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LATANOPROST

Xalatan (Latanoprost) reduces high pressure inside the eye. If not treated, the pressure can cause glaucoma and eventual blindness. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

6.63M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 49 of 3362

$118M
Retail Cost

Rank: 210 of 3362

1,258,096
Patients

Rank: 66 of 3362

131,774
Prescribers

Rank: 197 of 3362

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it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 152,539 714,007 $12.8M
Florida 100,683 538,284 $8.91M
New York 101,736 531,859 $9.76M
Texas 78,197 390,689 $6.9M
Pennsylvania 54,919 294,724 $5.39M
Ohio 51,263 255,041 $4.91M
Illinois 47,836 240,863 $4.39M
Michigan 48,825 226,922 $4.46M
North Carolina 38,500 209,016 $3.29M
Massachusetts 35,338 184,787 $4.04M
Georgia 33,330 170,627 $2.74M
New Jersey 33,511 168,286 $3.07M
Minnesota 29,251 163,963 $3.15M
Virginia 27,857 138,233 $2.41M
Wisconsin 25,086 131,601 $2.4M
Missouri 23,284 120,936 $2.22M
Alabama 21,629 120,213 $1.94M
Washington 23,711 117,766 $2M
Tennessee 23,035 117,449 $1.99M
Louisiana 21,414 111,429 $2.03M
Indiana 21,107 106,139 $1.87M
Arizona 23,623 105,858 $2.12M
South Carolina 19,895 105,050 $1.68M
Oregon 19,030 99,148 $1.68M
Maryland 21,613 92,765 $1.82M
Iowa 13,982 83,701 $1.33M
Mississippi 13,473 73,598 $1.14M
Colorado 14,327 68,832 $1.17M
Kentucky 13,169 65,732 $1.15M
Connecticut 13,236 65,196 $1.14M
Arkansas 11,347 63,365 $984K
Kansas 10,178 55,554 $942K
Oklahoma 10,274 53,607 $948K
Nebraska 8,283 48,663 $785K
Nevada 8,982 44,486 $768K
Hawaii 8,184 40,397 $843K
West Virginia 7,192 39,171 $637K
Rhode Island 5,726 35,458 $618K
New Mexico 6,070 31,116 $641K
North Dakota 4,369 27,224 $421K
Idaho 5,326 26,219 $490K
Utah 4,988 25,695 $433K
South Dakota 4,123 24,541 $398K
Maine 5,030 22,773 $521K
New Hampshire 4,404 22,740 $398K
Montana 3,631 20,259 $334K
Delaware 3,952 16,065 $359K
District of Columbia 3,404 13,820 $255K
Vermont 2,458 13,417 $218K
Wyoming 1,232 6,457 $107K
Alaska 565 2,398 $48.7K
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 LATANOPROST

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JORGE HERNANDEZ RUIZ MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled7,772

PONCE

Puerto Rico

JANIS DZELZKALNS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled5,812

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

JAMES FLEISCHMAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled5,344

PALM SPRINGS

Florida

GEETA SHAH M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled5,292

NEW PORT RICHEY

Florida

MARK BEILER OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled4,503

CLEARWATER

Florida

JEFFREY SCHULTZ MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled4,477

BRONX

New York

KEVIN MILLER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled3,995

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

ALEXEI MORACZEWSKI MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled3,990

MIAMI

Florida

HARRY PAPPAS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled3,972

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS

Florida

DONALD CENTNER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled3,956

ORLANDO

Florida

JOHN BENEKE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled3,926

ORLANDO

Florida

RAFAEL OCASIO-SANTA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled3,746

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

RAMIN MOSTAFAVI M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled3,655

BROOKLYN

New York

JOHN TRIBLE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled3,633

MARSHALLTOWN

Iowa

JUAN OCASIO-RODRIGUEZ MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled3,495

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

STUART BALL M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled3,441

MOBILE

Alabama

JESSE DOVICH M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled3,435

UPLAND

California

THOMAS DIETZE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled3,409

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

FRANK COTTER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled3,386

ROANOKE

Virginia

ANDREW RABINOWITZ MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled3,331

PHOENIX

Arizona

CESAR QUINONES M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled3,260

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

JOHANN OHLY MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled3,203

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

NORMA BARTON MD PHD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled3,198

MIAMI

Florida

DAVID SILVA CARABALLO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled3,196

SAN GERMAN

Puerto Rico

CAROL ZIEL M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled3,192

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina