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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 2014

1.35M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 199 of 3362

$30.6M
Retail Cost

Rank: 526 of 3362

337,748
Patients

Rank: 212 of 3362

126,005
Prescribers

Rank: 205 of 3362

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it worked well

19%

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it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 35,701 155,660 $3.03M
Pennsylvania 23,288 99,861 $2.12M
Florida 23,966 88,382 $1.96M
Texas 19,451 70,575 $1.75M
California 19,143 69,306 $1.65M
North Carolina 15,088 66,634 $1.38M
Ohio 14,825 56,984 $1.45M
Michigan 14,500 46,388 $1.31M
Illinois 11,329 46,322 $1.05M
Georgia 10,478 44,562 $892K
New Jersey 10,481 38,515 $949K
Virginia 8,893 34,458 $845K
South Carolina 7,585 31,176 $657K
Kentucky 5,996 26,970 $591K
Missouri 6,047 26,310 $602K
Massachusetts 7,097 25,368 $564K
Indiana 6,771 24,173 $636K
Louisiana 4,930 24,155 $482K
Arizona 6,132 23,696 $497K
Minnesota 6,660 22,881 $623K
Washington 5,787 20,945 $457K
Wisconsin 5,827 19,788 $524K
Alabama 5,051 19,784 $453K
Tennessee 4,717 18,200 $394K
Maryland 5,617 17,961 $463K
Oregon 4,260 16,214 $367K
West Virginia 3,642 15,344 $352K
Arkansas 2,871 12,756 $273K
Colorado 3,242 12,683 $290K
Iowa 3,146 12,550 $276K
Mississippi 2,843 12,294 $234K
Oklahoma 2,842 11,413 $280K
Connecticut 3,079 10,844 $245K
Hawaii 2,349 9,346 $250K
Nevada 2,406 8,729 $209K
Kansas 1,777 6,905 $159K
New Mexico 1,850 6,905 $168K
Rhode Island 1,568 6,355 $122K
Nebraska 1,445 6,278 $138K
Maine 1,744 5,437 $129K
North Dakota 1,222 5,002 $121K
Utah 1,340 4,704 $124K
Idaho 1,119 4,171 $95.9K
New Hampshire 1,159 4,004 $93.2K
Delaware 1,284 3,876 $115K
South Dakota 859 3,756 $83.2K
Vermont 1,153 3,619 $96.3K
Montana 917 3,527 $78.8K
District of Columbia 637 2,492 $44.8K
Alaska 290 1,912 $27.8K
Wyoming 349 1,330 $31.6K
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 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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 GLIPIZIDE XL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MARITZA MELENDEZ NIEVES MD

Specialist

Claims Filled298

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico

RAUL ACOSTA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled297

YABUCOA

Puerto Rico

MICHAEL CORREA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled297

NEW YORK

New York

KENT CAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled296

FLUSHING

New York

BABU PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled288

BRONX

New York

MARIA MIRANDA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled287

TOA BAJA

Puerto Rico

CHARLIE SONIDO MD

Specialist

Claims Filled285

WAIPAHU

Hawaii

REX WU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled285

NEW YORK

New York

LEONARD NYLAND M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled284

MADISON

North Carolina

ANDY HU M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled281

BROOKLYN

New York

INEZ YOUNG RN, MSN-FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled279

YUMA

Arizona

CHARLES HWU MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled277

FLUSHING

New York

DANIEL PARK DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled276

WOODSIDE

New York

MARIA ACOSTA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled275

LYONS

Georgia

SERGIO PENAHERRERA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled274

YUMA

Arizona

ROBERTO COWLEY ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled273

DORAL

Florida

MARA ASTACIO ALMODOVAR M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled272

NAGUABO

Puerto Rico

GARFIELD LESS M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled271

ST. THOMAS

Virgin Islands

YANHAN HUANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled270

BROOKLYN

New York

MICHEL PAUL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled269

BROOKLYN

New York

KHALIL INNABI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled268

YONKERS

New York

CARLOS BUJOSA M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled268

GUAYNABO

Puerto Rico

JAMES MOY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled268

NEW YORK

New York

MARIA FERNANDO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled263

BROOKLYN

New York

MELCHOR CARDENAS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled261

LAREDO

Texas