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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
CHARLES FILLINGANE DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled118

FLOWOOD

Mississippi

RONALD VILLANUEVA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled118

TOMS RIVER

New Jersey

RICHARD MCCULLOUGH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled118

TIFTON

Georgia

CHRISTOPHER MCELROY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled117

EVANS

Georgia

GERALDO SAAVEDRA M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled117

ALLENTOWN

Pennsylvania

MARK BARATS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled117

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

CHENG-YANG TUAN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled116

SAN FRANCISCO

California

CHRISTOPHER CASE M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled116

JEFFERSON CITY

Missouri

STEPHAN KOWALYK M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled116

GREENSBURG

Pennsylvania

SEAN NIKRAVAN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled116

FULLERTON

California

NEIL KAMINSKY MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled116

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

KAVEH EHSANIPOOR MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled115

SAVANNAH

Georgia

DAVID ESCALANTE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled115

JELLICO

Tennessee

DOUGLAS KELLING M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled115

CONCORD

North Carolina

JAMES HOLT MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled114

CONCORD

North Carolina

JOSE ANTUNES M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled113

SARASOTA

Florida

ALAN RAUBA M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled113

JEFFERSON CITY

Missouri

DIANNE ROLAND MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled112

RINGGOLD

Georgia

ADOLPHUS BONAR M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled111

GASTONIA

North Carolina

NIRALI PATEL M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled110

MODESTO

California

ROBERT OESTERLE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled108

ST. AUGUSTINE

Florida

RAMANUJAPURAM RAMANUJAN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled108

BINGHAMTON

New York

NIKHITA DHRUV MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled107

MELBOURNE

Florida

RUBEN PIPEK MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled107

MELBOURNE

Florida

SAMUEL ROMERO-RAMOS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled106

EL PASO

Texas