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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
FRANCIS LEE MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

MARIETTA

Ohio

ARTHUR CRISOSTOMO M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

SUSSEX

Wisconsin

ELIZABETH DETLIE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SHOREVIEW

Minnesota

DAVID MCLAREN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

COLUMBIA

Missouri

BRUCE STEWART MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

SALEM

Virginia

REZIUDDIN SIDDIQUE M. D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

MCKINNEY

Texas

PATRICK ROOD RPAC

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

AMHERST

New York

MARIA MELANSON M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

CINCINNATI

Ohio

JOAN SWEENEY MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

FOUNTAIN HILL

Pennsylvania

KIMBERLY MEBUST MD

Sleep Specialist, PhD

Claims Filled51

TACOMA

Washington

TIMOTHY RASMUSSEN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled51

SARTELL

Minnesota

JAMES SCOTT MD PHD.

Specialist

Claims Filled51

ORMOND BEACH

Florida

JOHN HEATHER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled51

CLEVELAND

Ohio

ROBERTA VANDENTOP PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled51

PORTLAND

Oregon

BEVERLY GILDER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled51

LITTLETON

Colorado

DAVID WHEELER MD PHD

Neurology

Claims Filled51

CASPER

Wyoming

PETER WHITESELL M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled52

EASTON

Maryland

ALAN MAZUREK MD

Neurology

Claims Filled52

ROCKVILLE CENTRE

New York

TIMOTHY CARRABINE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

UNIONTOWN

Ohio

RAYMOND SORENSEN DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled52

TULSA

Oklahoma

MALCOLM BERGER M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled52

BRACKENRIDGE

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL LABANOWSKI M.D.

Claims Filled52

DOTHAN

Alabama

KEVIN RAINSFORD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

REDDING

California

DONNA WALLACE A.N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled52

MINNEAPOLIS

Minnesota

CUAUHTEMOC HURTADO M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

EL PASO

Texas