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PROVIGIL

Improves daytime wakefulness in people with uncontrollable sleepiness caused by narcolepsy or sleep apnea. Also used in people who are sleep deprived from working odd hours such as a night shift. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

155K
Medicare Part D Claims
$223M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 22,472 $21.2M
New York 17,361 $15.4M
Texas 13,774 $12.3M
Florida 12,828 $11.8M
Pennsylvania 12,261 $12.1M
Ohio 9,909 $9.96M
Indiana 7,756 $7.42M
Michigan 7,665 $7.81M
North Carolina 7,544 $7.14M
Massachusetts 7,215 $6.98M
Illinois 7,127 $6.59M
Tennessee 7,112 $7.1M
New Jersey 6,961 $6.56M
Minnesota 6,146 $6.43M
Georgia 5,394 $5.07M
Missouri 5,187 $4.71M
Alabama 4,905 $4.32M
Wisconsin 4,863 $4.78M
Washington 4,040 $4.08M
Virginia 3,927 $3.99M
Kentucky 3,868 $3.61M
Colorado 3,744 $3.56M
Oklahoma 3,647 $3.33M
Oregon 3,587 $3.77M
South Carolina 3,540 $3.64M
Arizona 3,353 $3.34M
Louisiana 3,189 $2.84M
Connecticut 2,860 $2.63M
Maryland 2,634 $2.62M
Utah 2,558 $2.38M
Kansas 2,422 $2.06M
Iowa 2,307 $2.23M
Mississippi 2,159 $1.87M
Arkansas 2,096 $1.78M
West Virginia 2,075 $1.94M
Nebraska 2,073 $1.86M
Maine 1,770 $1.83M
Idaho 1,584 $1.48M
Nevada 1,384 $1.17M
New Hampshire 1,350 $1.34M
Montana 1,336 $1.25M
Vermont 1,208 $1.16M
Rhode Island 1,128 $989K
New Mexico 1,085 $1.01M
South Dakota 782 $741K
Wyoming 657 $565K
Delaware 570 $586K
North Dakota 463 $374K
Alaska 421 $433K
Puerto Rico 338 $252K
Hawaii 295 $274K
District of Columbia 174 $186K
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 PROVIGIL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
THOMAS SCOTT MD

Neurology

Claims Filled178

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

JONATHAN CALKWOOD M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled172

GOLDEN VALLEY

Minnesota

ROCK HEYMAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled153

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

AJAY GUPTA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled135

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

WILLIAM STUART MD

Neurology

Claims Filled134

ATLANTA

Georgia

BHUPENDRA KHATRI MD

Specialist

Claims Filled125

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

MARY BARTOSZEK CNP

Registered Nurse, Neuroscience

Claims Filled124

COLUMBUS

Ohio

GALEN MITCHELL MD

Specialist

Claims Filled122

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

CHRISTOPHER LAGANKE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled121

CULLMAN

Alabama

ALESSANDRO DI ROCCO MD

Neurology

Claims Filled121

NEW YORK

New York

ANN ROMAKER M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled118

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

PETER KINKEL

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled116

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

BARRY SINGER

Neurology

Claims Filled115

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

MARY ANN PICONE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled111

TEANECK

New Jersey

BRUCE MACKEY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled108

EDMOND

Oklahoma

MAXIMO LOCKWARD MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled101

BOARDMAN

Ohio

MIGUEL GUTIERREZ M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled100

MCALLEN

Texas

JAN WESTERMAN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled90

JASPER

Alabama

LANCE KIM D.O.

Neurology

Claims Filled88

OCALA

Florida

BRUCE HUGHES MD

Neurology

Claims Filled84

DES MOINES

Iowa

COLLEEN MILLER NP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled84

BUFFALO

New York

DONALD NEGROSKI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled84

SARASOTA

Florida

MARGARET BUSHEY MS NP

Claims Filled83

ROCHESTER

New York

MARIA HOUTCHENS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled83

BROOKLINE

Massachusetts

CALVIN STAFFORD MD

Neurology

Claims Filled82

UPLAND

Pennsylvania