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ALPHAGAN P

BRIMONIDINE TARTRATE

Treats increased pressure in the eye caused by open-angle glaucoma or a condition called hypertension of the eye (ocular hypertension). Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

946K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 249 of 3362

$155M
Retail Cost

Rank: 169 of 3362

219,166
Patients

Rank: 280 of 3362

46,592
Prescribers

Rank: 420 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 26,237 114,566 $19.2M
New York 24,859 111,063 $18.8M
Florida 18,025 82,509 $11.9M
Pennsylvania 12,775 57,896 $8.83M
Texas 14,378 56,677 $9.7M
New Jersey 8,921 38,105 $6.6M
Ohio 8,530 33,779 $6.22M
Illinois 7,606 31,108 $5.22M
North Carolina 7,127 30,960 $4.68M
Michigan 7,158 26,130 $5.3M
Georgia 5,824 24,668 $3.81M
Massachusetts 5,531 22,977 $4.13M
Virginia 4,536 18,325 $3.18M
Tennessee 3,887 15,508 $2.52M
South Carolina 3,592 15,077 $2.35M
Indiana 3,722 14,147 $2.54M
Missouri 3,411 14,143 $2.3M
Arizona 3,667 13,480 $2.23M
Louisiana 3,022 13,215 $2.04M
Connecticut 3,503 13,117 $2.28M
Maryland 3,385 12,690 $2.36M
Washington 3,113 12,616 $2.06M
Wisconsin 2,789 11,748 $2M
Alabama 2,747 10,896 $1.8M
Minnesota 2,300 9,712 $1.45M
Kentucky 2,413 9,696 $1.68M
Mississippi 2,203 9,475 $1.43M
Iowa 1,880 9,111 $1.32M
Oregon 1,956 8,065 $1.33M
Arkansas 1,691 7,427 $1.13M
Oklahoma 1,889 7,009 $1.2M
Colorado 1,842 6,974 $1.15M
Hawaii 1,564 6,472 $1.23M
West Virginia 1,501 6,401 $1.05M
Kansas 1,267 5,279 $775K
Nebraska 944 4,153 $639K
New Mexico 919 3,804 $587K
Maine 924 3,624 $639K
New Hampshire 795 3,484 $589K
Rhode Island 810 3,299 $498K
Nevada 816 2,993 $505K
Utah 700 2,682 $437K
Montana 571 2,517 $362K
South Dakota 510 2,432 $355K
North Dakota 527 2,355 $326K
Delaware 662 2,258 $431K
Vermont 497 2,248 $380K
District of Columbia 599 2,236 $431K
Idaho 454 1,744 $282K
Wyoming 239 1,234 $194K
Alaska 115 431 $76.9K
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 ALPHAGAN P

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ANALISA AROSEMENA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled3,295

CORAL GABLES

Florida

HOWARD KUSHNICK MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,613

ALLENTOWN

Pennsylvania

SHIU KWOK MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,598

SAN FRANCISCO

California

YUN KIM MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,564

LOS ANGELES

California

JOHN TRIBLE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,477

MARSHALLTOWN

Iowa

ANDRES CORTES MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,370

MIAMI

Florida

OSWALD RONDON M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,241

CORAL GABLES

Florida

JEFFREY SCHULTZ MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,214

BRONX

New York

MEHRDAD AGHAI M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,203

GARDENA

California

RAYMOND FONG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,072

NEW YORK

New York

SHELDON RABIN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,023

FLUSHING

New York

JOHN NAIRN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled931

WEST MIFFLIN

Pennsylvania

ARIADNA GONZALEZ M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled909

TAMARAC

Florida

JACQUELINE GABAY MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled898

ELMWOOD PARK

New Jersey

ILONA GENIS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled893

BROOKLYN

New York

BRIAN CAVALLARO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled891

FRESNO

California

RICHARD PADRON OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled883

CORAL GABLES

Florida

MATTHEW HECHT M D

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled883

LAWNDALE

California

BEATA LEWANDOWSKA O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled878

DAVIE

Florida

CUONG-DUNG DO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled877

WESTMINSTER

California

NGOC NGUYEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled871

SAN JOSE

California

MATTHEW WILLETT M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled833

KENT

Ohio

EMILIO BALIUS O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled828

CORAL GABLES

Florida

DOUGLAS DAY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled824

ATLANTA

Georgia

IRINA PANKOVA DO

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled804

BROOKLYN

New York