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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
NATHAN GUERETTE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled63

NORTH CHESTERFIELD

Virginia

SUSAN SMILE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled62

SANTA ROSA

California

WASHINGTON BRYAN M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled61

LOS ANGELES

California

VICTOR ANKOMA-SEY M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled61

HOUSTON

Texas

KUAN POK WONG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

BELLFLOWER

California

SIDNEY SUTTON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled61

ELIZABETH CITY

North Carolina

WILLIAM ALLDREDGE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

TUSCALOOSA

Alabama

OLEG LIAKHOVETSKI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled60

SHERMAN OAKS

California

ALAN BOLLINGER DO

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled60

DES MOINES

Iowa

PAUL MUMMA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled60

CROOKSVILLE

Ohio

RODOLFO DAQUIOAG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

FAIRFIELD

California

DHIREN SHAH MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled59

GLENVIEW

Illinois

CHARLIE SONIDO MD

Specialist

Claims Filled59

WAIPAHU

Hawaii

BEN ZANDPOUR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

LONG BEACH

California

ARUNPAL SEHGAL M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled58

LONG BEACH

California

GLORIA MILLER ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care

Claims Filled57

DES MOINES

Iowa

ARTHUR GREEN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled57

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

CHRISTOPHER BUCHANAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

CANON CITY

Colorado

TAIB RAWI D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

ESCONDIDO

California

MUKESH JAIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

SOUTHAVEN

Mississippi

ANDREW CHI MD MPH

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

LOS GATOS

California

RONALD PHILIPP D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled57

LONG BEACH

California

JORGE DIAZ D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled56

HIALEAH

Florida

MAGDI MESSIHA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled56

NEWPORT BEACH

California

PATRICK HOMER D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled56

LOVINGTON

New Mexico