35,332 169,498 $3.33M
New Mexico 39,435 169,246 $3.66M
South Dakota 22,173 126,225 $2.57M
Montana 19,704 103,202 $1.81M
New Hampshire 21,483 101,534 $2.38M
North Dakota 18,264 97,656 $1.67M
Hawaii 18,104 80,902 $1.57M
Vermont 14,833 69,494 $1.38M
Delaware 17,384 69,020 $1.65M
Wyoming 7,839 40,847 $777K
Alaska 5,473 33,195 $506K
District of Columbia 5,755 25,455 $423K
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 OMEPRAZOLE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JERRY GRANT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

EL DORADO

Arkansas

JEFFREY BUENJEMIA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

MORGAN HILL

California

ARMANDO AGUILAR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SALEM

Illinois

JONI WHITEHEAD FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

DERIDDER

Louisiana

BRENDAN CAROLAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

MEHERJI OSHTORY MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

STOCKTON

California

MARIO ASSOUAD MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

DERRICK ROBINSON M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

AMANDA GRAHAM FNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled50

BRIDGEPORT

Michigan

DONALD SUMMERS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

GEORGE NASINNYK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

OXFORD

Massachusetts

KATHLEEN MOLINE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WINFIELD

Illinois

WADE REYNOLDS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LEXINGTON

South Carolina

CAROLYN METTERNICH FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

WEST BEND

Wisconsin

VIVIENNE BRUNIGES FNP

Claims Filled50

MERCED

California

PREETI ATTAVAR M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

ANDREW ZAHALSKY M.D.

Claims Filled50

MONONGAHELA

Pennsylvania

SCOTT STERLING D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

TOWANDA

Pennsylvania

LUIS URIBE MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

KENNER

Louisiana

KAREN MARTO FNP

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

TROUTDALE

Oregon

CAROL PERFETTO CRNP

Nurse Practitioner, Gerontology

Claims Filled50

BALTIMORE

Maryland

NICHOLAS NIVEN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

SANTA CRUZ

California

KULWANT GILL NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled50

STANFORD

California

THOMAS CAMISA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

BRONXVILLE

New York

CHRISTY ESTEP D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SCOTT DEPOT

West Virginia