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LIDOCAINE HCL VISCOUS

LIDOCAINE HCL

Lidocaine viscous, a local anesthetic, is used to treat the pain of a sore or irritated mouth and throat often associated with cancer chemotherapy and certain medical procedures. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

238K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 496 of 3362

$2.19M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1200 of 3362

155,171
Patients

Rank: 339 of 3362

97,643
Prescribers

Rank: 253 of 3362

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it's worth it

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it worked well

20%

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it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 16,569 24,425 $260K
Texas 11,518 17,076 $150K
Florida 10,894 15,887 $130K
New York 9,699 14,741 $132K
Pennsylvania 6,733 10,806 $96.2K
Ohio 5,936 9,427 $95.4K
North Carolina 5,376 7,986 $79.7K
Michigan 5,216 7,933 $71.8K
Tennessee 5,168 7,828 $69.2K
Illinois 4,795 7,400 $67.7K
Georgia 4,712 6,966 $61.7K
Massachusetts 3,858 5,878 $58.3K
Missouri 3,765 5,824 $52.9K
Virginia 3,547 5,409 $47.2K
Alabama 3,334 5,275 $49.6K
Minnesota 3,176 5,252 $47.2K
Arizona 3,364 4,781 $40.5K
Washington 3,070 4,698 $41.5K
Kentucky 2,901 4,662 $40.4K
Wisconsin 2,819 4,598 $49.4K
New Jersey 2,901 4,192 $37.9K
Louisiana 2,617 4,169 $28.3K
Indiana 2,435 4,000 $37.4K
Oregon 2,341 3,833 $41.2K
South Carolina 2,446 3,689 $36.2K
Maryland 2,366 3,408 $32.3K
Colorado 2,076 3,299 $36.7K
Oklahoma 1,733 2,751 $21.2K
Mississippi 1,620 2,529 $19.7K
Connecticut 1,654 2,402 $23.2K
Arkansas 1,485 2,174 $16.1K
Kansas 1,310 2,067 $18.4K
Iowa 1,313 2,055 $18.6K
West Virginia 1,294 2,015 $17.5K
New Mexico 1,243 1,862 $14.7K
Nevada 1,194 1,680 $13.2K
Maine 910 1,493 $12.9K
Nebraska 860 1,424 $12.3K
Utah 919 1,375 $12.6K
Idaho 824 1,318 $13.6K
Rhode Island 590 1,068 $11.3K
New Hampshire 532 839 $8,354
Montana 465 750 $6,338
Hawaii 462 701 $7,172
North Dakota 333 617 $4,980
South Dakota 381 616 $5,235
Delaware 417 584 $6,014
Vermont 300 462 $3,195
Wyoming 215 292 $2,197
District of Columbia 176 258 $2,742
Alaska 157 221 $1,850
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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 LIDOCAINE HCL VISCOUS

Provider Medicare Claims City State
BOLIVAR PEREZ-DIAZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled428

BRONX

New York

JESUS JIMENEZ BARREDO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled358

HIALEAH

Florida

NICODEMO MACRI M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled231

THOMASVILLE

Georgia

FRANK MONGIARDO M.D.

Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery

Claims Filled183

HAZARD

Kentucky

RICHARD WILSON DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled173

BALTIMORE

Maryland

MICHAEL SULLIVAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled143

KINGSPORT

Tennessee

LUIS GONZALEZ M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled132

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

DILKA GONZALEZ-ORTIZ MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled122

CAYEY

Puerto Rico

THOMAS SANTOMAURO MD, DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled106

BROOKLYN

New York

ROBERTO MERA LASTRA M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled104

RIO GRANDE

Puerto Rico

CURTIS MCDONALD DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled92

BASTROP

Texas

AHMAD IRFAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled85

WAYCROSS

Georgia

JASON BAKER DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled85

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

RONALD GOINGS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled85

CLIFTON FORGE

Virginia

CHANDRA GYAWALI MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled78

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

JUAN ZAITER TERC MD

Specialist

Claims Filled78

SAN JUAN

KOJO POBEE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled75

DALLAS

Texas

TU TRAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled73

HUNTINGTON PARK

California

RAFAEL PASTRANA LABORDE MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled73

HATO REY

Puerto Rico

ELVIRA IANCU MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled72

FORT COLLINS

Colorado

MICHAEL HARRIS D.M.D.

Dentist

Claims Filled71

LINCOLN CITY

Oregon

JAMES SIMCOE MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled70

NORWICH

New York

RAFAEL PEREZ-BARTOLOMEI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled70

MANATI

Puerto Rico

JOSEPH MARIK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled69

FOND DU LAC

Wisconsin

STEVEN LEWIS D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled69

NARBERTH

Pennsylvania