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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
RITA GOLDVUG M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled121

REGO PARK

New York

SAMUEL DAVIDOFF MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled121

FOREST HILLS

New York

GARY RICHTER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled120

ATLANTA

Georgia

JOSEPH HOLLIS MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled120

PORTSMOUTH

Virginia

MARC RAAD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled120

WOLCOTT

Connecticut

TU TRUONG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled119

SAN DIEGO

California

INNA PETROSOVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled119

BROOKLYN

New York

MARY SANDER C.N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled116

CANTON

Ohio

IMRAN HAQUE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled115

ASHEBORO

North Carolina

OLEG VOLCHONOK M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled114

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

NICK LEE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled114

LOS ANGELES

California

JUNG BAE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled113

LOS ANGELES

California

JOHN KORBA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled111

BOWLING GREEN

Kentucky

GARY MATUSOW DO

Specialist

Claims Filled111

VINELAND

New Jersey

TONY RUIZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled111

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

STEPHEN ANG MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled111

CENTRALIA

Illinois

ASHLEY SHORTT FNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled110

KINGSPORT

Tennessee

VIVAIK TYAGI M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled110

LANCASTER

California

DANIEL BUBENHEIM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled109

MC KEES ROCKS

Pennsylvania

AZAT BOGIKIAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled109

BURBANK

California

THOMAS DAVIS D.O.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled109

POCATELLO

Idaho

BELLA ZARUBINSKY M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled108

NILES

Illinois

SIVA CHOCKALINGAM MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled108

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

LOUIS SADDLER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled108

CANTON

Mississippi

LUIS VASQUEZ PAC

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled108

NEW YORK

New York