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Prescriber Checkup » PRILOSEC OTC

PRILOSEC OTC

Treats heartburn, stomach ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and conditions that cause your stomach to make too much acid, such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, endocrine tumors, and systemic mastocytosis. Also helps heal a damaged esophagus, and helps prevent stomach bleeding in patients who have a serious illness. This medicine may be used in combination with antibiotics to treat ulcers. This medicine is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

147K
Medicare Part D Claims
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 PRILOSEC OTC

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ALBERTO HERNANDEZ M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled733

CORAL GABLES

Florida

GERARDO SANTOS M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled278

CORAL GABLES

Florida

ROSENDO VALDES M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled262

MIAMI

Florida

NICOLE GALLEGO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled261

MARGATE

Florida

MIGUEL VAZQUEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled208

MIAMI

Florida

EFRAIN MARTINEZ M.D.

Claims Filled204

MIAMI

Florida

JOAQUIN NEGRETTE

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled193

HIALEAH

Florida

HUMBERTO GARCIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled182

MIAMI

Florida

CIRILO GONZALEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled170

MIAMI

Florida

ERNESTO GARCIA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled164

MIAMI

Florida

MARIA BETANCOURT

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled160

MIAMI

Florida

JAMES HAINE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled159

MADISON

Wisconsin

JOSEFINA FONTANILLS

Family Medicine

Claims Filled152

MIAMI

Florida

SAMUEL NODAL

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled148

MIAMI

Florida

MATTHEW KRAEMER DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled148

OSHKOSH

Wisconsin

FRANCISCO MUGUERCIA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled147

MIAMI

Florida

GEORGE LAIKOS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled138

CUYAHOGA FALLS

Ohio

MARIA MOLINA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled137

HIALEAH

Florida

TERESA LEE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled131

APPLETON

Wisconsin

DORRIE LOUTH-SCHMITT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled128

TOLEDO

Ohio

BRIAN CAIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled124

MOGADORE

Ohio

KHALID ALAM MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled123

MENASHA

Wisconsin

MAYLI RODRIGUEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled123

HIALEAH

Florida

ELISEL VERA-GALVAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled122

NEW PORT RICHEY

Florida

ASHRAF ELKERM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled118

LEOMINSTER

Massachusetts