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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
RITA MANKUS MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled57

LAFAYETTE

Indiana

KEY DOUTHITT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

JACKSON

Kentucky

JARED SPECTOR

Plastic Surgery within the Head Neck

Claims Filled57

CARY

North Carolina

MARK SMITH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

VENTURA

California

MARILYN GRIFFIN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled57

ROXBURY CROSSING

Massachusetts

STACEY BRANYON NP

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

HONEA PATH

South Carolina

MARLON FARLEY MD

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled57

COMPTON

California

PRISCILLA FAN FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled57

IRVING

Texas

TRICIA PELNIK-FECKO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

LATHAM

New York

KELLY CAJAHUARINGA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

HOUSTON

Texas

NEAL BOEDER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

MINNEAPOLIS

Minnesota

GREGORY MAEDER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

WESTMINSTER

Colorado

LUIS GARCIA MAYOL MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled57

CORAL GABLES

Florida

CINDY KATANICK D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

PLANTATION

Florida

JAN RANDLE F.N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled57

LOUISVILLE

Mississippi

RAJENDRA BHAYANI MD

Facial Plastic Surgery

Claims Filled57

BROOKLYN

New York

AMERICO RAMOS M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled57

CHICAGO

Illinois

WENDELL ELDRIDGE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

GRAFTON

Ohio

MOHAMMED AHMED M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled57

MIDWEST CITY

Oklahoma

GONZALO GONZALEZ M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled57

HIALEAH

Florida

JACQUELINE DORIS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

PHOENIX

Arizona

AMI PRAG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

CUDAHY

Wisconsin

MICHELLE GORBOS-SPINA D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

ABINGTON

Pennsylvania

JULIA HOBSON APN

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled57

ORANGEBURG

South Carolina

RICHARD GRANDJEAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

ALLEN

Texas