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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
ZERLINE TIU SNYDERMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled222

WEST SENECA

New York

SHRIKANT VAIDYA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled219

POINT PLEASANT

West Virginia

MARK LEO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled218

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

MILTON MORALES MD,FACS

Specialist

Claims Filled214

VEGA ALTA

Puerto Rico

RAYMOND CHALOKA M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled213

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

JOHN CORDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled210

HICKORY

North Carolina

ASBELTI LLORENS M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled204

SAN GERMAN

Puerto Rico

STEVEN WARREN MD DPA

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled201

BOUNTIFUL

Utah

JANAKA HETTIARACHCHI D.O.

Urology

Claims Filled199

NORTH WILKESBORO

North Carolina

PEDRO HERNANDEZ M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled196

CORAL GABLES

Florida

NEETA NAYAK MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled195

DALLAS

Texas

LEONEL GUERRERO M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled194

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico

CHRISTOPHER CHOW DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled192

NEW YORK

New York

ANUJ SHARMA DO

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled191

INVERNESS

Florida

BABAR SANAULLAH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled190

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

JOSEPH ECKBURG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled188

ROCKFORD

Illinois

SAMUEL NEWSOME MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled187

KING

North Carolina

ABNER LUTHER MD

General Practice

Claims Filled187

BOAZ

Alabama

KAROL HENDRICKSON DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled183

ESCANABA

Michigan

JOSE PUIG RIVERA MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled181

DORADO

Puerto Rico

RICHARD YUNGINGER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled181

ELIZABETHTOWN

Pennsylvania

NOEL OLIVEIRA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled178

EDINBURG

Texas

KAILASH KEDIA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled176

MIDDLEBURG HTS

Ohio

MIKE CHIANG M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled176

VALDOSTA

Georgia

HENRY BEELER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled175

CULLMAN

Alabama