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LACTULOSE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

1.44M
Medicare Part D Claims
$30M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 182,053 $4.62M
New York 147,310 $3.13M
Florida 110,296 $1.95M
Texas 105,760 $2.48M
Pennsylvania 64,984 $1.33M
New Jersey 64,424 $1.13M
Ohio 56,812 $1.06M
North Carolina 48,988 $1.04M
Michigan 44,488 $892K
Kentucky 40,151 $624K
Massachusetts 38,333 $871K
Tennessee 35,610 $661K
Illinois 34,376 $604K
Virginia 33,672 $650K
Louisiana 33,230 $585K
Georgia 27,755 $550K
Maryland 27,488 $590K
Alabama 21,258 $407K
Arizona 20,158 $440K
Indiana 19,682 $435K
Washington 19,257 $439K
Missouri 18,941 $370K
Mississippi 18,138 $332K
Oregon 17,377 $371K
Connecticut 15,523 $357K
Colorado 14,682 $326K
Iowa 14,512 $253K
South Carolina 14,469 $300K
West Virginia 13,778 $286K
Oklahoma 13,763 $301K
Minnesota 13,563 $281K
Wisconsin 11,964 $241K
New Mexico 10,252 $204K
Hawaii 9,651 $242K
Arkansas 9,569 $201K
Kansas 8,428 $163K
Maine 7,474 $210K
Rhode Island 6,337 $159K
Nevada 6,302 $112K
Nebraska 5,492 $97.6K
North Dakota 4,527 $81.9K
District of Columbia 4,430 $94K
Idaho 4,355 $98.5K
Utah 3,881 $82.8K
New Hampshire 3,685 $83.3K
Delaware 3,226 $70.3K
South Dakota 3,128 $62.3K
Vermont 2,317 $46.3K
Montana 2,265 $49K
Alaska 1,294 $35.9K
Wyoming 937 $19.2K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for LACTULOSE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ASHLEA MCLEOD PAC

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

BRITT

Iowa

PATRICK COLL MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

FARMINGTON

Connecticut

KURT KLINEPETER MD

Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics

Claims Filled50

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

LEKHRAJ KACHORIA M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MACEDON

New York

MICHAEL WINNIE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

PRASADA NALLURI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PORT ARTHUR

Texas

BENNY GREEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

CARLOS SINGER

Neurology

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

RANU CHOUDHARY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

KENT

Washington

STEVEN DIRMEYER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PONTOTOC

Mississippi

GIBRAN NADDY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

COLUMBIA

Tennessee

AMER ALANBARI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

EDINBURG

Texas

MAHBOOB AAMER M D

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

ALPHARETTA

Georgia

THOMAS ALABANZA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DANVILLE

Virginia

JAN DOBROWOLSKI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

YOUNUS MASIH M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

ENFIELD

Connecticut

JESUS ARENAS M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

LA PUENTE

California

HARESHKUMAR SHETH M.D,

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

OCALA

Florida

OM SHARMA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

EASTON

Pennsylvania

UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Claims Filled50

COLUMBIA

Missouri

MICHAEL BARNUM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HARBOR CITY

California

ANTONIO GORDON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HIALEAH

Florida

HIEP NGUYEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAN DIEGO

California

WILLIAM MULDOWNEY MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

SANTA CLARA

California

KEVIN MAYS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

LEAWOOD

Kansas