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MIRTAZAPINE

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

3.76M
Medicare Part D Claims
$75.4M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 355,540 $5.99M
New York 306,819 $5.48M
Florida 284,460 $4.91M
Pennsylvania 273,861 $4.55M
Texas 229,481 $4M
Ohio 209,870 $3.84M
North Carolina 171,530 $2.8M
Massachusetts 161,863 $2.95M
Illinois 145,637 $2.49M
Missouri 136,332 $2.19M
Tennessee 131,094 $2.13M
Georgia 119,341 $1.98M
Michigan 111,512 $1.88M
Wisconsin 110,007 $1.85M
New Jersey 105,309 $1.75M
Minnesota 103,596 $1.69M
Indiana 103,272 $1.76M
Virginia 89,504 $1.6M
Alabama 88,793 $1.39M
Kentucky 88,478 $1.57M
Washington 85,370 $1.38M
Connecticut 76,848 $1.35M
Maryland 73,413 $1.26M
South Carolina 68,463 $1.15M
Iowa 61,419 $888K
Kansas 55,936 $886K
Oklahoma 55,567 $975K
Arkansas 55,045 $831K
Louisiana 54,753 $855K
Mississippi 51,739 $783K
Arizona 51,136 $867K
Oregon 50,577 $834K
Colorado 45,583 $817K
West Virginia 36,836 $638K
Rhode Island 33,520 $595K
Nebraska 32,628 $487K
Maine 27,146 $417K
New Hampshire 23,706 $405K
New Mexico 22,730 $393K
North Dakota 17,795 $263K
South Dakota 16,969 $263K
Idaho 16,388 $298K
Puerto Rico 16,285 $269K
Hawaii 16,007 $354K
Nevada 15,906 $251K
Delaware 14,290 $252K
Utah 13,201 $235K
Montana 9,825 $174K
Vermont 9,449 $160K
District of Columbia 6,680 $104K
Wyoming 5,092 $82.8K
Alaska 3,940 $71.1K
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for MIRTAZAPINE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,950

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

HAO HUANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,109

CRANSTON

Rhode Island

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,017

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,822

TUCKER

Georgia

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,775

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,744

FORT WORTH

Texas

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,683

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

WILLIAM FOLLETT MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,683

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

R BRYANT MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,599

WICHITA

Kansas

BRUCE LEE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,493

CALHOUN

Georgia

LOWELL CLARK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,433

BUSHNELL

Florida

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

General Practice

Claims Filled1,428

CULLMAN

Alabama

MANUEL BROWN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,428

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

THOMAS DAHLBERG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,356

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,355

GALAX

Virginia

SURESH NAIR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,335

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

WILLIAM SILVERSTONE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,332

WESTLAND

Michigan

DAN WATERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,329

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

DREW COOPER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,303

MIDWEST CITY

Oklahoma

VINCENT DILELLA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,289

DUNEDIN

Florida

JOSEPH BRENES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,247

WOLCOTT

Connecticut

MALCOLM BROWN MD

General Practice

Claims Filled1,233

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

ALAN SMITH MD

Emergency Medical Services

Claims Filled1,233

KENMORE

New York

JOSEPH ECKBURG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,224

ROCKFORD

Illinois

AJAY ANAND M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,198

WESTON

Massachusetts