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

29.3M
Medicare Part D Claims
$582M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 2,806,825 $55M
Florida 2,434,240 $46M
New York 1,886,529 $34.4M
Pennsylvania 1,674,263 $28.4M
Texas 1,308,982 $26.6M
Ohio 1,298,287 $35.5M
North Carolina 1,197,290 $26M
Michigan 941,597 $22.6M
Illinois 915,290 $18M
Tennessee 844,402 $15M
Massachusetts 772,602 $14M
Georgia 768,587 $13.8M
Missouri 692,238 $12.8M
Alabama 666,630 $11.1M
Kentucky 661,897 $13.5M
Virginia 638,342 $13.9M
Indiana 633,438 $14.5M
Wisconsin 617,782 $12.3M
Washington 597,439 $11.7M
Minnesota 588,378 $13.1M
New Jersey 577,677 $10M
Iowa 471,030 $8.63M
Mississippi 450,686 $7.01M
South Carolina 424,236 $8.05M
Arizona 419,156 $8.8M
Oregon 418,081 $9.01M
Oklahoma 408,379 $8.73M
Louisiana 399,136 $7.47M
Arkansas 372,362 $6.28M
Colorado 319,962 $7.32M
West Virginia 298,989 $5.47M
Kansas 287,971 $5.75M
Nebraska 246,102 $4.22M
Connecticut 230,700 $4.61M
Maryland 223,024 $4.43M
Utah 203,631 $4.93M
Nevada 199,563 $4.22M
Rhode Island 171,865 $3.56M
New Mexico 168,605 $3.81M
Idaho 165,272 $3.59M
Maine 164,722 $3.41M
South Dakota 116,543 $2.45M
Montana 95,659 $1.85M
New Hampshire 94,765 $2.04M
North Dakota 89,055 $1.58M
Hawaii 76,108 $2.15M
Vermont 68,514 $1.27M
Delaware 55,992 $1.23M
Wyoming 41,870 $817K
Alaska 33,040 $607K
District of Columbia 23,426 $386K
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 »

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Top prescribers for OMEPRAZOLE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
CHRISTIANE SANBURN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled66

SANTA FE

New Mexico

MARY BECKER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled66

KINGSPORT

Tennessee

BRUCE SILVERMAN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled66

RICHMOND

Virginia

MICHAEL HALL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled66

LIBERTYVILLE

Illinois

FRANCIS CRESPO MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled66

MIAMI

Florida

JAMES BRYAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled66

CHAPEL HILL

North Carolina

MARGARITA SYMONIAN SILVER M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled66

LOS ANGELES

California

WILLIAM HUTSON MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled66

BALTIMORE

Maryland

TANYA CARTER

Family Medicine

Claims Filled66

PORTLAND

Oregon

ERIC APPELBAUM D.O.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled66

BRONX

New York

ELLEN FARLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled66

SANTA ROSA

California

JOE TO M.D., D.C.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled66

LOS ANGELES

California

LAURA HOFFMAN FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled66

SCOTTSDALE

Arizona

FREDERICK RUYMANN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled66

CAMBRIDGE

Massachusetts

MAURICE DARVISH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled66

LOS ANGELES

California

RAMON GONZALEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled66

HUNTLEY

Illinois

LYNDA ADRIG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled66

IRVINE

California

DANIEL ROSA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled66

BRONX

New York

LEILA MILLER PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled66

ALAMOGORDO

New Mexico

PAUL BICEK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled66

WESTMONT

Illinois

THOMAS NEEF M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled66

WILMINGTON

Delaware

NADJA DIAZ BAEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled66

PONCE

Puerto Rico

THARUN SHETTY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled66

BABYLON

New York

NORMAN GUTMANN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled66

SKOKIE

Illinois

ANDREW GIAP MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled66

ANAHEIM

California