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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 »

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Top prescribers for CHOLESTYRAMINE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ANDREW ROSENFELD D.O.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled68

CLINTON TOWNSHIP

Michigan

DAVID NEUMANN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled68

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

GILES ROBERTSON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled68

RICHMOND

Virginia

HUBERT LANDERS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled67

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

MONICA VANDIVORT M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled67

TUCSON

Arizona

SHERAJ JACOB MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled67

GAINESVILLE

Georgia

MUSTAFA SIDALI DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled67

BELLEVILLE

New Jersey

LARRY MARIANELLA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled67

SANTA ROSA

California

DAN WATERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled66

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

DEBRA STUDER DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled66

DES MOINES

Iowa

PEDRO CARBALLO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled66

MIAMI

Florida

AJIT KOKKAT M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled66

WILLIMANTIC

Connecticut

ELLIOT SCHUMAN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled65

TITUSVILLE

Florida

STEVEN REEVES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled65

CRESTON

Iowa

FRANK CABANEZ ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled65

MIAMI

Florida

RAJEEV NAYAR MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled65

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

ROGELIO ZALDIVAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled65

MIAMI

Florida

DAWN PULS M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled65

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

MICHAEL DAWSON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled64

TIFTON

Georgia

THOMAS ROMANO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled64

LIVERPOOL

New York

ROSEMARY CANNISTRARO M.D. PHD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled64

CREVE COEUR

Missouri

JONADAB UZOHO D.O

Family Medicine

Claims Filled64

SPRING HILL

Florida

GARY PALMER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled64

CENTERVILLE

Ohio

VENU LAKSHMINARASIMHAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled64

HUDSON

Florida

FOLKERT ZIJLSTRA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled64

FORT WAYNE

Indiana