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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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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
ALEXANDER BRODSKY MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled1,392

BROOKLYN

New York

STEPHEN WELTON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,360

SIKESTON

Missouri

ISRAEL MACHIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,347

LAKE CLARKE SHORES

Florida

MANUEL MATEO LOPEZ 11772

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,343

TOA ALTA

Puerto Rico

MAYOBANEX TORRES-VERAS M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled1,326

HIALEAH

Florida

CARLOS ORAMA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,312

JAYUYA

Puerto Rico

MIGUEL RODRIGUEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,285

CIDRA

Puerto Rico

FELIX CARATINI MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,272

COAMO

Puerto Rico

PEDRO LOPEZ LOPEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,262

GUAYAMA

Puerto Rico

BRUCE LEE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,253

CALHOUN

Georgia

LUIS LLAVONA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,245

COMERIO

Puerto Rico

LUIS SIACA COLON MD

General Practice

Claims Filled1,245

SAN LORENZO

Puerto Rico

JOSE TORRES M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,230

SAN LORENZO

Puerto Rico

RICARDO JIMENEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,194

CAYEY

Puerto Rico

SONIA CORREA MARRA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,189

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

JUDY BAIN N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled1,188

GRIFFIN

Georgia

KARIM SALEH VEGA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,183

COAMO

Puerto Rico

DOMINGO CHARDON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,169

PONCE

Puerto Rico

MICHAEL BABILONIA ROMAN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,153

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,147

DUBLIN

Georgia

RAFAEL ESPINET M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,107

PONCE

Puerto Rico

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,098

TUCKER

Georgia

MARIA VALENTIN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,092

PONCE

Puerto Rico

JOSE CURET RAMOS

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,090

GURABO

Puerto Rico

VICTOR VERGARA ABREU MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,072

YABUCOA

Puerto Rico