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NEXIUM

Nexium 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 2013

8.19M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 35 of 3238

$2.53B
Retail Cost

Rank: 1 of 3238

1,484,011
Patients

Rank: 52 of 3238

294,246
Prescribers

Rank: 54 of 3238

User Reviews of NEXIUM »

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75%

of people say

it's worth it

58%

of people say

it worked well

12%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 171,280 814,893 $266M
New York 132,864 756,200 $215M
California 114,565 623,236 $181M
Florida 102,666 493,758 $155M
North Carolina 66,945 399,560 $118M
Ohio 66,238 370,988 $117M
Pennsylvania 66,072 359,168 $117M
Georgia 58,583 343,828 $96.1M
New Jersey 66,338 298,687 $109M
Tennessee 47,036 271,894 $80.5M
Louisiana 43,302 257,292 $66.7M
Kentucky 41,914 253,806 $73.6M
Alabama 40,160 239,098 $66.4M
Illinois 41,620 216,564 $70.2M
Missouri 32,014 197,769 $56.7M
Virginia 37,433 197,398 $62.8M
South Carolina 32,391 178,088 $52.5M
Indiana 33,465 174,274 $57.7M
Michigan 27,865 140,247 $49.9M
Arkansas 21,136 131,175 $34.8M
Mississippi 21,509 128,999 $33.2M
West Virginia 20,614 123,775 $36.4M
Connecticut 21,785 109,150 $37.1M
Oklahoma 20,431 107,535 $34.1M
Wisconsin 16,564 94,682 $32.4M
Maryland 18,184 82,662 $30.7M
Kansas 12,046 70,995 $20.3M
Massachusetts 13,087 70,904 $24.5M
Iowa 9,926 65,863 $18.6M
Washington 12,618 63,361 $22.4M
Colorado 11,609 55,631 $19.2M
Arizona 13,485 55,529 $21.2M
Minnesota 9,837 52,968 $18.7M
Nebraska 6,150 38,676 $11.4M
Oregon 6,660 33,263 $12.1M
New Hampshire 5,530 29,062 $10.3M
Maine 5,807 28,077 $11.6M
New Mexico 5,338 24,869 $8.65M
Idaho 4,399 24,412 $7.68M
Delaware 6,316 24,260 $11.5M
Rhode Island 4,006 23,865 $7.07M
Utah 4,918 23,342 $8.25M
Nevada 5,575 23,321 $7.85M
Montana 3,047 17,690 $5.45M
South Dakota 2,942 17,352 $4.86M
Hawaii 3,022 14,928 $4.55M
Vermont 2,632 13,535 $5.2M
North Dakota 2,010 12,279 $3.47M
District of Columbia 2,478 11,791 $3.44M
Alaska 1,508 10,675 $2.83M
Wyoming 1,680 8,816 $2.86M
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 NEXIUM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled4,299

LOS ANGELES

California

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled4,070

LOS ANGELES

California

MARK BARATS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled2,532

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

JUNG BAE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,439

LOS ANGELES

California

ARMINE NAZARYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,141

GLENDALE

California

VLAD NUSINOVICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,032

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

YOUNG-JIK LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,980

LOS ANGELES

California

ELEONORA FEDONENKO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,974

LOS ANGELES

California

LILIA WEXLEY M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,916

LOS ANGELES

California

CHANG LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,912

FLUSHING

New York

GALINA MAKOVOZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,879

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

DONG SHIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,870

LOS ANGELES

California

MARINA KOVALEVSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,854

LOS ANGELES

California

JAMES JUNG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,827

LOS ANGELES

California

EDWARD SVADJIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,806

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

ALEKSANDR LIVSHITS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,794

BROOKLYN

New York

YUN HEE CHUNG MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled1,746

FLUSHING

New York

AZNIV ABRAHAMIAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,724

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

YONG LIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,712

NEW YORK

New York

IRINA PAPIROVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,645

MAYFIELD VILLAGE

Ohio

VALERI KAZAKOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,645

BRONX

New York

ILYA RACHMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,628

LOS ANGELES

California

ENRIQUE GRIEGO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,628

MCALLEN

Texas

MARA DE GARCIA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,583

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

YURY ZAMDBORG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,565

BROOKLYN

New York