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GLYBURIDE MICRONIZED

Glyburide is used along with diet and exercise, and sometimes with other medications, to treat type 2 diabetes (condition in which the body does not use insulin normally and, therefore, cannot control the amount of sugar in the blood). Glyburide is in a class of medications called sulfonylureas. Glyburide lowers blood sugar by causing the pancreas to produce insulin (a natural substance that is needed to break down sugar in the body) and helping the body use insulin efficiently. This medication will only help lower blood sugar in people whose bodies produce insulin naturally. Glyburide is not used to treat type 1 diabetes (condition in which the body does not produce insulin and, therefore, cannot control the amount of sugar in the blood) or diabetic ketoacidosis (a serious condition that may occur if high blood sugar is not treated). More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

193K
Medicare Part D Claims
$3.3M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Puerto Rico 46,315 $460K
Texas 18,648 $249K
Pennsylvania 13,106 $179K
Tennessee 12,393 $162K
Florida 10,784 $144K
Illinois 10,767 $151K
Ohio 9,819 $151K
North Carolina 9,402 $130K
Kentucky 7,391 $104K
New York 7,289 $111K
Louisiana 7,245 $80.4K
Georgia 7,094 $86.7K
Mississippi 6,463 $69.9K
Indiana 6,102 $86.6K
Virginia 5,864 $87.1K
Michigan 5,492 $94.6K
Alabama 4,714 $59.2K
Missouri 4,685 $60.1K
Kansas 3,813 $49.3K
Wisconsin 3,706 $57.3K
Arkansas 3,695 $41.8K
South Carolina 3,512 $47.3K
Iowa 3,379 $42.1K
New Jersey 3,176 $49.9K
California 2,929 $49.6K
Oklahoma 2,845 $42.8K
Washington 2,807 $42.2K
Massachusetts 2,439 $40.1K
Nebraska 2,356 $30.6K
West Virginia 2,049 $25.1K
Hawaii 2,046 $43.7K
Connecticut 1,839 $29.6K
Minnesota 1,491 $22.8K
Maine 1,472 $25.3K
Arizona 1,445 $19.9K
Maryland 1,221 $22.4K
Colorado 1,186 $18.4K
Oregon 1,185 $16.8K
South Dakota 1,120 $17.6K
North Dakota 966 $13.1K
Nevada 777 $12.4K
Rhode Island 724 $11.1K
Utah 683 $11.5K
Montana 675 $9,300
Vermont 527 $8,328
Idaho 499 $6,188
Alaska 445 $5,088
New Hampshire 391 $5,996
Wyoming 385 $5,614
New Mexico 375 $6,458
Delaware 335 $5,746
District of Columbia 67 $1,103
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 GLYBURIDE MICRONIZED

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MARK STUBBLEFIELD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled120

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

ALAN HESS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled119

MORGANTOWN

West Virginia

JULIO LOPEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled119

WESLACO

Texas

JOSE FIGUEROA M. D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled117

AUSTELL

Georgia

ENRIQUE GUTIERREZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled117

KISSIMMEE

Florida

CLAUDE WHITWORTH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled116

FOREST CITY

North Carolina

MURALI KOSURI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled116

HOUSTON

Texas

DAVID MARTIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled116

ELBRIDGE

New York

JONATHAN HOYT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled116

DE QUEEN

Arkansas

T. MOHAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled115

STEVENSON

Alabama

MARIA VALDIVIA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled115

MIAMI

Florida

DOUG HOOPER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled114

SMITHVILLE

Tennessee

JOSEPH WELTY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled114

DIXON

Illinois

GARY SAUER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled113

MC KEES ROCKS

Pennsylvania

STEPHEN ASMA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled113

DE PERE

Wisconsin

STEVEN JACKSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled112

MARBLEHEAD

Ohio

RANDY WOODS MD

General Practice

Claims Filled111

PUXICO

Missouri

LEROY WILSON M. D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled111

ATLANTA

Georgia

CARLOS GUERRA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled110

HIALEAH

Florida

BARBARA VILUSHIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled108

HAZLETON

Pennsylvania

YASHWANT PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled108

FAYETTEVILLE

Tennessee

PETER WILKINSON D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled106

CALAIS

Maine

DANG HO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled106

CHAMPAIGN

Illinois

THOMAS TURK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled105

EDINBURG

Texas

RICHARD KELTY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled105

FORT WAYNE

Indiana