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AMITIZA

LUBIPROSTONE

Treats certain types of long-term constipation by helping you have a bowel movement. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

693K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 289 of 3362

$196M
Retail Cost

Rank: 136 of 3362

155,579
Patients

Rank: 337 of 3362

68,786
Prescribers

Rank: 333 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 16,096 71,803 $20.6M
New York 13,291 64,415 $19M
Texas 13,595 52,257 $14.9M
Florida 12,909 46,711 $13.5M
North Carolina 8,709 37,040 $10.4M
Pennsylvania 6,314 32,239 $8.75M
Ohio 5,645 28,232 $7.6M
Tennessee 5,732 25,764 $6.92M
New Jersey 5,485 22,399 $6.93M
Georgia 5,303 21,583 $5.89M
Louisiana 4,455 20,849 $5.27M
Kentucky 3,922 18,388 $4.85M
Illinois 3,933 18,304 $5.14M
Michigan 4,582 18,064 $5.63M
Alabama 4,080 17,500 $4.83M
Indiana 3,902 17,319 $4.81M
South Carolina 4,002 17,167 $4.89M
Missouri 2,784 14,188 $3.86M
Mississippi 3,104 13,361 $3.45M
Connecticut 2,452 12,926 $3.51M
Virginia 2,969 12,416 $3.52M
Arizona 2,347 8,849 $2.74M
Arkansas 1,765 8,706 $2.17M
Wisconsin 1,668 8,249 $2.42M
Maryland 1,930 8,040 $2.41M
West Virginia 1,639 7,148 $1.98M
Massachusetts 1,528 7,057 $2.14M
Oklahoma 1,502 6,499 $1.86M
Kansas 1,163 6,337 $1.61M
Washington 1,185 5,063 $1.57M
Iowa 820 5,031 $1.22M
Nebraska 850 4,879 $1.21M
Colorado 1,079 4,620 $1.41M
Minnesota 921 4,253 $1.29M
Nevada 977 3,157 $961K
Oregon 533 2,616 $799K
Idaho 435 2,030 $558K
Maine 385 1,858 $560K
Utah 418 1,771 $513K
Rhode Island 342 1,732 $483K
New Hampshire 390 1,547 $459K
Delaware 427 1,524 $547K
New Mexico 377 1,371 $427K
South Dakota 257 1,363 $341K
Alaska 184 1,093 $238K
Hawaii 300 1,044 $318K
Montana 217 1,040 $317K
District of Columbia 223 972 $265K
Wyoming 139 669 $185K
North Dakota 187 642 $159K
Vermont 103 391 $136K
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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
HOMAYOUN SHARIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled240

BEVERLY HILLS

California

ELEONORA FEDONENKO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled240

LOS ANGELES

California

LUIS BENALCAZAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled240

ELIZABETH

New Jersey

THUAN NGUYEN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled238

HOUSTON

Texas

CANDI OVERHOLT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled238

GREENEVILLE

Tennessee

STEVEN MORTON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled237

CORBIN

Kentucky

SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled237

LOS ANGELES

California

DEREK JONES D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled237

ASHLAND

Kentucky

VIJETH SRINGERI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled235

MANSFIELD

Ohio

BOB SOUDER MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled233

JACKSON

Tennessee

RANA HASSAN M.D., P.C

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled233

VALLEY STREAM

New York

ASHLEY ANDERSON FNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled227

KINGSPORT

Tennessee

YURIY PERTSOVSKY

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled222

BROOKLYN

New York

JAMES RIDER D.O.

Claims Filled222

WINCHESTER

Kansas

OBINNA ORIAKU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled222

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

SANJEEV RAO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled221

BRIDGEPORT

Connecticut

DAVID MUGUKU M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled220

LAKE CHARLES

Louisiana

DAVID MAURY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled219

LAWTON

Oklahoma

YEVGENIA ZINGER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled219

BROOKLYN

New York

KLAUDIYA RUVINSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled218

BROOKLYN

New York

JARED GARRISON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled216

WILLOWS

California

HANGJUN JANG M.D., PH.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled216

FLUSHING

New York

GAMALIEL MATTOS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled216

DORAL

Florida

INNA KIGEL DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled215

KEW GARDENS

New York

DAVID MYERS

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled214

METAIRIE

Louisiana