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AMITIZA

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

450K
Medicare Part D Claims
$114M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 44,990 $11.3M
California 43,828 $11M
Florida 31,993 $8.07M
Texas 28,770 $7.48M
North Carolina 23,178 $5.79M
Pennsylvania 22,468 $5.51M
Ohio 19,508 $5.08M
Tennessee 16,195 $3.97M
New Jersey 15,963 $4.34M
Louisiana 13,153 $3.2M
Kentucky 12,637 $3.21M
Indiana 12,593 $3.17M
Georgia 11,912 $3M
Illinois 11,746 $3.04M
Alabama 10,260 $2.53M
South Carolina 10,200 $2.64M
Michigan 9,998 $2.68M
Missouri 9,974 $2.47M
Connecticut 9,198 $2.35M
Virginia 9,076 $2.31M
Mississippi 8,432 $2.09M
Arkansas 5,709 $1.4M
Massachusetts 5,285 $1.39M
Arizona 5,218 $1.42M
Wisconsin 5,149 $1.3M
Maryland 5,084 $1.35M
Kansas 4,621 $1.14M
West Virginia 4,245 $1.05M
Oklahoma 4,208 $1.09M
Washington 3,837 $987K
Colorado 3,365 $898K
Iowa 3,238 $784K
Nebraska 3,198 $754K
Minnesota 2,582 $691K
Nevada 2,115 $595K
Oregon 2,013 $530K
Idaho 1,740 $436K
Rhode Island 1,455 $367K
Maine 1,340 $363K
Utah 1,297 $336K
New Hampshire 1,012 $275K
New Mexico 1,002 $256K
Delaware 858 $243K
Alaska 821 $129K
Montana 804 $198K
District of Columbia 793 $194K
South Dakota 784 $180K
North Dakota 487 $101K
Wyoming 468 $124K
Hawaii 428 $124K
Vermont 404 $116K
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 AMITIZA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JOSEF HOLME M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled71

AUSTIN

Texas

SAMUEL KING M. D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled71

PIKEVILLE

Kentucky

GEORGE FAKHRE

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled71

LAKE PROVIDENCE

Louisiana

ARTURO ABALOS MD

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled71

DELANO

California

WILFORD STOKES M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled71

NEW IBERIA

Louisiana

ERICA CARDONA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled71

JAMAICA

New York

GABRIEL MAGRANER MD

Specialist

Claims Filled71

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

JONATHAN CHANG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled71

BROOKLYN

New York

CAROL MILLER-SCHAEFFER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled71

POTTSVILLE

Pennsylvania

KWOK-LEUNG CHUNG M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled71

MONTEREY PARK

California

JANE BLAKE NP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled71

BUFFALO

New York

MARVIN COVEY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled71

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

ALEXANDER SHAPSIS M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled70

BROOKLYN

New York

SHAHZAD SYED M.D

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled70

CORSICANA

Texas

JONATHAN ARONBAYEV M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled70

BRIARWOOD

New York

BRIAN DOBOZI M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled70

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

VINCENT VACCA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled70

JOHNSTON

Rhode Island

RICHARD WAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled70

MORGANTOWN

Kentucky

JAMES SWONDER M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled70

RICHMOND

Indiana

DAVID PARTRIDGE M.D. ,D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled70

RICHMOND

Texas

BRIAN LEBLANC M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled70

NEW ROADS

Louisiana

RAJESH AGARWAL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled70

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS

Ohio

JOSEPH BRENES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled70

WOLCOTT

Connecticut

S BADIGA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled70

WESLACO

Texas

MANUELA MENDES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled70

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts