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SUCRALFATE

Treats ulcers and other stomach problems. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

577K
Medicare Part D Claims
$28.5M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 68,494 $2.27M
Florida 61,936 $1.8M
Texas 56,654 $1.73M
Ohio 44,481 $1.46M
New York 41,862 $1.29M
Pennsylvania 39,353 $1.17M
Illinois 37,487 $1.13M
Georgia 35,204 $1.08M
Kentucky 33,116 $1.11M
North Carolina 31,754 $961K
Tennessee 30,027 $905K
Alabama 28,800 $873K
Arkansas 25,588 $811K
Oklahoma 23,170 $737K
Missouri 23,027 $729K
Puerto Rico 21,198 $422K
Michigan 20,808 $660K
Virginia 20,558 $645K
Louisiana 20,341 $610K
New Jersey 19,682 $562K
Indiana 18,581 $587K
Iowa 17,514 $517K
Kansas 16,609 $505K
Minnesota 15,951 $499K
South Carolina 15,760 $477K
Massachusetts 13,966 $396K
Mississippi 13,925 $419K
West Virginia 13,423 $399K
Wisconsin 12,847 $389K
Arizona 12,529 $391K
Washington 12,385 $363K
Maryland 9,769 $296K
Nebraska 9,233 $268K
Oregon 8,128 $260K
Colorado 7,610 $252K
Maine 6,313 $212K
Idaho 5,796 $181K
New Mexico 5,289 $159K
Connecticut 5,286 $141K
Utah 4,360 $139K
Nevada 3,748 $113K
South Dakota 3,632 $109K
Montana 3,610 $106K
New Hampshire 2,669 $83.6K
Rhode Island 2,488 $65.6K
Wyoming 2,014 $60.8K
North Dakota 1,861 $54.7K
Alaska 1,490 $36.2K
Hawaii 1,416 $46.2K
Vermont 1,280 $37.6K
Delaware 1,076 $33.8K
District of Columbia 575 $14.9K
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for SUCRALFATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MICHAEL BUSTIN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled298

MIAMI

Florida

MARIUSZ KLIN MD, PHD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled294

PANAMA CITY

Florida

VINOD MISHRA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled291

RIVERSIDE

California

GERALD MINGOLELLI MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled291

HAZEL CREST

Illinois

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled289

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

PAUL DAVIS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled286

PINE BLUFF

Arkansas

HANS ADAMS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled286

GULFPORT

Mississippi

JAMES CARUSO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled284

NAPERVILLE

Illinois

MU HONG M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled278

ANNANDALE

Virginia

BRENDA KETCHER M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled274

HOT SPRINGS

Arkansas

CHARLES ULRICH MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled268

WILLMAR

Minnesota

ROGER EPSTEIN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled266

WOODBURN

Oregon

ALFRED MCNAIR M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled261

OCEAN SPRINGS

Mississippi

LAWRENCE PARKER MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled259

MOBILE

Alabama

PAUL PICCIONE MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled256

BROOKLYN

New York

BASSAM HAFFAR MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled256

SOUTH CHARLESTON

West Virginia

JEFFREY SCHLACHTER D.O.

Claims Filled250

LEES SUMMITT

Missouri

CLINT BEHREND M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled248

IDAHO FALLS

Idaho

JAMES EZI-ASHI M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled247

HERMITAGE

Pennsylvania

JAMES LIU M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled244

SAN GABRIEL

California

MICHAEL MCCOMBS D.O.,

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled240

DOVER

Ohio

HENRY ROGERS M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled235

PINE BLUFF

Arkansas

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled233

DUBLIN

Georgia

CHARLES ASWELL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled232

VILLE PLATTE

Louisiana

BAHRAM FOROUZANDEH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled231

PRESTONSBURG

Kentucky