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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
ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,178

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,157

LENEXA

Kansas

DAVID BARRASSO M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,157

MEDFORD

Massachusetts

ROBERT BURNS M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,155

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,154

LORAIN

Ohio

CHARLES MAXVILL DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,146

DALLAS

Texas

LOU ANNE ZIBAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,146

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

ILIE DRAGOMIR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,119

OCEANSIDE

New York

MARC RAAD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,088

WOLCOTT

Connecticut

JOSEPH ANQUILLARE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,063

HARTFORD

Connecticut

ROY OVERTON DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,061

WEST DES MOINES

Iowa

JOHN CORDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,034

HICKORY

North Carolina

TRUC DAO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,023

GARDEN GROVE

California

BRENT GILL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,022

SHELBY

North Carolina

JOHN POTOMSKI DO CMA

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,021

MELBOURNE

Florida

ERIC HILGEFORD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,007

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

DONALD VOLLMER M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,001

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

GERALD STEINBERG

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled991

SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

ARNOLD TEPPER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled976

CHESTERFIELD

Missouri

ELBERT HINES M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled974

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

GEORGE SUTTON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled967

MOBILE

Alabama

MIGUEL STUBBS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled958

SMYRNA

Georgia

JAMES SEXSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled954

AUSTELL

Georgia

MICHAEL REEVES MD

General Practice

Claims Filled951

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

JAMES COLLINS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled948

CHEEKTOWAGA

New York