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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
JULIO PITA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled726

CORAL GABLES

Florida

JOSEPH THOMAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled722

VALDOSTA

Georgia

GENEKH IOFEL MD

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled720

LOS ANGELES

California

SCOTT JUDD MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled717

TAMPA

Florida

RICARDO CIGARROA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled716

LAREDO

Texas

NOUNEH DANIELYAN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled714

LOS ANGELES

California

MOUSSA FAMININI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled702

ENCINO

California

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled676

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

SYLVIA KARIAMPUZHA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled676

TYLER

Texas

ARIEL MARTINEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled673

WATSONVILLE

California

RAMON PINEDA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled673

PASADENA

Texas

CHANDRAVADAN PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled669

TAMPA

Florida

HATIM MAHMOUD MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled663

DANVILLE

Virginia

JONATHAN WISE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled662

METAIRIE

Louisiana

JAIME ESTRADA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled660

CALEXICO

California

JEHANARA AHMED M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled657

BEAUMONT

Texas

JOSEPH ROBERTS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled651

GRENADA

Mississippi

RAYMOND FINK M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled647

LA MESA

California

ROBERT RUSHAKOFF MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled645

SAN FRANCISCO

California

BRADLEY TAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled637

LAKELAND

Florida

MOHAMED ZEITOUN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled634

HOBART

Indiana

ROBERT EVANS M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled631

JACKSON

Mississippi

KEITH WOO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled630

HONOLULU

Hawaii

AJITKUMAR KEMKAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled629

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

CHAU LE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled625

ROSEMEAD

California