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MIRTAZAPINE

Remeron (Mirtazapine) is an atypical antidepressant. It stimulates your body to make certain chemicals in the brain, such as serotonin and norepinephrine, which regulate mood. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

5.72M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 59 of 3362

$86.3M
Retail Cost

Rank: 270 of 3362

1,002,432
Patients

Rank: 86 of 3362

232,116
Prescribers

Rank: 86 of 3362

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47%

of people say

it's worth it

41%

of people say

it worked well

26%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 86,866 440,416 $7.34M
New York 70,505 419,886 $6.14M
Florida 78,094 392,751 $5.86M
Pennsylvania 55,829 342,528 $5.14M
Texas 60,903 304,556 $4.65M
Ohio 48,306 268,469 $4.67M
North Carolina 40,263 223,537 $3.12M
Massachusetts 33,030 202,234 $3.13M
Illinois 31,937 182,720 $2.91M
Tennessee 30,695 174,889 $2.23M
Georgia 28,068 167,545 $2.13M
Missouri 27,321 162,750 $2.37M
Michigan 30,641 159,905 $2.54M
New Jersey 26,677 147,436 $2.39M
Wisconsin 22,172 133,286 $2.22M
Indiana 23,367 124,071 $2.01M
Minnesota 20,507 120,327 $1.9M
Alabama 21,375 116,640 $1.57M
Virginia 20,932 110,410 $1.78M
Kentucky 19,525 108,367 $1.65M
Washington 18,011 98,990 $1.45M
South Carolina 17,439 96,621 $1.22M
Connecticut 15,997 96,068 $1.57M
Maryland 17,643 93,893 $1.54M
Louisiana 15,052 79,255 $1.01M
Iowa 11,237 70,518 $893K
Kansas 11,298 68,076 $952K
Arkansas 11,868 67,297 $876K
Arizona 13,571 66,737 $1.01M
Oklahoma 11,708 63,516 $963K
Oregon 11,886 62,366 $978K
Mississippi 9,996 60,512 $711K
Colorado 12,540 60,144 $1.05M
West Virginia 8,637 47,633 $701K
Nebraska 6,349 39,429 $510K
Rhode Island 6,235 38,927 $635K
Maine 5,969 31,857 $447K
New Mexico 6,212 28,859 $453K
New Hampshire 4,753 26,545 $429K
North Dakota 3,460 22,263 $266K
South Dakota 3,195 21,800 $305K
Nevada 4,392 21,302 $284K
Delaware 3,881 18,913 $334K
Idaho 3,556 18,557 $263K
Utah 3,637 18,369 $279K
Hawaii 3,583 17,786 $314K
Montana 2,304 12,379 $167K
Vermont 2,046 11,112 $178K
District of Columbia 1,873 8,689 $129K
Wyoming 1,010 5,812 $78.4K
Alaska 572 4,467 $48.7K
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 MIRTAZAPINE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,645

TUCKER

Georgia

JESUS RIVERO MD

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,960

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,391

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

AJAY ANAND M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,309

WESTON

Massachusetts

MIGUEL STUBBS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,214

SMYRNA

Georgia

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,144

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

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

General Practice

Claims Filled1,979

CULLMAN

Alabama

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,964

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

RIGOBERTO RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,942

MIAMI

Florida

HAO HUANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,835

CRANSTON

Rhode Island

CHRISTOPHER LABONTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,793

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,772

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

GEORGE PURSLEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,732

AUGUSTA

Georgia

DAN WATERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,709

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

DREW COOPER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,685

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

DAVID BARRASSO M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,550

MEDFORD

Massachusetts

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,544

FORT WORTH

Texas

BRUCE LEE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,514

CALHOUN

Georgia

EDGAR ORTIZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,483

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

DONALD QUINN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,461

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

LOU ANNE ZIBAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,435

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

JOEL GONCE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,435

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

VINCENT DILELLA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,417

DUNEDIN

Florida

R BRYANT MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,413

WICHITA

Kansas

ROBERTO HERNANDO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,355

MIAMI

Florida