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CYMBALTA

DULOXETINE HCL

Cymbalta (Duloxetine) is a serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) antidepressant. It increases serotonin and norepinephrine activity in the brain, which regulates mood. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

478K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 354 of 3362

$141M
Retail Cost

Rank: 182 of 3362

152,961
Patients

Rank: 343 of 3362

88,767
Prescribers

Rank: 272 of 3362

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59%

of people say

it's worth it

49%

of people say

it worked well

23%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 14,574 49,679 $14.4M
Texas 13,536 39,657 $12.3M
Florida 12,021 35,877 $10.9M
New York 8,776 31,049 $9.35M
Ohio 6,207 18,168 $5.03M
North Carolina 5,503 17,821 $5.03M
Missouri 5,365 15,555 $4.25M
Georgia 4,731 15,445 $4.39M
Pennsylvania 4,587 13,980 $4.01M
Illinois 4,701 13,673 $4.03M
Tennessee 4,591 13,040 $3.99M
Indiana 4,050 11,893 $3.27M
New Jersey 3,337 11,120 $3.91M
Michigan 4,105 10,807 $3.29M
Virginia 3,267 9,748 $2.87M
Wisconsin 2,916 9,447 $2.71M
South Carolina 2,781 9,288 $2.65M
Louisiana 2,898 8,829 $2.53M
Kentucky 2,866 8,512 $2.36M
Oklahoma 2,486 7,520 $2.15M
Mississippi 2,468 7,023 $1.88M
Massachusetts 1,707 6,976 $2.2M
Maryland 2,390 6,835 $2.18M
Alabama 2,323 6,778 $1.91M
Arizona 2,330 6,702 $2.22M
Minnesota 2,118 6,634 $2.19M
Colorado 2,005 6,537 $1.83M
Connecticut 1,908 6,347 $2.08M
Washington 2,001 6,150 $1.84M
Iowa 1,610 5,392 $1.44M
Arkansas 1,758 5,101 $1.42M
West Virginia 1,711 4,970 $1.28M
Oregon 1,616 4,966 $1.54M
Kansas 1,594 4,747 $1.3M
Utah 1,280 3,891 $1.11M
Nebraska 993 3,508 $913K
Maine 851 2,821 $904K
Nevada 731 2,398 $683K
Idaho 761 2,373 $647K
New Mexico 801 2,363 $760K
Montana 531 1,703 $434K
Rhode Island 386 1,647 $486K
Delaware 547 1,549 $520K
New Hampshire 462 1,508 $477K
District of Columbia 293 1,067 $328K
South Dakota 345 1,006 $252K
Alaska 238 953 $220K
North Dakota 360 930 $231K
Hawaii 291 916 $312K
Vermont 297 877 $283K
Wyoming 232 730 $184K
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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
RONALD PADGETT M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled161

BAMBERG

South Carolina

JESUS RIVERO MD

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled157

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

ARMINE NAZARYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled146

GLENDALE

California

VICTORIA BOROVSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled146

ENCINO

California

JORGE ZAMORA-QUEZADA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled144

EDINBURG

Texas

ENRIQUE VARELA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled144

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

KRIKOR KALINDJIAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled143

LOS ANGELES

California

LILIA WEXLEY M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled138

LOS ANGELES

California

VAQAR DAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled136

PLANO

Texas

LYUDMILA LVOV

Psychiatry

Claims Filled135

BROOKLYN

New York

CARLOS GONZALEZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled133

GUAYAMA

Puerto Rico

ILYA RACHMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled131

LOS ANGELES

California

STEVEN LIEBOWITZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled128

RALEIGH

North Carolina

CHRISTOPHER LABONTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled127

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

MICHAEL BLUBAUGH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled126

WALTERBORO

South Carolina

CHADD EAGLIN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled124

HONOLULU

Hawaii

KAREN SHAINSKY D.O.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled123

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

LUIS GUERRERO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled123

MIAMI

Florida

GARY REZNIK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled122

LOS ANGELES

California

GUARI MASCARO M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled121

MIAMI

Florida

ARTHUR GREEN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled120

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

DMITRIY GRINSHPUN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled120

BROOKLYN

New York

ROBERT WINANS DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled120

COLORADO SPRINGS

Colorado

KERRY CRANMER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled120

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

ARA KADOYAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled119

GLENDALE

California