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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
WALTER CUKROWSKI MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled514

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

ELIZENDA CEBALLOS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled513

LYNCHBURG

Virginia

DEBORAH ALEXANDER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled512

WESLACO

Texas

ANDREW CHO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled509

LOS ANGELES

California

MARINO BLASINI-TORRES M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled505

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

GABRIEL LAZCANO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled505

MIAMI

Florida

ARTHUR LU MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled504

WESTMINSTER

California

RAYMOND REICH MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled502

BROOKLYN

New York

KATHY MAN-WONG M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled498

BROOKLYN

New York

EDWARD ZIMM D.O.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled495

ERIE

Pennsylvania

THANH-LAN QUAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled493

WESTMINSTER

California

DAVID GIESER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled490

WHEATON

Illinois

JEFFREY LIEBMANN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled489

NEW YORK

New York

KAREN BRIGGS D.O.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled480

DYER

Indiana

CHARLES NILES M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled478

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

JUAN NEVAREZ MARRERO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled475

GUAYNABO

Puerto Rico

SUNIR JOSHI M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled475

FT LAUDERDALE

Florida

SCOTT PIETTE DO

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled474

CHAMBERSBURG

Pennsylvania

JOHN AEY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled474

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio

DANIEL LAROCHE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled472

QUEENS VILLAGE

New York

MAURICE MOSSERI M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled472

BROOKLYN

New York

BARBARA MARSH MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled467

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

MIGUEL UNZUETA M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled465

LOS ANGELES

California

NALINI MADIWALE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled463

ALBANY

New York

JEFFREY SPITZER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled461

BROOKLYN

New York