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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. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

84.1K
Medicare Part D Claims
$6.62M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 37,482 $655K
California 33,713 $616K
Texas 28,048 $581K
Ohio 18,360 $330K
Illinois 16,893 $318K
New York 14,699 $300K
Massachusetts 14,119 $278K
Pennsylvania 12,503 $226K
New Jersey 10,799 $171K
Michigan 10,373 $183K
Arizona 9,435 $177K
North Carolina 8,507 $175K
Connecticut 8,182 $185K
Louisiana 6,810 $124K
Missouri 6,358 $125K
Maryland 6,320 $105K
Tennessee 6,101 $124K
Wisconsin 5,944 $115K
Puerto Rico 5,658 $92.2K
Indiana 5,524 $112K
Kentucky 5,376 $113K
Alabama 5,075 $95.1K
New Mexico 5,057 $95K
Minnesota 4,912 $112K
Colorado 4,631 $87.2K
Virginia 4,605 $81.4K
Oklahoma 4,593 $98.4K
Washington 4,136 $85.4K
Oregon 3,945 $79.5K
Georgia 3,903 $76.9K
Iowa 3,899 $71K
Mississippi 3,225 $59.3K
South Carolina 2,739 $57.6K
New Hampshire 2,694 $57.9K
Rhode Island 2,670 $53.7K
Kansas 2,121 $38.5K
Nebraska 1,996 $39.2K
Nevada 1,970 $39.9K
South Dakota 1,925 $32.8K
West Virginia 1,919 $37.3K
Hawaii 1,605 $31.2K
Idaho 1,492 $31.2K
Maine 1,407 $22.1K
Arkansas 1,304 $29.7K
Delaware 1,091 $19.3K
Montana 957 $17.8K
District of Columbia 893 $15.9K
Vermont 693 $12.7K
Utah 637 $15.4K
North Dakota 466 $9,092
Alaska 286 $6,639
Wyoming 263 $5,760
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths 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
JIMMY DAVIS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled90

TALLADEGA

Alabama

AMANDA LEICHT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled89

TUBA CITY

Arizona

NAJAM SYED MD

Specialist

Claims Filled89

TAYLOR

Michigan

KIRK SMITH DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled89

MIDDLETOWN

Ohio

HERVY KORNEGAY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled89

MOUNT OLIVE

North Carolina

FERNANDO DELGADO MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled89

LINTHICUM HEIGHTS

Maryland

LOUIS DELGATTO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled89

WHITE HAVEN

Pennsylvania

ADNAN HAIDER MD

Hospitals, General Acute Care Hospital

Claims Filled89

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

FAHIM KAZI MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled88

EAST LONGMEADOW

Massachusetts

PAUL MILLER D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled88

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

EDMOND KALIFEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled87

MARKSVILLE

Louisiana

GARY LAMBERT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled87

MUSKOGEE

Oklahoma

EDWARD MCDERMOTT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled87

NEW LONDON

Connecticut

LEWIS MEYERSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled87

TROY

Missouri

KENNETH LINDYBERG M.D.

Surgery

Claims Filled87

BALTIMORE

Maryland

MICHAEL CAMPOLO DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled87

NEWARK

Ohio

DEAN REALI D.O.

Hospitalist

Claims Filled87

GLENS FALLS

New York

KATHERINE JOHNSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled87

KENTON

Ohio

ANTON VASILIU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled87

CENTERVILLE

Ohio

ALAN ROSENZWEIG DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled87

PALMYRA

New Jersey

CARMEL KELLY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled86

RANDOLPH

Massachusetts

GARY PROFFETT M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled86

RANCHO MIRAGE

California

WILLIAM HANDELMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled86

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

JACQUES ROY M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled86

DESOTO

Texas

STEPHEN JOHNS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled85

GULFPORT

Mississippi