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GENERLAC

LACTULOSE

Generlac (lactulose) draws water into the intestines to soften your stool for easier passing. It also helps draw ammonia into your stool for removal from the body. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug lactulose

At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

218K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 515 of 3395

$3.98M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1234 of 3395

84,476
Patients

Rank: 446 of 3395

56,795
Prescribers

Rank: 385 of 3395

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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

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 13,880 39,235 $744K
Texas 11,586 25,838 $518K
Florida 8,996 20,492 $310K
Illinois 3,649 9,340 $182K
New York 3,194 6,928 $113K
North Carolina 2,205 6,414 $115K
New Jersey 2,609 6,413 $94.9K
Michigan 2,434 6,076 $113K
Arizona 2,517 5,954 $104K
Tennessee 2,300 5,370 $124K
Alabama 1,546 5,007 $92.7K
Louisiana 2,208 5,003 $69.7K
Massachusetts 1,765 4,963 $87.6K
Ohio 1,836 4,557 $85.5K
Missouri 1,514 4,303 $85.5K
New Mexico 1,503 3,897 $69.6K
Indiana 1,445 3,649 $72.6K
Georgia 1,406 3,505 $62.4K
Wisconsin 1,250 3,460 $75.5K
Pennsylvania 1,276 3,444 $67.5K
Virginia 1,177 3,377 $54.9K
Washington 1,150 2,944 $54.8K
Kentucky 907 2,650 $47.9K
Colorado 937 2,557 $46.6K
Oklahoma 960 2,482 $50.8K
Minnesota 817 2,342 $59.4K
Connecticut 898 2,240 $39.3K
Mississippi 809 2,234 $36K
Maryland 905 2,070 $35.3K
Iowa 600 2,027 $33.9K
Nevada 946 1,972 $35.4K
South Carolina 728 1,813 $31.1K
Oregon 663 1,768 $42.9K
Arkansas 539 1,431 $29.2K
Kansas 455 1,390 $29.1K
Hawaii 413 1,161 $18.7K
Nebraska 282 892 $15K
Utah 266 752 $13.8K
Idaho 235 686 $13.3K
West Virginia 268 664 $11.3K
Rhode Island 193 504 $7,371
New Hampshire 178 488 $7,953
North Dakota 139 471 $8,360
South Dakota 127 407 $6,625
Montana 138 401 $9,229
Delaware 135 302 $6,539
Maine 102 284 $5,327
Vermont 45 162 $3,449
District of Columbia 64 115 $2,502
Wyoming 46 112 $1,497
Alaska 39 95 $1,384
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 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than 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
ROBERT PETERS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled74

TARBORO

North Carolina

CLAUDIO ZAWITKOWSKI M.D.,

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled73

SAN DIEGO

California

ALLEN HOOPER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled73

KINSLEY

Kansas

ANTHONY YAHOLKOVSKY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled72

SACRAMENTO

California

SOUMITRA SARKAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled72

MONTEBELLO

California

GARY PROFFETT M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled72

RANCHO MIRAGE

California

ROBERT LADINES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled71

PASADENA

California

RAVI BOTLA M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled71

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

CHRISTOPHER LABONTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled70

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

JOHN DIXON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled70

SARALAND

Alabama

RITA LANG D.O.

General Practice

Claims Filled70

LAPEER

Michigan

IRA BRAVERMAN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled69

NATIONAL CITY

California

RICHARD LOCKARD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled69

UBLY

Michigan

CHARLES GARRETSON MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled68

OROVILLE

California

FREDERICK JENKIN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled68

SAN DIEGO

California

ANDREW BROCKENBROUGH MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled68

RENTON

Washington

GEORGE SUTTON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled68

MOBILE

Alabama

DOUGLAS HALL MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled68

MUSKEGON

Michigan

MICHAEL MARKOPOULOS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled66

DEL MAR

California

GURPREET DHUGGA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled66

FAIRFIELD

California

FRANKLIN MILLER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled66

LAS VEGAS

New Mexico

SALEEM RAJPER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled66

SAN DIEGO

California

MARIA-DORINA SEVILLA M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled65

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

APURVA MODI M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled63

FORT WORTH

Texas

JILL ALLEN MD

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled63

CLARKSVILLE

Virginia