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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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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
HUEY NGUYEN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled298

NEW ALBANY

Indiana

ODELL STILL DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled296

VIDALIA

Georgia

BRENT BARRANCO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled296

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

CHARLES PATTISON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled295

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

BENJAMIN TRUONG MD

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled295

ROSEMEAD

California

CASEY KOLENDICH M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled294

MISSOULA

Montana

STEVEN DANDALIDES M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled292

CHESAPEAKE

Virginia

JAMES HARRIS MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled291

GARFIELD HEIGHTS

Ohio

ALVIN BIRD D.O.

General Practice

Claims Filled287

WINFIELD

Kansas

KEVIN PRESTON D.O.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled287

DAKOTA DUNES

South Dakota

GERALD ENGSTROM MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled285

ROSEBURG

Oregon

DANIEL LEE

Hospital Units, Medicare Defined Swing Bed Unit

Claims Filled284

MARTINEZ

California

KARL MERSICH MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled282

ROCHESTER

New York

UZMA ABBASI M.D.,

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled282

CHICO

California

SAMUEL LEUNG D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled280

CHICAGO

Illinois

PETER HAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled280

RACINE

Wisconsin

ROY HINMAN MD PA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled278

ST AUGUSTINE

Florida

LOVE DALAL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled276

OROVILLE

California

MICHELE THOMAS M.D.

Colon Rectal Surgery

Claims Filled276

LEWES

Delaware

HENRY SHOENTHAL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled276

NEW PARIS

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL COX M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled275

LIVINGSTON

Tennessee

JAVIER RICARDO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled275

MIAMI

Florida

TATYANA MITINA PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled274

WOODLAND HILLS

California

KHURSHID YOUSUF M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled273

DECATUR

Alabama

WILMA COTTO OYOLA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled273

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico