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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
SALOMON ESQUENAZI MD

Specialist

Claims Filled363

MIAMI

Florida

LEO WANG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled362

MADISON

Wisconsin

RAYMOND REICH MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled362

BROOKLYN

New York

HENRY MCQUIRTER O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled360

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

ROBERT LISS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled360

WEST CHESTER

Pennsylvania

CELSO TELLO MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled359

NEW YORK

New York

FERNANDO SILVA OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled358

MIAMI

Florida

ALLAN KUNIMOTO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled357

HONOLULU

Hawaii

PAUL FRANK M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled357

NEW YORK

New York

VIKAS CHOPRA M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled355

LOS ANGELES

California

SHOBIT RASTOGI M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled354

BROOKLYN

New York

SAMEH MOSAED MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled353

ORANGE

California

STEVEN YAPLEE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled352

BAKERSFIELD

California

IVAN BAUMWELL M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled351

SEWICKLEY

Pennsylvania

STEPHEN DEPPERMAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled349

TARPON SPRINGS

Florida

FRANK COTTER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled349

ROANOKE

Virginia

ANTONIO PRADO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled348

TAMPA

Florida

KAREN BRIGGS D.O.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled344

DYER

Indiana

MICHELLE ROBISON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled343

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

AFROUZ MOTEDAEINY OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled341

CORAL GABLES

Florida

FIONA PATHAY MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled339

BRONX

New York

FELICITY QUANSAH M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled339

MACON

Georgia

KENNETH NOVAK MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled339

UTICA

New York

E SALVITTI M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled336

WASHINGTON

Pennsylvania

PAMELA HENDERSON M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled335

SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts