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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
BOB SOUDER MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled1,427

JACKSON

Tennessee

VICTOR PADILLA M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled648

HIALEAH

Florida

JEFF GONZALEZ M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled631

HIALEAH

Florida

FATIH OZCELEBI M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled618

MCALLEN

Texas

HUSSEIN EL-NEWIHI MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled602

EL CENTRO

California

GUY RENVOIZE M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled581

BRONX

New York

CARLOS SABATES MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled566

MIAMI

Florida

BENJAMIN BENNOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled558

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

JOSEPH BAILEY MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled505

AMORY

Mississippi

MIKHAIL AZRILEVICH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled498

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

ADIL AL-HUMADI MD

Colon Rectal Surgery

Claims Filled494

OLEAN

New York

CARLOS VARGAS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled479

MIAMI

Florida

MIN CHA M.D.

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled472

LOS ANGELES

California

ULRIC DUNCAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled464

SOUTHAVEN

Mississippi

ALONZO WILLIAMS M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled462

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

MUHAMMAD AL-MIDANI MD FACP

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled456

BURTON

Michigan

ALBERTO HERNANDEZ M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled455

CORAL GABLES

Florida

OLEG VOLCHONOK M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled451

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

ZHANNA GALPERUN MD

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled445

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

ANGEL VENTO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled441

MIAMI

Florida

HECTOR SERRANO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled440

MIAMI

Florida

RENE HASBUN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled436

MIAMI

Florida

GLORIA PIEDRA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled420

HIALEAH

Florida

CELIA QUINNONEZ MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled406

KISSIMMEE

Florida

VICENTE LAGO MD PA

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled393

MIAMI

Florida