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DOXEPIN HCL

Doxepin is used to treat depression and anxiety. Doxepin is in a class of medications called tricyclic antidepressants. It works by increasing the amounts of certain natural substances in the brain that are needed for mental balance. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

542K
Medicare Part D Claims
$10.5M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 61,072 $761K
Florida 54,115 $607K
Texas 45,928 $551K
Pennsylvania 41,174 $529K
North Carolina 38,907 $472K
Ohio 36,420 $441K
Puerto Rico 36,257 $446K
Tennessee 33,919 $422K
New York 31,669 $381K
Georgia 28,826 $361K
Kentucky 28,428 $378K
Illinois 26,513 $293K
Alabama 25,330 $295K
Massachusetts 23,251 $263K
Missouri 23,095 $294K
Washington 21,786 $291K
Louisiana 20,520 $248K
Indiana 19,205 $229K
Virginia 17,964 $204K
Michigan 17,706 $218K
Arizona 15,130 $159K
South Carolina 15,006 $197K
Mississippi 14,406 $182K
Oklahoma 14,052 $236K
Minnesota 13,974 $173K
Oregon 13,958 $177K
Wisconsin 13,622 $169K
Arkansas 13,188 $176K
Iowa 12,748 $138K
New Jersey 11,415 $128K
Kansas 9,215 $106K
West Virginia 8,612 $97.5K
Colorado 8,560 $103K
Maryland 7,061 $84.7K
Connecticut 5,660 $58.8K
Idaho 5,629 $77.9K
Nebraska 5,245 $57.2K
New Mexico 4,979 $58.5K
Maine 4,765 $53.5K
Utah 4,017 $47.2K
Nevada 3,792 $42.6K
Rhode Island 3,732 $35.1K
Montana 3,509 $38.9K
New Hampshire 2,479 $30.3K
North Dakota 2,475 $33.6K
South Dakota 2,265 $23.9K
Hawaii 2,249 $26.4K
Vermont 1,632 $17.4K
Delaware 1,465 $17K
Alaska 1,373 $13.9K
Wyoming 1,050 $14.8K
District of Columbia 670 $9,476
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 DOXEPIN HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SHAILESH UPADHYAY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,222

ANNISTON

Alabama

NASREEN DAR M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled880

PRINCETON

West Virginia

CLAUDE CURRAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled517

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

MOHAMMAD YOUSUF MD

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled488

DYERSBURG

Tennessee

LANDON WEEKS MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled397

WINSTON-SALEM

North Carolina

PAUL MCGINNIS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled390

BRANDON

Mississippi

SIONG LEE MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled368

SAN FRANCISCO

California

RICARDO PLASENCIA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled359

MIAMI

Florida

ROBERT PUMPELLY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled356

JESUP

Georgia

SANDFORD SCHOCKET M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled350

AUSTIN

Texas

WILLIAM PIECHAL D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled339

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas

HYUNG YEO MD

Neurology

Claims Filled337

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

SLAWOMIR PUSZKARSKI

Psychiatry

Claims Filled336

CHICAGO

Illinois

DANIEL MITCHELL

Dermatology

Claims Filled315

THOMASVILLE

Georgia

FERDINAND ARMAS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled309

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

WALTER PEDEMONTE M.D.

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled308

OAK PARK

Illinois

WALTER PINSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled305

SYLACAUGA

Alabama

SUBRATA ROY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled303

LIMA

Ohio

JEFFREY SMITH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled300

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

DAVID COFFEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled299

ONEIDA

Tennessee

MOHAMMAD HASAN MD

Addiction Psychiatry

Claims Filled290

BECKLEY

West Virginia

DONALD MURRAY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled285

JERSEYVILLE

Illinois

JORGE LEAL MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled285

TAMPA

Florida

ROBERT STRONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled282

ROCKY MOUNT

Virginia

KENNETH BERDICK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled276

FORT MYERS

Florida