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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
HARBIR SINGH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled94

TUCSON

Arizona

ROBERT FOLDVARY M.D.

Pediatrics

Claims Filled93

DEFIANCE

Ohio

MICHAEL O'CONNER DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled92

DES MOINES

Iowa

NABIL TADROS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled92

NORFOLK

Virginia

MUKESH JAIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled91

SOUTHAVEN

Mississippi

WELTON HILL MD PA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled91

BELLVILLE

Texas

LEON POVEDA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled90

LANTANA

Florida

KAREN SAYLOR M.D.

Claims Filled90

MOUNT VERNON

Kentucky

PAUL HAVENS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled89

LITTLEFORK

Minnesota

ROBERT BENDER MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled89

WEST DES MOINES

Iowa

JOHN FULLERTON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled88

SAN FRANCISCO

California

DARVIN RITCHIE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled87

CANON CITY

Colorado

HENRY MIDDLETON MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled87

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

CLYDE MITCHELL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled86

BUCKHANNON

West Virginia

KEITH FULLER D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled86

OPELIKA

Alabama

LAURA GIVENS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled86

HOUSTON

Texas

SIDNEY SUTTON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled86

ELIZABETH CITY

North Carolina

AMANDA LEICHT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled85

DANVILLE

Pennsylvania

BENJAMIN CHUNG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled84

RIVERSIDE

California

CONNIE MICEK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled84

HARTINGTON

Nebraska

MANEESH BANSAL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled83

LOS ANGELES

California

IVAN GELLER MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled83

WHEAT RIDGE

Colorado

KENNETH FINE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled82

FAIRFIELD

Connecticut

MAEN HADDADIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled81

CORNING

Iowa

RUSSELL PETERSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled81

ROANOKE

Alabama