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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
SARWAT GAD M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled679

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

DAN WATERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled670

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

PAUL EPSTEIN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled649

FITCHBURG

Massachusetts

FAINA ZLATOGOROV MD

Mental Health Counselor

Claims Filled649

LOS ANGELES

California

JIM PANG M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled648

CORDOVA

Tennessee

LUIS GUERRERO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled642

MIAMI

Florida

FERDINAND ARMAS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled633

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

NAVEED MIRZA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled630

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

SYED SAYEED M.D

Psychiatry

Claims Filled625

SIKESTON

Missouri

DREW COOPER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled622

MIDWEST CITY

Oklahoma

DANA NASH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled619

BROOKLYN

New York

ROBERT LEBOW M.D.,

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled617

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

TSOVINAR TEKKELIAN M.D.

Claims Filled617

GLENDALE

California

SAMIR SALAMA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled608

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled606

LENEXA

Kansas

ANGELA OLOMON DO, FACN

Psychiatry

Claims Filled605

BOLIVAR

Missouri

HARCHARAN BAINS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled605

BOLIVAR

Missouri

JOSEPH BRENES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled604

WOLCOTT

Connecticut

JORGE ZAMORA-QUEZADA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled602

EDINBURG

Texas

STANLEY HANAN M.D.

Clinical Pharmacology

Claims Filled600

TULSA

Oklahoma

PHILIP BOULANGER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled597

GLEN ALLEN

Virginia

MICHAEL KWIAT MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled596

BEAVER

Pennsylvania

EDWARD SVADJIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled594

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

FRANCISCO RICART MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled592

CORAL GABLES

Florida

JOSE IGOA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled591

MCALLEN

Texas