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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
JEFFREY GRAY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled100

JOHNSON CITY

New York

JOSE GONZALEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled100

HIALEAH

Florida

ANTHONY CAMPBELL M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled99

WOODBINE

New Jersey

SINGH BOUN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled99

MONTEREY PARK

California

STEPHEN BURKE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled99

WEST SAYVILLE

New York

BENNY GREEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled99

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

CLIFFORD TILLMAN

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled98

VIDALIA

Louisiana

SHOUKATH ANSARI M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled98

HAMLET

North Carolina

JOSEPH SHEEHY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled98

COLUMBUS

Indiana

PAUL BERENBAUM M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled98

JENKINTOWN

Pennsylvania

INNA KIGEL DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled98

KEW GARDENS

New York

ERIC HILGEFORD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled98

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

STEVEN MORTON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled97

CORBIN

Kentucky

JACKIE BEENE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled97

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

JERRY WASSERSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled97

HOUSTON

Texas

MARA KHAYLOMSKAYA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled96

BROOKLYN

New York

RAMON FERNANDEZ-LEDON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled96

UNION

New Jersey

EMMA OCAMPO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled96

TAMPA

Florida

VINA PATEL M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled96

TROY

New York

ZAMIR BRELVI M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled95

NEWARK

New Jersey

YONG LIANG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled95

LOS ANGELES

California

DAVID MAURY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled95

LAWTON

Oklahoma

RALPH RILEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled94

SALUDA

South Carolina

ULRIC DUNCAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled93

SOUTHAVEN

Mississippi

SIVA MARAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled93

MORRISTOWN

Tennessee