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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
EMILIO BALIUS O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled404

CORAL GABLES

Florida

GREGORY HARMON MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled397

NEW YORK

New York

BENJAMIN CHUN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled397

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

SEEMA BHADSAVLE O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled394

CORAL GABLES

Florida

SVETLANA TSIPURSKY

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled392

GLENVIEW

Illinois

MAURICE MOSSERI M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled392

BROOKLYN

New York

MARK DIPILLO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled391

WYOMISSING

Pennsylvania

THOMAS DIETZE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled389

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

KAREN TODD M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled387

VERO BEACH

Florida

BRIAN KUHLMAN OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled386

MONTGOMERY

Ohio

MANUEL AIRALA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled385

MIAMI

Florida

ANNISA JAMIL M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled383

SEATTLE

Washington

REGINA SMOLYAK MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled379

ROCHESTER

New York

RICHARD QUINONES MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled378

HOMEWOOD

Illinois

ERIC GECHTER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled376

CORAL GABLES

Florida

STUART FELDMAN D.O.

Specialist

Claims Filled374

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

RANDALL OZMENT M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled373

DUBLIN

Georgia

MARK BEILER OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled371

CLEARWATER

Florida

PHILLIP GENDELMAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled368

BURLINGTON

Massachusetts

ESI MAIL PHARMACY SERVICE INC

Suppliers, Mail Order Pharmacy

Claims Filled367

BENSALEM

Pennsylvania

JULIET CHUNG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled365

LOS ANGELES

California

MARGARET CHEUNG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled365

HONOLULU

Hawaii

DAVID GIESER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled365

WHEATON

Illinois

SCOTT FUDEMBERG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled364

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

ZUHAIR SHIHAB MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled364

LUBBOCK

Texas