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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
OCTAVIO B CARRENO MD PA

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled574

MIAMI

Florida

ARKADY KAGAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled572

LOS ANGELES

California

DANIEL MESSNER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled567

SOUTHERN PINES

North Carolina

IRINA PANKOVA DO

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled557

BROOKLYN

New York

JOHN NAIRN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled556

WEST MIFFLIN

Pennsylvania

MARCO FABREGA M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled552

MIAMI

Florida

GABRIEL LAZCANO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled538

CORAL GABLES

Florida

CUONG-DUNG DO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled528

WESTMINSTER

California

RICHARD PADRON OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled527

CORAL GABLES

Florida

JEFFREY SCHULTZ MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled522

BRONX

New York

DANA YUEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled521

LOS ANGELES

California

JEFFREY ZINK MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled517

CINCINNATI

Ohio

JOSEPH ZELEFSKY MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled514

BROOKLYN

New York

JACQUELINE GABAY MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled512

ELMWOOD PARK

New Jersey

JOHN AEY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled510

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio

MATTHEW HECHT M D

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled506

LAWNDALE

California

DEBORAH ALEXANDER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled497

WESLACO

Texas

THOMAS MATERNA M.D.

Technician/Technologist, Ophthalmic

Claims Filled495

NEWARK

New Jersey

NGOC NGUYEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled494

SAN JOSE

California

ILONA GENIS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled494

BROOKLYN

New York

MICHAEL KOREY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled488

CHICAGO

Illinois

ANDREW CHO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled480

LOS ANGELES

California

ELIZENDA CEBALLOS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled478

LYNCHBURG

Virginia

NORMA BARTON MD PHD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled476

MIAMI

Florida

EDWARD ZIMM D.O.

Specialist

Claims Filled475

GRAND BLANC

Michigan