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MIRTAZAPINE

Remeron (Mirtazapine) is an atypical antidepressant. It stimulates your body to make certain chemicals in the brain, such as serotonin and norepinephrine, which regulate mood. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

5.72M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 59 of 3362

$86.3M
Retail Cost

Rank: 270 of 3362

1,002,432
Patients

Rank: 86 of 3362

232,116
Prescribers

Rank: 86 of 3362

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47%

of people say

it's worth it

41%

of people say

it worked well

26%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 86,866 440,416 $7.34M
New York 70,505 419,886 $6.14M
Florida 78,094 392,751 $5.86M
Pennsylvania 55,829 342,528 $5.14M
Texas 60,903 304,556 $4.65M
Ohio 48,306 268,469 $4.67M
North Carolina 40,263 223,537 $3.12M
Massachusetts 33,030 202,234 $3.13M
Illinois 31,937 182,720 $2.91M
Tennessee 30,695 174,889 $2.23M
Georgia 28,068 167,545 $2.13M
Missouri 27,321 162,750 $2.37M
Michigan 30,641 159,905 $2.54M
New Jersey 26,677 147,436 $2.39M
Wisconsin 22,172 133,286 $2.22M
Indiana 23,367 124,071 $2.01M
Minnesota 20,507 120,327 $1.9M
Alabama 21,375 116,640 $1.57M
Virginia 20,932 110,410 $1.78M
Kentucky 19,525 108,367 $1.65M
Washington 18,011 98,990 $1.45M
South Carolina 17,439 96,621 $1.22M
Connecticut 15,997 96,068 $1.57M
Maryland 17,643 93,893 $1.54M
Louisiana 15,052 79,255 $1.01M
Iowa 11,237 70,518 $893K
Kansas 11,298 68,076 $952K
Arkansas 11,868 67,297 $876K
Arizona 13,571 66,737 $1.01M
Oklahoma 11,708 63,516 $963K
Oregon 11,886 62,366 $978K
Mississippi 9,996 60,512 $711K
Colorado 12,540 60,144 $1.05M
West Virginia 8,637 47,633 $701K
Nebraska 6,349 39,429 $510K
Rhode Island 6,235 38,927 $635K
Maine 5,969 31,857 $447K
New Mexico 6,212 28,859 $453K
New Hampshire 4,753 26,545 $429K
North Dakota 3,460 22,263 $266K
South Dakota 3,195 21,800 $305K
Nevada 4,392 21,302 $284K
Delaware 3,881 18,913 $334K
Idaho 3,556 18,557 $263K
Utah 3,637 18,369 $279K
Hawaii 3,583 17,786 $314K
Montana 2,304 12,379 $167K
Vermont 2,046 11,112 $178K
District of Columbia 1,873 8,689 $129K
Wyoming 1,010 5,812 $78.4K
Alaska 572 4,467 $48.7K
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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
CARMEL PERSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled978

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

JOSEPH ECKBURG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled976

ROCKFORD

Illinois

LAURENCE PETTY M.D.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled975

PLANT CITY

Florida

ALAN STEINBERG MD

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled971

CENTEREACH

New York

THOMAS DAHLBERG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled964

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

JOSEPH PEYTON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled956

MAUMEE

Ohio

LAURA GIVENS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled950

BOERNE

Texas

JOSEPH CONTI D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled944

LAUREL SPRINGS

New Jersey

VISWA DURVASULA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled940

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

CHRISTOPHER CHAPPEL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled939

KISSIMMEE

Florida

GEORGE FIELDS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled933

SANTA ANA

California

MICHAEL AHEARN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled922

KEWANEE

Illinois

ERIC BARNES D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled920

COLUMBIA

Missouri

CECILIA JORGE M.D.

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled919

MIAMI

Florida

INNA YURYEV-GOLGER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled918

BROOKLYN

New York

ANDREW COLMAN DO

General Practice

Claims Filled917

WESTLAND

Michigan

WILLIAM FOLLETT MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled910

PORT ARANSAS

Texas

IRVING RESTITUYO M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled900

NEW BEDFORD

Massachusetts

FRANCISCO PARRA MD

Addiction Psychiatry

Claims Filled899

MANATI

Puerto Rico

GIOVANNY NUNEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled899

NEW YORK

New York

KARIM BAKHTIAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled890

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

MUHAMMAD ALAM M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled889

ELMIRA

New York

KENNETH BIROS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled882

CANAL FULTON

Ohio

LARRY RUSSELL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled880

HENDERSONVILLE

North Carolina

MARTIN PERLIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled879

NORWALK

Connecticut