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MAGNESIUM SULFATE

Citrate Of Magnesia (Magnesium Citrate) is an osmotic and stimulant laxative. It uses osmosis to keep more water in your intestine, which softens your stool and makes it easier to pass. It also causes waves of contractions (peristalsis) in your intestine muscles to push stool through. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Magnesium citrate

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

4,868
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 1538 of 3362

$114K
Retail Cost

Rank: 2018 of 3362

850
Patients

Rank: 1731 of 3362

753
Prescribers

Rank: 1744 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 118 753 $15.8K
Ohio 45 399 $7,475
Pennsylvania 46 397 $7,583
Michigan 37 368 $9,090
Florida 64 285 $4,587
New York 65 255 $4,894
Utah 31 200 $1,902
Texas 42 165 $5,556
Illinois 24 134 $2,316
Wisconsin 16 128 $2,362
North Carolina 37 125 $3,365
Tennessee 13 124 $3,906
Alabama 16 121 $1,335
Washington 12 101 $2,415
Minnesota 94 $1,062
Indiana 30 93 $855
Louisiana 92 $979
Kentucky 17 82 $1,290
Virginia 19 80 $1,060
Arizona 14 66 $873
Massachusetts 13 62 $11.5K
Missouri 15 59 $1,308
Connecticut 54 $7,259
Georgia 18 52 $594
Wyoming 51 $1,121
Colorado 12 49 $1,560
Oregon 42 $707
Oklahoma 42 $656
New Jersey 16 42 $556
Maryland 14 39 $624
West Virginia 39 $568
South Carolina 38 $552
Arkansas 30 $510
Alaska 28 $560
Mississippi 26 $969
Idaho 25 $313
Kansas 24 $1,865
New Hampshire 20 $350
Iowa 17 $235
Maine 15 $3,117
New Mexico 12 15 $149
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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