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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
LUIS GUERRERO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled741

MIAMI

Florida

STEPHEN EVANS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled737

BUFFALO

New York

STEVEN HAMBERG MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled736

BYRON CENTER

Michigan

RAVIKUMAR KANNEGANTI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled732

BEAUMONT

Texas

ERIC BARNES D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled731

COLUMBIA

Missouri

VINCENT DILELLA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled730

DUNEDIN

Florida

MARIA CHONG-RAMASUTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled729

HOUSTON

Texas

WILLIAM HOVLAND MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled722

NORFOLK

Virginia

SHALINI KATIKANENI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled721

CARROLLTON

Texas

ELEANOR LAVRETSKY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled714

BEVERLY HILLS

California

ELBERT HINES M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled709

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

KIRK SMITH DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled707

MIDDLETOWN

Ohio

NAVEED MIRZA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled703

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

BOGDAN NEDELESCU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled700

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

SCOTT BOWLIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled699

SHAWNEE

Kansas

HARCHARAN BAINS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled699

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

TAMMY DURHAM DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled699

FISHERS

Indiana

EVGUENI ROUDACHEVSKI DO

Claims Filled697

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

TODD FULCHER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled696

BRANDON

Mississippi

TERESA SALAZAR-CATRON MD

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled693

MARYVILLE

Tennessee

JOSEPH PEYTON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled692

MAUMEE

Ohio

RANDALL HALLEY DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled682

NIXA

Missouri

MICHAEL O'CONNER DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled681

DES MOINES

Iowa

JOEL BOLEN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled681

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

MADELINE SANTOS-CARLO MD

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled679

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico