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DIAZEPAM

Treats anxiety, muscle spasms, seizures, and other medical conditions. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

4.25M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 80 of 3362

$29.9M
Retail Cost

Rank: 532 of 3362

1,077,677
Patients

Rank: 81 of 3362

337,381
Prescribers

Rank: 42 of 3362

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69%

of people say

it's worth it

52%

of people say

it worked well

15%

of people say

it's a huge hassle
Alternatives:

Ativan Xanax Klonopin

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 95,921 354,180 $2.31M
Florida 87,581 301,843 $2.02M
Texas 60,043 214,839 $1.56M
New York 61,410 191,906 $1.72M
North Carolina 50,467 190,819 $1.29M
Tennessee 37,528 189,490 $1.07M
Michigan 54,804 188,297 $1.36M
Ohio 45,059 185,365 $1.52M
Pennsylvania 44,335 170,700 $1.34M
Kentucky 25,583 145,333 $869K
Georgia 34,176 116,704 $731K
Illinois 31,303 115,922 $944K
Missouri 26,903 115,250 $790K
Virginia 29,599 112,018 $792K
Massachusetts 23,423 101,047 $771K
South Carolina 24,294 100,700 $802K
Indiana 24,871 95,967 $779K
New Jersey 26,279 89,869 $680K
Alabama 18,586 88,754 $498K
Louisiana 19,937 85,887 $520K
Arizona 27,029 82,582 $470K
Wisconsin 21,154 82,187 $593K
Arkansas 14,143 67,874 $425K
Oklahoma 14,660 66,604 $472K
Washington 18,596 65,133 $438K
West Virginia 10,868 61,871 $354K
Colorado 18,537 60,208 $416K
Maryland 16,241 55,608 $447K
Oregon 14,412 50,702 $455K
Mississippi 10,580 49,294 $286K
Connecticut 13,883 49,069 $307K
Minnesota 12,679 44,311 $368K
Nevada 11,743 41,621 $242K
Kansas 8,611 34,919 $316K
Iowa 7,628 30,663 $233K
Maine 7,312 29,086 $195K
Utah 6,935 25,829 $158K
New Mexico 5,997 24,149 $145K
Rhode Island 4,688 20,144 $147K
New Hampshire 5,474 19,963 $158K
Idaho 4,975 17,724 $116K
Nebraska 4,362 16,635 $130K
Hawaii 3,206 12,982 $86K
Montana 3,491 12,521 $69.5K
Vermont 2,629 11,449 $134K
Delaware 3,430 10,773 $82.2K
Alaska 1,745 6,829 $45.5K
South Dakota 1,904 6,723 $47.8K
Wyoming 1,551 5,554 $27.9K
North Dakota 1,472 5,225 $35.8K
District of Columbia 1,800 4,508 $29.9K
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 DIAZEPAM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MOHAMMAD HASAN MD

Addiction Psychiatry

Claims Filled3,021

BECKLEY

West Virginia

DELENO WEBB MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,384

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

CLAUDE CURRAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,297

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

LAXMAIAH MANCHIKANTI M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,160

PADUCAH

Kentucky

ADRIAN TALBOT MD JD

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled2,033

SLIDELL

Louisiana

FREDERICK FLOYD D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,857

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

BRIAN JAMES M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,454

PUNTA GORDA

Florida

DANNY SAILSBURY DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,316

GADSDEN

Alabama

MARK ELLIS MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,309

ATHENS

Georgia

AHMED FAHEEM MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,239

BECKLEY

West Virginia

RODNEY ROTHSTEIN MD

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled1,163

SOUTHAVEN

Mississippi

MARK MURPHY M.D

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,149

DECATUR

Alabama

RONALD MYERS M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,054

ROLAND

Oklahoma

MOHAMMED MAZUMDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,029

PRESTONSBURG

Kentucky

KOTESWARA KAZA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,026

AUSTINTOWN

Ohio

ODEANE CONNOR MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled987

GADSDEN

Alabama

HEATHER STELLING MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled987

JOPLIN

Missouri

MICHAEL MUSCARI DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled956

OCEANA

West Virginia

ERIC WARREN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled925

BRANDON

Mississippi

PEDRO OYOLA-NIEVES M.D.

Mental Health Counselor

Claims Filled925

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

SAFIULLAH SYED MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled884

BECKLEY

West Virginia

JOHN COUCH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled859

MOBILE

Alabama

OMAR HASAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled836

BECKLEY

West Virginia

THOR TANGVALD M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled835

BELLEVUE

Kentucky

HASSAN JAFARY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled819

BECKLEY

West Virginia