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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
RICHARD KATZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled939

BALA CYNWYD

Pennsylvania

ENRIQUE VARELA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled938

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

ROYAL JOHNSON M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled932

HONOLULU

Hawaii

BOGDAN NEDELESCU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled931

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

TIMOTHY ROSS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled930

VANCOUVER

Washington

RADU CIUBUC MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled913

EL PASO

Texas

RITU RASTOGI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled912

WILMINGTON

Delaware

DANA NASH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled902

BROOKLYN

New York

SAEID ELMI M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled897

MEDFORD

Massachusetts

CHARMAINE GEORGE M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled886

HOPKINS

South Carolina

ARTHUR BREGOLI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled885

BRAINTREE

Massachusetts

ROBERT CONNER DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled881

DES MOINES

Iowa

CARMEL PERSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled880

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

LAURENCE PETTY M.D.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled877

PLANT CITY

Florida

PATRICK WOLF MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled875

WICHITA

Kansas

STEVEN LEWIS D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled872

NARBERTH

Pennsylvania

SCOTT KEFFER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled870

ANSTED

West Virginia

DAVID EUBANKS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled866

CHEEKTOWAGA

New York

HENRY MIDDLETON MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled859

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

EMILIO MANTERO ATIENZA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled855

MIAMI

Florida

KARIM BAKHTIAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled850

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

MIGUEL PEREZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled849

MIAMI

Florida

RABI KUTOB MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled849

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

JIBRAIL KASPERKHAN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled847

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

DAVID DUNDEE MD, CMD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled841

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina