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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
YEVGENIY GOLDMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled264

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

PETER CARIDE MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled262

NORTH BERGEN

New Jersey

DUANE FITCH MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled262

WILSON

North Carolina

CAROLINE HONCULADA M D

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled262

LAKE WALES

Florida

ODELL STILL DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled261

VIDALIA

Georgia

OSCAR MENDEZ TURINO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled260

MIAMI

Florida

ALI FADEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled258

DEARBORN

Michigan

VICTOR PINA M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled258

HIALEAH

Florida

RAJEEV MANU M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled257

BAKERSFIELD

California

ANTONIO BLANCO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled257

HOMESTEAD

Florida

MICHAEL MENDELSON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled257

ARLINGTON

Texas

STEVEN FABER MD FACG

Specialist

Claims Filled256

ELIZABETH CITY

North Carolina

SIMON BEHAR M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled255

MIAMI

Florida

PARMOD KUMAR M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled255

TULARE

California

DAVID JOHNSON PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled252

MADISONVILLE

Kentucky

DIANE SIPPEL NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled249

FOND DU LAC

Wisconsin

NEHME GABRIEL M.D

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled249

LEESBURG

Florida

MICHAEL DAWSON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled249

TIFTON

Georgia

PATRICK WONG M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled248

SAN FRANCISCO

California

GERALD MINGOLELLI MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled246

HAZEL CREST

Illinois

WILLIAM EMLICH D.O.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled245

COLUMBUS

Ohio

JOHN BOZDECH MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled245

QUINCY

Illinois

ALFREDO VITERI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled244

HOUSTON

Texas

JAMES WILLIAMS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled240

TRENTON

Tennessee

MERI KRYSS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled239

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania