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ACIPHEX

Treats heartburn, stomach ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), esophagus damage, and conditions that cause your stomach to make too much acid, such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. This medicine may be used in combination with antibiotics to treat H pylori stomach infections and ulcers. This medicine is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

285K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 443 of 3238

$154M
Retail Cost

Rank: 149 of 3238

68,258
Patients

Rank: 459 of 3238

49,364
Prescribers

Rank: 389 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 14,336 47,367 $24.2M
New York 7,060 27,626 $17.9M
Pennsylvania 4,161 19,873 $10.1M
Florida 4,466 16,350 $9.29M
Texas 3,481 14,497 $7.49M
North Carolina 2,608 13,516 $6.39M
New Jersey 3,072 11,766 $7.36M
Wisconsin 1,681 7,456 $4.04M
Arizona 1,827 7,279 $4.19M
Illinois 1,521 6,808 $3.79M
Ohio 1,422 6,677 $3.64M
Connecticut 1,783 6,573 $4.22M
Georgia 1,289 6,006 $2.79M
Louisiana 1,074 5,721 $2.4M
Michigan 1,275 5,244 $3.35M
Oklahoma 1,050 5,214 $2.45M
Kentucky 977 4,642 $2.37M
Missouri 957 4,610 $2.17M
Virginia 1,120 4,411 $2.34M
Indiana 947 4,308 $2.4M
Tennessee 928 4,235 $2.05M
Minnesota 904 4,042 $2.5M
Maryland 1,027 3,959 $2.49M
Alabama 756 3,801 $1.59M
Oregon 783 3,748 $1.93M
South Carolina 781 3,188 $1.64M
Massachusetts 740 3,161 $1.85M
Washington 724 3,051 $1.87M
Iowa 514 2,986 $1.38M
Colorado 739 2,982 $1.63M
Nevada 520 2,131 $1.09M
Arkansas 426 2,025 $866K
Kansas 412 1,985 $926K
Mississippi 439 1,886 $772K
West Virginia 410 1,787 $871K
Nebraska 282 1,734 $801K
Hawaii 329 1,376 $739K
Utah 303 1,279 $721K
New Mexico 294 1,188 $694K
Maine 231 976 $670K
Idaho 188 893 $437K
South Dakota 145 835 $372K
Vermont 190 766 $436K
Rhode Island 180 749 $357K
Delaware 225 739 $567K
New Hampshire 166 709 $435K
Montana 122 531 $260K
North Dakota 81 420 $181K
District of Columbia 71 247 $144K
Wyoming 54 245 $119K
Alaska 41 231 $110K
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 ACIPHEX

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ROGER KAO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled71

SAN CARLOS

California

KWOK-LEUNG CHUNG M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled70

MONTEREY PARK

California

THOMAS AMRICK M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled70

WESTFIELD

New Jersey

WILLIAM ANDERSON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled69

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

CHANDRASEKHARA. PUNUKOLLU MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled69

MT PLEASANT

Pennsylvania

ANDREW NELSON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled67

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

AFSHINE EMRANI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled67

TARZANA

California

GEORGE WILLEFORD M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled66

AUSTIN

Texas

PAMELA FREEDMAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled66

DOVER

New Jersey

HOWARD GUSS D.O.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled65

OCEAN

New Jersey

HAROLD HARRISON MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled64

MACON

Georgia

RICHARD OTERO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled62

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

TIMOTHY NASH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

LEWISBURG

Tennessee

CLAYTON COON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled60

WEST MONROE

Louisiana

SCOTT SCHLACHTER D.O.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled60

BRICK

New Jersey

EDMUND VINCI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled60

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

PRASANNA WICKREMESINGHE M.D., F.A.C.P.

Specialist

Claims Filled59

STATEN ISLAND

New York

YONG LIANG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

LOS ANGELES

California

DAVID ARENSON MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled58

SACRAMENTO

California

ANTHONY CELIFARCO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled58

NEW HYDE PARK

New York

GALINA MAKOVOZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled58

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

ARKADY STERN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

LOS ANGELES

California

KRISHNAMURTHY SHIVSHANKER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled57

HOUSTON

Texas

JOE REESE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

TULSA

Oklahoma

JOSEPH WEBSTER MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled57

TALLAHASSEE

Florida