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AMITIZA

Treats certain types of long-term constipation by helping you have a bowel movement. Also treats irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in women who have constipation as the main symptom. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

187K
Medicare Part D Claims
$82.4M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 36,222 $8.42M
California 33,941 $7.86M
Florida 24,286 $5.61M
Texas 22,666 $5.4M
North Carolina 17,848 $4.06M
Ohio 16,956 $4.03M
Pennsylvania 16,805 $3.81M
Tennessee 13,283 $2.98M
New Jersey 12,114 $2.84M
Kentucky 10,966 $2.55M
Indiana 10,002 $2.31M
Louisiana 9,899 $2.23M
Illinois 9,278 $2.16M
Georgia 8,958 $2.07M
Alabama 8,522 $1.92M
Missouri 8,151 $1.83M
South Carolina 7,808 $1.86M
Virginia 7,169 $1.69M
Michigan 7,135 $1.75M
Connecticut 6,735 $1.53M
Mississippi 6,530 $1.48M
Arkansas 4,787 $1.07M
Massachusetts 4,259 $1.03M
Arizona 4,194 $1.04M
Maryland 4,029 $965K
Kansas 3,984 $889K
Wisconsin 3,903 $881K
Oklahoma 3,780 $904K
Washington 3,408 $801K
West Virginia 3,315 $731K
Iowa 2,769 $614K
Nebraska 2,593 $564K
Colorado 2,562 $612K
Minnesota 2,211 $529K
Idaho 1,798 $340K
Oregon 1,737 $402K
Nevada 1,597 $400K
Rhode Island 1,322 $303K
Maine 1,105 $267K
Utah 1,073 $260K
Alaska 829 $99.2K
New Mexico 773 $184K
South Dakota 767 $160K
New Hampshire 745 $181K
Delaware 683 $177K
Montana 638 $148K
Vermont 536 $103K
District of Columbia 425 $106K
Wyoming 422 $95.8K
North Dakota 400 $81.4K
Hawaii 391 $94.3K
Puerto Rico 244 $50.4K
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 AMITIZA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
TONY TSEN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled57

SEGUIN

Texas

GREGORY TALALAYEVSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

HYDE PARK

Massachusetts

JOSE GORIS M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled57

NEW YORK

New York

BOYDE HARRISON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

HALEYVILLE

Alabama

MARINA KOVALEVSKY, M.D., A PROFESSIONAL CORPOR

General Practice

Claims Filled57

LOS ANGELES

California

MARK OPERARIO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled56

COLUMBIA

Louisiana

KERRIE DAVID D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled56

MASSILLON

Ohio

FREDERICK OPPER M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled56

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

JITENDRA PATEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled56

PORTSMOUTH

Ohio

TASOS MANOKAS DO

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled56

COLUMBUS

Ohio

JO PELFREY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled56

KETTERING

Ohio

RAJ JOSHI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled56

STATESVILLE

North Carolina

ISRAEL AVILES SANCHEZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled56

JACKSON HEIGHTS

New York

LEONARD GUTNIK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled56

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

SHEKHAR CHALLA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled56

TOPEKA

Kansas

VLADIMIR GELFAND MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled56

CHESTERFIELD

Missouri

LYNN RAPSILBER APRN BC

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled56

TORRINGTON

Connecticut

YANCHUN ZHANG MD

Neurology

Claims Filled56

LIVINGSTON

New Jersey

JANET SANCHEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled56

ELMHURST

New York

ARTHUR ALUNDAY M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled56

GREENSBURG

Indiana

BRIJENDRA GUPTA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled56

LOCKPORT

New York

NAUM MEYEROVICH M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled56

REGO PARK

New York

JOHN DIXON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled56

SARALAND

Alabama

DENIS RICARD PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled55

PEMBROKE

North Carolina

SARAH KATS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

FOREST HILLS

New York