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AMITIZA

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

624K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 303 of 3238

$158M
Retail Cost

Rank: 145 of 3238

143,619
Patients

Rank: 338 of 3238

63,445
Prescribers

Rank: 336 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 16,137 67,373 $17.4M
New York 12,770 59,904 $15.7M
Florida 12,334 45,644 $11.9M
Texas 12,100 44,515 $11.5M
North Carolina 7,651 32,622 $8.21M
Pennsylvania 6,038 30,656 $7.39M
Ohio 5,722 26,263 $6.59M
Tennessee 5,173 22,830 $5.44M
New Jersey 5,356 20,881 $5.86M
Louisiana 4,110 18,805 $4.32M
Georgia 4,455 16,990 $4.25M
Kentucky 3,625 16,541 $4M
Indiana 3,644 16,050 $4.01M
Alabama 3,624 15,526 $3.78M
Michigan 4,075 15,523 $4.44M
Illinois 3,473 15,099 $3.91M
Connecticut 2,333 12,745 $2.96M
Missouri 2,548 12,647 $3.08M
South Carolina 2,932 12,506 $3.19M
Mississippi 2,907 11,373 $2.71M
Virginia 2,831 11,115 $2.77M
Arkansas 1,590 8,293 $1.84M
Maryland 1,632 7,233 $1.76M
Wisconsin 1,498 7,079 $1.83M
Arizona 1,904 6,935 $1.99M
Massachusetts 1,409 6,551 $1.79M
West Virginia 1,472 6,159 $1.54M
Kansas 1,075 5,972 $1.38M
Oklahoma 1,291 5,675 $1.48M
Iowa 857 4,864 $1.07M
Washington 1,014 4,491 $1.25M
Nebraska 804 4,381 $1.01M
Colorado 1,008 4,379 $1.18M
Minnesota 710 3,491 $940K
Nevada 858 2,807 $790K
Oregon 528 2,340 $656K
Rhode Island 371 1,889 $474K
Idaho 383 1,739 $455K
Maine 326 1,640 $434K
Utah 373 1,550 $416K
New Hampshire 313 1,313 $346K
Delaware 375 1,287 $408K
New Mexico 329 1,184 $308K
South Dakota 228 1,180 $266K
Montana 205 1,097 $272K
District of Columbia 229 1,026 $243K
Hawaii 208 741 $207K
Wyoming 150 680 $165K
North Dakota 145 651 $151K
Alaska 127 545 $117K
Vermont 100 345 $117K
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 AMITIZA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
KAIN KUMAR M.D., PHD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled611

PALMDALE

California

FREDERICK BOGHOSSIAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled579

GLENDALE

California

LONG DANG M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled497

WESTMINSTER

California

SANJEEV RAO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled468

BRIDGEPORT

Connecticut

MARK BARATS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled463

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

JOHN DUGAL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled419

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

CHRISTOPHER BUI MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled415

SANTA ANA

California

VITALY FISHBEIN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled394

WEST ORANGE

New Jersey

DANIEL FORTIER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled390

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

TU TRUONG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled387

SAN DIEGO

California

RONALD CHEE-AWAI M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled381

MARRERO

Louisiana

DONG SHIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled373

LOS ANGELES

California

HEW QUON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled372

LOS ANGELES

California

OLEG KATCHER MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled358

BROOKLYN

New York

ARMINE SARKISIAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled354

GLENDALE

California

VLAD NUSINOVICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled352

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

RICHARD OTERO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled345

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

ARMINE NAZARYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled335

GLENDALE

California

SERGIO RODRIGUEZ MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled324

HIALEAH

Florida

ANGELA WATSON DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled322

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled317

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

BOB SOUDER MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled308

JACKSON

Tennessee

JERRY WASSERSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled304

HOUSTON

Texas

MARINA KOVALEVSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled303

LOS ANGELES

California

FAUSTO GONZALEZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled300

BRONX

New York