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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
LUIS FELIPE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled76

MIAMI

Florida

DANIEL STEIDL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled76

CUYAHOGA FALLS

Ohio

RICARDO MARTINEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled76

MIAMI

Florida

MATTHEW TAYLOR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled76

AKRON

Ohio

LAWRENCE SPOLJARIC MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled76

WADSWORTH

Ohio

CHERYL-LYNN PITRE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled75

MENASHA

Wisconsin

JAMES BROWN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled75

AKRON

Ohio

ROBERT GSELLMAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled74

UNIONTOWN

Ohio

MARIA FERNANDEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled73

MIAMI

Florida

JOSE GONZALEZ

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled73

HOBOKEN

New Jersey

THOMAS MCALEAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled73

TOLEDO

Ohio

LEO CLAVECILLA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled72

AKRON

Ohio

A MINGLE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled72

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

MARTA BETANCOURT

Family Medicine

Claims Filled71

HIALEAH

Florida

JAMES JOHNSTON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled71

CUYAHOGA FALLS

Ohio

KAREN BEUTLER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled70

LITTLE CHUTE

Wisconsin

LUIS FERNANDEZ D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled70

MIAMI

Florida

JOHN SASSANO D.O.

Sports Medicine

Claims Filled70

CUYAHOGA FALLS

Ohio

MANZOOR QADIR MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled70

NORTON

Ohio

YAN SUAREZ MD

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled69

BRONX

New York

MATTHEW FINNERAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled69

WADSWORTH

Ohio

GEORGE BLOSSOM D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled69

TOLEDO

Ohio

G, MCINTOSH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled69

UNIONTOWN

Ohio

LAURA MEYER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled68

STOW

Ohio

CURTIS RADFORD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled67

OSHKOSH

Wisconsin