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SURE COMFORT

Prep pads Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

361K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 391 of 3238

$9.11M
Retail Cost

Rank: 818 of 3238


Patients

Rank: 3068 of 3238


Prescribers

Rank: 3048 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 55,675 $1.23M
California 43,441 $1.2M
Texas 29,744 $743K
New York 18,568 $533K
Illinois 17,167 $449K
Pennsylvania 13,037 $308K
Michigan 12,218 $341K
Louisiana 9,546 $265K
Ohio 8,619 $200K
New Jersey 6,591 $197K
Wisconsin 6,305 $208K
Tennessee 5,627 $166K
South Carolina 5,060 $139K
Washington 4,974 $129K
North Carolina 4,760 $143K
Massachusetts 4,302 $118K
Georgia 4,123 $118K
Connecticut 3,587 $105K
Kentucky 3,472 $96.3K
Alabama 3,097 $99.7K
Oregon 2,806 $82.1K
Missouri 2,779 $87.6K
Arizona 2,738 $70K
Virginia 2,585 $74.3K
Oklahoma 2,509 $77.4K
Minnesota 2,397 $70.5K
Maryland 2,280 $67.8K
Iowa 2,026 $60.3K
Arkansas 1,944 $49.2K
Colorado 1,763 $46.3K
Indiana 1,733 $52.3K
Mississippi 1,655 $47K
Kansas 1,604 $49.1K
West Virginia 1,278 $33.4K
Nebraska 996 $28.2K
Maine 992 $39.9K
Rhode Island 899 $27.2K
Idaho 815 $24.9K
Utah 780 $23.3K
New Mexico 646 $18.7K
Hawaii 614 $13.1K
Nevada 493 $14.6K
Montana 483 $14.6K
Vermont 472 $14.5K
South Dakota 449 $12.4K
District of Columbia 416 $11.2K
New Hampshire 361 $9,769
North Dakota 217 $7,158
Wyoming 163 $4,275
Delaware 161 $5,258
Alaska 47 $1,371
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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 SURE COMFORT

Provider Medicare Claims City State
LIDIA BERMUDEZ MD

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled188

HIALEAH

Florida

ANA SEDA CORDERO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled188

VILLALBA

Puerto Rico

CARLOS RIVERA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled186

MIAMI

Florida

VICTOR VERGARA ABREU MD

Specialist

Claims Filled186

YABUCOA

Puerto Rico

LAZARO GARCIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled185

MIAMI

Florida

JOSE CARDENAS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled183

MIAMI

Florida

NESTOR FRONTERA-TACORONTE MD

General Practice

Claims Filled181

GUANICA

Puerto Rico

JAVIER RICARDO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled181

MIAMI

Florida

RUBEN AYALA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled180

MIAMI

Florida

LUIS CASTANO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled177

MIAMI

Florida

EVELYN MATTA FONTANET M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled176

RIO GRANDE

Puerto Rico

EUGEN LUIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled175

MIAMI

Florida

PEDRO LOPEZ LOPEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled175

GUAYAMA

Puerto Rico

LORENZO ROSS RIVERA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled166

GUAYAMA

Puerto Rico

CARLOS ORAMA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled165

JAYUYA

Puerto Rico

ROBERTO GONZALEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled164

AGUADA

Puerto Rico

TERRY BAUL M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled162

DETROIT

Michigan

EDWIN RODRIGUEZ ALLENDE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled160

AIBONITO

Puerto Rico

PERCY MAY M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled160

CHICAGO

Illinois

KARELIA RUIZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled159

HIALEAH

Florida

VICTOR VERGARA ABREU MD

Specialist

Claims Filled157

YABUCOA

Puerto Rico

GLORIA PIEDRA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled155

HIALEAH

Florida

JUAN GOMEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled155

YABUCOA

Puerto Rico

DAVID SICARD FIGUEROA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled154

GUAYAMA

Puerto Rico

VANDELY PEREZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled151

HIALEAH

Florida