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ZYPREXA

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

331K
Medicare Part D Claims
$247M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 33,307 $24.8M
Texas 20,890 $17.2M
Ohio 18,844 $13.6M
California 17,756 $13.1M
Illinois 16,975 $12.4M
Florida 16,808 $13.9M
Pennsylvania 13,827 $9.6M
Missouri 12,928 $9.76M
North Carolina 11,145 $8.04M
Georgia 11,143 $8.34M
Michigan 11,000 $8.93M
Tennessee 9,930 $6.86M
Indiana 9,398 $7.25M
Wisconsin 9,118 $6.82M
Virginia 8,141 $5.82M
Minnesota 7,095 $5.94M
Massachusetts 6,765 $4.68M
Louisiana 6,499 $4.61M
Washington 6,195 $4.35M
Kentucky 5,923 $4.19M
Iowa 5,404 $3.72M
Alabama 5,065 $3.66M
Maryland 4,980 $3.67M
South Carolina 4,804 $3.58M
Mississippi 4,770 $3.43M
Colorado 4,652 $3.41M
Oklahoma 4,429 $3.41M
Kansas 3,603 $2.6M
Arkansas 3,511 $2.57M
New Jersey 3,426 $2.53M
Connecticut 3,398 $2.54M
Nebraska 2,616 $2M
Oregon 2,346 $1.8M
West Virginia 2,135 $1.57M
New Hampshire 1,858 $1.3M
Maine 1,816 $1.32M
Idaho 1,773 $1.26M
Arizona 1,704 $1.08M
North Dakota 1,688 $1.34M
Utah 1,652 $1.21M
New Mexico 1,572 $1.08M
Montana 1,538 $1.18M
Alaska 1,498 $818K
South Dakota 1,467 $953K
Delaware 1,308 $1.13M
Nevada 941 $813K
District of Columbia 898 $676K
Rhode Island 884 $618K
Vermont 694 $517K
Hawaii 549 $427K
Wyoming 465 $361K
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for ZYPREXA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ARNEL GARCIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled124

TRENTON

Illinois

JAMES SMITH M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled124

FORT WORTH

Texas

EDWARD AJAYI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled123

SMYRNA

Georgia

MICHAEL PRIEST MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled123

ALBANY

New York

CARMEN ORTIZ BUTCHER MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled121

CORAL GABLES

Florida

TIMOTHY FREEMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled120

CINCINNATI

Ohio

CHRISTOPHER LABONTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled118

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

MICHAEL KAPLOWITZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled118

RIVERDALE

New York

HORACIO CAPOTE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled118

AMHERST

New York

JEFFREY SCHLUETER D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled118

JOSHUA

Texas

UMAMAHESHWARA KALAPATAPU MD

Claims Filled117

LOGANSPORT

Indiana

HEATHER ROWE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled117

OPELIKA

Alabama

HANY ELIA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled117

AUGUSTA

Georgia

GERALD MEHALICK D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled116

WILMINGTON

Delaware

JON WONG M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled116

BEVERLY HILLS

California

BELINDA LEBLANC M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled115

ANN ARBOR

Michigan

SARAH BOXLEY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled115

SCOTTSBORO

Alabama

JEFFREY JOSEPHS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled115

AUSTIN

Texas

MARY SALAMA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled115

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

SURESH VADE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled115

DWIGHT

Illinois

DAVID CLINKENBEARD M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled115

JAMESTOWN

North Dakota

ELIZABETH RILEY NPP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled111

LATHAM

New York

MARGARET BUSHEY MS NP

Claims Filled111

ROCHESTER

New York

SCOTT HOUSER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled110

WILMINGTON

Delaware

LESLIE TOMEK M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled110

ROCHESTER

New York