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GLIMEPIRIDE

Amaryl (Glimepiride) is an anti-diabetic medication. It causes your body to release more insulin. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

6M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 56 of 3362

$61.5M
Retail Cost

Rank: 350 of 3362

1,144,506
Patients

Rank: 75 of 3362

193,224
Prescribers

Rank: 115 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 102,378 484,924 $5.12M
California 87,982 477,794 $4.83M
Texas 85,729 397,532 $4.23M
New York 72,905 387,513 $3.92M
Ohio 63,423 313,363 $3.34M
Pennsylvania 54,031 294,987 $3.04M
North Carolina 43,249 236,662 $2.37M
Georgia 39,183 217,612 $2M
Tennessee 40,885 212,652 $2.15M
Illinois 39,395 192,885 $2.23M
New Jersey 36,944 175,369 $2.11M
Missouri 29,762 164,121 $1.64M
Michigan 37,090 153,446 $1.67M
Alabama 27,553 145,254 $1.45M
Louisiana 25,303 144,852 $1.29M
Virginia 29,428 144,793 $1.51M
Indiana 29,490 143,383 $1.55M
Kentucky 20,982 116,065 $1.07M
Mississippi 18,365 107,254 $917K
South Carolina 16,561 86,069 $825K
Wisconsin 17,459 83,481 $976K
Iowa 14,126 78,938 $776K
Arkansas 11,819 72,742 $638K
West Virginia 11,777 64,773 $635K
Massachusetts 12,228 63,705 $611K
Arizona 14,210 62,426 $650K
Washington 13,115 58,587 $642K
Maryland 14,316 58,490 $754K
Minnesota 12,804 58,124 $686K
Kansas 10,320 55,169 $534K
Oregon 11,174 54,372 $536K
Oklahoma 10,639 51,616 $581K
Connecticut 9,908 46,353 $556K
Nebraska 6,516 38,002 $359K
Nevada 7,560 32,409 $348K
Utah 6,864 29,609 $351K
Colorado 6,321 27,162 $294K
Rhode Island 3,814 22,626 $235K
Idaho 4,730 22,622 $229K
New Mexico 4,042 18,408 $191K
Delaware 4,506 17,411 $274K
Hawaii 2,943 15,539 $130K
North Dakota 2,060 10,879 $111K
Montana 2,182 10,517 $109K
South Dakota 1,865 10,445 $97.4K
New Hampshire 2,345 10,211 $117K
Maine 1,885 8,014 $107K
Vermont 1,288 5,892 $73.5K
District of Columbia 835 3,896 $37.6K
Wyoming 728 3,516 $37.4K
Alaska 584 3,432 $32K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions 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
MALEK KARASSI M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled751

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

STEVEN RODRIGUEZ MONGE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled747

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

RAUF BABA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled746

DYERSBURG

Tennessee

PABLO ROBLES CORTES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled746

LAJAS

Puerto Rico

YU YAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled741

SAN GABRIEL

California

PEDRO PAEZ GONZALEZ MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled740

SAN JUAN

AHED MANSOURA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled735

ROME

Georgia

HASAN QUTOB MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled735

JACKSON

Michigan

DONG-HONG SHONG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled734

FLUSHING

New York

DENNIS KRAUSS M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled733

PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

ALEJANDRO ROCA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled729

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

C RANSOM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled719

SEARCY

Arkansas

GURURAJ NAYAK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled717

FORT VALLEY

Georgia

JONATHAN ALLRED MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled715

JAMESTOWN

Tennessee

RUBEN PEREZ M.D

General Practice

Claims Filled713

LAS MARIAS

Puerto Rico

LYNNETTE ORTIZ TORO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled710

CABO ROJO

Puerto Rico

GUIREIDA RIVERA COLON MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled709

JUANA DIAZ

Puerto Rico

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

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled708

SAINT CHARLES

Missouri

FRANCISCO RODRIGUEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled705

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

FRANCISCO RIVERA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled704

COMERIO

Puerto Rico

JOSE CURET RAMOS

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled702

GURABO

Puerto Rico

EDNA MELENDEZ REYES MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled698

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

JULIO PITA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled695

CORAL GABLES

Florida

NEERAJ ASHRI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled695

KINGS MOUNTAIN

North Carolina

MOHAMMAD QURESHI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled694

CORDOVA

Tennessee