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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
ARKADY STERN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled180

LOS ANGELES

California

THOMAS DEGREGORY D.O.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled180

GREENSBURG

Pennsylvania

DAVID MAURY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled180

LAWTON

Oklahoma

MAHMUDUL HAQ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled180

KISSIMMEE

Florida

DANIEL BUBENHEIM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled180

MC KEES ROCKS

Pennsylvania

ALEXANDER BRODSKY MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled180

BROOKLYN

New York

LOUIS SADDLER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled179

CANTON

Mississippi

MARK ROBERTS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled179

EVERGREEN

Alabama

RICHARD SADOWITZ M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled179

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

PADMAVATI PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled176

SOUTHBURY

Connecticut

MARTIN MALDONADO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled176

TAMPA

Florida

STEVEN LENES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled175

SUMMERVILLE

South Carolina

VLADIMIR MOLIVER M.D.,D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled174

NEW YORK

New York

HAROLD WHEELER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled174

GREENWOOD

Mississippi

AFSHINE EMRANI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled171

TARZANA

California

GAMALIEL MATTOS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled169

DORAL

Florida

SHYAM BHASKAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled168

VISALIA

California

GARO KARAKASHIAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled168

GLENDALE

California

JUAN FERNANDEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled168

MIAMI

Florida

CHARLES JONES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled168

SULPHUR SPRINGS

Texas

EDUARD ZINGER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled167

LINCOLNWOOD

Illinois

BRIAN WILDER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled167

JENNINGS

Louisiana

IRENA PLESKOVA MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled167

REGO PARK

New York

THOMAS IZQUIERDO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled167

JACKSON HEIGHTS

New York

JEFFERY WARREN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled166

MEMPHIS

Tennessee