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MIRTAZAPINE

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 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
LAURA GIVENS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled823

HOUSTON

Texas

JOHN POTOMSKI DO CMA

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled820

MELBOURNE

Florida

ALAN SMITH MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled814

ORCHARD PARK

New York

ERIC HILGEFORD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled814

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

SAEID ELMI M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled814

MEDFORD

Massachusetts

IRVING RESTITUYO M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled813

NEW BEDFORD

Massachusetts

HENRY MIDDLETON MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled807

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

TIMOTHY ESTES M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled805

JACKSON

Mississippi

JAMES COLLINS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled799

CHEEKTOWAGA

New York

JAMES RIDER D.O.

Claims Filled796

WINCHESTER

Kansas

SUSAN DOWNEY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled791

FRESNO

California

KHOREN HEKIMIAN DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled790

TROUP

Texas

MATTHEW LOGAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled787

STILLWATER

Minnesota

ERIC FAN D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled785

THOMASVILLE

Georgia

CHRISTOPHER CHAPPEL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled779

KISSIMMEE

Florida

ALBERT EDANO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled776

BROOKLYN

New York

WELDON MALLGREN D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled773

CLAREMORE

Oklahoma

KASHYAP PATEL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled772

ORMOND BEACH

Florida

STEVE CHANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled764

NEW BERLIN

Wisconsin

BARRY KAPLOWITZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled761

AVENTURA

Florida

ROBERT HUNTER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled761

HUBER HEIGHTS

Ohio

RAMILO GATAPIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled761

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

MARK MILLER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled755

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas

ASUNCION MUNOZ L.M.H.C., MSN

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled753

HIALEAH

Florida

MALATHI TADAKAMALLA M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled748

LEES SUMMIT

Missouri