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MIRTAZAPINE

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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

User Reviews of MIRTAZAPINE »

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38%

of people say

it's worth it

34%

of people say

it worked well

27%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

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
GARY SILVERMAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled910

VERO BEACH

Florida

ELBERT HINES M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled907

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

CHARLES BRAMLET MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled901

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

JOSEPH PEYTON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled894

MAUMEE

Ohio

BRIAN KIMMEL DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled889

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

RON RANKIN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled887

AMARILLO

Texas

DONALD EVANS M.D., P.C.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled885

CARTERSVILLE

Georgia

CECILIA JORGE M.D.

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled864

MIAMI

Florida

ASHA PRITPAL SIDHU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled861

FRESNO

California

KENNETH BIROS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled857

CANAL FULTON

Ohio

RONALD GOLDBERG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled857

HAVERHILL

Massachusetts

LOUIS GARY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled857

GODFREY

Illinois

CYNTHIA PINSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled854

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

CHARMAINE GEORGE M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled854

HOPKINS

South Carolina

NANCY SAID M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled853

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

RAYMOND UFFORD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled852

ALBERTVILLE

Alabama

ENRIQUE VARELA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled844

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

ERIC BARNES D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled841

COLUMBIA

Missouri

JESUS RIVERO MD

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled839

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

GERALD HARRINGTON M.D.

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled834

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

ROBERT BURNS M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled832

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

REZA JALAL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled831

DEXTER

Missouri

JOSEPH CONTI D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled826

LAUREL SPRINGS

New Jersey

VISWA DURVASULA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled826

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

SURESH NAIR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled825

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky