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LIDOCAINE HCL

Lidocaine viscous, a local anesthetic, is used to treat the pain of a sore or irritated mouth and throat often associated with cancer chemotherapy and certain medical procedures. Lidocaine viscous is not normally used for sore throats due to cold, flu, or infections such as strep throat. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

326K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 413 of 3238

$4.86M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1004 of 3238


Patients

Rank: 3068 of 3238


Prescribers

Rank: 3048 of 3238

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50%

of people say

it's worth it

58%

of people say

it worked well

25%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 24,927 $480K
Texas 22,663 $265K
New York 21,672 $379K
Florida 20,947 $341K
Ohio 15,342 $241K
Pennsylvania 14,433 $252K
Michigan 12,560 $257K
North Carolina 12,012 $142K
Tennessee 11,348 $141K
Indiana 9,551 $96.4K
Illinois 9,114 $139K
Kentucky 8,569 $89.9K
Georgia 8,430 $109K
Massachusetts 8,175 $136K
Alabama 6,824 $57.1K
Virginia 6,780 $89.2K
Missouri 6,303 $75.6K
Wisconsin 6,166 $121K
Minnesota 6,152 $113K
Louisiana 5,873 $56.2K
Washington 5,841 $98.4K
New Jersey 5,456 $117K
Arkansas 5,130 $34.5K
Iowa 5,025 $63K
Arizona 4,863 $74.1K
Colorado 4,106 $67.9K
Oregon 4,030 $85.7K
Kansas 4,023 $51.7K
Nevada 4,009 $62.1K
South Carolina 3,929 $38.4K
Oklahoma 3,650 $37.7K
Mississippi 3,640 $34.1K
Maryland 3,292 $56.3K
West Virginia 2,982 $38K
Connecticut 2,844 $39.8K
Maine 2,381 $48.4K
Nebraska 2,229 $27.7K
New Mexico 1,647 $21.8K
Utah 1,537 $30.1K
New Hampshire 1,536 $28.9K
Rhode Island 1,408 $18.2K
South Dakota 1,264 $12.7K
Idaho 1,162 $16.8K
Hawaii 1,008 $14.9K
North Dakota 923 $11.7K
Montana 758 $12.8K
Vermont 712 $14.1K
Delaware 523 $8,226
Alaska 284 $11.7K
Wyoming 269 $8,829
District of Columbia 238 $4,339
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 LIDOCAINE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
IVAN GELLER MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

WHEAT RIDGE

Colorado

GREG FLIPPO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PINSON

Alabama

STEVE SOHN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PERRY

Iowa

CYNTHIA PINSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

JAMES ANDERSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ASHLAND CITY

Tennessee

TYLER STEWARD M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

MADISON

Wisconsin

DAVID BROWN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

MENA

Arkansas

JOSEPH PRATT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CORINTH

Mississippi

JAMES MARTIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

OCEAN SPRINGS

Mississippi

MARIO FLORES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SOUTHBOROUGH

Massachusetts

CONSTANTINE SAADEH M.D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled50

AMARILLO

Texas

ALBERT DEVLIN DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ELMIRA

New York

RONALD LAHASKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ABBEVILLE

Louisiana

CLIFFORD GARVIN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

DENISON

Texas

ROBERT WINANS DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

COLORADO SPRINGS

Colorado

HANI KHOURY MD

Colon Rectal Surgery

Claims Filled50

WAYNE

New Jersey

ERWIN VILLAVERT NURSE PRACTITIONER

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

DUARTE

California

JERZY SOPALA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ASHEBORO

North Carolina

CHARLES WIRTZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

EAU CLAIRE

Wisconsin

RODGER SPILLARS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

TULSA

Oklahoma

SAMUEL DUNLANY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

O'KEY SAMS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

FRESNO

California

CARL KUENZLI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

KOKOMO

Indiana

DEAN SMITH MD

Surgery

Claims Filled50

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

JAMES MCGOWAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAGRANGE

Georgia