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CIMETIDINE

Tagamet (Cimetidine) is a type of antacid called an H2 blocker. It blocks the chemical histamine, which lowers acid production in your stomach. This treats heartburn and helps ulcers heal. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

145K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 593 of 3362

$3.45M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1097 of 3362

41,977
Patients

Rank: 569 of 3362

31,102
Prescribers

Rank: 505 of 3362

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63%

of people say

it's worth it

36%

of people say

it worked well

12%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 5,842 19,549 $542K
Tennessee 2,440 10,111 $246K
Florida 2,759 8,497 $191K
Ohio 1,854 7,442 $174K
Texas 1,957 5,850 $130K
Michigan 1,990 5,583 $138K
Pennsylvania 1,344 5,342 $123K
Illinois 1,314 5,016 $112K
New York 1,472 4,910 $111K
Kentucky 1,181 4,229 $95.2K
North Carolina 1,080 3,800 $86.6K
Arizona 971 3,567 $89.6K
Massachusetts 794 3,350 $91.3K
Alabama 998 3,326 $66.4K
Missouri 945 3,233 $79.5K
Indiana 896 3,211 $82.1K
Georgia 971 3,159 $67.7K
Minnesota 686 2,287 $79.9K
Louisiana 785 2,208 $42.1K
Iowa 474 2,069 $49K
Mississippi 525 2,033 $39.8K
Wisconsin 549 2,014 $60.6K
South Carolina 524 1,902 $42.8K
Oregon 498 1,852 $48.2K
Arkansas 563 1,823 $32.8K
Virginia 531 1,815 $46.8K
Oklahoma 496 1,752 $44.9K
West Virginia 471 1,545 $33.3K
Colorado 467 1,446 $41.5K
New Jersey 493 1,383 $30.5K
Washington 390 1,261 $34.5K
Maryland 359 1,214 $36.2K
Hawaii 310 1,182 $23.3K
Kansas 300 1,129 $30.4K
New Mexico 305 1,114 $30.3K
Maine 270 953 $24.5K
Nevada 276 830 $20.9K
Nebraska 205 762 $15.6K
Utah 222 718 $20K
Connecticut 206 684 $17.7K
Idaho 162 551 $11.7K
New Hampshire 130 434 $9,533
Montana 105 377 $9,426
South Dakota 79 325 $8,057
Rhode Island 71 318 $7,081
North Dakota 93 267 $6,919
Vermont 48 145 $3,714
Delaware 51 128 $3,883
Wyoming 24 125 $2,352
District of Columbia 28 58 $971
Alaska 14 31 $843
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 CIMETIDINE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MADAN ARORA M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled155

FLINT

Michigan

T SINGH M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled144

FLINT

Michigan

CEDRIC HARRIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled118

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

MARIA POCHCIAL MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled116

WINTER HAVEN

Florida

SURESH ANNE MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled107

FLINT

Michigan

HOWARD BRUCKNER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled102

NEW YORK

New York

KENNETH WRITESEL D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled101

WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE

Ohio

DAVID EILENDER MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled101

FLINT

Michigan

EVELYN MATTA FONTANET M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled99

RIO GRANDE

Puerto Rico

MARIA ILAR-REVILLA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled99

WAIPAHU

Hawaii

CARLOS SOTO-VILLARRUBIA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled96

AGUADA

Puerto Rico

MANUEL MARCANO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled94

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

DEREK COOZE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled93

MORRISTOWN

Tennessee

JOEL VELASQUEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled91

VICTORVILLE

California

MICHAEL HONEYWELL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled90

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

ROBERT BIBB MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled86

MYRTLE BEACH

South Carolina

REX GALLEMORE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled84

NEOSHO

Missouri

JOSE GARCIA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled82

TOA BAJA

Puerto Rico

SETHU MADHAVAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled81

LANCASTER

California

ROLANDO DIAZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled81

JUANA DIAZ

Puerto Rico

JONATHAN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled78

LONG BEACH

California

HERMAN MATALLANA DO

Plastic Surgery within the Head Neck

Claims Filled77

LAKELAND

Florida

SANDEEP GREWAL M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled75

FLINT

Michigan

JAMES THOMAS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled75

SAVANNAH

Tennessee

BOB SOUDER MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled74

JACKSON

Tennessee