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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
WILLIAM KOTTNER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

WASHINGTON

Pennsylvania

JAMES HESTER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

CAIRO

Georgia

SURENDRA PUROHIT MD

Surgery

Claims Filled53

COVINGTON

Louisiana

HANAN LOBEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

VAN NUYS

California

TED HUDSPETH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

HAMMOND

Louisiana

THOMAS PROSTKO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled53

EASLEY

South Carolina

PRAVIN AVULA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

SMITHS GROVE

Kentucky

ANNA ROETKER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

SOUTHGATE

Kentucky

GARY NUNN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

DANIEL MEGNA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled53

STATEN ISLAND

New York

SANDEEP DSOUZA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

DUBLIN

Georgia

DUSTIN DEVERS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

PAINTSVILLE

Kentucky

CARL FLYNN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

CARIBOU

Maine

EMIL SITTO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

STERLING HEIGHTS

Michigan

JAMES FREDERICK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

WEST LIBERTY

Kentucky

SATWANT KINGRA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

EVERGREEN PARK

Illinois

INGRID ZUMARAN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled53

SEMINOLE

Florida

STEVEN TANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

EUSTIS

Florida

MANI MAHDAVIAN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled53

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS

Illinois

YOGESH GUPTA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled53

TROY

New York

VERLYN CORBETT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

ANCHORAGE

Alaska

PATRICK KELLEHER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

BEREA

Kentucky

JOHN BURNEY M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled52

FAYETTEVILLE

Georgia

WILLIAM BERRY M.D.

Claims Filled52

DANVILLE

Arkansas

CECIL BROWN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

LAURENS

South Carolina