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LORAZEPAM

Treats anxiety, anxiety with depression, and insomnia (trouble sleeping). Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

10.3M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 28 of 3362

$78.9M
Retail Cost

Rank: 296 of 3362

2,139,238
Patients

Rank: 39 of 3362

381,972
Prescribers

Rank: 29 of 3362

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of people say

it's worth it

50%

of people say

it worked well

15%

of people say

it's a huge hassle
Alternatives:

Valium Xanax Klonopin

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 279,179 1,157,067 $9.36M
Pennsylvania 151,440 741,781 $5.22M
Florida 144,905 682,901 $5.06M
Ohio 101,655 484,716 $4.79M
Texas 104,320 453,637 $3.53M
North Carolina 87,435 416,806 $3.12M
Massachusetts 87,465 411,620 $2.87M
Illinois 77,784 386,303 $3.12M
New York 87,824 366,711 $3.09M
Tennessee 54,145 309,288 $2.02M
Michigan 68,361 307,469 $2.26M
Virginia 51,198 242,658 $1.94M
Wisconsin 45,403 233,688 $1.87M
New Jersey 47,224 229,989 $1.77M
Georgia 51,981 228,519 $1.9M
Missouri 45,504 225,078 $1.86M
South Carolina 44,475 215,737 $1.56M
Arizona 46,328 188,567 $1.6M
Washington 45,810 188,101 $1.31M
Alabama 35,804 183,714 $1.2M
Indiana 39,151 183,486 $1.55M
Kentucky 31,588 176,176 $1.38M
Minnesota 36,066 157,330 $1.21M
Connecticut 29,369 138,477 $1.12M
Oregon 34,178 134,683 $943K
Colorado 31,094 133,685 $1.12M
Iowa 24,427 129,864 $948K
Maryland 29,365 124,505 $1.01M
West Virginia 21,257 123,253 $904K
Louisiana 25,262 118,958 $764K
Arkansas 23,226 114,008 $759K
Kansas 18,311 82,464 $630K
Mississippi 17,359 81,346 $522K
Oklahoma 17,287 78,041 $629K
Maine 17,469 77,964 $629K
New Hampshire 15,187 65,009 $514K
Nebraska 12,460 63,316 $463K
Utah 12,333 55,651 $407K
New Mexico 11,610 50,638 $378K
Rhode Island 10,375 49,866 $352K
Idaho 10,869 47,311 $311K
Nevada 11,026 43,907 $331K
Montana 8,254 37,868 $248K
Vermont 7,897 36,414 $249K
South Dakota 6,422 31,416 $225K
North Dakota 6,541 30,917 $198K
Delaware 5,633 23,568 $239K
Hawaii 5,188 17,984 $148K
Wyoming 2,649 11,097 $78.7K
District of Columbia 2,711 9,301 $67.2K
Alaska 1,922 7,738 $59.5K
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 LORAZEPAM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ENRIQUE CASUSO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled3,658

MIAMI

Florida

TSILYA BASS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled3,112

LOS ANGELES

California

MAGALY JOHNSON MD

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,273

MANATI

Puerto Rico

OLIN LEPARD M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,090

WAYNE

Michigan

MARIA RODIL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,046

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

LUIS ROJAS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,038

RIO PIEDRAS

Puerto Rico

REINALDO RODRIGUEZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,986

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

MARCO RODRIGUEZ APONTE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,985

PONCE

Puerto Rico

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,874

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

RAFAEL CRUZ MENA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,821

RIO GRANDE

Puerto Rico

SCOTT KEFFER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,724

ANSTED

West Virginia

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,720

TUCKER

Georgia

JOLLY ANAND MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,717

CHICAGO

Illinois

MOHAMMAD HASAN MD

Addiction Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,716

BECKLEY

West Virginia

AZNIV ABRAHAMIAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,678

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

BUNTEE CO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,663

FEWTUS

Missouri

JESUS RIVERO MD

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,633

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

JUNAID SYED M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,553

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

KHOREN HEKIMIAN DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,553

TROUP

Texas

KENNETH CLONINGER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,538

SHELBY

North Carolina

FRANCISCO PARRA MD

Addiction Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,528

MANATI

Puerto Rico

VINCENT DILELLA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,517

DUNEDIN

Florida

ELEANOR LAVRETSKY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,514

BEVERLY HILLS

California

PEDRO MELCHOR MD

Mental Health Counselor

Claims Filled1,502

MIAMI

Florida

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,466

ST PETERSBURG

Florida