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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). More info »

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

Medicare Part D Claims
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 109,044 $39.7M
Pennsylvania 23,159 $8.78M
New York 21,121 $8.71M
Florida 18,521 $7.66M
North Carolina 12,870 $4.92M
Texas 12,760 $5.03M
New Jersey 12,032 $5.95M
Connecticut 10,523 $4.88M
Wisconsin 9,615 $4.07M
Arizona 9,475 $4.22M
Illinois 7,691 $3.28M
Ohio 7,041 $2.94M
Louisiana 6,963 $2.29M
Georgia 6,785 $2.48M
Oklahoma 6,685 $2.4M
Missouri 5,918 $2.16M
Michigan 5,631 $2.72M
Kentucky 5,455 $2.19M
Virginia 5,341 $2.05M
Tennessee 4,915 $1.88M
Oregon 4,851 $2.04M
Minnesota 4,721 $2.38M
Massachusetts 4,614 $1.98M
Indiana 4,397 $1.79M
Maryland 4,339 $2.14M
South Carolina 3,977 $1.54M
Washington 3,934 $1.86M
Colorado 3,529 $1.47M
Alabama 3,363 $1.14M
Nevada 3,163 $1.2M
Mississippi 2,931 $947K
Iowa 2,829 $1.05M
West Virginia 2,752 $1.01M
Arkansas 2,483 $855K
Kansas 2,198 $843K
Nebraska 1,796 $658K
Hawaii 1,759 $831K
New Mexico 1,717 $829K
Utah 1,708 $733K
Rhode Island 1,341 $468K
Vermont 1,243 $525K
Maine 1,155 $593K
Idaho 1,088 $437K
South Dakota 933 $331K
New Hampshire 657 $312K
Delaware 635 $346K
Montana 615 $251K
North Dakota 453 $181K
Wyoming 321 $130K
District of Columbia 211 $95.2K
Alaska 186 $89.5K
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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