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CYMBALTA

Treats depression, anxiety, diabetic peripheral neuropathy (nerve pain caused by diabetes), fibromyalgia (muscle pain and stiffness), or chronic (long-lasting) pain related to muscles and bones. This medicine is a selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SSNRI). More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

3.81M
Medicare Part D Claims
$1.02B
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 384,264 $82M
Texas 336,075 $74M
Florida 287,557 $59.8M
New York 273,693 $56.2M
Ohio 223,296 $46.5M
Pennsylvania 213,477 $41.7M
North Carolina 198,753 $41.9M
Illinois 170,979 $34.8M
Missouri 166,229 $32.4M
Indiana 154,103 $31.3M
Tennessee 150,475 $30.8M
Michigan 144,040 $31.8M
Georgia 138,600 $27.4M
Kentucky 108,809 $22.1M
Virginia 108,722 $23.2M
New Jersey 103,993 $21.1M
Louisiana 103,095 $20.4M
Alabama 99,656 $19M
South Carolina 93,824 $19.9M
Massachusetts 91,505 $19.6M
Minnesota 80,665 $19M
Oklahoma 79,655 $16.6M
Arizona 78,931 $16.8M
Wisconsin 75,599 $16.2M
Washington 75,125 $15.9M
Arkansas 72,647 $14.4M
Connecticut 69,953 $14.1M
Mississippi 68,040 $13.2M
Oregon 66,711 $14.8M
West Virginia 63,713 $12.4M
Kansas 62,506 $12.5M
Puerto Rico 61,779 $10.3M
Iowa 59,197 $11.6M
Maryland 56,043 $12.6M
Colorado 55,896 $11.8M
Maine 40,995 $8.77M
Utah 39,438 $8.17M
Nebraska 36,523 $7.15M
Idaho 30,378 $6.08M
New Mexico 28,863 $6.22M
New Hampshire 23,140 $4.89M
Montana 22,645 $4.48M
Rhode Island 22,621 $4.48M
Nevada 21,803 $4.57M
Delaware 14,052 $3.06M
Vermont 13,643 $3.05M
South Dakota 12,826 $2.53M
North Dakota 11,963 $2.3M
Alaska 9,614 $1.42M
Hawaii 9,485 $2.11M
Wyoming 9,104 $1.93M
District of Columbia 4,624 $935K
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths 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
GEORGE STARR M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PLATTSBURGH

New York

DANIELLE CLARK D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PELLA

Iowa

KAY MURPHY NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

LYLES

Tennessee

BRIAN FOULK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHERRY TREE

Pennsylvania

SHARAD KULKARNI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

PORT ARTHUR

Texas

JOSEPH COURI MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

PEORIA

Illinois

CLAUDIA LENIS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

IMMOKALEE

Florida

O'CONNELL MILES M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

RONALD ARAKELIAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

TURLOCK

California

MAHENDRAKUMAR PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

TAMPA

Florida

THYMIOS LAMBROU

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Rural Health

Claims Filled50

CHAFFEE

Missouri

THOMAS HARRINGTON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHESAPEAKE

Virginia

ZAVEN ARSLANIAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

GLENDALE

California

JAMES RAZI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

TAMPA

Florida

SUSAN FANTA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

YANKTON

South Dakota

WAYNE SNYDER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FRANKLIN

Indiana

THEODORE POWERS MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled50

CULLMAN

Alabama

BAL SHARMA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

WELLINGTON

Kansas

ROBERT DUNAVANT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BOLIVAR

Tennessee

JAMES NAJARIAN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

RANDOLPH

New Jersey

AMARESH MISRA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

RICK MARDEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BRUNSWICK

Maine

JAMES STEIER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

SCOTT ZOLLETT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MIDDLETOWN

Ohio

STANISLAV PAVLOVSKY MD PHD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

BUFFALO GROVE

Illinois