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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
FRANK LOPEZ MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled1,195

LAKE CHARLES

Louisiana

YOGESH MALLA M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,193

PADUCAH

Kentucky

EDUARDO TREJO DERIVET M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,184

NAGUABO

Puerto Rico

STANLEY MORROW DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,184

HACKLEBURG

Alabama

ROBERT HOLLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,182

PT PLEASANT

West Virginia

TSOVINAR TEKKELIAN M.D.

Claims Filled1,177

GLENDALE

California

CHARLES ELLIOTT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,173

RIPLEY

Mississippi

MUSTAFA RAHIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,170

BECKLEY

West Virginia

JITENDRA PATEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,169

PORTSMOUTH

Ohio

STEPHEN SHIRLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,169

NEW ALBANY

Mississippi

REINALDO CARRERAS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled1,167

PONCE

Puerto Rico

JANESSA MELTON APRN

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled1,166

PRESTONSBURG

Kentucky

EDWARD WARREN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,163

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

NARCISO RODRIGUEZ MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,161

BECKLEY

West Virginia

LOWELL CLARK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,149

BUSHNELL

Florida

NOEMI VARELA-ROSARIO MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,144

AGUADA

Puerto Rico

MOHAMAD HADIDI M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled1,144

CLARKSDALE

Mississippi

NICHOLAS TANNOUS M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,143

RENO

Nevada

ROBERT WINDSOR MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,134

MARIETTA

Georgia

LARRY BROWN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,130

NEWTON

Texas

STEPHEN KATZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,129

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

NIVEA RIBAS M D

Neurology

Claims Filled1,127

MIAMI LAKES

Florida

WERNER GRENTZ DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,126

LONDON

Kentucky

LUZ MARRERO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,125

VEGA ALTA

Puerto Rico

AJAY ANAND M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,124

WESTON

Massachusetts