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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
ALYSON MANDEL N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled235

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

JOSE LANTIN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled232

YONKERS

New York

THUAN NGUYEN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled231

HOUSTON

Texas

SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled230

LOS ANGELES

California

TAD VENN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled229

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

KARELIA RUIZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled228

HIALEAH

Florida

MANI USHYAROV M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled226

REGO PARK

New York

GOPAL NARASIMHAN D.O.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled224

NEW YORK

New York

STEVEN BARNES D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled223

SILVER CREEK

New York

STEVEN MORTON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled222

CORBIN

Kentucky

NAUM MEYEROVICH M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled219

REGO PARK

New York

LUIS BENALCAZAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled218

ELIZABETH

New Jersey

HENRY CHEN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled217

BROOKLYN

New York

F ORLEANS M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled216

MOBILE

Alabama

AUGUSTO FOCIL M.D.,M.P.H.,CCD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled214

OXNARD

California

ESMAIL HESSAMI MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled214

BURBANK

California

ELEONORA FEDONENKO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled212

LOS ANGELES

California

GEOFFREY MIRE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled210

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

LORENZO PELLY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled208

BROWNSVILLE

Texas

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled207

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

ALFRED MCNAIR M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled205

OCEAN SPRINGS

Mississippi

AGOP AINTABLIAN M.D.

Claims Filled205

GLENDALE

California

HENRY SHOENTHAL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled202

NEW PARIS

Pennsylvania

JUNG BAE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled202

LOS ANGELES

California

HUGH MAI M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled202

SAN JOSE

California