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CHOLESTYRAMINE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

408K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 376 of 3238

$30.8M
Retail Cost

Rank: 500 of 3238

151,804
Patients

Rank: 328 of 3238

78,326
Prescribers

Rank: 289 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 15,027 36,110 $2.67M
California 11,419 31,087 $2.6M
Pennsylvania 8,311 24,599 $1.85M
Texas 10,038 23,294 $1.78M
New York 7,932 22,591 $1.97M
Ohio 7,029 19,574 $1.46M
Illinois 5,410 15,108 $1.17M
Michigan 5,148 13,194 $1.01M
North Carolina 4,959 12,841 $913K
Georgia 5,053 12,412 $882K
Missouri 4,008 10,770 $745K
New Jersey 4,096 10,396 $859K
Massachusetts 3,111 9,678 $780K
Indiana 3,390 9,261 $640K
Tennessee 3,634 9,024 $624K
Wisconsin 2,900 8,775 $654K
Virginia 3,081 8,296 $596K
Arizona 3,166 7,616 $602K
Iowa 2,543 7,588 $490K
Kentucky 2,665 7,370 $529K
Washington 2,535 7,118 $546K
Alabama 2,890 6,993 $533K
Louisiana 2,543 6,533 $498K
Minnesota 2,075 6,238 $513K
Oregon 2,042 5,986 $443K
Kansas 1,971 5,972 $400K
South Carolina 2,203 5,394 $396K
Maryland 2,128 5,329 $434K
Oklahoma 1,961 5,319 $384K
Colorado 1,839 4,991 $369K
Arkansas 1,660 4,186 $324K
Connecticut 1,377 4,124 $320K
West Virginia 1,320 3,485 $242K
Nebraska 1,149 3,358 $219K
Nevada 1,339 3,182 $220K
Mississippi 1,203 3,098 $219K
Maine 863 2,630 $211K
Idaho 862 2,439 $176K
Rhode Island 713 2,391 $142K
New Mexico 937 2,348 $180K
Utah 838 2,220 $167K
South Dakota 552 1,648 $118K
New Hampshire 538 1,573 $117K
Montana 503 1,515 $102K
Hawaii 380 1,230 $97.4K
North Dakota 346 1,113 $79.2K
Delaware 345 770 $67.2K
Wyoming 278 732 $49.5K
Vermont 221 717 $58.9K
District of Columbia 145 386 $30.7K
Alaska 99 251 $20.9K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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 CHOLESTYRAMINE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ANGEL VELOSO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled234

MIAMI

Florida

JAMES EZI-ASHI MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled214

HERMITAGE

Pennsylvania

HUSSEIN EL-NEWIHI MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled171

EL CENTRO

California

VIKRAM ARORA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled161

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

LOAN NGO M.D.

Claims Filled140

WESTMINSTER

California

FREDERICK FRENCH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled139

ROSWELL

New Mexico

ROBERT FUSCO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled126

MOON TOWNSHIP

Pennsylvania

HITENDRA CHAUHAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled124

LAKE HAVASU CITY

Arizona

CHARLES ULRICH MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled122

WILLMAR

Minnesota

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled119

TUCKER

Georgia

MHAMAD JIBRINI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled119

FLORENCE

Kentucky

DAVID HALLER MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled118

SHEBOYGAN

Wisconsin

ROHIT MALIK MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled118

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

VITO DITOMASO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled117

ENGLEWOOD

Florida

R BRYANT MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled116

WICHITA

Kansas

DANIEL CAMARA M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled114

CHEEKTOWAGA

New York

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled114

TONGANOXIE

Kansas

GILES ROBERTSON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled111

RICHMOND

Virginia

JOHN CAMPBELL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled109

KENTWOOD

Michigan

F ORLEANS M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled103

MOBILE

Alabama

ROY HINMAN MD PA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled102

ST AUGUSTINE

Florida

JOHN BATISTA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled102

SPRING HILL

Florida

ROBERT CONNER DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled102

DES MOINES

Iowa

STEPHEN ANG MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled101

CENTRALIA

Illinois

MERRITT BERN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled101

ROANOKE

Virginia