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CYMBALTA

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

5.7M
Medicare Part D Claims
$1.44B
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 443,832 $113M
Texas 395,969 $105M
Florida 356,992 $90.2M
New York 322,063 $79M
Ohio 259,698 $65.3M
Pennsylvania 252,091 $59.2M
North Carolina 231,816 $59.9M
Missouri 190,315 $45.3M
Illinois 189,397 $47.4M
Indiana 179,510 $44.6M
Michigan 178,693 $48.2M
Tennessee 173,793 $43.3M
Georgia 164,553 $39.5M
New Jersey 134,399 $34.9M
Virginia 127,980 $33.3M
Kentucky 126,603 $31.2M
Louisiana 124,656 $29.9M
Alabama 116,790 $27.1M
South Carolina 109,227 $28.4M
Massachusetts 106,944 $27.2M
Arizona 94,229 $24.4M
Oklahoma 92,419 $23.2M
Minnesota 90,241 $25.9M
Wisconsin 88,670 $23.3M
Washington 86,140 $21.8M
Connecticut 83,173 $21.1M
Arkansas 82,634 $19.7M
Mississippi 80,947 $19M
Oregon 76,079 $20.2M
West Virginia 74,377 $17.6M
Kansas 71,784 $17.4M
Iowa 68,467 $16.3M
Maryland 66,071 $18.1M
Colorado 65,979 $16.6M
Utah 44,820 $11.2M
Maine 44,025 $11.6M
Nebraska 41,822 $9.84M
Idaho 34,591 $8.44M
New Mexico 31,792 $8.47M
Nevada 26,393 $6.86M
New Hampshire 26,275 $6.69M
Rhode Island 26,178 $6.2M
Montana 25,233 $6.06M
Delaware 16,249 $4.36M
Vermont 14,489 $4.02M
South Dakota 14,008 $3.43M
North Dakota 13,068 $3.05M
Wyoming 10,820 $2.74M
Hawaii 10,537 $2.92M
Alaska 9,308 $1.87M
District of Columbia 5,261 $1.32M
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost 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
TIGRAN GEVORKIAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled651

LOS ANGELES

California

RAJBIR MINHAS M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled648

CINCINNATI

Ohio

BLAIR HOLL MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled647

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

LOUIS FLORES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled644

GLENDALE

California

IN HUH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled643

CHICAGO

Illinois

PAUL EPSTEIN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled633

FITCHBURG

Massachusetts

HOSAM KAMEL M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled627

HOT SPRINGS

Arkansas

KHOREN HEKIMIAN DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled627

TROUP

Texas

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled617

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

OMAR ZANTUA M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled616

HOUSTON

Texas

KENNETH WRITESEL D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled614

WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE

Ohio

ENRIQUE VARELA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled614

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

RON RANKIN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled613

AMARILLO

Texas

CHRISTOPHER LABONTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled611

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

KERRY CRANMER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled607

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

BEN RAINES DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled605

HAYS

North Carolina

JIM PANG M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled604

CORDOVA

Tennessee

KAYVAN KAMALI M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled604

LONGVIEW

Texas

ALLAN MCCORKLE M.D.

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled601

AMARILLO

Texas

HAO HUANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled598

CRANSTON

Rhode Island

JERRY STRINGFELLOW MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled592

TEXARKANA

Texas

CHRISTOS BALLAS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled583

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

RANDALL HALLEY DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled583

NIXA

Missouri

JAMES HENSARLING MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled582

FLOWOOD

Mississippi

JAMES LEE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled577

SPINDALE

North Carolina