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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
MICHAEL STEINBOOK M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled384

COLUMBUS

Georgia

LAZARO BOUZA M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled378

MIAMI

Florida

LAZARO GARCIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled376

MIAMI

Florida

PARAMVIR RAHAL MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled375

BAKERSFIELD

California

JAMES HIXON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled369

ANNISTON

Alabama

HUGO ROMEU M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled364

MIAMI

Florida

DHARMVIR VERMA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled362

MCHENRY

Illinois

JAMES STROBEL M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled358

NEW ALBANY

Indiana

DAVID CORT M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled355

CHESTERFIELD

Missouri

JUSTO VILLANUEVA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled346

HIALEAH

Florida

CLEMENT BLOCK M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled338

OAK RIDGE

Tennessee

HUMBERTO GARCIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled335

MIAMI

Florida

JERRY FEAGAN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled332

TOPEKA

Kansas

HARITHA RAMASASTRY M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled332

CLANTON

Alabama

EUGENE GOLDMAN M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled325

BETHLEHEM

Pennsylvania

VASANTHA PAI M.D

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled322

BELLEVILLE

Illinois

JUAN BARROSO M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled321

HIALEAH

Florida

YURI VOLK M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled320

MANALAPAN

New Jersey

STEPHEN PAUL M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled319

VALPARAISO

Indiana

EFRAIN CAMARA

Claims Filled318

HIALEAH

Florida

STEVE SCHOETTLE MD

Surgery

Claims Filled315

CLINTON

Arkansas

MICHAEL CANTY M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled315

ASHLAND

Kentucky

JAMES SIMPSON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled311

MOBILE

Alabama

STEPHEN FINN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled310

ROME

Georgia

JEFFREY MORGAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled310

SALEM

Indiana