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POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 3350

Treats occasional constipation. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

3.64M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 88 of 3238

$95.4M
Retail Cost

Rank: 217 of 3238

1,112,251
Patients

Rank: 67 of 3238

246,322
Prescribers

Rank: 74 of 3238

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73%

of people say

it's worth it

51%

of people say

it worked well

10%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 78,876 261,027 $7.16M
Pennsylvania 60,699 213,940 $5.25M
California 63,336 188,372 $5.09M
Ohio 55,940 177,598 $4.54M
North Carolina 55,172 166,460 $4.52M
Texas 58,842 157,292 $4.53M
Michigan 45,358 137,358 $3.7M
Florida 49,656 136,600 $3.5M
Illinois 37,010 132,308 $3.15M
Wisconsin 32,826 125,182 $3.01M
Indiana 36,990 121,635 $3.3M
Tennessee 36,225 115,955 $3.21M
Minnesota 32,140 115,234 $3.01M
Kentucky 29,490 103,605 $2.65M
Missouri 28,332 100,433 $2.7M
Georgia 30,259 92,379 $2.35M
Iowa 19,319 85,438 $2.19M
Virginia 26,374 82,197 $2.3M
Massachusetts 26,043 81,453 $2.36M
Washington 25,553 79,569 $2.03M
Louisiana 22,398 71,723 $1.91M
Alabama 23,226 70,967 $1.87M
New Jersey 19,268 68,756 $1.76M
South Carolina 19,240 59,035 $1.67M
Mississippi 16,858 53,472 $1.39M
Oklahoma 13,129 52,100 $1.25M
Kansas 13,049 51,030 $1.29M
Oregon 15,208 50,714 $1.39M
Arkansas 15,122 49,385 $1.31M
Nebraska 11,622 46,448 $1.13M
Arizona 16,811 41,397 $1.14M
Maryland 9,989 35,664 $868K
West Virginia 11,210 31,488 $826K
Connecticut 9,511 30,441 $865K
Rhode Island 9,847 28,549 $660K
Colorado 8,489 27,766 $709K
South Dakota 4,301 21,761 $471K
Utah 5,472 18,625 $511K
Nevada 6,336 16,627 $383K
Maine 4,570 16,099 $358K
Idaho 5,121 16,043 $424K
New Hampshire 4,405 15,302 $389K
North Dakota 3,282 13,159 $331K
Montana 3,323 11,248 $278K
Delaware 3,005 10,463 $274K
Hawaii 3,367 9,386 $268K
Vermont 2,706 9,008 $233K
New Mexico 2,978 8,019 $205K
Wyoming 1,100 4,126 $105K
Alaska 1,051 3,557 $87.8K
District of Columbia 1,109 3,172 $85.3K
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 POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 3350

Provider Medicare Claims City State
PRAKASH SARVEPALLI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled561

EDMORE

Michigan

VADIM EDELSTEIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled561

SKOKIE

Illinois

JAYNE CROGHAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled560

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

WILLIAM GAHAN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled558

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

THOMAS TAFELSKI D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled557

TOLEDO

Ohio

BIKRAMJIT MALHOTRA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled556

DANVILLE

Illinois

KIRK DAWSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled556

YELM

Washington

RICHARD PAVELOCK MD

Specialist

Claims Filled552

DEEP GAP

North Carolina

JAMES PISCATELLI MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled550

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

ALFRED LEE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled550

RICHMOND

Virginia

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled550

FORT WORTH

Texas

ERNESTO NUEVA ESPANA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled549

RIVERDALE

New York

KARL SASH MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled548

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

MICHAEL KLUFAS MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled548

CUMBERLAND

Rhode Island

JOHN NELSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled545

HICKORY

North Carolina

WILLIAM MCKEMIE MD

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled545

HENDERSONVILLE

North Carolina

STEVEN LIPSCHUTZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled544

LANGHORNE

Pennsylvania

MARK HERRING M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled543

MANITOWOC

Wisconsin

EDWARD AUSMAN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled542

POLK

Pennsylvania

KHIZAR AHSAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled542

RIO GRANDE CITY

Texas

FIRPO GUERRERO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled542

NEWARK

New Jersey

KHIEM NGUYEN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled539

PORT ST LUCIE

Florida

JOSEPH COOK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled539

AMERICAN FORK

Utah

SAMUEL NEWSOME MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled536

KING

North Carolina

ALVIN BIRD D.O.

General Practice

Claims Filled536

WINFIELD

Kansas