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PEG 3350-ELECTROLYTE

PEG (polyethylene glycol) with electrolyte is used to clean out the intestines before certain bowel exam procedures such as colonoscopy or barium enema X-rays. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

180K
Medicare Part D Claims
$2.83M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 26,002 $306K
Puerto Rico 18,916 $245K
Florida 16,520 $203K
New York 13,281 $156K
Texas 10,050 $120K
North Carolina 9,164 $112K
Georgia 8,634 $108K
Illinois 8,598 $105K
Wisconsin 7,961 $95.2K
Arizona 7,489 $79.9K
Minnesota 7,004 $85.1K
Tennessee 6,252 $76.8K
Virginia 6,228 $75.5K
Missouri 6,049 $73.9K
Michigan 5,893 $73.3K
Pennsylvania 5,614 $67.9K
Massachusetts 5,579 $64.5K
Ohio 4,907 $56.9K
Washington 4,401 $53.2K
Oklahoma 4,144 $49.2K
Iowa 4,055 $49K
Hawaii 3,675 $45.7K
Alabama 3,567 $42.8K
Arkansas 3,353 $40.5K
Mississippi 3,297 $40K
New Jersey 3,086 $35.9K
New Mexico 2,666 $32.4K
Louisiana 2,560 $30.6K
Colorado 2,361 $31.1K
South Carolina 2,214 $27K
Kentucky 2,210 $26.8K
Indiana 2,048 $23.8K
Utah 1,766 $21.4K
Kansas 1,714 $20.7K
Nebraska 1,443 $19.9K
Maryland 1,420 $17.8K
Oregon 1,322 $16.4K
North Dakota 1,185 $15.4K
Connecticut 1,150 $13.5K
South Dakota 1,049 $13.1K
Nevada 728 $8,379
Montana 668 $8,088
Maine 651 $7,466
West Virginia 585 $6,874
New Hampshire 581 $6,819
District of Columbia 569 $7,005
Vermont 491 $5,675
Idaho 457 $5,606
Delaware 249 $2,975
Wyoming 191 $2,348
Rhode Island 131 $1,627
Alaska 87 $1,092
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 PEG 3350-ELECTROLYTE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ORLANDO TORRES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled702

HIALEAH

Florida

STEVEN FAYNE M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled578

SUNRISE

Florida

LEWIS STRONG MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled539

LOVELAND

Colorado

PAUL FRENKIEL M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled500

DOWNEY

California

MARK REICHELDERFER MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled429

MADISON

Wisconsin

KARUKURICHI VENKATESH MD

Colon Rectal Surgery

Claims Filled423

GILBERT

Arizona

JAMES BURGESS MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled423

CHANDLER

Arizona

KATHLEEN CORRIGAN NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled421

SALEM

Massachusetts

NADEEM KAZI M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled419

CASA GRANDE

Arizona

JOHN TOLLAND MD

Colon Rectal Surgery

Claims Filled417

ORMOND BEACH

Florida

SERGIO RODRIGUEZ MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled395

HIALEAH

Florida

LEE HIXSON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled363

ST GEORGE

Utah

FLORINELLA OPRESCU MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled305

PHOENIX

Arizona

RICARDO MARRERO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled304

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

DAVID MEESE MD

Colon Rectal Surgery

Claims Filled302

ORMOND BEACH

Florida

TIMOTHY JAHRAUS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled296

HILO

Hawaii

JAMES BOWN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled296

ST GEORGE

Utah

ROBERTO FERNANDEZ M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled287

HIALEAH

Florida

EDWIN MONTELL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled280

HILO

Hawaii

WARREN ONO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled260

HONOLULU

Hawaii

FRANCISCO MADERAL M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled258

HIALEAH

Florida

TIMOTHY SIMMONS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled255

LOS ANGELES

California

DAVID PAINE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled254

VIDALIA

Georgia

PETER KORETSKY MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled246

MELBOURNE

Florida

DONALD HETZEL M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled246

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee