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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
ALI KHAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

PIGEON

Michigan

HERBERT BERGMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

REKHA GOHEL M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled57

FREEHOLD

New Jersey

RUBINA AHMED M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

TAYLOR

Michigan

ROBERT VONRUEDEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

LITTLETON

Colorado

LYNN FRAZIER APN

Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care

Claims Filled57

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

WILLIAM SULLIVAN D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

PITTSBURG

Kansas

HUGH SAVAGE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled57

CHICAGO RIDGE

Illinois

SAMUEL SEPUYA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled57

SAN BERNARDINO

California

KATHERINE JOHNSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

KENTON

Ohio

AMRITA DHALIWAL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

WALNUT CREEK

California

PANKAJ VYAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

BENSON

North Carolina

AVTAR PARHAR MD FCCP

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled57

HOLMDEL

New Jersey

WILLIAM ROBINS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

SALISBURY

Maryland

PATRICK BROWN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

SCOTTSBLUFF

Nebraska

MURRAY SCHEINMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

CHICAGO

Illinois

MOSES CHRISTIAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled57

BEAUMONT

California

MICHAEL RUSSO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

MARRERO

Louisiana

KEITH KAPPELER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

LARGO

Florida

JUSTIN POWELL D.O.

Pediatrics

Claims Filled57

HALLETTSVILLE

Texas

VIJETH SRINGERI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

MANSFIELD

Ohio

CYNTHIA MILLER MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled57

LONG BEACH

California

STEVEN KRAMM DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

LEWISBURG

Pennsylvania

STEVEN BECKER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

SANTA MONICA

California

BHUPINDER BHANDARI M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled57

FREMONT

California