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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
MARK MCROBERTS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled118

AKRON

Ohio

KENNETH WELLS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled112

TALLMADGE

Ohio

MICHAEL HILL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled112

AKRON

Ohio

ELENA PERNASWAECHTER

Family Medicine

Claims Filled112

MIAMI

Florida

CARLOS CANOVA-DIAZ M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled111

MIAMI

Florida

STEPHEN VERBECK M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled110

AKRON

Ohio

KAMAL SHAMASH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled109

DALY CITY

California

DINA DOSCH DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled108

WEXFORD

Pennsylvania

TANYA CAMPUS M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled106

LEOMINSTER

Massachusetts

RICHARD JOHNSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled104

APPLETON

Wisconsin

SUJATHA KAILAS MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled104

FOND DU LAC

Wisconsin

ARTURO SUAREZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled103

HIALEAH

Florida

JAVIER BATISTA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled103

HIALEAH

Florida

GIGLIOLA ARNEJO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled100

HIALEAH

Florida

TINEVIMBO JARAVAZA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled99

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

ANTONIO PINERA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled97

MIAMI

Florida

LARS SWANSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled96

OSHKOSH

Wisconsin

JEFFREY BACHTEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled96

TALLMADGE

Ohio

GARY PINTA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled93

CUYAHOGA FALLS

Ohio

CARLA FRIDMAN

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled91

MIAMI

Florida

WILLIAM NELSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled91

NEENAH

Wisconsin

ROSS BLACK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled89

CUYAHOGA FALLS

Ohio

DAVID FIELDS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled89

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

JOSE CARDENAS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled88

HIALEAH

Florida

PETRA KAJLA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled88

WORCESTER

Massachusetts