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Prescriber Checkup » CHOLESTYRAMINE

CHOLESTYRAMINE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

378K
Medicare Part D Claims
$26M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 32,598 $2.36M
California 30,294 $2.31M
Pennsylvania 23,342 $1.57M
Texas 20,296 $1.47M
New York 19,474 $1.51M
Ohio 18,420 $1.19M
Illinois 15,188 $1.12M
Georgia 11,855 $772K
Michigan 11,431 $863K
North Carolina 10,892 $701K
New Jersey 10,464 $809K
Missouri 10,392 $644K
Massachusetts 9,469 $694K
Indiana 9,246 $566K
Tennessee 8,269 $525K
Wisconsin 8,061 $509K
Virginia 7,668 $514K
Arizona 7,432 $522K
Kentucky 7,382 $475K
Iowa 7,204 $389K
Washington 6,961 $469K
Louisiana 6,377 $443K
Minnesota 6,012 $414K
Oregon 5,983 $371K
Alabama 5,797 $392K
Kansas 5,523 $315K
Oklahoma 5,156 $328K
South Carolina 5,104 $338K
Maryland 4,991 $371K
Colorado 4,634 $313K
Connecticut 4,016 $278K
Arkansas 3,889 $252K
West Virginia 3,628 $236K
Nebraska 3,487 $190K
Nevada 3,199 $206K
Mississippi 3,072 $197K
Maine 2,513 $170K
New Mexico 2,457 $161K
Idaho 2,340 $145K
Rhode Island 2,307 $120K
Utah 2,016 $142K
New Hampshire 1,583 $107K
South Dakota 1,535 $94.9K
Montana 1,409 $80.8K
Hawaii 1,285 $86.3K
North Dakota 946 $54.5K
Vermont 745 $57.9K
Wyoming 729 $40.5K
Delaware 706 $54.4K
District of Columbia 338 $27.5K
Alaska 223 $16.6K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for CHOLESTYRAMINE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
CASSANDRA WORMACK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FLINT

Michigan

HEIDI PETERS N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled50

FRAMINGHAM

Massachusetts

DENVER MILLER MD, MPH, CMD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

SPARKS

Nevada

LARRY RUSSELL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HENDERSONVILLE

North Carolina

HANY MISTIKAWY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

MANVER RAZICK M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

FLORENCE

South Carolina

DOUGLAS KUPERMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SARASOTA

Florida

COLIN HELMAN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

AGUSTIN MARTINEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

HIALEAH

Florida

FRANK AXSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SENECA

South Carolina

PHILIP BIRD M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

NORMAN

Oklahoma

TARUN KOTHARI MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled51

ROCHESTER

New York

G. MICHAEL LOPEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

LAS VEGAS

New Mexico

JAMES BIENVENU M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled51

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

KERRY CRANMER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

AJAY ANAND M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

WESTON

Massachusetts

VICTOR SZEMETYLO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled51

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

DOMINIC GONZALEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

PUSHPA RAM MD

General Practice

Claims Filled51

MEDICAL LAKE

Washington

CHARLES PAGANA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

SELINSGROVE

Pennsylvania

WILLIE WELLS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

BRUCE

Mississippi

WILLIAM ANDERSON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled51

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

HEATHER SIMPKINS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

JACKSON

Michigan

VINCENT MCLAUGHLIN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled52

VINELAND

New Jersey

JACKIE BEENE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri