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EXELON

RIVASTIGMINE

Exelon (Rivastigmine) 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 2014

1.38M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 195 of 3362

$529M
Retail Cost

Rank: 44 of 3362

230,774
Patients

Rank: 273 of 3362

76,979
Prescribers

Rank: 306 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 22,941 137,053 $50.9M
Florida 25,843 136,866 $53M
California 18,383 104,861 $40.6M
New York 15,106 87,356 $34.8M
Ohio 12,930 78,358 $30.4M
Pennsylvania 9,853 61,420 $23.2M
Georgia 8,909 53,079 $19.8M
Illinois 8,512 52,462 $20.2M
Tennessee 8,107 48,734 $17.6M
North Carolina 8,051 47,017 $17.6M
New Jersey 7,387 41,291 $16.5M
Indiana 6,303 37,571 $14.8M
Michigan 6,719 35,588 $15.5M
Alabama 5,894 34,076 $12.6M
Louisiana 5,594 32,936 $12.1M
Missouri 5,050 31,517 $11.5M
South Carolina 5,416 30,425 $11.6M
Kentucky 4,296 26,283 $9.98M
Virginia 3,575 20,809 $8.09M
Kansas 2,997 18,901 $6.87M
Oklahoma 2,802 16,684 $6.13M
Wisconsin 2,602 16,584 $6.33M
Connecticut 2,603 16,427 $6.31M
Massachusetts 2,710 16,045 $6.23M
Mississippi 2,597 15,616 $5.54M
Arizona 2,951 15,297 $6.47M
Arkansas 2,245 13,958 $5.18M
Iowa 1,977 13,555 $5.05M
Maryland 2,398 13,240 $5.38M
West Virginia 1,943 11,529 $4.38M
Colorado 1,660 9,001 $3.6M
Washington 1,557 8,760 $3.49M
Minnesota 1,419 8,441 $3.33M
Nebraska 1,202 7,914 $2.92M
Oregon 1,356 7,746 $3.01M
Rhode Island 875 6,430 $2.19M
Nevada 958 5,330 $2M
Hawaii 913 5,266 $2.24M
New Mexico 728 3,606 $1.43M
Maine 597 3,423 $1.39M
South Dakota 408 2,923 $1.05M
New Hampshire 477 2,732 $1.1M
Idaho 505 2,730 $1.08M
Utah 516 2,722 $1.13M
North Dakota 356 2,472 $927K
District of Columbia 368 1,992 $808K
Delaware 395 1,919 $890K
Vermont 171 1,027 $427K
Wyoming 179 1,025 $399K
Montana 153 920 $357K
Alaska 92 468 $210K
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 EXELON

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JOHN CORDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled485

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

CECILIA JORGE M.D.

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled481

MIAMI

Florida

JEFFERY WARREN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled480

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

DARIO NARRO M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled477

WESLACO

Texas

AYHAM SHNEKER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled476

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

DICK OWENS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled476

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

ZIA KHAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled475

PEACHTREE CITY

Georgia

MICHAEL REEVES MD

General Practice

Claims Filled475

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

EDMOND KALIFEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled470

MARKSVILLE

Louisiana

HENRY CALAS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled469

STUART

Florida

MARIA WISCOVITCH M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled469

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico

RAJESH AGARWAL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled467

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS

Ohio

NEDRANA BOUTTE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled467

WINNIE

Texas

JOHN DUGAL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled462

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

THOMAS VIDIC M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled462

ELKHART

Indiana

JAE PAK M.D.

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled459

SNELLVILLE

Georgia

RICHARD SHERMAN DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled459

SIMPSONVILLE

South Carolina

RUFUS REUBEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled459

CUYAHOGA FALLS

Ohio

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled458

TONGANOXIE

Kansas

JAMES CLEMMONS M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled456

CHIPLEY

Florida

AMALIA TOUS

Specialist

Claims Filled456

BAYAMOM

Puerto Rico

DELORES MACKSOUD M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled455

MIAMI

Florida

NAGESH KRISH M.D., P.A.

Neurology

Claims Filled454

UNION CITY

New Jersey

ZINOVIY BENZAR M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled453

BROOKLYN

New York

CARLOS GARCIA-RIVERA D.O.

Neurology

Claims Filled452

MIAMI

Florida