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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. Source: National Library of Medicine

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

User Reviews of Related Drug Amitiza »

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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
INNA GORDIN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled296

BROOKLYN

New York

HOMAYOUN SHARIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled292

BEVERLY HILLS

California

MANUEL FERNANDEZ-GONZALEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled292

MIAMI

Florida

YURIY PERTSOVSKY

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled287

BROOKLYN

New York

STEPHEN ESPOSITO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled283

FLUSHING

New York

STEPHEN SMITH

Family Medicine

Claims Filled282

SOCIETY HILL

South Carolina

LOWELL CLARK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled278

BUSHNELL

Florida

PRIYA VASDEV M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled275

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

JEAN SUMNER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled264

SANDERSVILLE

Georgia

VICTORIA BOROVSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled261

ENCINO

California

VIVAIK TYAGI M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled260

LANCASTER

California

HENRY DELATORRE M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled256

DU BOIS

Pennsylvania

BALKISSOON MAHARAJH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled254

JOHNSTOWN

Pennsylvania

EVGUENI ROUDACHEVSKI DO

Claims Filled253

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

LARAN LERNER D.O.

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine

Claims Filled252

WESTLAND

Michigan

TSOVINAR TEKKELIAN M.D.

Claims Filled249

GLENDALE

California

SEMYON KOSTKO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled248

REGO PARK

New York

EDWARD SVADJIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled247

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

DANIEL HERRING DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled244

CLYDE

Ohio

BELLA ZARUBINSKY M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled244

NILES

Illinois

OBINNA ORIAKU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled243

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

ANGEL VELOSO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled241

MIAMI

Florida

ILYA RACHMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled237

LOS ANGELES

California

SAMUEL DAVIDOFF MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled237

FOREST HILLS

New York

CANDI OVERHOLT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled236

GREENEVILLE

Tennessee