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GLIPIZIDE XL

GLIPIZIDE

Glipizide is used along with diet and exercise, and sometimes with other medications, to treat type 2 diabetes (condition in which the body does not use insulin normally and, therefore, cannot control the amount of sugar in the blood). Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

1.3M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 200 of 3395

$27.8M
Retail Cost

Rank: 599 of 3395

317,284
Patients

Rank: 222 of 3395

125,068
Prescribers

Rank: 208 of 3395

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it's worth it

32%

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it worked well

19%

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it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

1.31M

2011

1.36M

2012

1.58M

2013

1.35M

2014

1.3M

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$30.5M

2011

$31.2M

2012

$35.7M

2013

$30.6M

2014

$27.8M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$37

2011

$37

2012

$35

2013

$31

2014

$29

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 31,198 135,377 $2.54M
Pennsylvania 20,807 87,322 $1.81M
Florida 18,922 75,239 $1.65M
California 18,802 74,282 $1.64M
Texas 19,365 73,242 $1.7M
North Carolina 14,006 60,679 $1.2M
Ohio 13,909 54,808 $1.32M
Illinois 11,617 49,105 $1.03M
Michigan 12,251 41,207 $1.08M
Georgia 9,447 40,605 $770K
New Jersey 9,977 35,601 $821K
Virginia 8,172 31,729 $752K
Massachusetts 7,536 28,875 $602K
South Carolina 7,151 28,449 $601K
Missouri 6,019 26,854 $543K
Arizona 6,680 26,463 $534K
Indiana 6,992 25,640 $625K
Louisiana 4,975 24,559 $457K
Kentucky 5,595 24,457 $521K
Washington 5,792 22,882 $463K
Minnesota 6,221 21,744 $531K
Wisconsin 5,685 20,233 $485K
Tennessee 4,639 18,413 $393K
Oregon 4,218 16,916 $352K
Maryland 5,257 16,844 $431K
Colorado 3,452 14,734 $316K
Alabama 4,071 14,360 $317K
West Virginia 3,361 14,028 $303K
Arkansas 2,867 13,543 $260K
Mississippi 2,822 13,216 $236K
Oklahoma 3,050 12,491 $269K
Iowa 2,832 11,348 $227K
Connecticut 3,074 11,175 $240K
Nevada 2,446 9,606 $225K
Hawaii 2,458 9,557 $253K
Kansas 1,929 8,494 $168K
New Mexico 1,977 8,115 $167K
Nebraska 1,382 6,211 $117K
Rhode Island 1,479 5,726 $116K
Maine 1,640 5,332 $124K
North Dakota 1,146 4,745 $94.3K
New Hampshire 1,290 4,564 $108K
Idaho 1,138 4,552 $98K
Utah 1,237 4,390 $112K
Montana 944 4,019 $79K
Delaware 1,165 3,712 $105K
South Dakota 816 3,438 $65.2K
Vermont 963 3,071 $77.4K
District of Columbia 600 2,296 $39.8K
Alaska 266 1,551 $21.1K
Wyoming 331 1,397 $28.4K
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. The data for 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than 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 GLIPIZIDE XL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
WEI SUN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled627

NEW YORK

New York

NICHOLAS TRUONG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled561

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

RAMON DELMONTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled449

NEW YORK

New York

FRANCISCO NADAL M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled448

PONCE

Puerto Rico

PHILIP NICOL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled406

MURRELLS INLET

South Carolina

IRINA URUSOVA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled395

LOS ANGELES

California

ARIEL ROSADO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled394

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

CHANG LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled389

FLUSHING

New York

EDNA MELENDEZ REYES MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled374

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

RICHARD FORTNEY P.A

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled374

YUMA

Arizona

MARTHA VALDIVIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled363

NEW YORK

New York

ONELIO RIERA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled362

HIALEAH

Florida

LIJING SHEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled354

EDISON

New Jersey

MARGARET CIECHANOWSKA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled354

JERSEY CITY

New Jersey

BRETT SCHARF DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled333

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

KATELYN SQUIRE PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled331

YUMA

Arizona

ELENA CHEBANOVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled321

DENVER

Colorado

NELSON RIVERA RIVERA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled315

VILLALBA

Puerto Rico

ANA LUGARO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled311

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

MARIA MIRANDA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled309

TOA BAJA

Puerto Rico

SIMON YONGQUAN SU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled308

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

BIN WANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled304

FLUSHING

New York

ALBERTO URENA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled299

NEW YORK

New York

YANFENG CHEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled298

BROOKLYN

New York

VICTOR VERGARA ABREU MD

Specialist

Claims Filled296

YABUCOA

Puerto Rico