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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
VIKHTA GUREVICH M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled84

BROOKLYN

New York

JOYCE THOMPSON M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled84

DALLAS

Texas

MARIA SELIVERSTOV M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled84

SHERMAN OAKS

California

MICHAEL ALEXANDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled84

PLANTATION

Florida

EMMANUEL RIVERA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled84

CINCINNATI

Ohio

BRYAN WHITE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled83

ARLINGTON

Texas

MARINA NEYSTAT M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled83

FOREST HILLS

New York

ROBERT LEBOW M.D.,

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled83

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

JAYNE CROGHAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled83

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

IRINA URUSOVA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled83

LOS ANGELES

California

GREGORY LYNCH D.O.

Surgery

Claims Filled83

LANGHORNE

Pennsylvania

GARO KARAKASHIAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled82

GLENDALE

California

RANDALL HALLEY DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled82

NIXA

Missouri

JOHN NELSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled82

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

AVIVA IOFEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled82

LOS ANGELES

California

ROBERT BARNABEI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled81

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

HOVANES TER-ZAKARIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled81

LOS ANGELES

California

MAHMOOD KHAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled81

PLANO

Texas

AYHAM SHNEKER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled80

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

RAMESH REDDY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled80

JONESBORO

Georgia

JOHN GLENN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled80

EASTMAN

Georgia

ARUTYUN TOPSAKALYAN MD

General Practice

Claims Filled80

GLENDALE

California

WAYNE WAHL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled80

ROSE CITY

Michigan

MICHAEL KELLER M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled80

SAN DIEGO

California

SCOTT KEFFER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled80

ANSTED

West Virginia