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MIRTAZAPINE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

4.76M
Medicare Part D Claims
$77.6M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 378,694 $6.29M
New York 336,492 $5.61M
Florida 311,804 $5.34M
Pennsylvania 293,998 $4.45M
Texas 246,783 $3.95M
Ohio 223,294 $4.05M
North Carolina 183,756 $2.96M
Massachusetts 174,809 $2.89M
Illinois 155,041 $2.58M
Missouri 143,035 $2.25M
Tennessee 138,090 $2.1M
Michigan 127,533 $2.17M
Georgia 127,351 $1.92M
New Jersey 121,124 $2.1M
Wisconsin 119,194 $1.95M
Minnesota 109,802 $1.69M
Indiana 106,192 $1.81M
Virginia 95,977 $1.7M
Kentucky 94,665 $1.65M
Alabama 93,147 $1.35M
Washington 90,128 $1.33M
Connecticut 84,446 $1.51M
Maryland 78,630 $1.36M
South Carolina 73,244 $1.2M
Iowa 65,219 $892K
Louisiana 62,632 $923K
Kansas 58,498 $860K
Oklahoma 57,895 $963K
Arkansas 57,552 $872K
Arizona 55,013 $902K
Mississippi 53,824 $746K
Oregon 53,661 $850K
Colorado 47,945 $827K
West Virginia 40,484 $667K
Rhode Island 35,968 $640K
Nebraska 33,865 $475K
Maine 27,989 $411K
New Mexico 25,730 $392K
New Hampshire 24,330 $416K
North Dakota 18,973 $251K
South Dakota 17,648 $274K
Nevada 17,487 $257K
Idaho 17,190 $297K
Hawaii 17,009 $338K
Delaware 14,701 $261K
Utah 13,953 $231K
Montana 10,438 $165K
Vermont 9,784 $170K
District of Columbia 7,561 $127K
Wyoming 5,381 $85.3K
Alaska 3,894 $66.8K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost 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
CARMEL PERSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled833

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

SAEID ELMI M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled824

MEDFORD

Massachusetts

SHAHZAD KHURSHID M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled822

CRANSTON

Rhode Island

ANDREW COLMAN DO

General Practice

Claims Filled821

WESTLAND

Michigan

DONALD EVANS M.D., P.C.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled819

CARTERSVILLE

Georgia

PATRICK WOLF MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled801

WICHITA

Kansas

LEON KRAYBILL MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled800

LANCASTER

Pennsylvania

DAVID NORTH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled798

OSKALOOSA

Iowa

RAYMOND UFFORD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled789

ALBERTVILLE

Alabama

ERIC BARNES D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled784

COLUMBIA

Missouri

CHRISTOPHER BILLINGS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled784

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

HYUNG YEO MD

Neurology

Claims Filled777

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled775

DUBLIN

Georgia

BRENT GILL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled766

NEW BERN

North Carolina

DAVID BARTHOLD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled765

BESSEMER

Alabama

BRIAN KIMMEL DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled765

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

WILLIAM PATRICK M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled762

PINEHURST

North Carolina

ROY OVERTON DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled760

WEST DES MOINES

Iowa

JEFFREY AMIDON D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled759

ROME

New York

ROYAL JOHNSON M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled757

HONOLULU

Hawaii

RAMILO GATAPIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled755

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

BARRY KAPLOWITZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled754

AVENTURA

Florida

ALAN STEINBERG MD

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled751

CENTEREACH

New York

DONALD WALKENHORST D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled745

MANCHESTER

Missouri

VISWA DURVASULA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled744

NASHVILLE

Tennessee