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FLUOXETINE HCL

Fluoxetine is used to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (bothersome thoughts that won't go away and the need to perform certain actions over and over), some eating disorders, and panic attacks (sudden, unexpected attacks of extreme fear and worry about these attacks). Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

6.38M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 50 of 3362

$90.8M
Retail Cost

Rank: 255 of 3362

1,129,130
Patients

Rank: 76 of 3362

272,955
Prescribers

Rank: 65 of 3362

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of people say

it's worth it

40%

of people say

it worked well

16%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 129,912 631,386 $8.47M
Florida 78,083 391,785 $5.58M
Texas 64,848 321,450 $4.65M
Pennsylvania 48,606 301,233 $4.13M
New York 48,476 291,130 $4.24M
Ohio 45,304 257,309 $3.95M
North Carolina 40,410 226,312 $3.2M
Massachusetts 32,878 209,035 $3.71M
Michigan 41,478 205,946 $3.17M
Georgia 35,282 199,430 $2.58M
Illinois 33,835 188,126 $2.81M
Tennessee 33,099 185,941 $2.42M
Missouri 27,836 167,890 $2.37M
Indiana 31,469 166,384 $2.53M
Wisconsin 26,537 152,299 $2.6M
Washington 28,375 145,902 $2.28M
Kentucky 23,456 136,356 $1.88M
Virginia 24,846 132,545 $2.03M
Arizona 24,964 120,521 $1.83M
Alabama 20,829 118,143 $1.42M
Minnesota 21,773 117,111 $1.95M
South Carolina 21,085 109,799 $1.37M
Oregon 20,494 106,186 $1.58M
New Jersey 17,744 99,119 $1.47M
Colorado 20,755 98,719 $1.5M
Louisiana 16,731 95,782 $1.2M
Oklahoma 16,612 88,357 $1.26M
Arkansas 14,408 84,772 $938K
Iowa 13,484 82,209 $994K
Maryland 14,239 70,655 $1.11M
Connecticut 10,535 63,316 $1.05M
Mississippi 10,814 61,973 $677K
Kansas 10,190 59,011 $806K
West Virginia 9,832 56,612 $762K
Utah 11,082 53,558 $845K
Maine 8,462 44,298 $802K
Nevada 8,982 43,746 $655K
Idaho 7,781 40,256 $597K
New Mexico 8,173 39,639 $600K
Rhode Island 5,541 37,048 $588K
Nebraska 5,458 33,416 $434K
New Hampshire 5,846 33,144 $552K
Montana 4,579 25,190 $360K
South Dakota 3,119 19,622 $276K
Vermont 3,345 18,125 $353K
North Dakota 2,829 17,312 $242K
Delaware 3,411 15,916 $310K
Hawaii 2,162 10,952 $145K
Wyoming 1,777 9,721 $134K
Alaska 1,148 9,422 $117K
District of Columbia 1,480 6,435 $91.8K
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 FLUOXETINE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
POLLY RUIZ SANTIAGO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled1,353

BARCELONETA

Puerto Rico

JOSE RAIMUNDI MELENDEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,351

MANATI

Puerto Rico

EFREN MANGUAL-CORDERO M.D

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,313

CABO ROJO

Puerto Rico

ARTURO ARROBA CARPIO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,307

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

FRANKLIN RIVERA-CARRASQUILLO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,245

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

VIVIAN PASTRANA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,223

AIBONITO

Puerto Rico

SHAHZAD HASHMI M.D.,

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,218

LAWRENCEVILLE

Georgia

JOSE RODRIGUEZ CAY M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,215

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

JULIO FONTANEZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,205

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

MILJAN ROSADO SANTIAGO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,200

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

JOSE ZAMORA-ALVAREZ

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,167

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

JEAN SUMNER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,167

SANDERSVILLE

Georgia

JESUS RIVERO MD

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,158

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

DAVID FLORES MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,125

CAYEY

Puerto Rico

MILAGROS ORTIZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,113

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

MOHAMMAD HASAN MD

Addiction Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,097

BECKLEY

West Virginia

ANGEL GOMEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,090

COAMO

Puerto Rico

JOSE RIOS-CERVANTES M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,084

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

FELIX MALDONADO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,082

PONCE

Puerto Rico

PEDRO OYOLA-NIEVES M.D.

Mental Health Counselor

Claims Filled1,071

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

FRANK WEINHOLT M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,058

MONROE

Louisiana

OLIN LEPARD M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled985

WAYNE

Michigan

FERNANDO MENDEZ-VILLAMIL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled947

MIAMI

Florida

RUBEN BRAVO VALVERDE MD

Claims Filled943

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

CESAR CUBANO M.D

Psychiatry

Claims Filled931

HATILLO

Puerto Rico