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CYMBALTA

Treats depression, anxiety, diabetic peripheral neuropathy (nerve pain caused by diabetes), fibromyalgia (muscle pain and stiffness), or chronic (long-lasting) pain related to muscles and bones. This medicine is a selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SSNRI). More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

3.81M
Medicare Part D Claims
$1.02B
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 384,264 $82M
Texas 336,075 $74M
Florida 287,557 $59.8M
New York 273,693 $56.2M
Ohio 223,296 $46.5M
Pennsylvania 213,477 $41.7M
North Carolina 198,753 $41.9M
Illinois 170,979 $34.8M
Missouri 166,229 $32.4M
Indiana 154,103 $31.3M
Tennessee 150,475 $30.8M
Michigan 144,040 $31.8M
Georgia 138,600 $27.4M
Kentucky 108,809 $22.1M
Virginia 108,722 $23.2M
New Jersey 103,993 $21.1M
Louisiana 103,095 $20.4M
Alabama 99,656 $19M
South Carolina 93,824 $19.9M
Massachusetts 91,505 $19.6M
Minnesota 80,665 $19M
Oklahoma 79,655 $16.6M
Arizona 78,931 $16.8M
Wisconsin 75,599 $16.2M
Washington 75,125 $15.9M
Arkansas 72,647 $14.4M
Connecticut 69,953 $14.1M
Mississippi 68,040 $13.2M
Oregon 66,711 $14.8M
West Virginia 63,713 $12.4M
Kansas 62,506 $12.5M
Puerto Rico 61,779 $10.3M
Iowa 59,197 $11.6M
Maryland 56,043 $12.6M
Colorado 55,896 $11.8M
Maine 40,995 $8.77M
Utah 39,438 $8.17M
Nebraska 36,523 $7.15M
Idaho 30,378 $6.08M
New Mexico 28,863 $6.22M
New Hampshire 23,140 $4.89M
Montana 22,645 $4.48M
Rhode Island 22,621 $4.48M
Nevada 21,803 $4.57M
Delaware 14,052 $3.06M
Vermont 13,643 $3.05M
South Dakota 12,826 $2.53M
North Dakota 11,963 $2.3M
Alaska 9,614 $1.42M
Hawaii 9,485 $2.11M
Wyoming 9,104 $1.93M
District of Columbia 4,624 $935K
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About 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
CHRISTOPHER PATTERSON MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled479

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

LARAN LERNER D.O.

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine

Claims Filled479

WESTLAND

Michigan

LARRY RUSSELL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled478

HENDERSONVILLE

North Carolina

LLOYD MONTGOMERY MD

Claims Filled477

MATTOON

Illinois

RUDY SANTOSO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled474

HICKORY

North Carolina

ROBERT SEVENICH MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled473

SAINT PAUL

Minnesota

OMAR ZANTUA M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled471

HOUSTON

Texas

BERNARDO PASCUAL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled471

HIALEAH

Florida

STEPHEN SHIRLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled469

NEW ALBANY

Mississippi

JOSE BARAHONA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled469

EL PASO

Texas

ALLAN MCCORKLE M.D.

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled467

AMARILLO

Texas

GINA PUZZUOLI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled466

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

DANIEL HYUN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled465

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

WAYNE WAHL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled464

ROSE CITY

Michigan

ART SMITH M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled463

WICHITA FALLS

Texas

SARDEV SIDHU M.D.

Psychosomatic Medicine

Claims Filled463

TEMPE

Arizona

ARTHUR GREEN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled462

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

JOHN NAPOLI PHD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled461

BUFFALO

New York

KESHAVPAL REDDY M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled460

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

SCOTT COOPER M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled459

CANTON

Georgia

H. HENDERSON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled455

LA MESA

California

CESAR MATOS-MARTINEZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled455

EDINBURG

Texas

MITCHELL SIMONS M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled454

CINCINNATI

Ohio

TED CLONTZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled453

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

MARGUERITE SAITH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled452

PORTAGE

Michigan