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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
ERIC BARNES D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled840

COLUMBIA

Missouri

RONALD GOLDBERG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled839

HAVERHILL

Massachusetts

ANDREW COLMAN DO

General Practice

Claims Filled836

WESTLAND

Michigan

LARRY RUSSELL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled833

HENDERSONVILLE

North Carolina

THOMAS MULLEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled829

RINGGOLD

Georgia

RAGHAVENDRA PRASAD MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled819

CEDAR HILL

Texas

GEORGE PURSLEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled815

AUGUSTA

Georgia

DAVID NORTH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled813

OSKALOOSA

Iowa

JOEL GONCE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled812

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

SIEGFRIED KREIS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled807

ROSEBUD

Texas

TED CLONTZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled800

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

JOSEPH PEYTON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled799

MAUMEE

Ohio

WILLIAM PATRICK M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled795

PINEHURST

North Carolina

BRIAN KIMMEL DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled789

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

CHRISTOPHER LABONTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled789

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

DAVID HANCOCK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled788

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

RALPH SANTORO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled786

CRANSTON

Rhode Island

MICHAEL DUPUIS M. D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled780

PENSACOLA

Florida

DWIGHT WILLETT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled779

KINGSTON

Tennessee

VENKATESH NAGALAPADI M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled769

CASSELBERRY

Florida

DANIEL BUFF MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled769

FAR ROCKAWAY

New York

FARIBORZ SHAMS D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled762

ANAHEIM

California

CAROL RUPE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled759

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

LEON KRAYBILL MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled754

LANCASTER

Pennsylvania

IQBAL AMIN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled753

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri