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Prescriber Checkup » GLIMEPIRIDE

GLIMEPIRIDE

Treats type 2 diabetes. Used together with a proper diet and exercise to help control high blood sugar. This medicine is a sulfonylurea. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

3.89M
Medicare Part D Claims
$53.2M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 369,386 $4.27M
Florida 327,894 $3.97M
New York 280,055 $3.67M
Texas 276,233 $3.46M
Ohio 227,845 $2.77M
Pennsylvania 222,712 $2.47M
Puerto Rico 208,201 $2.22M
North Carolina 199,232 $2.34M
Georgia 168,516 $1.98M
Tennessee 161,236 $1.75M
Illinois 152,378 $1.87M
New Jersey 132,135 $1.67M
Missouri 130,013 $1.46M
Alabama 118,619 $1.27M
Virginia 117,954 $1.51M
Indiana 111,871 $1.43M
Louisiana 109,453 $1.11M
Kentucky 89,879 $1.04M
Mississippi 88,577 $906K
Michigan 82,303 $1.12M
Iowa 66,523 $636K
Wisconsin 64,782 $780K
South Carolina 61,514 $681K
Arkansas 61,145 $605K
West Virginia 58,074 $663K
Minnesota 49,912 $548K
Kansas 46,033 $520K
Oklahoma 45,110 $580K
Oregon 43,365 $468K
Maryland 42,692 $628K
Massachusetts 42,032 $529K
Arizona 40,637 $490K
Washington 38,521 $463K
Connecticut 36,859 $461K
Nebraska 34,897 $354K
Utah 24,928 $309K
Nevada 21,044 $243K
Idaho 21,010 $273K
New Mexico 15,714 $196K
Rhode Island 15,269 $172K
Hawaii 14,855 $220K
Colorado 14,482 $177K
Delaware 12,010 $184K
North Dakota 11,501 $131K
Montana 9,944 $110K
South Dakota 9,629 $99.4K
New Hampshire 7,245 $99.7K
Maine 6,055 $97.3K
Vermont 5,466 $71.4K
Wyoming 3,812 $44.1K
District of Columbia 2,760 $33.2K
Alaska 2,533 $30K
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 GLIMEPIRIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
IRINA URUSOVA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,453

LOS ANGELES

California

HERNAN BAQUERIZO M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,407

MIAMI

Florida

GILBERTO GASTELL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,404

UNION CITY

New Jersey

GEORGE CHAO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,160

MODESTO

California

JOSE ROCAMORA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,129

EL CENTRO

California

ISRAEL CARO M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,029

KISSIMMEE

Florida

GOVINDAN NAIR M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled996

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

BURCHAM FUQUA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled954

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

HERNAN GOMEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled950

KISSIMMEE

Florida

JEAN SUMNER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled922

SANDERSVILLE

Georgia

KENNETH SHEPHARD MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled917

MIAMI

Florida

JEROME THURMAN M.D.,F.A.C.E.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled902

SAINT CHARLES

Missouri

SAMUEL MALAYAN

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled901

GLENDALE

California

WAYNE WOO MD MA CCD FACE CDE

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled901

FLOWOOD

Mississippi

Y SIDDIQ M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled898

AUSTELL

Georgia

DMITRI KIRPICHNIKOV M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled877

BROOKLYN

New York

TIMOTHY SIMON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled826

MONTICELLO

Arkansas

AJIT KHAIRA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled802

FRESNO

California

MICHAEL ADLER M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled799

PLAINS

Pennsylvania

ANTHONY JUNG M.D

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled797

FLUSHING

New York

NATALIA BLACK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled767

CARMICHAEL

California

RAUF BABA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled764

RIDGELY

Tennessee

WILLIAM SARGEANT D.O.,P.C.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled755

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

NESTOR ISIDRO DEL ROSARIO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled741

WAIPAHU

Hawaii

M JAWADI M.D

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled738

SPRINGFIELD

Ohio