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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
JOSEPH GALLAGHER MD

Specialist

Claims Filled74

ORLANDO

Florida

BAHIGE ASAKER DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled73

BROCKTON

Massachusetts

JAMES DIMITROFF MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled73

ST LOUIS

Missouri

FEDERICO LABRADOR P.A

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled73

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

FOLKERT ZIJLSTRA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled72

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

AJIT KOKKAT M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled72

WILLIMANTIC

Connecticut

KIM HIGGINS DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled71

FORT WORTH

Texas

MICHAEL AHEARN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled71

KEWANEE

Illinois

LILIT BALTAIAN M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled71

TUJUNGA

California

ROSEMARY CANNISTRARO M.D. PHD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled71

CREVE COEUR

Missouri

JEROLD MEYER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled71

NORTH RANDALL

Ohio

THOMAS VRABLE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled70

EAST PALESTINE

Ohio

MELODY PONCE' FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled70

PRINCETON

West Virginia

ROBERT CONNER DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled70

DES MOINES

Iowa

THOMAS KOURI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled70

PEORIA

Illinois

KEVEN DODT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled70

LAFAYETTE

Indiana

CONSTANCE ANDERSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled69

RONCEVERTE

West Virginia

MOHAMMAD FATTAL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled69

UNION

Kentucky

ROHIT MALIK MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled69

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

SEYMOUR KATZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled69

GREAT NECK

New York

RAMAKRISHNA BANDI MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled69

CUYAHOGA FALLS

Ohio

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled69

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

DORRIS RAGSDALE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled69

LEWISBURG

West Virginia

JACK UHRIG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled69

MARSHALL

Missouri

GRETCHEN SEROTA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled69

CINCINNATI

Ohio