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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
DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled3,225

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

TSILYA BASS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,771

LOS ANGELES

California

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,429

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

STEVEN WARREN MD DPA

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,459

BOUNTIFUL

Utah

RAMON GARCIA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,241

SACRAMENTO

California

EDGARDO CONCEPCION MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled989

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled942

FORT WORTH

Texas

MOHAMMAD HASAN MD

Addiction Psychiatry

Claims Filled900

BECKLEY

West Virginia

ROY OVERTON DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled887

WEST DES MOINES

Iowa

EMILIO MANTERO ATIENZA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled829

MIAMI

Florida

JOSEPH ECKBURG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled829

ROCKFORD

Illinois

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled823

TUCKER

Georgia

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled822

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

JOHN WAGNER M.D., C.M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled812

CULLMAN

Alabama

ROBERT BURNS M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled747

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

DAVID DUNDEE MD, CMD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled740

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

TSILYA BASS MD INC

Psychiatry

Claims Filled737

LOS ANGELES

California

SCOTT KEFFER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled725

ANSTED

West Virginia

JAMES HENSARLING MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled703

FLOWOOD

Mississippi

IN HUH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled700

CHICAGO

Illinois

CHRISTOS BALLAS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled689

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

OMAR HASAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled688

BECKLEY

West Virginia

FRANCISCO PAGES M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled684

CORAL GABLES

Florida

R BRYANT MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled682

WICHITA

Kansas

ARA KADOYAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled679

GLENDALE

California