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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
RAY VAUGHTERS MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled498

AIKEN

South Carolina

MUSTAPHA ABDUL-RAHMAN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled497

WINCHESTER

Virginia

RAMON FIGUEROA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled496

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

JAMES HOWELL DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled496

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS

Florida

ALBERTO ROZO D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled494

JACKSON HEIGHTS

New York

CHRISTOPHER CASE M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled494

JEFFERSON CITY

Missouri

STEPHEN WELTON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled493

SIKESTON

Missouri

LAURIE TOM M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled492

HONOLULU

Hawaii

ANNAPOORNA ARUNACHALAM M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled491

PALM SPRINGS

Florida

DONG-HONG SHONG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled491

FLUSHING

New York

SACHIN BAHL M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled488

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

RALPH ABRAHAM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled488

MANGHAM

Louisiana

MARK CRUMP MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled484

GRIFFIN

Georgia

OSCAR CHIEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled484

SAN GABRIEL

California

PAUL SHLIMOVICH MD

Claims Filled483

SCARSDALE

New York

CHU KWAN LAU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled480

WOODLAND

California

JOHN BRUNNER M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled479

TOLEDO

Ohio

JOSE MUNIN MD

Claims Filled478

NORTH BERGEN

New Jersey

MAYRA MUNOZ-DELGADO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled474

KISSIMMEE

Florida

MIGUEL GONZALEZ MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled474

HOLLYWOOD

Florida

LARRY WHITFIELD MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled472

DENISON

Texas

SHERRELL ROBERTS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled472

MONTICELLO

Kentucky

ROBERTO DURAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled471

EAGLE PASS

Texas

VAGHARSHAK PILOSSYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled470

VAN NUYS

California

ROMANY DEMIAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled470

OXNARD

California