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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
RAJESH AGARWAL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,336

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS

Ohio

JUDITH MAYANS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,322

CORAL GABLES

Florida

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,307

LORAIN

Ohio

JAMES JEWELL MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,304

ROCK HILL

South Carolina

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,301

DUBLIN

Georgia

BRUCE PENDLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,292

EAST RIDGE

Tennessee

LOWELL CLARK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,290

BUSHNELL

Florida

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,285

TONGANOXIE

Kansas

TODD FULCHER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,256

BRANDON

Mississippi

BOGDAN NEDELESCU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,254

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

JOSEPH BRENES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,248

WOLCOTT

Connecticut

CYNTHIA PINSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,242

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

TERESA SALAZAR-CATRON MD

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled1,240

MARYVILLE

Tennessee

JOHN CORDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,234

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

CHARLES MAXVILL DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,226

EULESS

Texas

IQBAL AMIN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,214

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

JEFFREY AMIDON D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,175

ROME

New York

DANA NASH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,144

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,139

WOODLAWN

Virginia

STEVEN LEWIS D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,137

NARBERTH

Pennsylvania

PIYUSH PATEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,128

COLUMBUS

Georgia

TRUC DAO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,099

GARDEN GROVE

California

SCOTT KEFFER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,095

ANSTED

West Virginia

MARJORIE CARO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,090

MIAMI

Florida

MALCOLM BROWN MD

General Practice

Claims Filled1,084

MONTGOMERY

Alabama