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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
BERNARDO PASCUAL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled93

HIALEAH

Florida

CESAR CUBANO M.D

Psychiatry

Claims Filled93

HATILLO

Puerto Rico

DAVID GAYLE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled93

PIEDMONT

Missouri

ARKADY STERN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled92

LOS ANGELES

California

SHREEDHAR NAGNUR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled92

DOUGLASVILLE

Georgia

JOHN GAIDRY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled91

SAN DIEGO

California

CHRISTOPHER PATTERSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled91

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

MARGARITA FUZAYLOVA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled90

REGO PARK

New York

RAY MCCARD M.D.

Psychologist

Claims Filled90

MACON

Georgia

ARAKEL DAVTIAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled90

GLENDALE

California

BYRON HOFFMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled89

SILER CITY

North Carolina

JOHN ROLLET M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled89

CHATHAM

Illinois

ROBERT HUNTER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled88

HUBER HEIGHTS

Ohio

THOMAS VAN DEN DRIESSCHE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled87

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

GEORGE CIOFFI DNP, PMHNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled87

MIAMI

Florida

MARCO RODRIGUEZ APONTE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled87

PONCE

Puerto Rico

FOLASADE OJO MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled87

HOUSTON

Texas

EMILIO MANTERO ATIENZA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled87

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

WILLIAM HOVLAND MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled87

NORFOLK

Virginia

NOUNE PASHINIAN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled86

GLENDALE

California

JON DEDON M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled86

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

MICHELLE VANDORN DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled85

BELLEVILLE

Illinois

OMAR HASAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled85

BECKLEY

West Virginia

JAMES HENSARLING MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled85

FLOWOOD

Mississippi

IMRAN HAQUE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled84

ASHEBORO

North Carolina