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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
PRESTON EDWARDS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled104

HILLSVILLE

Virginia

H SLEESMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled104

COLUMBUS

Ohio

SHANNON MIZE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled104

CUMMING

Georgia

MARK CRUMP MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled103

CAMDEN

Arkansas

SIDDHARTH JANI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled103

MOUNT CARMEL

Illinois

RUSSELL MASCARENHAS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled103

REFUGIO

Texas

SPENCER KEPNER PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled102

MIFFLINTOWN

Pennsylvania

JOSEPH RATCHFORD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled102

SPRINGFIELD

Georgia

ROBERTO CALDERON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled100

BRONX

New York

PERCY GOODMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled99

PENSACOLA

Florida

DAVID LAW M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled99

SPRINGHILL

Louisiana

JOSEPH PETERS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled99

COUNCE

Tennessee

JACQUES BLACKMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled98

WICHITA

Kansas

PAUL KNIGHT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled98

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

HOLLY SMITH M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled98

RURAL RETREAT

Virginia

MARSHALL SACK D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled98

NOVI

Michigan

BRUCE DANIELS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled98

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

REGGIE HENDERSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled95

LEXINGTON

Tennessee

DOMENICK RONCO DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled95

MIFFLINBURG

Pennsylvania

LOUISE TERRILL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled95

HOUSTON

Texas

RAYMOND OTIS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled95

CAMILLA

Georgia

CRAIG JOHNSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled95

LEITCHFIELD

Kentucky

RODNEY ALFORD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled95

KANKAKEE

Illinois

ROLAND SNIDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled94

WARSAW

Indiana

FREIDA RODRIGUEZ ORTIZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled94

LYNN HAVEN

Florida