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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
MARK PASS MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled450

MANALAPAN

New Jersey

FAUSTO CASTILLO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled449

MIAMI

Florida

KARI SHIELDS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled448

GRAYSON

Kentucky

BERNARDO PASCUAL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled448

HIALEAH

Florida

SIEGFRIED KREIS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled446

ROSEBUD

Texas

MERBIL GONZALEZ DIAZ M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled442

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

BRAD WHITNEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled442

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

JEFFREY AMIDON D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled440

ROME

New York

BRUCE LEE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled440

CALHOUN

Georgia

MONICA CRANE MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled440

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

JOANNA WISOTSKY PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled435

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

SANJEEV BHATIA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled435

VICTORIA

Texas

MARK BUDDIE MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled434

COLUMBUS

Ohio

RICHARD DOYAN M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled433

EMERYVILLE

California

ADAM SKY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled433

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

ELBERT HINES M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled433

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

GEORGE SINGLETARY M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled430

GRETNA

Louisiana

KEITH WOO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled429

HONOLULU

Hawaii

GAMIL MAKAR M.D

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled429

CLIFTON

New Jersey

STEVEN FERGUSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled426

POWELLSVILLE

North Carolina

BHASKAR YETURU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled422

ELMHURST

New York

MICHAEL AMOASHIY MD

Specialist

Claims Filled418

BROOKLYN

New York

ALFREDO PEREZ CANABAL MD

Neurology

Claims Filled417

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

BLANCA GONZALEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled416

HIALEAH

Florida

ROBERT HUNTER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled413

HUBER HEIGHTS

Ohio