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GABAPENTIN

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

19.5M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 11 of 3238

$533M
Retail Cost

Rank: 37 of 3238

3,776,886
Patients

Rank: 17 of 3238

462,617
Prescribers

Rank: 10 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 359,285 1,676,289 $49.7M
Florida 292,477 1,334,457 $29.8M
Texas 272,164 1,223,938 $32.8M
New York 203,032 977,676 $23.3M
Pennsylvania 163,455 880,610 $24.6M
Ohio 170,028 855,919 $27.2M
North Carolina 148,919 767,658 $20.8M
Tennessee 125,356 667,062 $18.4M
Georgia 130,395 663,775 $17M
Michigan 131,764 596,361 $17.4M
Kentucky 99,879 579,093 $18.5M
Illinois 111,455 542,721 $14.4M
Missouri 89,019 486,213 $13M
Massachusetts 80,175 445,376 $14.1M
Alabama 85,498 444,672 $11.2M
Indiana 89,191 436,229 $12.7M
Virginia 87,219 423,446 $11.9M
Louisiana 74,594 375,930 $9.39M
Arizona 77,615 346,712 $10.1M
Washington 67,792 337,332 $10.3M
Wisconsin 64,269 335,787 $10.4M
South Carolina 64,366 309,983 $9.02M
New Jersey 66,165 305,651 $7.81M
Minnesota 60,129 304,678 $10.5M
Mississippi 56,191 302,379 $7.86M
Oklahoma 56,268 289,436 $8.33M
Arkansas 51,269 282,203 $7.49M
Oregon 49,904 249,410 $7.82M
West Virginia 38,244 211,129 $6.03M
Colorado 41,438 200,246 $5.85M
Iowa 36,016 198,208 $5.2M
Kansas 36,019 198,197 $5.28M
Maryland 42,404 188,218 $5.47M
Connecticut 32,335 168,228 $4.5M
Nevada 30,492 135,435 $3.55M
New Mexico 28,275 126,935 $3.98M
Nebraska 21,234 120,341 $2.83M
Utah 23,581 114,408 $3.68M
Maine 17,776 91,100 $2.67M
Idaho 17,121 85,313 $2.54M
Rhode Island 12,733 71,493 $1.9M
New Hampshire 13,018 66,992 $1.96M
Montana 10,672 56,043 $1.57M
South Dakota 8,694 46,582 $1.23M
North Dakota 8,499 45,487 $1.25M
Delaware 10,654 43,304 $1.33M
Hawaii 8,839 38,899 $1.16M
Vermont 7,339 36,445 $1.12M
District of Columbia 6,102 25,400 $634K
Wyoming 4,647 24,283 $660K
Alaska 3,024 19,534 $397K
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 GABAPENTIN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JORGE LEAL MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,080

TAMPA

Florida

ALFREDO ROMERO M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,056

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

ALEXIS DUPREY COLON MD

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM

Claims Filled2,053

GUAYAMA

Puerto Rico

SANGMIN AHN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,039

FESTUS

Missouri

DENNIS SUAREZ MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled2,016

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

RICARDO BLONDET VISSEPO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,942

PONCE

Puerto Rico

RUDDY GUERRA CARDONA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,925

MANATI

Puerto Rico

DANIEL HARRIS MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,922

BEAUMONT

Texas

PANKAJ SRIVASTAVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,910

DYERSBURG

Tennessee

HIRAM RIVERA MONTES MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,879

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

MIGUEL RAMIREZ-SOTO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,862

JUNCOS

Puerto Rico

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,858

TONGANOXIE

Kansas

NOEMI VARELA-ROSARIO MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,856

AGUADA

Puerto Rico

EDGAR RAMOS MENDEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,797

BARCELONETA

Puerto Rico

DAVID COFFEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,790

ONEIDA

Tennessee

JAMES CHANEY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,787

HAZARD

Kentucky

JUAN ORTIZ MATOS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,786

COROZAL

Puerto Rico

ROY VARGHESE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,763

HYDEN

Kentucky

RAFAEL RUIZ GONZALEZ M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,751

CANOVANAS

Puerto Rico

MARIA PEREZ DEL RIO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled1,746

VEGA ALTA

Puerto Rico

MUHAMMAD ALI M.D.

Claims Filled1,737

JASPER

Alabama

ROBERT KROPAC MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled1,731

PRINCETON

West Virginia

CARLOS RAMOS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,725

SAN SEBASTIAN

Puerto Rico

HECTOR CASES MAYORAL MD

Neurology

Claims Filled1,720

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

PHILLIP AHN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled1,719

LOS ANGELES

California