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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
AZNIV ABRAHAMIAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,270

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,268

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

MIGUEL RAMIREZ-SOTO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,267

JUNCOS

Puerto Rico

ROBERT KROPAC MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled1,264

PRINCETON

West Virginia

RAMOUN JONES MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,262

PHOENIX

Arizona

FAROUK RAQUIB MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled1,257

WINFIELD

Alabama

DOANH NGUYEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,256

WESTMINSTER

California

MARIA MARTI LON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,256

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

JORGE RODRIGUEZ M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,255

MANATI

Puerto Rico

ARMANDO HASSUN MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,246

CORAL GABLES

Florida

EDGAR RAMOS MENDEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,237

BARCELONETA

Puerto Rico

RAFAEL RUIZ DE LA UZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,230

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

KENNETH RICE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,229

LUBBOCK

Texas

BOYDE HARRISON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,226

HALEYVILLE

Alabama

R BRYANT MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,217

WICHITA

Kansas

ANDREAS RUNHEIM M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled1,217

WINSTON-SALEM

North Carolina

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,214

DUBLIN

Georgia

CARLOS RAMOS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,211

SAN SEBASTIAN

Puerto Rico

JILL BRYANT APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled1,206

WILLIAMSBURG

Kentucky

PADMAJA YATHAM M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,204

ORLANDO

Florida

NARINE ARUTYOUNIAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,201

GLENDALE

California

GUANG YANG M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled1,199

STOW

Ohio

BRUCE LEE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,199

CALHOUN

Georgia

RAINER VOGEL M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,197

HENDERSON

Nevada

HAO HUANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,195

CRANSTON

Rhode Island