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DICYCLOMINE HCL

Dicyclomine is used to treat the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome. Dicyclomine is in a class of medications called anticholinergics. It relieves muscle spasms in the gastrointestinal tract by blocking the activity of a certain natural substance in the body. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

843K
Medicare Part D Claims
$11.4M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 135,198 $993K
California 89,198 $996K
Texas 85,275 $699K
Ohio 68,611 $687K
Pennsylvania 64,756 $571K
New York 55,213 $485K
Tennessee 54,175 $488K
Illinois 45,212 $395K
North Carolina 44,920 $411K
Missouri 43,861 $411K
Michigan 39,048 $358K
Georgia 38,967 $346K
Puerto Rico 37,367 $228K
Indiana 37,038 $362K
Kentucky 35,035 $333K
New Jersey 31,352 $251K
Alabama 29,204 $254K
Virginia 27,516 $260K
Louisiana 22,146 $174K
Mississippi 21,815 $191K
South Carolina 20,091 $177K
Arizona 19,836 $176K
Washington 19,578 $187K
Arkansas 18,183 $158K
Oklahoma 17,026 $167K
Wisconsin 16,777 $166K
West Virginia 14,967 $127K
Massachusetts 14,396 $134K
Colorado 14,204 $189K
Kansas 12,450 $115K
Maryland 11,159 $105K
Iowa 10,037 $81.3K
Oregon 9,772 $99.2K
Connecticut 8,452 $72.9K
Minnesota 7,407 $69.6K
Nebraska 7,367 $63.2K
Nevada 6,279 $56.7K
New Mexico 6,126 $51.9K
Maine 5,268 $51.3K
Idaho 4,078 $39.3K
New Hampshire 3,867 $36.5K
Utah 3,843 $29.6K
Rhode Island 3,590 $29.9K
Montana 3,507 $34K
Delaware 3,428 $37.1K
Hawaii 2,472 $21.8K
Vermont 1,470 $13.8K
South Dakota 1,467 $13.3K
North Dakota 1,287 $13.7K
Wyoming 1,160 $11K
Alaska 676 $7,305
District of Columbia 642 $5,423
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 DICYCLOMINE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ELIZABETH TOMS MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

HOPKINSVILLE

Kentucky

OLEG KOTELSKIY D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

MYRON BROCKMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

ERIC CARANDANG PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled50

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

JAMES HOWELL DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS

Florida

NAEEM AKHTAR MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

MADERA

California

OAKLEY JORDAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

JOHN EASTONE MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

IRENE BUCKNER

Specialist

Claims Filled50

CLARKSDALE

Mississippi

RONALD WALTERS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PINEHURST

North Carolina

DEDRA NEWTON FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

MARINGOUIN

Louisiana

AARON TOKAYER MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

BRONX

New York

JORGE ROBLES MD FAAFP

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

EL CENTRO

California

JORGE ABAD MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

KREKOR TOMASSIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GLENDORA

California

JOSEPH NEWMAN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

IGNACIO FORNARIS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHICAGO

Illinois

BRIAN MCCARVER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HENDERSON

Tennessee

VIJAYKUMAR PATEL M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

SANTOS DE LA PAZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

MICHAEL MONZEL MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

LOXAHATCHEE

Florida

ORLANDO CABRERA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

DOUGLAS HORST MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

BOSTON

Massachusetts

ATUL SHAH M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

BAYTOWN

Texas

KRISTINA KAUFMANN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FORT WAYNE

Indiana