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SUCRALFATE

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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
BRIAN CARLIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled225

POLLOK

Texas

PASAM RAO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled225

THIBODAUX

Louisiana

KENNETH RICE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled224

LUBBOCK

Texas

SHANG WU M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled222

HACIENDA HEIGHTS

California

KATHRYN HUTCHENS MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled221

NEW ALBANY

Indiana

MARK APPLER MD FACP

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled221

MOUNT AIRY

North Carolina

GEORGE WHALEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled221

HOUSTON

Texas

DONALD WALTERS D.O.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled216

BUTLER

Pennsylvania

JOHN DUQUE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled215

CHULA VISTA

California

VASANTHA PAI M.D

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled212

BELLEVILLE

Illinois

DON MURRAY M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled211

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

ANANDARAJ SUBRAMANIUM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled208

MOUNTAIN VIEW

Arkansas

NADEEM KAZI M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled207

CASA GRANDE

Arizona

FREDERICK KLEIN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled205

TUCSON

Arizona

JITENDRA PATEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled204

PORTSMOUTH

Ohio

BRUCE LEE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled204

CALHOUN

Georgia

UJAGGER DHILLON M.D, F.A.C.G.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled204

FRESNO

California

GERONIMO SAHAGUN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled202

ANCHORAGE

Alaska

JUAN ALBERTI FLOR MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled200

MIAMI

Florida

STEPHEN ABSHIRE MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled200

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

BARRY TILLMAN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled199

VIDALIA

Louisiana

THOMAS FOGARTY DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled199

CANFIELD

Ohio

RICHARD SADOWITZ M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled199

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

JAY PHILIPPOSE M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled197

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

JEFFREY THOMPSON M.D.

Claims Filled197

FORT PAYNE

Alabama