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RANITIDINE HCL

Ranitidine is used to treat ulcers; gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a condition in which backward flow of acid from the stomach causes heartburn and injury of the food pipe (esophagus); and conditions where the stomach produces too much acid, such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

7.78M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 39 of 3362

$96.4M
Retail Cost

Rank: 247 of 3362

1,674,686
Patients

Rank: 47 of 3362

298,770
Prescribers

Rank: 56 of 3362

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it worked well

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it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 134,074 567,949 $7.39M
California 129,404 514,441 $6.79M
New York 102,278 466,702 $6.1M
Pennsylvania 73,937 368,310 $4.66M
Georgia 67,503 325,218 $3.5M
Texas 78,716 307,514 $4.36M
Missouri 52,989 292,849 $3.22M
Michigan 69,802 287,305 $4.04M
Tennessee 56,465 282,478 $3.56M
Ohio 54,345 251,536 $3.33M
North Carolina 51,491 242,353 $3.07M
Illinois 50,739 240,713 $3.13M
Kentucky 38,744 208,486 $2.23M
South Carolina 39,687 184,100 $2.14M
Massachusetts 36,870 170,904 $2.6M
Washington 35,533 163,381 $1.99M
Virginia 34,661 156,456 $2.09M
Arizona 33,983 139,049 $2.07M
Indiana 29,758 135,936 $1.85M
Alabama 28,052 128,074 $1.48M
Wisconsin 27,914 127,024 $1.76M
Minnesota 26,750 116,853 $1.42M
Mississippi 22,455 114,170 $1.1M
Maryland 26,444 107,076 $1.54M
Iowa 19,406 105,519 $1.04M
West Virginia 20,313 101,103 $1.04M
Louisiana 19,868 91,309 $1.02M
New Jersey 22,499 89,211 $1.33M
Colorado 22,077 88,137 $1.28M
Oklahoma 17,743 84,407 $983K
Arkansas 16,375 80,331 $754K
Oregon 14,470 68,284 $858K
Kansas 11,399 56,548 $614K
Maine 11,327 49,668 $699K
Connecticut 10,316 44,946 $675K
New Mexico 11,708 44,807 $680K
Nevada 9,717 38,575 $501K
Rhode Island 7,512 37,216 $591K
Nebraska 6,598 35,367 $346K
Utah 6,589 27,057 $332K
Idaho 6,079 26,806 $341K
New Hampshire 5,510 24,536 $393K
Hawaii 4,915 19,957 $311K
South Dakota 3,003 15,255 $153K
Delaware 4,247 15,232 $272K
Montana 2,869 13,466 $146K
Vermont 3,028 12,793 $174K
North Dakota 2,273 10,941 $117K
District of Columbia 2,189 8,956 $134K
Alaska 1,504 8,626 $106K
Wyoming 1,009 4,691 $63.6K
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 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost 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 RANITIDINE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
BOB SOUDER MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled3,781

JACKSON

Tennessee

LONG DANG M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled2,906

WESTMINSTER

California

NELSON RIVERA RIVERA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,509

VILLALBA

Puerto Rico

ANGEL VELOSO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled2,357

MIAMI

Florida

TODD FULCHER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,063

BRANDON

Mississippi

JOSE DE LEON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,864

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

JAVIER ARROYO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled1,785

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

ABDULLAH ARSHAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,749

HAYTI

Missouri

EDWIN FIGUEROA DELGADO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled1,735

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

MIGUEL RAMIREZ-SOTO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,699

JUNCOS

Puerto Rico

PEDRO YELTON ROSSELLO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,662

ADJUNTAS

Puerto Rico

CARLOS MUNIZ MOLINERO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,656

AGUADA

Puerto Rico

RAUL ACOSTA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,652

YABUCOA

Puerto Rico

RICARDO BLONDET VISSEPO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,651

PONCE

Puerto Rico

ROBERTO GONZALEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,628

AGUADA

Puerto Rico

EDUARDO TREJO DERIVET M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,623

NAGUABO

Puerto Rico

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,599

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,594

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

EDGAR RAMOS MENDEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,586

BARCELONETA

Puerto Rico

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,560

FORT WORTH

Texas

SAMUEL PADILLA ROSA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,547

MANATI

Puerto Rico

CARLOS RAMOS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,509

SAN SEBASTIAN

Puerto Rico

DAVID QUESTELL ALVARADO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,508

SANTA ISABEL

Puerto Rico

CHARLES MAXVILL DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,427

EULESS

Texas

CARLOS MALDONADO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,404

JUNCOS

Puerto Rico