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CYMBALTA

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At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

6.89M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 44 of 3238

$1.96B
Retail Cost

Rank: 5 of 3238

1,032,774
Patients

Rank: 80 of 3238

266,510
Prescribers

Rank: 62 of 3238

User Reviews of CYMBALTA »

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60%

of people say

it's worth it

45%

of people say

it worked well

22%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 84,759 523,114 $151M
California 82,954 511,841 $150M
Florida 75,876 415,434 $122M
New York 62,059 398,545 $113M
Ohio 47,989 316,875 $88.3M
Pennsylvania 45,872 307,631 $83.6M
North Carolina 43,876 288,526 $84.9M
Indiana 33,479 227,464 $62.2M
Michigan 39,341 226,571 $72.7M
Missouri 30,078 215,995 $58.8M
Tennessee 32,798 214,841 $59.2M
Illinois 31,169 213,147 $58.9M
Georgia 31,079 199,576 $54.9M
New Jersey 25,980 158,742 $46.1M
Louisiana 21,864 148,286 $38.4M
Alabama 23,129 147,304 $39.3M
Kentucky 23,205 146,815 $41.4M
Virginia 24,066 146,267 $43.5M
Massachusetts 17,837 130,627 $36.6M
South Carolina 20,199 122,486 $36.6M
Arizona 18,662 106,631 $32.6M
Wisconsin 15,252 105,479 $31.7M
Oklahoma 16,034 104,412 $29.2M
Minnesota 14,910 102,460 $33.3M
Connecticut 13,892 101,873 $27.2M
Washington 14,618 95,995 $28.1M
Arkansas 13,744 92,891 $25M
Kansas 12,082 89,758 $23.1M
Mississippi 13,522 87,084 $23M
Iowa 10,475 84,055 $21.5M
Oregon 13,000 82,915 $25.9M
West Virginia 12,561 82,864 $22.3M
Maryland 13,921 79,212 $25M
Colorado 11,849 78,732 $22.3M
Utah 7,623 52,741 $14.4M
Nebraska 6,730 50,112 $13.1M
Maine 7,047 47,961 $14.7M
Idaho 5,457 37,867 $10.4M
New Mexico 5,985 33,845 $10.5M
Rhode Island 4,064 31,722 $7.81M
Nevada 5,788 30,886 $9.29M
New Hampshire 4,486 30,223 $8.68M
Montana 3,910 28,034 $7.49M
Delaware 3,838 20,736 $6.77M
South Dakota 2,425 17,725 $4.71M
North Dakota 2,376 17,191 $4.53M
Vermont 2,280 14,715 $4.8M
Hawaii 2,238 12,627 $3.94M
Wyoming 1,663 11,121 $3.1M
Alaska 1,183 9,320 $2.22M
District of Columbia 1,405 7,006 $2.17M
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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
BLAIR HOLL MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled892

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

RUBEN BRAVO VALVERDE MD

Claims Filled891

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

MARK JACKSON MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled888

TRAVERSE CITY

Michigan

ARA KADOYAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled879

GLENDALE

California

BRUCE PENDLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled864

EAST RIDGE

Tennessee

JIBRAIL KASPERKHAN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled862

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

FRANCISCO PAGES M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled844

CORAL GABLES

Florida

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled832

LORAIN

Ohio

MARA DE GARCIA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled829

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

EDGARDO CONCEPCION MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled828

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

DEBRA STUDER DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled821

LA GRANDE

Oregon

JABBAR FAZELI MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled818

PORTLAND

Maine

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled806

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

ANDREW COLMAN DO

General Practice

Claims Filled800

WESTLAND

Michigan

DIETER MARTIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled797

AUSTIN

Texas

TED CLONTZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled792

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

MOHAMMAD BAHRAMI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled783

MUNCIE

Indiana

CARLOS CASAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled781

LAREDO

Texas

JERRY WASSERSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled769

HOUSTON

Texas

LOWELL CLARK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled764

BUSHNELL

Florida

JOHN NELSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled760

HICKORY

North Carolina

CHRISTOPHER LOCKHART M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled755

HOUSTON

Texas

BARBARA WISE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled752

HOUSTON

Texas

MICHAEL KWIAT MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled748

BEAVER

Pennsylvania

TIGRAN GEVORKIAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled743

LOS ANGELES

California