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METOCLOPRAMIDE HCL

Metoclopramide is used to relieve heartburn and speed the healing of ulcers and sores in the esophagus (tube that connects the mouth to the stomach) in people who have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD; condition in which backward flow of acid from the stomach causes heartburn and injury of the esophagus) that did not get better with other treatments. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

1.61M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 173 of 3362

$13.4M
Retail Cost

Rank: 758 of 3362

521,181
Patients

Rank: 150 of 3362

195,192
Prescribers

Rank: 113 of 3362

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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

1.92M

2011

1.79M

2012

1.72M

2013

1.61M

2014

1.53M

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$18.2M

2011

$16.1M

2012

$15.4M

2013

$13.4M

2014

$11.8M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$12

2011

$12

2012

$12

2013

$10

2014

$9

2015

Note: While the rest of this page displays data from 2014, the charts above display data through 2015, from a special release by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 59,751 165,731 $1.42M
Texas 40,567 110,923 $939K
Florida 37,589 107,830 $829K
New York 33,804 93,215 $702K
Pennsylvania 20,402 68,740 $573K
Ohio 18,395 64,223 $607K
North Carolina 18,351 61,182 $521K
Illinois 18,229 56,155 $476K
Tennessee 16,470 55,984 $450K
Georgia 16,163 53,851 $447K
Alabama 15,805 47,105 $363K
Missouri 14,967 46,559 $379K
Kentucky 12,796 44,016 $375K
Michigan 14,380 42,439 $366K
Indiana 11,386 36,192 $341K
New Jersey 11,962 35,035 $286K
South Carolina 10,107 30,475 $250K
Virginia 9,138 29,892 $277K
Wisconsin 11,217 29,780 $244K
Washington 9,509 27,474 $219K
Louisiana 7,474 26,960 $213K
Massachusetts 8,592 26,059 $214K
Arkansas 6,836 25,038 $206K
Mississippi 6,483 24,774 $202K
Kansas 6,757 24,347 $208K
Oklahoma 6,850 23,662 $212K
Iowa 5,763 20,172 $154K
Arizona 7,120 19,630 $173K
Maryland 6,103 17,416 $155K
West Virginia 4,348 16,016 $125K
Oregon 4,876 14,824 $129K
Minnesota 4,570 14,547 $123K
Connecticut 4,413 14,211 $121K
Colorado 4,240 12,396 $113K
Nebraska 3,154 10,630 $80.7K
Idaho 2,344 8,644 $71.2K
Maine 2,438 8,353 $75.6K
Nevada 2,657 7,413 $59.5K
Utah 2,662 6,806 $51K
New Mexico 2,433 6,728 $54.8K
South Dakota 2,229 6,406 $47.9K
Montana 2,539 6,274 $45.2K
New Hampshire 1,650 4,902 $42K
Rhode Island 1,443 4,359 $35.4K
North Dakota 1,216 3,608 $27.1K
Delaware 1,225 3,318 $32.9K
Hawaii 1,240 3,183 $28.5K
Alaska 504 2,400 $18.5K
Wyoming 503 1,903 $15.4K
Vermont 711 1,758 $12.3K
District of Columbia 582 1,644 $14K
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 METOCLOPRAMIDE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
RICARDO LI MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled430

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

CHRISTOPHER LABONTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled425

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

JOHN WAGNER M.D., C.M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled421

CULLMAN

Alabama

LUIS ARANGO M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled413

MISSION

Texas

ERIC TREVELLINE MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled410

MISSOULA

Montana

DAVID CHUA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled410

OAKBROOK TERRACE

Illinois

DOUGLAS WEISSMAN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled410

CORAL SPRINGS

Florida

TIMOTHY HARPER M. D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled401

SOUTH CHARLESTON

West Virginia

DENNIS NG M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled399

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

ZHAOYANG PAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled399

LOS ANGELES

California

FERNANDO IBARRA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled388

MONTEREY PARK

California

KEVIN KELLY

Family Medicine

Claims Filled386

RUSSELLVILLE

Alabama

KHIEM NGUYEN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled385

PORT ST LUCIE

Florida

CHRISTOPHER SCHWARZ MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled380

RALEIGH

North Carolina

YOON JAE LEE M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled374

DULUTH

Georgia

HOUSEIN WAZAZ M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled366

MERIDEN

Connecticut

TUAN XUAN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled364

GARDEN GROVE

California

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled363

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

CHRISTOPH WOERLEIN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled360

ST GEORGE

Utah

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled359

DUBLIN

Georgia

LOI LUU M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled359

WESTMINSTER

California

MYRTA MUNET MD

General Practice

Claims Filled352

GUAYAMA

Puerto Rico

WILLIAM DESCHNER M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled345

SAN MARCOS

Texas

ADELUOLA LIPEDE M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled344

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

MICHAEL PERSAUD DO

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled341

DAKOTA DUNES

South Dakota