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GABAPENTIN

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

15.7M
Medicare Part D Claims
$463M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 1,447,020 $43.6M
Florida 1,101,129 $29.1M
Texas 966,865 $27.5M
New York 793,088 $20.4M
Pennsylvania 738,197 $20.5M
Ohio 713,180 $24.3M
North Carolina 619,584 $17.6M
Georgia 555,106 $15.2M
Tennessee 529,615 $15.7M
Kentucky 478,407 $15.9M
Illinois 478,299 $13.1M
Michigan 458,993 $14.3M
Missouri 423,235 $12M
Massachusetts 370,140 $12.3M
Virginia 361,978 $10.8M
Indiana 356,137 $10.5M
Alabama 355,168 $9.4M
Louisiana 317,760 $8.18M
Arizona 298,170 $9.75M
Washington 294,710 $9.76M
Wisconsin 287,176 $9.32M
Mississippi 272,128 $7.39M
Minnesota 268,829 $9.61M
South Carolina 268,132 $8.24M
New Jersey 266,309 $6.82M
Oklahoma 262,625 $8.08M
Arkansas 246,710 $6.96M
Oregon 217,918 $7.39M
West Virginia 183,698 $5.69M
Iowa 174,688 $4.92M
Kansas 170,031 $4.56M
Colorado 167,861 $5.3M
Maryland 151,867 $4.65M
Connecticut 148,468 $4.09M
New Mexico 114,045 $3.81M
Nevada 109,626 $3.21M
Nebraska 103,303 $2.56M
Utah 96,037 $3.37M
Maine 79,626 $2.55M
Idaho 75,381 $2.63M
Rhode Island 62,044 $1.92M
New Hampshire 57,198 $1.69M
Montana 47,962 $1.55M
South Dakota 37,831 $1.08M
Vermont 35,332 $1.11M
North Dakota 34,387 $986K
Delaware 33,367 $1.06M
Hawaii 33,113 $1.19M
Wyoming 22,802 $680K
District of Columbia 20,169 $497K
Alaska 18,115 $450K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for GABAPENTIN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MUHAMMAD ALI M.D.

Claims Filled1,815

JASPER

Alabama

ROBERTO ALVAREZ M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,815

AIBONITO

Puerto Rico

DREW COOPER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,792

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

HECTOR CASES MAYORAL MD

Neurology

Claims Filled1,751

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

PHILLIP AHN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled1,746

LOS ANGELES

California

DENNIS SUAREZ MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,660

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

MARIA PEREZ DEL RIO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled1,650

VEGA ALTA

Puerto Rico

JOSHUA SUTHERLAND DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,646

GRUNDY

Virginia

BETTY KARNES NP MSN CFNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled1,638

SOUTH WILLIAMSON

Kentucky

HIRAM RIVERA MONTES MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,609

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

BUTCHAIAH GARLAPATI M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,588

N LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

TSILYA BASS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,586

LOS ANGELES

California

ABDUL NAUSHAD M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,577

FESTUS

Missouri

JOSE DE LEON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,550

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

DANIEL HARRIS MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,546

BEAUMONT

Texas

CARL D'AGOSTINO M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,545

MIDLAND

Texas

GEORGE WANG M.D

Neurology

Claims Filled1,542

MESA

Arizona

NAGARAJ KIKKERI M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,527

MESQUITE

Texas

SUDHIRKUMAR SHAH M.D.

Addiction Medicine

Claims Filled1,509

HILLSBORO

Missouri

JUAN ORTIZ MATOS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,505

COROZAL

Puerto Rico

DAVID COFFEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,503

ONEIDA

Tennessee

SRIDHAR PINNAMANENI MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,498

LEESBURG

Florida

CESAR AGTARAP M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,492

JACKSON

Kentucky

JERRY STRINGFELLOW MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,482

TEXARKANA

Texas

THUY NGO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,476

COOKEVILLE

Tennessee