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BYETTA

Treats type 2 diabetes. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

251K
Medicare Part D Claims
$136M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 31,788 $11.2M
New York 31,183 $11.4M
Texas 24,681 $9.1M
Florida 22,307 $8.31M
Ohio 21,794 $8.53M
Pennsylvania 16,997 $6.31M
North Carolina 16,864 $5.64M
Tennessee 12,116 $4.2M
Missouri 12,019 $3.97M
Illinois 11,829 $4.24M
Georgia 11,788 $4.02M
Indiana 9,788 $3.53M
New Jersey 9,511 $3.54M
Michigan 8,821 $3.46M
Kentucky 7,879 $2.8M
Alabama 7,874 $2.63M
Minnesota 7,385 $2.73M
Virginia 6,931 $2.46M
Washington 6,487 $2.31M
Massachusetts 6,406 $2.26M
Arizona 6,395 $2.42M
South Carolina 6,326 $2.21M
Louisiana 5,752 $1.98M
Iowa 5,405 $1.75M
Kansas 5,299 $1.82M
Wisconsin 5,144 $1.81M
Mississippi 4,974 $1.6M
Oregon 4,777 $1.64M
Oklahoma 4,700 $1.7M
Maryland 4,150 $1.64M
Colorado 4,043 $1.46M
Arkansas 3,797 $1.22M
West Virginia 3,768 $1.35M
Connecticut 3,078 $1.15M
Idaho 3,009 $1.05M
New Mexico 2,658 $946K
Maine 2,613 $986K
Nebraska 2,398 $790K
Nevada 2,170 $821K
Utah 2,077 $720K
Montana 1,855 $633K
New Hampshire 1,717 $646K
Hawaii 1,610 $541K
Rhode Island 1,424 $463K
North Dakota 998 $332K
Delaware 848 $364K
Vermont 801 $295K
South Dakota 795 $271K
Puerto Rico 605 $197K
Wyoming 391 $131K
Alaska 384 $167K
District of Columbia 241 $76.5K
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 BYETTA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SANDEEP SODHI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled440

RIVERSIDE

California

IRINA URUSOVA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled362

LOS ANGELES

California

GEORGE CHAO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled361

MODESTO

California

SHAHED QUYYUMI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled351

STATEN ISLAND

New York

LEROY SCHROEDER M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled282

FINDLAY

Ohio

TAMER YACOUB M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled276

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

CARL VANCE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled270

IDAHO FALLS

Idaho

ELENA CHRISTOFIDES MD, FACE

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled237

COLUMBUS

Ohio

MATIN SHARAFATKHAH M.D

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled235

BROOKLYN

New York

MARK JOHNSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled231

MASON CITY

Iowa

JACK CUKIERMAN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled230

AMHERST

New York

NEIL GOLDBERG M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled213

CULVER CITY

California

DAVID LILJENQUIST MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled211

IDAHO FALLS

Idaho

RICHARD WEISS MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled210

FORT MYERS

Florida

SUNG LIM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled207

MERCEDES

Texas

SETH CHARATZ D.O.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled204

ROCHESTER

New York

HISHAM ALREFAI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled201

SCOTTSBURG

Indiana

LYLE MYERS M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled200

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

SEAN NOLAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled200

WEIRTON

West Virginia

JAMES CHAPPELL MD

Specialist

Claims Filled198

DENVER

Colorado

GABOR MENCZELESZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled188

BROOKLYN

New York

MARCEL TWAHIRWA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled188

EDINBURG

Texas

LIANKE MU M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled183

GADSDEN

Alabama

ARCOT DWARAKANATHAN M.D.,F.A.C.E.

Specialist

Claims Filled182

OLYMPIA FIELDS

Illinois

VICTOR PERKEL M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled181

REDLANDS

California