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PAROXETINE HCL

Paroxetine tablets, suspension (liquid), and extended-release (long-acting) tablets are used to treat depression, panic disorder (sudden, unexpected attacks of extreme fear and worry about these attacks), and social anxiety disorder (extreme fear of interacting with others or performing in front of others that interferes with normal life). Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

4.85M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 69 of 3362

$86.1M
Retail Cost

Rank: 272 of 3362

852,918
Patients

Rank: 98 of 3362

250,084
Prescribers

Rank: 80 of 3362

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it worked well

23%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 85,381 450,603 $7.8M
Florida 70,502 354,773 $6.17M
New York 52,445 307,174 $6.36M
Pennsylvania 40,553 249,280 $4.18M
Texas 48,388 238,598 $4.61M
Ohio 38,872 215,004 $4.14M
North Carolina 28,504 164,532 $2.78M
Illinois 29,512 161,413 $2.87M
Michigan 31,809 159,396 $3.22M
Tennessee 26,246 148,608 $2.12M
Georgia 24,236 139,925 $2.18M
Massachusetts 20,118 124,572 $1.91M
Kentucky 20,282 120,007 $1.87M
Missouri 19,678 117,054 $1.66M
New Jersey 21,315 113,789 $2.88M
Indiana 19,864 105,605 $2.03M
Virginia 18,780 103,567 $1.76M
Wisconsin 16,164 93,780 $1.66M
Alabama 16,802 92,720 $1.6M
Washington 15,505 82,839 $1.27M
Minnesota 15,246 82,755 $1.63M
Arizona 17,320 82,511 $1.39M
South Carolina 14,105 76,249 $1.28M
Louisiana 11,870 68,262 $1.08M
Iowa 10,567 66,030 $965K
Oregon 12,104 65,402 $1.09M
Oklahoma 11,675 62,009 $1.08M
Maryland 11,847 57,626 $1.3M
Mississippi 9,238 54,527 $695K
Arkansas 9,214 53,831 $734K
Connecticut 9,184 53,212 $1.2M
Colorado 10,299 53,026 $901K
West Virginia 8,121 47,448 $784K
Kansas 7,011 41,008 $664K
Maine 6,168 32,057 $691K
Nebraska 4,503 28,800 $461K
Nevada 5,752 27,905 $424K
Rhode Island 4,023 26,749 $351K
New Mexico 5,490 26,235 $479K
Utah 4,452 22,759 $402K
Idaho 4,139 22,047 $392K
New Hampshire 3,876 21,144 $397K
Montana 2,738 15,427 $257K
North Dakota 2,215 13,600 $266K
South Dakota 2,160 13,531 $229K
Delaware 2,872 12,892 $337K
Vermont 1,942 10,296 $216K
Hawaii 1,462 7,399 $178K
Alaska 757 6,206 $89.5K
Wyoming 1,037 5,410 $93.2K
District of Columbia 868 4,188 $78.4K
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 PAROXETINE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
EDGAR ORTIZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled2,651

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

ZINNIA GARCIA PENA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,914

YABUCOA

Puerto Rico

JOSE ALONSO ALONSO PSYCHIATRIST MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,906

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

ANGEL GOMEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,896

COAMO

Puerto Rico

MARCO RODRIGUEZ APONTE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,869

PONCE

Puerto Rico

JAPHET GAZTAMBIDE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,461

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

REINALDO RODRIGUEZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,430

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

MILAGROS ORTIZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,422

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

LUIS ROJAS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,421

RIO PIEDRAS

Puerto Rico

GUSTAVO RUIZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,278

KISSIMMEE

Florida

RIGOBERTO RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,188

MIAMI

Florida

EDUARDO RENTAS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,164

MANATI

Puerto Rico

VICOTR MARIANO MERCEDES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,163

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

FRANCISCO PARRA MD

Addiction Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,149

MANATI

Puerto Rico

FRANKLIN RIVERA-CARRASQUILLO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,126

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

PEDRO OYOLA-NIEVES M.D.

Mental Health Counselor

Claims Filled1,090

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

ANGEL LOYOLA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,071

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

CESAR REYES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,024

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

AMERICO OMS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,010

PONCE

Puerto Rico

MELVIN VELAZQUEZ M.D.

Mental Health Counselor

Claims Filled997

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

ABIMAEL RIVERA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled986

RIO GRANDE

Puerto Rico

NORBERTO PELLOT M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled933

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

JOSE RODRIGUEZ CAY M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled919

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

MILJAN ROSADO SANTIAGO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled902

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

MAGALY JOHNSON MD

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled889

MANATI

Puerto Rico