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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
MYUNG KIL JEON M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled540

PLYMOUTH

North Carolina

LAN NGUYEN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled539

WESTMINSTER

California

JULIO RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled539

FORT MYERS

Florida

PAVEL POLSKIY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled538

CARMICHAEL

California

OSCAR ZAMBRANO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled537

BELL

California

ALBERTO MENDEZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled535

KISSIMMEE

Florida

HIEU N TRAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled531

WESTMINSTER

California

MANUEL ARIAS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled529

UNION CITY

New Jersey

ROBERT PYLE M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled528

PALESTINE

Texas

RALPH TEAGUE M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled526

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

CHINWE NDUKA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled526

EL PASO

Texas

HEMACHANDRAN NAIR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled520

DOUGLAS

Georgia

ANTONIO MENDEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled516

BELLE GLADE

Florida

BARRY HARDISON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled516

POWDERLY

Kentucky

FRED MCQUEEN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled514

HAMLET

North Carolina

C RANSOM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled514

SEARCY

Arkansas

VEERAPPAN SUNDAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled513

HENDERSON

North Carolina

JULIAN GRAFTON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled508

LAUREL

Mississippi

MARIO CEJA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled505

CALEXICO

California

KATJA FELSINGER M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled504

BLUEFIELD

West Virginia

DENNIS KRAUSS M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled504

PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

JOSEPH CHI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled503

MIAMI

Florida

MOSES HYUN MD

Claims Filled503

LOS ANGELES

California

WILLIAM TRIGOSO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled501

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

JUAN CALDERON M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled498

CHULA VISTA

California