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NEXIUM

ESOMEPRAZOLE MAGNESIUM

Nexium (Esomeprazole) is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It lowers the amount of acid in your stomach, treats heartburn, and heals ulcers. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

7.54M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 41 of 3362

$2.66B
Retail Cost

Rank: 2 of 3362

1,405,570
Patients

Rank: 57 of 3362

286,927
Prescribers

Rank: 59 of 3362

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75%

of people say

it's worth it

59%

of people say

it worked well

11%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 164,257 758,640 $283M
New York 127,389 723,024 $233M
California 105,963 581,672 $189M
Florida 93,193 429,275 $156M
North Carolina 63,465 364,343 $124M
Ohio 60,314 326,883 $117M
Pennsylvania 61,527 320,962 $120M
Georgia 55,463 310,472 $99M
New Jersey 62,864 278,667 $116M
Tennessee 44,280 245,223 $83.4M
Kentucky 39,020 233,622 $76.8M
Louisiana 39,403 229,866 $68.2M
Illinois 42,737 210,012 $80.1M
Alabama 36,964 205,487 $67.8M
South Carolina 37,727 203,603 $68.9M
Virginia 35,873 181,670 $66.1M
Missouri 30,178 181,272 $58.7M
Indiana 31,806 157,364 $59.7M
Michigan 26,346 129,572 $52.8M
Mississippi 20,239 123,173 $35.6M
Arkansas 18,854 117,910 $35.5M
West Virginia 18,704 111,647 $37.6M
Connecticut 20,410 102,186 $39.5M
Oklahoma 18,507 93,428 $34.4M
Maryland 20,045 85,850 $37.7M
Wisconsin 15,849 85,054 $34.1M
Massachusetts 12,626 68,530 $27.2M
Kansas 10,793 60,906 $19.9M
Iowa 9,244 59,260 $19.1M
Washington 11,925 57,665 $23.3M
Colorado 11,354 51,429 $20.9M
Arizona 12,883 50,451 $21.9M
Minnesota 9,185 47,100 $19.2M
Nebraska 5,826 34,576 $11.6M
Oregon 6,275 28,743 $12M
New Hampshire 5,369 27,160 $11.2M
Maine 5,737 26,069 $12.2M
Nevada 5,516 22,340 $8.58M
Delaware 5,914 21,631 $11.7M
Rhode Island 3,516 21,456 $7.28M
New Mexico 4,773 21,321 $8.6M
Idaho 3,927 21,106 $7.68M
Utah 4,405 20,048 $8.26M
South Dakota 2,678 15,215 $4.91M
Montana 2,784 14,775 $5.42M
Hawaii 2,793 13,084 $4.75M
Vermont 2,532 12,641 $5.66M
Alaska 1,438 11,165 $2.96M
District of Columbia 2,377 11,018 $3.74M
North Dakota 1,837 10,807 $3.52M
Wyoming 1,649 8,185 $3M
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 NEXIUM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled4,256

LOS ANGELES

California

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,837

LOS ANGELES

California

MARK BARATS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled2,800

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

JUNG BAE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,378

LOS ANGELES

California

ARMINE NAZARYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,354

GLENDALE

California

VLAD NUSINOVICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,254

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

YONG LIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,093

NEW YORK

New York

CHANG LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,034

FLUSHING

New York

AZNIV ABRAHAMIAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled2,021

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

ILYA RACHMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,906

LOS ANGELES

California

MARINA KOVALEVSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,889

LOS ANGELES

California

GALINA MAKOVOZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,887

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

JAMES JUNG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,874

LOS ANGELES

California

YOUNG-JIK LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,873

LOS ANGELES

California

LILIA WEXLEY M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,841

LOS ANGELES

California

DONG SHIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,838

LOS ANGELES

California

ELEONORA FEDONENKO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,799

LOS ANGELES

California

HOVANES TER-ZAKARIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,714

LOS ANGELES

California

KRIKOR KALINDJIAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,706

LOS ANGELES

California

GARBIS APELIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,706

VAN NUYS

California

TSOVINAR TEKKELIAN M.D.

Claims Filled1,676

GLENDALE

California

YURY ZAMDBORG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,645

BROOKLYN

New York

NOUNEH DANIELYAN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,644

LOS ANGELES

California

VALERI KAZAKOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,623

BRONX

New York

ALEKSANDR LIVSHITS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,615

BROOKLYN

New York