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GLIMEPIRIDE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

4.61M
Medicare Part D Claims
$49.5M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 402,834 $4.03M
Florida 360,504 $4.21M
New York 305,080 $3.78M
Texas 292,064 $3.23M
Ohio 243,063 $2.69M
Pennsylvania 237,964 $2.23M
North Carolina 205,106 $2.12M
Georgia 180,345 $1.82M
Tennessee 169,162 $1.67M
Illinois 159,277 $1.8M
New Jersey 154,690 $1.78M
Missouri 136,439 $1.37M
Louisiana 124,181 $1.17M
Virginia 123,946 $1.44M
Alabama 122,578 $1.12M
Indiana 118,167 $1.39M
Michigan 98,333 $1.23M
Mississippi 96,777 $842K
Kentucky 96,280 $1.04M
Wisconsin 69,615 $790K
Iowa 69,567 $622K
South Carolina 66,209 $662K
Arkansas 64,272 $559K
West Virginia 60,187 $642K
Minnesota 51,203 $560K
Massachusetts 48,043 $493K
Oklahoma 47,663 $518K
Kansas 47,092 $475K
Oregon 45,890 $465K
Maryland 44,456 $578K
Arizona 44,093 $492K
Washington 43,191 $456K
Connecticut 40,582 $478K
Nebraska 35,693 $326K
Utah 26,224 $299K
Nevada 23,148 $254K
Idaho 21,639 $275K
Rhode Island 16,954 $166K
New Mexico 16,087 $177K
Colorado 16,074 $181K
Hawaii 15,485 $198K
Delaware 12,684 $180K
North Dakota 10,777 $103K
Montana 10,277 $105K
South Dakota 10,150 $93.6K
New Hampshire 8,220 $98.7K
Maine 6,417 $94.6K
Vermont 5,393 $65.9K
Wyoming 3,998 $41.5K
District of Columbia 2,898 $28.3K
Alaska 2,354 $26.8K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost 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
BORIS GUREVICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled592

CHICAGO

Illinois

GERALDO SAAVEDRA M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled589

ALLENTOWN

Pennsylvania

JOSE MELENDEZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled588

CABO ROJO

Puerto Rico

DONG-HONG SHONG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled587

FLUSHING

New York

ALBERTO ROZO D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled586

JACKSON HEIGHTS

New York

ARIEL MARTINEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled585

WATSONVILLE

California

SEAN NOLAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled584

WEIRTON

West Virginia

JOSE RAMOS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled581

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

ANNAPOORNA ARUNACHALAM M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled581

PALM SPRINGS

Florida

SAMUEL MELENDEZ DEL VALLE M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled580

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

JAMES COCHRAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled575

BAINBRIDGE

Georgia

DANIEL MCCALL MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled575

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

MARITZA MARTINEZ VARGAS

Specialist

Claims Filled575

SAN GERMAN

Puerto Rico

HEMACHANDRAN NAIR M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled569

DOUGLAS

Georgia

LOU ANNE ZIBAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled569

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

SARAH RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled568

ORLANDO

Florida

EDGARDO ROSARIO BURGOS MD

General Practice

Claims Filled564

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

LAURA MATA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled561

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

ROBERTO ORTIZ M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled560

PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

VAGHARSHAK PILOSSYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled559

VAN NUYS

California

IVONNE BENABE HUERTAS

General Practice

Claims Filled557

LUQUILLO

Puerto Rico

MARIO CEJA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled554

CALEXICO

California

TAN NGO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled553

WESTMINSTER

California

ROBERT PUMPELLY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled551

JESUP

Georgia

JUAN SANCHEZ MONTANO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled551

RINCON

Puerto Rico