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Prescriber Checkup

Prescriber Checkup » CIMETIDINE

CIMETIDINE

Treats duodenal ulcer, gastric ulcer, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and other disorders of the stomach. Also treats or prevents heartburn. This medicine is a histamine H2-blocker. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

130K
Medicare Part D Claims
$2.58M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 37,609 $680K
Tennessee 18,094 $202K
Florida 12,525 $127K
Puerto Rico 11,642 $91.2K
Ohio 8,385 $109K
Texas 7,001 $76.6K
Kentucky 6,681 $74.3K
Pennsylvania 6,659 $70.6K
Illinois 6,383 $65K
Arizona 5,720 $67.6K
New York 5,617 $66K
Massachusetts 5,326 $79.1K
Michigan 5,270 $56.7K
North Carolina 4,694 $49.9K
Indiana 4,425 $51.3K
Georgia 4,116 $43.1K
Alabama 3,984 $36.4K
Missouri 3,927 $44.4K
Mississippi 3,479 $31.7K
Oregon 3,354 $39.6K
Minnesota 3,141 $41.7K
Iowa 2,980 $29K
Louisiana 2,848 $25.8K
Wisconsin 2,668 $34.4K
Oklahoma 2,583 $30.5K
Virginia 2,452 $29.5K
Arkansas 2,327 $22K
West Virginia 2,040 $19.9K
New Mexico 2,003 $23.7K
Colorado 1,954 $32.2K
South Carolina 1,936 $21K
New Jersey 1,920 $19.8K
Hawaii 1,860 $23.3K
Washington 1,839 $22.3K
Kansas 1,564 $20.6K
Maine 1,319 $16.3K
Nevada 1,228 $16.8K
Maryland 1,183 $18K
Nebraska 893 $8,894
Utah 877 $9,887
Connecticut 767 $9,325
New Hampshire 726 $7,872
Rhode Island 717 $6,561
Idaho 648 $8,340
Montana 511 $7,032
South Dakota 420 $4,302
Vermont 296 $3,505
North Dakota 273 $2,755
Delaware 151 $2,011
Wyoming 95 $1,150
District of Columbia 77 $1,179
Alaska 38 $570
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 CIMETIDINE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
STANLEY MOLES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled80

LARGO

Florida

HARVEY YUNG

Family Medicine

Claims Filled79

ANAHEIM

California

DALE ASBURY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled77

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

DEREK COOZE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled77

MORRISTOWN

Tennessee

RONALD HALL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled76

LAFOLLETTE

Tennessee

LOUIS GERBINO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled76

ATLANTIC

Iowa

LIANA VOLPE M.D

General Practice

Claims Filled75

SUN VALLEY

California

JOSE MARTINEZ MD PA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled75

WELLINGTON

Florida

YONG CHUN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled74

CHICAGO

Illinois

VUONG TRAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled73

PORTLAND

Oregon

TRI-DUNG HOANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled71

SACRAMENTO

California

ALFONSO LLANTO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled71

WATERVLIET

Michigan

DONNA WONG D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled70

DOWNEY

California

EVELYN CURRIE MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled68

CHICAGO

Illinois

MICHAEL MATTIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled68

BEDFORD

New Hampshire

CHETAN SHAH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled67

DAYTON

Tennessee

PATRICK WONG M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled67

SAN FRANCISCO

California

YOUSUF SADIQ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled65

RIALTO

California

DENNIS GRAY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled65

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

JOSEPH RAMBO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled65

BRIDGMAN

Michigan

DAVID COFFEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled64

ONEIDA

Tennessee

ERNEST JONES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled63

CARTHAGE

Tennessee

JAMES THOMAS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled63

SAVANNAH

Tennessee

DOROTHY GILLESPIE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled63

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

BOB SOUDER MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled63

JACKSON

Tennessee