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GENERLAC

Lactulose is a synthetic sugar used to treat constipation. It is broken down in the colon into products that pull water out from the body and into the colon. This water softens stools. Lactulose is also used to reduce the amount of ammonia in the blood of patients with liver disease. It works by drawing ammonia from the blood into the colon where it is removed from the body. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

265K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 460 of 3238

$5.55M
Retail Cost

Rank: 966 of 3238

98,165
Patients

Rank: 399 of 3238

61,527
Prescribers

Rank: 345 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 12,917 36,160 $743K
Texas 12,905 30,813 $672K
Florida 12,132 28,739 $573K
Illinois 4,204 10,864 $229K
Arizona 3,172 8,126 $192K
North Carolina 2,531 7,542 $165K
New York 3,400 7,500 $154K
Michigan 2,943 7,387 $149K
Pennsylvania 1,936 7,102 $133K
New Jersey 2,856 6,707 $126K
Tennessee 2,752 6,443 $150K
Alabama 1,904 6,425 $125K
Massachusetts 2,128 6,092 $143K
Ohio 2,282 5,984 $121K
Louisiana 2,534 5,955 $108K
Missouri 1,805 5,147 $114K
Indiana 1,796 5,015 $112K
Wisconsin 1,660 4,941 $109K
New Mexico 1,655 4,505 $88.1K
Connecticut 1,303 3,952 $88.5K
Georgia 1,545 3,882 $80.9K
Virginia 1,284 3,771 $75.9K
Oklahoma 1,291 3,755 $84.2K
Iowa 876 3,755 $67.7K
Kentucky 1,295 3,715 $73.2K
Mississippi 1,275 3,630 $68.5K
Minnesota 1,118 3,600 $86.7K
Colorado 1,068 3,257 $77.4K
Washington 1,222 3,239 $78.2K
Nevada 1,123 2,365 $47.2K
Maryland 874 2,255 $42K
Oregon 734 2,164 $54.6K
South Carolina 752 2,162 $53.3K
Arkansas 747 2,032 $43.8K
Idaho 381 1,681 $34.9K
Kansas 520 1,608 $32.2K
Hawaii 546 1,504 $30.8K
Nebraska 368 1,279 $27K
Utah 299 992 $19.7K
South Dakota 189 948 $17K
West Virginia 294 869 $20.5K
North Dakota 169 669 $11.6K
New Hampshire 215 654 $14.6K
Montana 199 630 $14.7K
Delaware 245 599 $14.9K
Rhode Island 202 525 $13.7K
Maine 199 455 $8,302
Vermont 74 220 $5,607
Alaska 61 179 $3,737
District of Columbia 72 149 $2,350
Wyoming 64 125 $2,070
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 GENERLAC

Provider Medicare Claims City State
KAVITA RAJ DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MARION

Indiana

TIMOTHY HUNTER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WEST BURLINGTON

Iowa

CHARLOTTE DEFLUMERE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

WULF HIRSCHFIELD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WAYNESBORO

Mississippi

DREW COOPER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

EDWARD MAZIQUE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

JANSEN TODD DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LUFKIN

Texas

TAD VENN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

PATRICIA JOHNSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CAMBRIDGE

Maryland

ALCUS HUDSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

JASPER

Alabama

FRANCISCO ACEBO M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled50

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

SURENDRA SHAH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MERRILLVILLE

Indiana

SETHURAMAN MUTHIAH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

STROUDSBURG

Pennsylvania

LORNA BIRCH M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled51

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

HEATHER CRITTENDEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

FLAGSTAFF

Arizona

CONRAD COX M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled51

LAKEWOOD

California

MIGUEL SANCHEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

MIAMI

Florida

DEBRA WILDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

KUTTAWA

Kentucky

CESAR VIVANCO MD

Specialist

Claims Filled51

EL PASO

Texas

ASHOK VASHISHTA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

MT PLEASANT

Michigan

VICENTE LAGO MD PA

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled52

MIAMI

Florida

ONEL CORRALES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

MIAMI

Florida

SHANTHARAM PAI M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled52

REDLANDS

California

ANGEL PEREZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

CHANNELVIEW

Texas

ASHISH SHAH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

WINTER HAVEN

Florida