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TEGRETOL

CARBAMAZEPINE

Tegretol (Carbamazepine) is an antiepileptic. Researchers don't know exactly how it works, but it seems to block certain kinds of nerve activity to reduce seizures and pain. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

52.2K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 820 of 3362

$12.1M
Retail Cost

Rank: 763 of 3362

7,343
Patients

Rank: 1008 of 3362

7,607
Prescribers

Rank: 895 of 3362

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58%

of people say

it's worth it

42%

of people say

it worked well

21%

of people say

it's a huge hassle
Alternatives:

Lamictal Topamax Neurontin

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 656 4,672 $1.08M
Pennsylvania 479 3,629 $822K
Texas 560 3,422 $792K
California 634 3,342 $882K
Ohio 389 3,082 $666K
North Carolina 294 2,177 $481K
New Jersey 287 2,159 $483K
Florida 350 2,145 $500K
Illinois 248 1,560 $406K
Michigan 234 1,547 $431K
Virginia 177 1,416 $341K
Indiana 174 1,297 $301K
Massachusetts 181 1,264 $313K
Georgia 175 1,220 $255K
Wisconsin 146 1,190 $243K
Tennessee 129 1,001 $205K
Maryland 169 983 $255K
Connecticut 137 940 $230K
Kentucky 122 927 $200K
Arizona 135 870 $194K
Missouri 119 846 $203K
Washington 128 831 $201K
Louisiana 112 780 $157K
West Virginia 89 730 $165K
Colorado 108 692 $150K
South Carolina 88 664 $143K
Iowa 72 651 $119K
Minnesota 95 650 $161K
Alabama 94 590 $155K
Oklahoma 74 514 $123K
Utah 62 473 $103K
Arkansas 57 457 $88.4K
Oregon 71 389 $82.9K
Kansas 51 363 $86.1K
New Hampshire 49 346 $92.8K
New Mexico 44 345 $76.9K
Mississippi 49 335 $72K
Montana 40 330 $70.9K
Nebraska 43 313 $63K
Vermont 38 272 $70.9K
Hawaii 37 247 $65.6K
South Dakota 21 234 $49.3K
Rhode Island 32 208 $52.9K
District of Columbia 23 194 $38.2K
Maine 34 189 $54.9K
North Dakota 18 177 $43.1K
Nevada 32 176 $46.4K
Delaware 18 113 $25.5K
Wyoming 17 108 $24.4K
Idaho 15 98 $16.1K
Alaska 83 $11.1K
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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