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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

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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
MARITZA ORTIZ ACOSTA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled686

PONCE

Puerto Rico

ARA KADOYAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled685

GLENDALE

California

MANUEL GARCIA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled683

MIAMI

Florida

HUMBERTO SUAREZ TORRES MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled673

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

THEODORE WILF M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled667

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

ARIEL ROJAS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled666

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

LUIS NEGRON M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled656

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

MICHAEL MCCOMBS D.O.,

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled620

DOVER

Ohio

EVELIO SOSA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled617

CORAL GABLES

Florida

BEATRIZ TRUJILLO MIRANDA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled616

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

ELIAS JIMENEZ

Psychiatry

Claims Filled615

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

MARIO CUERVO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled607

MIAMI

Florida

JORGE DE JESUS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled591

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

LUIS PADRON MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled583

MIAMI

Florida

NELSON HERNANDEZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled574

MIAMI

Florida

FELIX MALDONADO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled572

PONCE

Puerto Rico

JUDITH MAYANS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled571

CORAL GABLES

Florida

ASYA KUPISK MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled569

LOS ANGELES

California

KAREN SOTO-MEDINA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled543

MANATI

Puerto Rico

JOSE VAZQUEZ-MALDONADO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled536

CATANO

Puerto Rico

SYLVIA LAGDAN ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled533

TACOMA

Washington

RAMON GARCIA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled528

SACRAMENTO

California

BERNARDO GARCIA-GRANDA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled513

MIAMI

Florida

EDELMIRO RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled513

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

DAVID FLORES MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled511

CAYEY

Puerto Rico