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LACTULOSE

Lactulose is a synthetic sugar used to treat constipation. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

246K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 484 of 3362

$4.47M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1031 of 3362

93,172
Patients

Rank: 435 of 3362

60,709
Prescribers

Rank: 364 of 3362

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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

348K

2011

375K

2012

265K

2013

246K

2014

218K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$6.62M

2011

$7.06M

2012

$5.55M

2013

$4.48M

2014

$3.98M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$17

2011

$17

2012

$17

2013

$17

2014

$16

2015

Note: While the rest of this page displays data from 2014, the charts above display data through 2015, from a special release by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 14,237 40,894 $781K
Texas 12,239 28,259 $540K
Florida 11,077 26,243 $399K
Illinois 3,936 10,052 $185K
New York 3,468 7,877 $138K
Arizona 2,821 6,982 $129K
North Carolina 2,431 6,843 $127K
New Jersey 2,811 6,664 $99K
Michigan 2,629 6,663 $129K
Louisiana 2,497 5,991 $88.5K
Tennessee 2,514 5,739 $121K
Massachusetts 2,020 5,581 $105K
Ohio 2,119 5,569 $103K
Alabama 1,703 5,283 $93.4K
Missouri 1,644 4,702 $86.9K
Indiana 1,665 4,575 $84.8K
Pennsylvania 1,529 4,217 $75.2K
Wisconsin 1,298 4,035 $84.9K
Georgia 1,600 3,966 $74.4K
New Mexico 1,559 3,925 $67.5K
Virginia 1,181 3,590 $61.7K
Minnesota 985 3,357 $81.8K
Washington 1,162 3,155 $63.3K
Mississippi 1,027 2,918 $49.7K
Oklahoma 1,052 2,897 $58.4K
Kentucky 1,042 2,880 $52.9K
Connecticut 1,011 2,804 $50.5K
Iowa 750 2,792 $43.2K
Colorado 993 2,631 $47.6K
Maryland 987 2,359 $40.6K
Oregon 768 2,130 $51.8K
Nevada 1,048 2,053 $35.6K
South Carolina 718 1,838 $32.6K
Arkansas 624 1,738 $32.9K
Kansas 495 1,529 $27.3K
Hawaii 467 1,519 $25.4K
Nebraska 369 1,073 $17.4K
Utah 288 1,008 $18.3K
Idaho 302 922 $17.3K
New Hampshire 215 797 $12.4K
West Virginia 307 769 $14K
South Dakota 162 760 $12.8K
North Dakota 154 662 $11.9K
Montana 164 586 $11.8K
Delaware 180 515 $10.9K
Rhode Island 200 453 $7,994
Maine 115 278 $4,756
District of Columbia 68 277 $3,688
Vermont 79 242 $4,292
Wyoming 58 142 $2,389
Alaska 51 137 $2,281
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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
JONATHAN STANFIELD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled79

OPP

Alabama

O'KEY SAMS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled78

FRESNO

California

JOSE HUERTA-IBARRA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled78

APTOS

California

MICHAEL LAWRENCE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled77

SNOW HILL

North Carolina

TODD VAUGHAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled76

LIVINGSTON

Alabama

DANIEL GRAVES MD

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled75

RENTON

Washington

GILBERT ROGERS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled75

WEST COLUMBIA

South Carolina

PAUL HAVENS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled75

LITTLEFORK

Minnesota

SALEEM RAJPER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled75

SAN DIEGO

California

MEETINDER RAI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled74

MODESTO

California

REZA JALAL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled74

DEXTER

Missouri

JAIME GOMEZ M.D.

Surgery

Claims Filled74

EL PASO

Texas

ALLEN HOOPER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled73

KINSLEY

Kansas

IRA BRAVERMAN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled73

NATIONAL CITY

California

JOSE BAUTISTA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled73

SANGER

California

TAYLOR CAFFEY MD PA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled73

OZARK

Alabama

BRAHMAIAH RAJESH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled72

SAINT JOHNS

Michigan

CHANG OAK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled72

PLYMOUTH

North Carolina

DOUGLAS HALL MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled72

MUSKEGON

Michigan

JOSEPH ALLEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled71

BOWLING GREEN

Kentucky

VENU KAKARALA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled71

ZACHARY

Louisiana

PATRICIA PRATT M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled71

WOODSVILLE

New Hampshire

SUNIL KUMAR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled71

PHILADELPHIA

Mississippi

CONNIE MICEK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled70

HARTINGTON

Nebraska

BENJAMIN CHUNG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled70

RIVERSIDE

California