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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
DOUGLAS WEISSMAN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled309

CORAL SPRINGS

Florida

BARNEY GUYTON MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled309

TUPELO

Mississippi

OSMANY RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled307

MIAMI

Florida

BENJAMIN JOHNSTON MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled303

MACON

Georgia

YAOLEN BOLANOS MD

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled303

MIAMI

Florida

ERNESTO GARCIA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled302

MIAMI

Florida

LARRY DEFFENBAUGH D.O.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled299

JOPLIN

Missouri

VIJAYA KAILA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled295

HOUSTON

Texas

KARELIA RUIZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled290

HIALEAH

Florida

JOSEFINA FONTANILLS

Family Medicine

Claims Filled288

MIAMI

Florida

MAYOBANEX TORRES-VERAS M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled286

HIALEAH

Florida

SAID NABHAN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled282

DYERSBURG

Tennessee

JANE VLODOV-LEVITT M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled281

BROOKLYN

New York

JOSE MARTINEZ M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled277

HIALEAH

Florida

MAYLI RODRIGUEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled277

HIALEAH

Florida

ROBERT GOLDBLATT MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled274

RYE BROOK

New York

CARAH WALKER NURSE PRACTITIONER

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled272

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

STACEY HODGES ACNP

Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care

Claims Filled272

JACKSON

Tennessee

YEVGENIA ZINGER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled270

BROOKLYN

New York

AMOS MENENDEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled270

MIAMI

Florida

STANLEY MORROW DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled269

HACKLEBURG

Alabama

LIANA VOLPE M.D

General Practice

Claims Filled268

SUN VALLEY

California

STEPHEN KIRKPATRICK M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled267

BARTLESVILLE

Oklahoma

SAMUEL NODAL

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled267

MIAMI

Florida

GEORGE GOLDIN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled265

ROME

Georgia