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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
RAYMOND UFFORD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled744

ALBERTVILLE

Alabama

HECTOR SANCHEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled743

CORAL GABLES

Florida

CHRISTOPHER BILLINGS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled743

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

GARY SILVERMAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled743

VERO BEACH

Florida

IRVING RESTITUYO M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled740

NEW BEDFORD

Massachusetts

DANIEL MEETZE MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled738

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

DONALD WALKENHORST D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled736

MANCHESTER

Missouri

RAJESH AGARWAL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled736

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS

Ohio

SHOAIB HASHMI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled735

BALTIMORE

Maryland

CHRISTOPHER PATTERSON MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled721

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

JAMES RIDER D.O.

Claims Filled718

WINCHESTER

Kansas

DAVID BARTHOLD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled716

BESSEMER

Alabama

NARENDER BHARAJ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled715

PARKVILLE

Maryland

JEFFREY AMIDON D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled713

ROME

New York

KUAN POK WONG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled712

BELLFLOWER

California

MILES JOHNSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled707

SMYRNA

Georgia

ANTON VASILIU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled703

CENTERVILLE

Ohio

ROBERT MORTON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled700

ADA

Oklahoma

MARTIN PERLIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled696

NORWALK

Connecticut

HEATHER ZINZELLA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled695

NEWARK

Delaware

BRUCE PENDLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled694

EAST RIDGE

Tennessee

MIKHAIL VASSILENKO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled694

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled693

DUBLIN

Georgia

KENNETH BIROS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled693

CANAL FULTON

Ohio

GEORGE FIELDS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled690

SANTA ANA

California