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Prescriber Checkup » OMEPRAZOLE

OMEPRAZOLE

Treats heartburn, stomach ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and conditions that cause your stomach to make too much acid, such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, endocrine tumors, and systemic mastocytosis. Also helps heal a damaged esophagus, and helps prevent stomach bleeding in patients who have a serious illness. This medicine may be used in combination with antibiotics to treat ulcers. This medicine is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

24.3M
Medicare Part D Claims
$678M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 2,633,055 $65.2M
Florida 2,288,889 $53.7M
New York 1,583,816 $39.9M
Pennsylvania 1,579,752 $36.2M
Texas 1,238,078 $31.8M
Ohio 1,164,045 $33.5M
North Carolina 1,112,053 $28M
Illinois 898,008 $22.1M
Michigan 790,553 $21.5M
Tennessee 790,024 $17.6M
Massachusetts 707,964 $18.7M
Georgia 681,070 $15.5M
Missouri 644,781 $14.7M
Alabama 609,990 $13.2M
Indiana 589,259 $15.2M
Virginia 587,017 $14.4M
Kentucky 583,097 $13.7M
Minnesota 578,341 $15.6M
Wisconsin 559,868 $13.9M
Washington 558,388 $13.9M
Puerto Rico 501,234 $10.2M
New Jersey 491,416 $12.6M
Iowa 442,505 $10.1M
Mississippi 410,429 $7.93M
Arizona 388,148 $11.3M
Oregon 383,614 $9.65M
Oklahoma 379,128 $10.9M
South Carolina 375,489 $8.83M
Louisiana 368,619 $8.28M
Arkansas 328,310 $7.58M
Colorado 296,718 $8.25M
West Virginia 280,545 $7.17M
Kansas 275,210 $6.51M
Nebraska 234,508 $5.03M
Maryland 212,050 $5.8M
Connecticut 207,916 $5.44M
Utah 183,656 $5.66M
Nevada 183,233 $4.22M
Maine 163,794 $4.74M
Rhode Island 155,241 $4.12M
New Mexico 153,258 $4.06M
Idaho 150,508 $4.18M
South Dakota 110,469 $2.56M
Montana 89,593 $2.22M
North Dakota 87,069 $1.9M
New Hampshire 86,822 $2.45M
Hawaii 70,354 $2.61M
Vermont 66,477 $1.74M
Delaware 48,000 $1.44M
Wyoming 39,752 $1M
Alaska 32,312 $664K
District of Columbia 21,557 $451K
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 OMEPRAZOLE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
AMY GARCIE NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled112

ZWOLLE

Louisiana

ANNE CHRISTENSEN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

ZUNI

New Mexico

THOMAS FABER MD

Pediatrics

Claims Filled58

ZUNI

New Mexico

EMILY DALIGGA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled104

ZUMBROTA

Minnesota

SHEILA BOSS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled285

ZUMBROTA

Minnesota

KIMBERLY GATZIMOS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled112

ZIONSVILLE

Indiana

CHANDRA OSTROGNAI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled100

ZIONSVILLE

Indiana

RICHARD COOK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled108

ZIONSVILLE

Pennsylvania

BELINDA WATTS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled80

ZIONSVILLE

Indiana

LAURENCE ADAMS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled131

ZIONSVILLE

Indiana

PAUL HAMORI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled166

ZIONSVILLE

Indiana

J MCDANIEL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled91

ZIONSVILLE

Indiana

CHAD O'NAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

ZIONSVILLE

Indiana

DANIEL SHULL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled285

ZIONSVILLE

Indiana

MARYJEAN VORWALD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled153

ZIONSVILLE

Indiana

ANNE KNOX MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

ZIONSVILLE

Indiana

DENNIS MCCREARY

Family Medicine

Claims Filled117

ZION

Illinois

JOHN DUNLOP MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled171

ZION

Illinois

GOPAL BHALALA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled154

ZION

Illinois

WILFREDO GRANADA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled94

ZION

Illinois

KENNETH MARGULES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled176

ZION

Illinois

CLARENCE ENGSTROM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled129

ZION

Illinois

FOLAKE FALAKI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

ZIMMERMAN

Minnesota

DANIEL JONES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

ZIMMERMAN

Minnesota

WALLACE DONALDSON M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled126

ZILLAH

Washington