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LORAZEPAM

Treats anxiety, anxiety with depression, and insomnia (trouble sleeping). This medicine is a benzodiazepine. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

9.72M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 29 of 3238

$85.7M
Retail Cost

Rank: 239 of 3238

2,108,997
Patients

Rank: 38 of 3238

375,102
Prescribers

Rank: 28 of 3238

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69%

of people say

it's worth it

47%

of people say

it worked well

16%

of people say

it's a huge hassle
Alternatives:

Valium Xanax Klonopin

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 269,644 1,087,664 $9.81M
Pennsylvania 148,588 715,373 $6.2M
Florida 143,873 649,592 $5.69M
Ohio 102,611 472,420 $4.86M
Texas 103,711 431,314 $3.72M
North Carolina 86,372 398,888 $3.37M
Massachusetts 83,801 387,507 $3.22M
Illinois 75,350 356,832 $3.19M
New York 87,002 352,345 $3.67M
Michigan 70,041 302,759 $2.51M
Tennessee 55,135 280,851 $2.26M
Virginia 49,899 231,108 $2.1M
Wisconsin 45,271 229,203 $2.06M
New Jersey 48,859 223,698 $2.02M
Georgia 49,547 210,258 $1.79M
Missouri 43,453 201,928 $1.85M
Washington 45,558 183,899 $1.39M
Alabama 37,883 181,429 $1.4M
Indiana 40,087 180,494 $1.76M
South Carolina 38,129 179,448 $1.63M
Arizona 44,671 178,286 $1.67M
Kentucky 31,785 169,703 $1.53M
Minnesota 36,454 151,605 $1.27M
Connecticut 29,988 134,044 $1.26M
Oregon 33,488 130,386 $964K
Iowa 25,143 125,899 $1.03M
Colorado 28,991 123,398 $1.19M
West Virginia 21,236 118,416 $1.03M
Louisiana 24,717 113,548 $869K
Maryland 27,151 112,443 $1.01M
Arkansas 23,232 107,473 $854K
Kansas 17,740 78,156 $669K
Mississippi 17,639 77,777 $579K
Maine 17,507 77,413 $700K
Oklahoma 17,611 75,252 $682K
Nebraska 12,367 60,187 $506K
New Hampshire 13,981 58,298 $538K
Utah 12,641 55,765 $450K
New Mexico 11,832 47,226 $429K
Rhode Island 10,746 47,013 $397K
Idaho 10,205 43,857 $330K
Nevada 10,629 41,817 $354K
Montana 8,191 35,686 $264K
Vermont 7,391 33,304 $264K
South Dakota 6,418 30,263 $246K
North Dakota 6,694 29,921 $209K
Delaware 5,627 23,641 $217K
Hawaii 5,216 18,076 $161K
Wyoming 2,475 9,747 $77.8K
District of Columbia 2,633 8,747 $72.6K
Alaska 1,923 7,705 $64.8K
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 LORAZEPAM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,430

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

REINALDO RODRIGUEZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,418

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

ASYA KUPISK MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,388

LOS ANGELES

California

DWIGHT WILLETT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,380

KINGSTON

Tennessee

CLIFFORD JONES D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,368

HAMMONTON

New Jersey

JUNAID SYED M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,361

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

JESUS RIVERO MD

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,348

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

JACQUELINE PEVNY M.D.

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,335

DELRAY BEACH

Florida

ZOYA KOSMAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,294

SKOKIE

Illinois

BRETT SCHARF DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,292

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

BOYDE HARRISON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,239

HALEYVILLE

Alabama

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,238

DUBLIN

Georgia

VALERIO TOYOS-OLASCOAGA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,231

MIAMI

Florida

MICHAEL REINSTEIN PSYCHIATRIST

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,228

SKOKIE

Illinois

R BRYANT MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,228

WICHITA

Kansas

LAURENCE PETTY M.D.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled1,227

PLANT CITY

Florida

KENNETH CLONINGER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,221

LAWNDALE

North Carolina

JOSE ALONSO ALONSO PSYCHIATRIST MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,214

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

JOHN WAGNER M.D., C.M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,211

CULLMAN

Alabama

ERIC BARNES D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,211

COLUMBIA

Missouri

RIGOBERTO RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,209

MIAMI

Florida

DAVID SAMARA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,193

ORANGE PARK

Florida

DAVID KRAFT M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,193

NORTHAMPTON

Massachusetts

SUDARSHAN BAGCHI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,189

HAMMONTON

New Jersey

ALFREDO PUJOL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,177

HIALEAH

Florida