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ALPHAGAN P

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 2013

949K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 245 of 3238

$140M
Retail Cost

Rank: 163 of 3238

224,013
Patients

Rank: 263 of 3238

47,008
Prescribers

Rank: 399 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 26,547 110,513 $16.9M
New York 25,139 110,482 $17M
Florida 18,448 82,446 $10.7M
Pennsylvania 12,865 58,249 $7.8M
Texas 14,687 57,421 $8.81M
New Jersey 9,067 37,450 $5.81M
Ohio 9,065 35,134 $5.74M
North Carolina 7,529 31,996 $4.41M
Illinois 7,395 30,052 $4.42M
Michigan 7,512 26,767 $4.73M
Georgia 5,987 25,421 $3.5M
Massachusetts 5,787 24,449 $3.88M
Virginia 4,535 17,811 $2.77M
Tennessee 4,064 15,731 $2.3M
Indiana 3,924 14,587 $2.36M
Missouri 3,416 14,026 $2M
Louisiana 3,073 13,255 $1.82M
Arizona 3,564 13,158 $1.95M
Washington 3,159 12,980 $1.9M
Connecticut 3,220 12,870 $2.01M
South Carolina 3,129 12,447 $1.79M
Wisconsin 3,017 12,426 $1.93M
Maryland 3,309 12,231 $2.06M
Alabama 2,777 11,206 $1.66M
Minnesota 2,463 10,786 $1.45M
Kentucky 2,591 10,331 $1.6M
Iowa 2,041 9,425 $1.22M
Mississippi 2,200 9,191 $1.27M
Arkansas 1,829 7,921 $1.08M
Oregon 1,894 7,769 $1.13M
Oklahoma 1,939 7,406 $1.14M
Hawaii 1,661 6,665 $1.12M
West Virginia 1,568 6,582 $973K
Colorado 1,714 6,445 $970K
Kansas 1,379 5,524 $729K
Nebraska 913 4,024 $555K
Maine 1,004 3,956 $633K
New Mexico 987 3,805 $544K
New Hampshire 812 3,528 $527K
Nevada 853 3,313 $491K
Rhode Island 875 3,234 $435K
Utah 693 2,591 $379K
Delaware 813 2,556 $432K
Montana 611 2,555 $336K
North Dakota 504 2,522 $313K
South Dakota 535 2,438 $326K
Vermont 508 2,320 $336K
Idaho 476 1,838 $269K
District of Columbia 485 1,833 $315K
Wyoming 247 1,093 $165K
Alaska 135 518 $80.8K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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
THOMAS DIETZE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled442

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

WALTER CUKROWSKI MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled441

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

LOURDES CASUSO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled441

MIAMI

Florida

THANH-LAN QUAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled441

WESTMINSTER

California

CLINTON SHEETS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled439

CLEARWATER

Florida

ROBERT GOETZINGER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled436

RIVERDALE

Georgia

KAREN FITZGERALD-SHELTON MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled435

HAMPTON

Virginia

LEO WANG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled433

MADISON

Wisconsin

KATHERINE OCHSNER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled431

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

BRIAN KUHLMAN OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled431

MONTGOMERY

Ohio

OSCAR HERNANDEZ MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled430

CAMUY

Puerto Rico

RUSSELL HAYHURST M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled428

AUSTIN

Texas

SHAWN RILEY MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled428

MYRTLE BEACH

South Carolina

RONALD FELLMAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled427

DALLAS

Texas

JORGE HERNANDEZ RUIZ MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled424

PONCE

Puerto Rico

JUAN NEVAREZ MARRERO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled424

GUAYNABO

Puerto Rico

GEORGE TAKEDA O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled424

GLENDORA

California

TIN-CHEU WONG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled424

MONTEREY PARK

California

SHASHI DHARMA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled423

IRVING

Texas

JOHN SHEPPARD M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled423

NORFOLK

Virginia

FRANK MARES M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled421

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

GEOFFREY SCHWARTZ MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled419

LANSDALE

Pennsylvania

JUDITH FLORES-GUERRA OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled419

MIAMI

Florida

ANAND BHATT MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled419

IRVINE

California

JOSEPH KRUG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled417

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina