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EXELON

Exelon is an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor. Researchers don't know exactly how it helps treat Alzheimer's disease, but it prevents acetylcholine, a chemical in the brain, from being broken down too quickly. Acetylcholine is important in transmitting signals through nerves, a process that breaks down in Alzheimer's. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

1.39M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 196 of 3238

$467M
Retail Cost

Rank: 45 of 3238

236,152
Patients

Rank: 258 of 3238

79,227
Prescribers

Rank: 282 of 3238

User Reviews of EXELON »

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 25,662 136,169 $46.2M
Texas 22,389 129,948 $42.8M
California 19,544 109,007 $37.2M
New York 15,339 88,437 $30.6M
Ohio 13,371 78,792 $27.2M
Pennsylvania 11,014 66,652 $22.3M
Georgia 9,387 55,160 $18.1M
Illinois 8,481 51,141 $17.4M
Tennessee 8,156 47,737 $15.3M
North Carolina 7,796 45,277 $14.9M
New Jersey 7,813 42,559 $14.9M
Indiana 6,656 38,293 $13.4M
Michigan 6,928 35,585 $13.7M
Alabama 5,939 33,117 $10.8M
Missouri 5,207 31,710 $10.2M
Louisiana 5,258 30,769 $9.93M
South Carolina 5,047 27,659 $9.21M
Kentucky 4,649 27,637 $9.25M
Virginia 3,774 21,448 $7.4M
Kansas 3,081 18,985 $6.03M
Connecticut 2,852 18,132 $5.84M
Wisconsin 2,761 17,365 $5.82M
Massachusetts 2,727 16,175 $5.4M
Mississippi 2,694 16,103 $5.04M
Oklahoma 2,735 15,854 $5.11M
Arizona 2,987 14,941 $5.51M
Arkansas 2,442 14,867 $4.83M
Iowa 2,084 13,677 $4.44M
West Virginia 2,166 12,205 $4.1M
Maryland 2,274 12,195 $4.37M
Washington 1,535 8,899 $3.11M
Colorado 1,531 8,727 $3.02M
Minnesota 1,449 8,617 $2.98M
Nebraska 1,283 8,112 $2.6M
Oregon 1,363 7,602 $2.55M
Rhode Island 1,067 7,431 $2.24M
Hawaii 1,035 5,985 $2.12M
Nevada 1,017 5,537 $1.76M
New Mexico 771 4,106 $1.43M
Maine 644 3,915 $1.39M
Utah 577 3,200 $1.13M
Idaho 537 3,071 $1.04M
New Hampshire 489 2,911 $1.04M
South Dakota 433 2,845 $919K
North Dakota 403 2,694 $902K
Delaware 441 2,069 $814K
District of Columbia 358 1,779 $613K
Montana 210 1,343 $449K
Wyoming 184 1,068 $359K
Vermont 183 1,018 $361K
Alaska 118 578 $226K
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 EXELON

Provider Medicare Claims City State
FRANCISCO RICART MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,771

CORAL GABLES

Florida

GARY FIGIEL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,602

ATLANTA

Georgia

TSILYA BASS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,408

LOS ANGELES

California

JAMES RIDER D.O.

Claims Filled1,358

WINCHESTER

Kansas

MARA DE GARCIA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,318

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,294

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,212

TUCKER

Georgia

FRANK FLOCA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,181

AUSTIN

Texas

HENRY CHEN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,111

BROOKLYN

New York

BRUCE PENDLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,082

EAST RIDGE

Tennessee

NIVEA RIBAS M D

Neurology

Claims Filled1,082

MIAMI LAKES

Florida

WILLIAM SHANKLE MS, M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled1,056

IRVINE

California

LOUIS GARY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,056

GODFREY

Illinois

ROBERT BENDER MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,016

WEST DES MOINES

Iowa

JOHN WAGNER M.D., C.M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled980

CULLMAN

Alabama

MIGUEL GUTIERREZ M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled955

MCALLEN

Texas

CARMEN ORTIZ BUTCHER MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled931

CORAL GABLES

Florida

NESTOR PRADERIO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled872

ARANSAS PASS

Texas

JOSE IGOA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled871

MCALLEN

Texas

HAITHAM JIFI BAHLOOL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled840

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled833

LORAIN

Ohio

CARLOS IGLESIAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled825

CORAL GABLES

Florida

WILLIAM LACORTE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled808

METAIRIE

Louisiana

AMARILIS CORCHADO PEREZ MD

Neurology

Claims Filled784

ISABELA

Puerto Rico

MOHAMMAD BOLOURI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled782

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina