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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 »


Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for DOXEPIN HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HAROLD BUDHRAM M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled189

SHASTA LAKE

California

GEORGE CAUDILL M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled189

RED FOX

Kentucky

YANIQUE DUVAL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled187

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

DOUGLAS GRIFFITHS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled181

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

MICHAEL COX M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled181

LIVINGSTON

Tennessee

JAMES GOSKE M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled180

AKRON

Ohio

CHARLES PAULK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled180

DOTHAN

Alabama

JAY PILAND MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled177

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

KENNETH HONG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled177

SEATTLE

Washington

HOWARD FEINBERG DO

Rheumatology

Claims Filled177

ASHLAND

Kentucky

ANTHONY TABACCO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled176

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

FRANK PETITO MD

Neurology

Claims Filled176

NEW YORK

New York

JOSE GOMEZ-RIVERA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled176

NEWARK

New Jersey

JESSE OLMEDO MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled173

SUN CITY WEST

Arizona

DAVID KROESSLER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled173

EAST GREENWICH

Rhode Island

JORGE RAICHMAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled172

HOUSTON

Texas

CHARLES WADEE M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled172

ANDERSON

South Carolina

ROGER ANASTASIO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled171

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

ASAF ALEEM MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled169

ATLANTA

Georgia

PETERYNE MILLER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled169

TULSA

Oklahoma

STANFORD BAZILIAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled167

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

PHILLIP BORTMES D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled166

OSWEGO

Kansas

BRIAN PROCTOR MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled165

LA CROSSE

Wisconsin

HARINI BALU

Specialist

Claims Filled164

BALTIMORE

Maryland

DAVID HELM M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled163

PORTSMOUTH

Ohio