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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
EDDY PIZZANI MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled93

RICHMOND

Virginia

MAX BRUMMETT PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled93

HARBOR CITY

California

MARIA LYDIA MONTENEGRO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled91

MEDICAL LAKE

Washington

PAUL MUMMA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled90

CROOKSVILLE

Ohio

HITENDRA CHAUHAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled89

LAKE HAVASU CITY

Arizona

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled88

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

SHAHRIAR SEDGHI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled88

MACON

Georgia

DANIEL CAMARA M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled84

CHEEKTOWAGA

New York

MICHAEL BARNETT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled84

FALMOUTH

Massachusetts

ANDREW THOMAS MD

Specialist

Claims Filled84

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

NADEEM KAZI M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled83

CASA GRANDE

Arizona

BEVERLY COPELAND MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled82

MCKINLEYVILLE

California

STEPHEN ANG MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled82

CENTRALIA

Illinois

ROBERT KODSI MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled80

BROOKLYN

New York

ROY HINMAN MD PA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled80

ST AUGUSTINE

Florida

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled80

TONGANOXIE

Kansas

HAO HUANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled80

CRANSTON

Rhode Island

HOSAM KAMEL M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled79

HOT SPRINGS

Arkansas

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled79

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

EUGENIO HERNANDEZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled79

MIAMI

Florida

BRIAN POWDERLY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled78

PARKERSBURG

West Virginia

AZZAM MUFTAH M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled78

BROOKSVILLE

Florida

MARY ANN HENRY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled77

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

SCOTT RAY DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled76

CLEARWATER

Florida

TARIQ KHAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled76

SOUTHAVEN

Mississippi