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CYMBALTA

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At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

6.89M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 44 of 3238

$1.96B
Retail Cost

Rank: 5 of 3238

1,032,774
Patients

Rank: 80 of 3238

266,510
Prescribers

Rank: 62 of 3238

User Reviews of CYMBALTA »

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60%

of people say

it's worth it

45%

of people say

it worked well

22%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 84,759 523,114 $151M
California 82,954 511,841 $150M
Florida 75,876 415,434 $122M
New York 62,059 398,545 $113M
Ohio 47,989 316,875 $88.3M
Pennsylvania 45,872 307,631 $83.6M
North Carolina 43,876 288,526 $84.9M
Indiana 33,479 227,464 $62.2M
Michigan 39,341 226,571 $72.7M
Missouri 30,078 215,995 $58.8M
Tennessee 32,798 214,841 $59.2M
Illinois 31,169 213,147 $58.9M
Georgia 31,079 199,576 $54.9M
New Jersey 25,980 158,742 $46.1M
Louisiana 21,864 148,286 $38.4M
Alabama 23,129 147,304 $39.3M
Kentucky 23,205 146,815 $41.4M
Virginia 24,066 146,267 $43.5M
Massachusetts 17,837 130,627 $36.6M
South Carolina 20,199 122,486 $36.6M
Arizona 18,662 106,631 $32.6M
Wisconsin 15,252 105,479 $31.7M
Oklahoma 16,034 104,412 $29.2M
Minnesota 14,910 102,460 $33.3M
Connecticut 13,892 101,873 $27.2M
Washington 14,618 95,995 $28.1M
Arkansas 13,744 92,891 $25M
Kansas 12,082 89,758 $23.1M
Mississippi 13,522 87,084 $23M
Iowa 10,475 84,055 $21.5M
Oregon 13,000 82,915 $25.9M
West Virginia 12,561 82,864 $22.3M
Maryland 13,921 79,212 $25M
Colorado 11,849 78,732 $22.3M
Utah 7,623 52,741 $14.4M
Nebraska 6,730 50,112 $13.1M
Maine 7,047 47,961 $14.7M
Idaho 5,457 37,867 $10.4M
New Mexico 5,985 33,845 $10.5M
Rhode Island 4,064 31,722 $7.81M
Nevada 5,788 30,886 $9.29M
New Hampshire 4,486 30,223 $8.68M
Montana 3,910 28,034 $7.49M
Delaware 3,838 20,736 $6.77M
South Dakota 2,425 17,725 $4.71M
North Dakota 2,376 17,191 $4.53M
Vermont 2,280 14,715 $4.8M
Hawaii 2,238 12,627 $3.94M
Wyoming 1,663 11,121 $3.1M
Alaska 1,183 9,320 $2.22M
District of Columbia 1,405 7,006 $2.17M
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 CYMBALTA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DANIEL FABITO M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled50

HENDERSON

Nevada

WILLIAM VALDEZ BAUTISTA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LIBERAL

Kansas

AMELIA MARTINKO M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

FISHKILL

New York

SARAH VAN SAUN R.N.

Registered Nurse, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled50

NORWOOD

Massachusetts

RACHEL KEITH DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

DODGEVILLE

Wisconsin

RAJIV CHOKSHI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

FT LAUDERDALE

Florida

MICHAEL SCHWARTZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

GLEN BURNIE

Maryland

DANIEL SCOTT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MILLINGTON

Tennessee

ELIZABETH KOKONASKI PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled50

SOMERSET

Pennsylvania

THOMAS HANCHER M.D.

Claims Filled50

COLUMBUS

Texas

DEAN WILLIAMS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BELLINGHAM

Washington

XIAOMEI GAO-HICKMAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

SCOTTSBLUFF

Nebraska

ROLANDO PADRO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

MICHAEL BECKER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

GUNEET PUREWAL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WEIRTON

West Virginia

MICHELLE REDMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NORTH WILKESBORO

North Carolina

JONATHAN STROHSCHEIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ANNANDALE

Minnesota

GUILLERMO BLANCO MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Florida

RENE BADILLO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEWARK

Delaware

OLUJIMI ADEFISAN M.D

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

WAYCROSS

Georgia

JAMES AVERY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

JAMES MCKENNA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SCRANTON

Pennsylvania

MARCUS LUM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LA MIRADA

California

KELLY ROBINSON PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled50

WHEELING

West Virginia

ROBERT RUSCHE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

EVANSVILLE

Indiana