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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
VALENTIN BRAGIN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled585

BROOKLYN

New York

MANUEL FERNANDEZ-GONZALEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled584

MIAMI

Florida

BRUCE LEE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled581

CALHOUN

Georgia

JOHN DOUGHERTY M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled581

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled572

TONGANOXIE

Kansas

BERNARDO PASCUAL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled564

HIALEAH

Florida

KEITH WOO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled555

HONOLULU

Hawaii

SCOTT KEFFER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled555

ANSTED

West Virginia

INNA YURYEV-GOLGER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled554

BROOKLYN

New York

JIBRAIL KASPERKHAN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled549

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

DELORES MACKSOUD M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled544

MIAMI

Florida

NAGESH KRISH M.D., P.A.

Neurology

Claims Filled541

UNION CITY

New Jersey

ENRIQUE VARELA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled541

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

JEFFREY SCHLUETER D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled538

JOSHUA

Texas

NEDRANA BOUTTE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled533

WINNIE

Texas

ELBERT HINES M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled528

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

MARK PASS MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled523

MANALAPAN

New Jersey

MATTHEW KODSI MD PHD

Neurology

Claims Filled518

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

GAMIL MAKAR M.D

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled513

CLIFTON

New Jersey

IQBAL AMIN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled509

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

CHARLES MAXVILL DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled507

EULESS

Texas

LAURENCE PETTY M.D.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled504

PLANT CITY

Florida

GEORGE KNIGHT RN, CNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled503

CINCINNATI

Ohio

W. VINCENT PERRELLI MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled497

WALTHAM

Massachusetts

DANIEL MEETZE MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled496

GREENVILLE

South Carolina