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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
JAMES PARKS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled64

GAINESVILLE

Georgia

JOHN POTOMSKI DO CMA

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled64

MELBOURNE

Florida

WILLIAM SAVAGE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled63

HUTCHINSON

Kansas

BRUCE CARUANA M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled63

WYOMISSING

Pennsylvania

JOSEPH EISENACH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled63

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

NAVEED MAHFOOZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled63

CARO

Michigan

F ORLEANS M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled63

MOBILE

Alabama

MERRITT BERN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled63

ROANOKE

Virginia

WILSON OTERO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled63

BULLHEAD CITY

Arizona

JAVIER RICARDO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled63

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

GREGORY BORAK MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled63

SAVANNAH

Georgia

RAJESH AGARWAL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled62

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS

Ohio

RICHARD RIVERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled62

ENID

Oklahoma

PHILIP FIORET MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled62

ASHLAND

Kentucky

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled62

WOODLAWN

Virginia

MHAMAD JIBRINI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled62

FLORENCE

Kentucky

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled62

DUBLIN

Georgia

CONSTANCE ANDERSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled61

RONCEVERTE

West Virginia

CAROLINE HONCULADA M D

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled61

LAKE WALES

Florida

LOWELL CLARK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

BUSHNELL

Florida

LAKSHMI PRATHIPATI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

SAN DIEGO

California

ROGER SCHUTT D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled61

DORCHESTER CENTER

Massachusetts

GRACE BAUTISTA M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled61

PASADENA

California

BRUCE PENDLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled61

EAST RIDGE

Tennessee

ERNEST CARAMES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled60

ST AUGUSTINE

Florida