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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
WILLIAM PROVINCE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled148

FRANKLIN

Indiana

JOEL GONCE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled146

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

DAVID MOATS DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled146

ORLANDO

Florida

JEROME WILBORN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled146

FARMINGTON HILLS

Michigan

LYN BERRY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled145

OAKLAND

California

ERIK SOIFERMAN D.O., F.A.C.O.I.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled144

MERION STATION

Pennsylvania

WILLIAM ROMAN AQUERON M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled144

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

RAFAEL LOPEZ M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled143

WELLINGTON

Florida

RANDALL WOLCOTT M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled143

LUBBOCK

Texas

KIRK SMITH DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled143

MIDDLETOWN

Ohio

VINCENT DILELLA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled143

DUNEDIN

Florida

THOMAS SAMES M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled142

AMARILLO

Texas

SHIDONG SU M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled138

FLUSHING

New York

THOMAS MULLEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled137

RINGGOLD

Georgia

BIJU OOMMEN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled136

HOUSTON

Texas

REZA ESFAHANI D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled135

ARVADA

Colorado

EMMANUEL RIVERA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled133

CINCINNATI

Ohio

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled132

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

DONALD QUINN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled130

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

JEFFREY AMIDON D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled130

ROME

New York

LILLIAN MATTHEWS DPM

Podiatrist

Claims Filled129

NEW YORK

New York

BRUCE LEE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled128

CALHOUN

Georgia

RAFAEL MOSQUERA FERNANDEZ MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled127

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

SURESH NAIR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled127

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

JERRY STRINGFELLOW MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled127

TEXARKANA

Texas