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Prescriber Checkup » ALPHAGAN P

ALPHAGAN P

Treats increased pressure in the eye caused by open-angle glaucoma or a condition called hypertension of the eye (ocular hypertension). More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

735K
Medicare Part D Claims
$94M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 92,720 $11.2M
California 86,676 $10.5M
Florida 76,225 $7.74M
Pennsylvania 52,571 $5.21M
Texas 49,599 $5.94M
Illinois 31,700 $3.54M
Ohio 31,405 $4.14M
New Jersey 30,037 $3.51M
North Carolina 25,963 $2.98M
Puerto Rico 24,867 $2.07M
Georgia 23,566 $2.55M
Massachusetts 20,743 $2.41M
Virginia 16,495 $2M
Michigan 15,461 $1.97M
Tennessee 15,022 $1.72M
Missouri 12,920 $1.38M
Washington 12,268 $1.4M
Indiana 11,780 $1.43M
Louisiana 11,590 $1.24M
South Carolina 11,041 $1.29M
Arizona 10,934 $1.28M
Alabama 10,784 $1.29M
Mississippi 10,767 $1.2M
Kentucky 10,472 $1.24M
Minnesota 10,446 $1.09M
Wisconsin 10,248 $1.17M
Connecticut 9,938 $1.16M
Maryland 9,498 $1.29M
Iowa 7,959 $812K
Arkansas 7,351 $799K
Oklahoma 7,135 $850K
Oregon 6,439 $741K
Hawaii 5,667 $766K
West Virginia 5,526 $622K
Kansas 5,509 $562K
Colorado 5,324 $649K
Nebraska 3,699 $403K
New Mexico 3,680 $419K
Maine 3,667 $443K
New Hampshire 3,408 $379K
Montana 2,629 $263K
Nevada 2,571 $290K
Delaware 2,439 $292K
Utah 2,373 $276K
Rhode Island 2,366 $259K
Vermont 2,210 $246K
Idaho 2,176 $249K
South Dakota 1,936 $206K
North Dakota 1,900 $190K
District of Columbia 1,717 $220K
Wyoming 1,221 $134K
Alaska 600 $78.7K
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 ALPHAGAN P

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ANALISA AROSEMENA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled2,295

CORAL GABLES

Florida

SHIU KWOK MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,817

SAN FRANCISCO

California

HOWARD KUSHNICK MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,675

ALLENTOWN

Pennsylvania

LAURA SIMS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,643

MIAMI

Florida

ANDRES CORTES MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,551

CORAL GABLES

Florida

ROBERTO BERAJA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,474

CORAL GABLES

Florida

RAYMOND FONG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,446

NEW YORK

New York

JOHN TRIBLE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled944

MARSHALLTOWN

Iowa

MAX CORNDORF M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled862

CORAL GABLES

Florida

DOUGLAS DAY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled858

ATLANTA

Georgia

ROBERTO ARGUELLO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled856

MCALLEN

Texas

FRED MANN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled777

MIAMI

Florida

RICHARD YOUNG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled766

NEW YORK

New York

JOHN KIM MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled742

BRONX

New York

ALAN ZALTA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled721

CINCINNATI

Ohio

HECTOR LAURENCIO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled711

CORAL GABLES

Florida

SHELDON RABIN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled679

FLUSHING

New York

AMBER DOBLER-DIXON M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled612

AMARILLO

Texas

BRIAN CAVALLARO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled601

FRESNO

California

ALFRED SOLISH M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled597

PASADENA

California

TUYET-MAI PHAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled595

WESTMINSTER

California

DOUGLAS SHAPIRO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled594

MIAMI

Florida

ROBERT BARNES MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled594

AURORA

Illinois

EDWARD CHANG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled579

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

RICHARD HILL M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled575

SANTA ANA

California