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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
ALAN ZALTA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled803

CINCINNATI

Ohio

NADDIA BARRIOS O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled767

HIALEAH

Florida

SIMON LAW MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled761

LOS ANGELES

California

RICHARD YOUNG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled759

NEW YORK

New York

HECTOR LAURENCIO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled737

CORAL GABLES

Florida

MARCO FABREGA M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled728

MIAMI

Florida

AURA ZAMBRANO O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled725

MIAMI

Florida

MAX CORNDORF M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled723

CORAL GABLES

Florida

GEORGE ARZENO LOPEZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled694

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

AMBER DOBLER-DIXON M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled692

AMARILLO

Texas

RICHARD HILL M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled685

SANTA ANA

California

ALFRED SOLISH M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled666

PASADENA

California

THOMAS JENNINGS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled663

DALLAS

Texas

LAURA SIMS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled658

MIAMI

Florida

THOMAS MATERNA M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled657

NEWARK

New Jersey

KURT LARK M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled653

CONCORD

North Carolina

HERIBERTO MARTINEZ LEBRON

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled651

GUAYAMA

Puerto Rico

ROBERTO ARGUELLO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled645

MCALLEN

Texas

JEROME LEVY MD

Specialist

Claims Filled640

BRONX

New York

JUAN MALDONADO-MELENDEZ M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled640

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

FIONA PATHAY MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled637

BRONX

New York

JEFFREY ZINK MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled636

CINCINNATI

Ohio

JOHN BENEKE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled631

ORLANDO

Florida

LOURDES CASUSO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled623

MIAMI

Florida

DANIEL MESSNER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled621

SOUTHERN PINES

North Carolina