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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
PURNA CHANDRA PRASAD ATLURI M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled170

BROOKLYN

New York

FREDERICK BOGHOSSIAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled169

GLENDALE

California

SIXTO CARO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled168

BROOKLYN

New York

SIVA CHOCKALINGAM MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled167

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

KEITH GATCHELL M.D.

Respite Care Facility, Respite Care, Mental Retardation and/or Developmental Disabilities

Claims Filled167

CLINTON

South Carolina

PADMAVATI PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled165

SOUTHBURY

Connecticut

STEVEN LENES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled164

SUMMERVILLE

South Carolina

JOSE BARAHONA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled163

EL PASO

Texas

HOMAYOUN SHARIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled159

BEVERLY HILLS

California

YURIY PERTSOVSKY

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled158

BROOKLYN

New York

NICK LEE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled158

LOS ANGELES

California

AZAT BOGIKIAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled155

BURBANK

California

THOMAS KINTANAR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled155

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

DONG SHIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled151

LOS ANGELES

California

CLIFFORD TILLMAN

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled149

VIDALIA

Louisiana

ALEXANDER GERSHMAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled147

LOS ANGELES

California

LEWIS FELDER MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled146

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Florida

MARY SANDER C.N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled146

CANTON

Ohio

INGRID ZUMARAN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled144

SEMINOLE

Florida

AJIT KOKKAT M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled144

WILLIMANTIC

Connecticut

BELLA ZARUBINSKY M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled143

NILES

Illinois

HENRY SHOENTHAL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled141

NEW PARIS

Pennsylvania

JERRY WASSERSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled140

HOUSTON

Texas

IRENE PERLOFF D.O., M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled140

BROOKLYN

New York

THANH NGUYEN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled139

GARDEN GROVE

California