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LIDOCAINE HCL VISCOUS

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. Lidocaine viscous is not normally used for sore throats due to cold, flu, or infections such as strep throat. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

36.2K
Medicare Part D Claims
$2.32M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 18,433 $286K
Pennsylvania 12,942 $166K
Texas 12,476 $132K
Florida 11,918 $108K
New York 10,336 $115K
Ohio 8,538 $98.2K
Illinois 6,542 $66.9K
Tennessee 6,477 $71.1K
Georgia 6,163 $64.1K
North Carolina 6,158 $73.5K
Michigan 5,960 $63.7K
Missouri 5,217 $63.2K
Minnesota 4,934 $69.9K
Virginia 4,769 $51.4K
Massachusetts 4,493 $55.6K
New Jersey 4,356 $45.3K
Alabama 4,234 $61.3K
Kentucky 4,159 $43.8K
Washington 3,995 $49.4K
Wisconsin 3,662 $44.1K
Arizona 3,593 $33.7K
Puerto Rico 3,509 $31.9K
Oregon 3,132 $46K
Louisiana 3,101 $28.7K
Indiana 2,986 $31K
South Carolina 2,639 $32.6K
Mississippi 2,631 $25.5K
Oklahoma 2,582 $30.7K
Maryland 2,467 $30.4K
Colorado 2,362 $37.5K
Kansas 2,178 $24.2K
West Virginia 2,171 $25.4K
Iowa 1,986 $22.1K
Arkansas 1,953 $19.1K
New Mexico 1,820 $19.9K
Connecticut 1,758 $18K
Nebraska 1,594 $19.4K
Utah 1,326 $13.1K
Nevada 1,233 $13.6K
Idaho 1,174 $17.4K
Maine 972 $9,975
Rhode Island 849 $8,624
South Dakota 731 $9,921
Montana 671 $7,012
Delaware 618 $6,274
North Dakota 613 $9,654
New Hampshire 533 $4,905
Hawaii 456 $6,158
Vermont 381 $3,630
Wyoming 381 $4,047
Alaska 210 $2,393
District of Columbia 159 $2,224
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 LIDOCAINE HCL VISCOUS

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SANG SIM MD

Radiation Oncology

Claims Filled51

LONG BRANCH

New Jersey

DWIGHT WILLETT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

KINGSTON

Tennessee

SANJEEV BAHRI M.D.

Radiation Oncology

Claims Filled51

GREENSBURG

Pennsylvania

IQBAL AMIN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled51

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

SABAH KADHIUM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

LA VERNE

California

RICHARD SWITZER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

GRANDVILLE

Michigan

MICHAEL MORAN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled52

CAMBRIDGE

Maryland

GARY STEELE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

BROWNSVILLE

Wisconsin

CHIDOZIE ONONUJU D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

SAGINAW

Michigan

G ROGER DUNKELBERGER DO LLC

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

PINELLAS PARK

Florida

NICCOLE RANZ F.N.P.-C

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

ROCKFORD

Illinois

STEPHEN MATTER M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled54

NORMAL

Illinois

CLIFFORD NOTTINGHAM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

ROANOKE

Virginia

MAHA SULTAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled54

FREDERICK

Oklahoma

ROGELIO LUCAS MD

General Practice

Claims Filled55

NYC

New York

THOMAS BRISLIN DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

ALLENTOWN

Pennsylvania

PAUL MATHEWS MD

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled56

TACOMA

Washington

HOWARD MERTZ M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled57

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

JOYCELYN THEARD MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled57

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

CECIL PARKER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

MOBILE

Alabama

THOMAS MC LEOD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

ROCHESTER

Minnesota

KARUNASREE KANURI M.D.,

Family Medicine

Claims Filled61

WEST LOGAN

West Virginia

NELSON RHODUS

Dentist

Claims Filled61

MINNEAPOLIS

Minnesota

ORLANDO ALFONSO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled66

CHICAGO

Illinois

DARILO CHIRINO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled66

DORAL

Florida