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CHOLESTYRAMINE

CHOLESTYRAMINE (WITH SUGAR)

Lowers high cholesterol levels. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

417K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 383 of 3362

$44.8M
Retail Cost

Rank: 421 of 3362

154,636
Patients

Rank: 341 of 3362

79,479
Prescribers

Rank: 297 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 15,074 36,185 $3.8M
California 11,699 32,025 $3.79M
Pennsylvania 8,454 25,373 $2.62M
Texas 10,295 24,173 $2.59M
New York 8,185 23,414 $2.74M
Ohio 7,083 20,036 $2.18M
Illinois 6,015 16,961 $1.8M
North Carolina 5,087 13,529 $1.36M
Georgia 5,439 13,243 $1.29M
Michigan 5,231 13,156 $1.53M
Missouri 4,050 11,172 $1.13M
New Jersey 4,113 10,542 $1.15M
Massachusetts 3,059 9,898 $1.06M
Indiana 3,321 9,131 $917K
Tennessee 3,798 9,081 $905K
Wisconsin 2,981 9,063 $1.01M
Virginia 3,114 8,333 $852K
Arizona 3,274 7,871 $907K
Iowa 2,580 7,693 $758K
Washington 2,486 7,114 $814K
Alabama 3,002 7,098 $731K
Kentucky 2,705 7,093 $741K
Louisiana 2,665 6,904 $734K
Minnesota 2,093 6,223 $743K
South Carolina 2,514 6,210 $592K
Oregon 2,091 6,142 $676K
Kansas 1,985 6,097 $613K
Maryland 2,191 5,759 $647K
Colorado 1,971 5,062 $586K
Oklahoma 1,797 5,059 $529K
Arkansas 1,767 4,528 $492K
Connecticut 1,375 4,218 $439K
West Virginia 1,405 3,725 $368K
Nevada 1,428 3,337 $331K
Nebraska 1,113 3,278 $325K
Mississippi 1,177 2,942 $312K
Maine 838 2,556 $291K
Idaho 845 2,410 $263K
New Mexico 1,034 2,400 $266K
Utah 913 2,355 $252K
Rhode Island 653 2,260 $191K
South Dakota 572 1,742 $187K
New Hampshire 583 1,675 $169K
Montana 499 1,472 $155K
Hawaii 352 1,169 $144K
North Dakota 319 1,034 $120K
Delaware 298 724 $87K
Vermont 209 697 $79.3K
Wyoming 255 689 $72.5K
District of Columbia 129 353 $34.1K
Alaska 98 253 $32.8K
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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
CHARLES ULRICH MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled79

WILLMAR

Minnesota

BRUCE SCHNEIDER MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled79

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

DAN WATERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled78

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

DAVID FUMO

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled78

MICHIGAN CITY

Indiana

BALKISSOON MAHARAJH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled78

JOHNSTOWN

Pennsylvania

EDITA EXTRA-MENDOZA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled77

GREEN VALLEY

Arizona

FRED FOWLER M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled77

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

PREM SALHOTRA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled77

YUCCA VALLEY

California

ROBERT GAYLOR M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled77

KETTERING

Ohio

AHSAN BHATTI MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled77

CHASKA

Minnesota

VIJAYAPRASAD TUMMALA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled76

GADSDEN

Alabama

DONALD WALTERS D.O.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled76

BUTLER

Pennsylvania

PRAKASH MACHHAR

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled76

NEW PORT RICHEY

Florida

JONADAB UZOHO D.O

Family Medicine

Claims Filled76

SPRING HILL

Florida

VISHAL GUPTA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled76

ORANGE CITY

Florida

LORA SHIRAR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled76

GOLDEN

Colorado

ORLANDO TORRES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled76

HIALEAH

Florida

UDAY SHANKAR M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled75

HAZARD

Kentucky

EDDYS DISLA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled75

NEW YORK

New York

RAYMOND PHILLIPS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled74

NAPLES

Florida

RICHARD FAZIO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled74

STATEN ISLAND

New York

JOHN CAMPBELL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled74

KENTWOOD

Michigan

PAUL MUMMA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled74

CROOKSVILLE

Ohio

RICHARD OTERO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled74

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

R BRYANT MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled74

WICHITA

Kansas