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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. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

1.3M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 204 of 3238

$11.9M
Retail Cost

Rank: 738 of 3238

463,831
Patients

Rank: 154 of 3238

162,722
Prescribers

Rank: 145 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 42,137 112,004 $914K
Texas 38,565 93,734 $777K
California 36,129 91,775 $1.01M
Pennsylvania 23,344 71,322 $629K
Ohio 23,763 69,800 $740K
New York 21,994 60,608 $538K
Tennessee 17,753 54,322 $478K
Michigan 19,803 51,793 $461K
North Carolina 17,430 50,583 $451K
Illinois 14,925 44,499 $412K
Georgia 16,442 42,583 $360K
Missouri 12,343 41,969 $377K
Indiana 13,049 39,857 $417K
Kentucky 12,074 35,338 $347K
New Jersey 14,000 35,088 $288K
Alabama 10,914 31,384 $269K
Virginia 10,437 28,267 $274K
Louisiana 8,215 21,858 $171K
Mississippi 6,991 20,989 $178K
South Carolina 7,822 20,701 $179K
Washington 6,549 19,266 $183K
Arizona 7,556 18,856 $171K
Wisconsin 5,610 18,558 $192K
Massachusetts 5,895 17,842 $177K
Arkansas 5,279 17,442 $140K
Oklahoma 5,263 16,185 $146K
West Virginia 4,514 14,195 $118K
Colorado 4,920 13,559 $192K
Maryland 5,116 12,765 $121K
Kansas 3,621 12,206 $114K
Oregon 3,387 10,582 $111K
Connecticut 3,459 9,867 $99.5K
Iowa 2,775 9,558 $78.1K
Minnesota 2,276 7,804 $78K
Nebraska 2,032 6,885 $58.6K
Nevada 2,397 5,809 $51.7K
Maine 2,004 5,772 $59K
New Hampshire 1,584 4,967 $49.8K
New Mexico 2,065 4,966 $42.5K
Delaware 1,583 4,287 $44.1K
Idaho 1,311 3,898 $34.4K
Rhode Island 1,337 3,710 $34.6K
Utah 1,185 3,601 $29.8K
Montana 954 3,150 $28.6K
Hawaii 1,104 2,174 $19.5K
Vermont 426 1,427 $14.4K
North Dakota 436 1,360 $12.9K
South Dakota 407 1,239 $11.2K
Wyoming 371 988 $9,322
District of Columbia 349 778 $6,966
Alaska 238 734 $7,428
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions 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
RICHARD SADOWITZ M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled382

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

ISRAEL AVILES SANCHEZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled378

JACKSON HEIGHTS

New York

MICHAEL STEINBOOK M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled375

COLUMBUS

Georgia

BARNEY GUYTON MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled374

TUPELO

Mississippi

RAJEEV MANU M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled374

BAKERSFIELD

California

JAMES STROBEL M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled367

NEW ALBANY

Indiana

VASANTHA PAI M.D

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled364

BELLEVILLE

Illinois

HUSSEIN EL-NEWIHI MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled360

EL CENTRO

California

ROBERT HERRING MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled353

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

SRINIVAS SEELA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled352

ORLANDO

Florida

ODELL STILL DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled347

VIDALIA

Georgia

PETER CARIDE MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled347

NORTH BERGEN

New Jersey

LUIS ARANGO M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled346

MISSION

Texas

JAMES SIMPSON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled345

MOBILE

Alabama

CARLOS VARGAS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled340

MIAMI

Florida

OLEG VOLCHONOK M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled334

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

JAY PHILIPPOSE M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled331

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

STACEY HODGES ACNP

Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care

Claims Filled323

JACKSON

Tennessee

JERRY FEAGAN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled319

TOPEKA

Kansas

LAZARO GARCIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled307

MIAMI

Florida

STEVE SCHOETTLE MD

Surgery

Claims Filled306

CLINTON

Arkansas

YURI VOLK M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled299

MANALAPAN

New Jersey

CARLOS LEON MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled298

ATLANTIS

Florida

ROBERT LEVENTHAL MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled297

WATERBURY

Connecticut

SAID NABHAN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled296

DYERSBURG

Tennessee