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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
HECTOR SERRANO-CANCINO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled75

MIAMI

Florida

LOAN NGO M.D.

Claims Filled75

WESTMINSTER

California

MARK PASS MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled75

MANALAPAN

New Jersey

ENRIQUE FERNANDEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled74

MIAMI

Florida

JOHN FERRELL M.D.,F.A.C.C.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled74

GARDEN CITY

Kansas

HARNATH CLERK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled73

NEWFANE

New York

MARK KUGE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled72

HONOLULU

Hawaii

BOGDAN CRISTESCU M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled72

GREEN BAY

Wisconsin

DREW COOPER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled72

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

MANIKANDA RAJA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled72

HEMET

California

SCOTT WIESEN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled71

NAPLES

Florida

MA ROSARIO GUZMAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled71

WAILUKU

Hawaii

ROBERT HAGGARD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled71

FREDERICKSBURG

Pennsylvania

ISABEL RICO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled71

MIAMI

Florida

WILLIAM SILVERSTONE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled71

WESTLAND

Michigan

EDDYS DISLA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled71

NEW YORK

New York

PREM SALHOTRA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled70

YUCCA VALLEY

California

MARTIN FRIED MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled70

EDWARDSVILLE

Pennsylvania

BRUCE SCHNEIDER MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled70

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

SYED IQBAL MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled70

DANSVILLE

New York

BOB SOUDER MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled69

JACKSON

Tennessee

RAVI GUPTA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled69

LEESBURG

Florida

AHSAN BHATTI MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled69

WILLMAR

Minnesota

CHAD BITTNER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled68

HENDERSON

Nevada

PHANI ASHOK ATTALURI M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled68

OLATHE

Kansas