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MIRTAZAPINE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

5.37M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 63 of 3238

$85.7M
Retail Cost

Rank: 238 of 3238

929,338
Patients

Rank: 86 of 3238

220,805
Prescribers

Rank: 88 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 80,991 419,544 $7.22M
New York 63,935 385,640 $6.34M
Florida 70,650 363,446 $5.49M
Pennsylvania 53,553 332,426 $5.19M
Texas 56,134 289,188 $4.54M
Ohio 45,637 254,222 $4.36M
North Carolina 37,745 207,763 $3.14M
Massachusetts 31,047 191,261 $3.09M
Illinois 28,580 163,947 $2.73M
Tennessee 28,416 163,564 $2.38M
Missouri 25,640 155,112 $2.44M
Michigan 29,014 154,366 $2.49M
Georgia 25,863 140,509 $2.09M
New Jersey 24,782 138,195 $2.45M
Wisconsin 20,812 130,393 $2.22M
Indiana 22,343 122,667 $2.08M
Minnesota 19,786 117,493 $1.81M
Alabama 19,555 109,178 $1.51M
Virginia 19,495 106,150 $1.84M
Kentucky 18,397 103,224 $1.74M
Washington 17,270 96,231 $1.39M
Connecticut 14,912 91,309 $1.54M
Maryland 15,926 87,390 $1.51M
South Carolina 15,220 80,458 $1.29M
Louisiana 13,486 71,524 $1.05M
Iowa 10,837 69,487 $943K
Kansas 11,060 67,009 $1M
Arkansas 11,131 63,033 $932K
Arizona 12,061 61,282 $919K
Oklahoma 10,867 60,459 $1.01M
Oregon 10,682 58,147 $908K
Mississippi 9,384 56,318 $770K
Colorado 11,192 54,699 $1.02M
West Virginia 7,915 44,934 $705K
Rhode Island 6,163 38,728 $634K
Nebraska 5,954 37,656 $531K
Maine 5,491 29,408 $432K
New Mexico 5,725 27,381 $443K
New Hampshire 4,353 25,139 $441K
North Dakota 3,396 21,971 $282K
South Dakota 2,961 20,447 $315K
Nevada 3,967 20,010 $279K
Hawaii 3,507 18,081 $333K
Delaware 3,677 17,943 $316K
Idaho 3,253 17,655 $264K
Utah 3,159 16,334 $247K
Montana 2,164 12,009 $172K
Vermont 1,817 9,910 $167K
District of Columbia 1,684 8,321 $140K
Wyoming 949 6,238 $89.5K
Alaska 528 4,102 $48.3K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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
KARIM BAKHTIAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,019

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

JUDITH MAYANS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,009

CORAL GABLES

Florida

INNA YURYEV-GOLGER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,008

BROOKLYN

New York

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,005

DUBLIN

Georgia

SCOTT KEFFER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled989

ANSTED

West Virginia

STEVEN LEWIS D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled988

NARBERTH

Pennsylvania

DONALD VOLLMER M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled984

HENDERSONVILLE

Tennessee

JAMES RICHARDS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled984

COOKEVILLE

Tennessee

JOSEPH ANQUILLARE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled982

HARTFORD

Connecticut

LARRY RUSSELL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled970

HENDERSONVILLE

North Carolina

TODD FULCHER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled958

BRANDON

Mississippi

GEORGE PURSLEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled949

AUGUSTA

Georgia

LAURENCE PETTY M.D.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled948

PLANT CITY

Florida

DAVID NORTH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled944

OSKALOOSA

Iowa

SHAHZAD KHURSHID M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled944

CRANSTON

Rhode Island

ALAN STEINBERG MD

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled941

CENTEREACH

New York

DAVID SAMARA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled939

ORANGE PARK

Florida

MARTIN PERLIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled935

NORWALK

Connecticut

JIBRAIL KASPERKHAN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled931

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

WILLIAM FOLLETT MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled925

PORT ARANSAS

Texas

JAMES ANDERSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled924

ASHLAND CITY

Tennessee

GERALD STEINBERG

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled917

SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

ARNOLD TEPPER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled915

CHESTERFIELD

Missouri

JEFFREY AMIDON D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled915

ROME

New York

TIMOTHY ROSS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled913

VANCOUVER

Washington