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Prescriber Checkup » DIPYRIDAMOLE

DIPYRIDAMOLE

Keeps blood clots from forming after some types of heart surgery. Also used to prevent strokes and heart attacks. Used in combination with other medicines. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

230K
Medicare Part D Claims
$12.4M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Puerto Rico 79,365 $1.54M
Texas 21,828 $919K
Florida 18,848 $738K
California 15,593 $1.01M
New York 14,147 $616K
Ohio 11,664 $538K
Tennessee 10,459 $422K
North Carolina 9,685 $452K
Pennsylvania 9,586 $402K
Illinois 9,333 $429K
Louisiana 8,989 $324K
Missouri 8,367 $379K
Alabama 6,726 $244K
Georgia 6,713 $291K
Kentucky 5,734 $239K
Michigan 5,690 $282K
Indiana 5,175 $242K
Arkansas 5,159 $181K
New Jersey 5,085 $239K
Mississippi 5,056 $195K
Oklahoma 4,603 $193K
Virginia 4,566 $218K
Washington 3,870 $228K
Minnesota 3,590 $199K
Iowa 3,492 $166K
Kansas 3,124 $134K
West Virginia 2,964 $110K
Arizona 2,874 $144K
Oregon 2,866 $212K
Wisconsin 2,712 $134K
South Carolina 2,619 $105K
Massachusetts 2,434 $123K
Nebraska 1,974 $91.2K
Colorado 1,585 $93.5K
Maryland 1,520 $82.9K
Connecticut 1,323 $61.8K
Idaho 1,110 $49.9K
Nevada 977 $50.4K
North Dakota 925 $42.1K
New Mexico 904 $43.5K
Maine 832 $51K
Hawaii 728 $37.8K
Rhode Island 728 $26.7K
Utah 622 $36.8K
Montana 529 $24.8K
New Hampshire 518 $27.9K
South Dakota 495 $22.4K
Delaware 321 $17.5K
Vermont 251 $13.4K
Alaska 194 $6,610
Wyoming 179 $8,770
District of Columbia 109 $4,591
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 DIPYRIDAMOLE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JOHN CHANG M.D.

Vascular Surgery

Claims Filled431

ROSLYN

New York

TEODOR DANILIUC MD

General Practice

Claims Filled431

ROYAL OAK

Michigan

ARLENE RICHARD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled404

OPELOUSAS

Louisiana

WILLIAM GRIGGS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled320

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

EZRA ELKAYAM MD

Specialist

Claims Filled312

TAMPA

Florida

GERALD RANA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled298

WILBURTON

Oklahoma

IQBAL SAMAD MD FRCP FCCP

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled255

BUFFALO

New York

MICHAEL BERTINO M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled243

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

STEPHEN KWAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled231

LOS ANGELES

California

RICARDO MARTINEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled224

MIAMI

Florida

MIGUEL GUTIERREZ M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled222

MCALLEN

Texas

RENE ACUNA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled213

SINTON

Texas

EDDIE POWELL M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled212

RAEFORD

North Carolina

RONALD LAHASKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled209

ABBEVILLE

Louisiana

ROHAN WIJETILAKA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled207

YONKERS

New York

SANTIAGO CARDENAS MD

General Practice

Claims Filled198

HIALEAH

Florida

HERBERT OYE DO

Vascular Surgery

Claims Filled193

BECKLEY

West Virginia

SAMUEL RICE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled191

BURKESVILLE

Kentucky

LAWRENCE GIAMBELLUCA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled181

BELLE CHASSE

Louisiana

ANTONIO GORDON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled180

HIALEAH

Florida

SHERI SWADER M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled180

CULLMAN

Alabama

HENRY CHEN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled178

BROOKLYN

New York

DOUGLAS HORSTMANSHOF MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled176

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

JOSHUA SUTHERLAND DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled174

GRUNDY

Virginia

JAMES LARZALERE MD

Claims Filled172

MCPHERSON

Kansas