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ACTOPLUS MET

This is a combination drug containing pioglitazone and metformin and is used to treat a type of diabetes mellitus called type 2 diabetes. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

312K
Medicare Part D Claims
$123M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 54,348 $15.5M
New York 41,954 $12M
Texas 37,098 $11.7M
Florida 33,260 $9.21M
North Carolina 20,157 $5.57M
Ohio 17,351 $5.71M
Pennsylvania 17,094 $4.99M
New Jersey 15,418 $4.64M
Tennessee 12,962 $3.64M
Georgia 12,774 $3.38M
Alabama 10,734 $2.78M
Illinois 10,314 $3.13M
South Carolina 10,308 $2.76M
Virginia 9,275 $2.75M
Mississippi 9,102 $2.29M
Louisiana 8,426 $2.13M
Kentucky 8,218 $2.53M
Indiana 7,888 $2.41M
Missouri 7,789 $2.04M
Oklahoma 6,043 $1.78M
Arkansas 5,786 $1.48M
Michigan 5,580 $1.86M
Connecticut 5,367 $1.66M
Kansas 4,901 $1.36M
Arizona 4,852 $1.49M
Maryland 4,179 $1.4M
Iowa 4,115 $1.08M
Wisconsin 3,807 $1.17M
West Virginia 3,585 $1.05M
Nebraska 3,134 $840K
Massachusetts 2,609 $777K
Colorado 2,430 $786K
Nevada 2,422 $791K
Hawaii 2,316 $711K
Puerto Rico 2,246 $487K
Washington 1,973 $582K
Idaho 1,911 $558K
Oregon 1,828 $557K
Utah 1,660 $525K
Minnesota 1,337 $452K
Montana 1,319 $359K
Delaware 1,068 $400K
Rhode Island 1,026 $286K
Maine 884 $301K
South Dakota 875 $263K
New Mexico 812 $246K
North Dakota 681 $175K
New Hampshire 616 $194K
Wyoming 596 $155K
District of Columbia 422 $116K
Alaska 228 $55.8K
Vermont 159 $56.2K
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 ACTOPLUS MET

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JAMES CROCKETT D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MARLIN

Texas

TZE POON

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

DINA LIBERMAN M.D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

LUIS DELGADO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MCALLEN

Texas

FLORENCIO SINGSON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

CENTER

Texas

SIDNEY ONTAI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PLAINVIEW

Texas

STEPHEN ZINNANTI PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

FORT PIERCE

Florida

VEDAT OBUZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

TRENTON

New Jersey

CONIGLIARO JONES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

HARRESH DULAMAL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAVANNAH

Georgia

MAUNG OO MD

Claims Filled50

MONTEREY PARK

California

JEROME JEW M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAN FRANCISCO

California

WILLIAM RUSH

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LINEVILLE

Alabama

ROMEL ARJONA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PERTH AMBOY

New Jersey

HESSAM AAZAMI M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

CANOGA PARK

California

MARY RHOADS FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

MICHIE

Tennessee

LUIS GALDAMEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

HUNTINGTON PARK

California

STEVE VACALIS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GASTONIA

North Carolina

THUY NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

GARLAND

Texas

VINOD LALA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

JERSEY CITY

New Jersey

MICHAEL CHIANURI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW LONDON

Connecticut

JAMES SPYCHALSKI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PARKERSBURG

West Virginia

MIGUEL RODRIGUEZ MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

JOSEPH FERO NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled50

VANCLEAVE

Mississippi

DANIEL BOONE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

EVANS

Georgia