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OMEPRAZOLE

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At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

33M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 6 of 3362

$529M
Retail Cost

Rank: 45 of 3362

6,707,964
Patients

Rank: 6 of 3362

475,122
Prescribers

Rank: 11 of 3362

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80%

of people say

it's worth it

59%

of people say

it worked well

7%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

27.4M

2011

29.8M

2012

32.3M

2013

33M

2014

33.5M

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$677M

2011

$593M

2012

$643M

2013

$529M

2014

$448M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$41

2011

$40

2012

$39

2013

$38

2014

$37

2015

Note: While the rest of this page displays data from 2014, the charts above display data through 2015, from a special release by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 678,792 2,970,253 $48.9M
Florida 584,471 2,635,090 $44.3M
New York 461,683 2,216,179 $32.3M
Pennsylvania 328,960 1,771,524 $25.7M
Texas 341,419 1,465,746 $25.3M
Ohio 287,550 1,435,302 $28.5M
North Carolina 261,449 1,392,695 $20.5M
Michigan 273,703 1,131,237 $20.6M
Illinois 206,509 980,427 $16.7M
Tennessee 187,462 951,499 $14.6M
Massachusetts 176,365 909,181 $14.5M
Georgia 173,514 903,263 $14M
Alabama 146,340 772,754 $10.7M
Missouri 142,959 761,463 $11.7M
Kentucky 131,510 723,435 $11.2M
Indiana 144,053 710,830 $12.6M
Virginia 143,055 699,026 $11.8M
Wisconsin 138,649 674,438 $12.1M
Washington 138,081 624,897 $9.97M
New Jersey 140,114 617,018 $9.44M
Minnesota 133,437 608,383 $11M
South Carolina 110,350 541,463 $8.3M
Iowa 91,408 512,960 $7.43M
Arizona 116,287 484,347 $8.1M
Mississippi 81,885 461,868 $5.76M
Oregon 96,370 450,408 $7.39M
Louisiana 86,889 443,848 $6.08M
Arkansas 78,043 427,665 $5.5M
Oklahoma 85,255 419,508 $6.94M
Colorado 86,652 364,951 $7.59M
Kansas 59,426 311,425 $5.07M
West Virginia 58,016 307,217 $4.48M
Nebraska 46,043 263,943 $3.75M
Maryland 62,730 260,310 $4.52M
Connecticut 54,369 252,750 $4.18M
Utah 51,820 228,240 $4.22M
Nevada 50,674 212,629 $3.22M
Rhode Island 34,535 200,406 $2.62M
Idaho 37,864 175,942 $3.02M
New Mexico 40,921 170,114 $2.89M
Maine 37,021 169,688 $2.72M
South Dakota 23,040 127,259 $2.09M
New Hampshire 23,474 108,361 $1.99M
Montana 20,954 104,487 $1.49M
North Dakota 18,624 96,004 $1.35M
Hawaii 17,889 76,212 $1.24M
Delaware 19,279 74,906 $1.57M
Vermont 16,245 71,863 $1.25M
Wyoming 8,763 43,231 $682K
Alaska 5,640 35,638 $532K
District of Columbia 5,875 25,572 $347K
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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
PHILIP MICELI DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled89

SAN FIDEL

GREGORY WOODARD FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care

Claims Filled69

DEDEDO

THOMAS MCMICKEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled173

BARTOW

ISMAIL ATCHA MD FACP

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled90

HANOVER PARK

GEORGINA HADEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled69

HOLON

WESTON WELKER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

HUNTSVILLE

RICHARD PARIS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled80

BERKELEY HTS

GURINDER BRAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled148

TAMPA

BENJAMIN STENZLER D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled91

APO

WILLIAM HOOK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled132

APO

JONELLE ENSOR PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled51

APO

MICHAEL STUPARICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled68

APO

LUDMILA ARONZON

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled127

JERMYN

ZHIJIAN WANG PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled236

WINDSOR

KELLY GILROY TORRES MD

General Practice

Claims Filled79

CAMUY

LUIS PACHECO OLIVERAS

General Practice

Claims Filled67

SABANA GRANDE

JOSE TORO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled138

HATILLO

LETICIA VAZQUEZ VELAZQUEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled253

YABUCOA

DELVY ROSADO LARROY M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled107

TOA ALTA

JUAN ZAITER TERC MD

Specialist

Claims Filled60

SAN JUAN

ZOILO NIEVES M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled123

CAROLINA

RAMON RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled157

COAMO

WILFREDO PEREZ CABAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled70

MOCA

DAVID BADILLO-TORRES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled110

AGUADILLA

MARITZA MARTINEZ VARGAS

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled371

SAN GERMAN