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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
SUJATHA KAILAS MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled238

FOND DU LAC

Wisconsin

JULIAN MARQUEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled237

HIALEAH

Florida

ROBERT LEVENTHAL MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled236

WATERBURY

Connecticut

MINH DANG MD

General Practice

Claims Filled235

GARDEN GROVE

California

RAMIRO CORO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled235

HIALEAH

Florida

KHIZAR AHSAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled234

RIO GRANDE CITY

Texas

JAMES LISI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled232

ELYRIA

Ohio

CYNTHIA TOWNSEND CFNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled231

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

CELSO PINEIRO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled231

PORT ST LUCIE

Florida

CHRISTOPHER KLEEMAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled231

SOUTH PORTLAND

Maine

AMEENA ANEES MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled229

MOBERLY

Missouri

RICHARD SADOWITZ M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled229

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

MIGUEL VAZQUEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled229

MIAMI

Florida

WILLIAM ALEXANDER M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled228

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

DAVID MYERS M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled228

BRUNSWICK

Ohio

ABDULLAH ARSHAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled228

HAYTI

Missouri

INNA ABRAMOVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled227

BROOKLYN

New York

CLAIRE OWENS P.A.

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled227

WILSON

North Carolina

LUIS LUGO-ARRENDELL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled226

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

ROBERT HERRING MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled223

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

SUMEET BHUSHAN M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled222

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

JOHN DAY M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled221

ALABASTER

Alabama

BAL BHANDARI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled220

BASTROP

Louisiana

GNANA DESIGAN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled219

VAN NUYS

California

INESSA BINIAURISHVILI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled219

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania