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DIAZEPAM

Treats anxiety, muscle spasms, seizures, and other medical conditions. This medicine is a benzodiazepine. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

3.99M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 82 of 3238

$30.3M
Retail Cost

Rank: 510 of 3238

1,062,063
Patients

Rank: 74 of 3238

332,165
Prescribers

Rank: 41 of 3238

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68%

of people say

it's worth it

50%

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 94,103 328,803 $2.23M
Florida 82,271 272,017 $1.97M
Texas 58,322 200,155 $1.47M
New York 61,979 184,670 $1.83M
Ohio 46,648 181,877 $1.49M
Michigan 55,584 180,305 $1.54M
North Carolina 49,758 179,934 $1.27M
Pennsylvania 44,905 164,707 $1.35M
Tennessee 37,239 162,785 $1.11M
Kentucky 26,477 143,213 $1.01M
Illinois 29,964 108,441 $852K
Virginia 29,090 105,842 $793K
Georgia 31,856 105,380 $662K
Missouri 25,797 103,453 $743K
Massachusetts 24,228 98,973 $797K
Indiana 25,290 95,533 $877K
New Jersey 29,240 89,871 $715K
South Carolina 20,772 89,428 $826K
Alabama 19,976 88,775 $546K
Louisiana 20,371 84,517 $551K
Wisconsin 20,172 77,928 $620K
Arizona 24,792 72,578 $434K
Arkansas 13,844 64,466 $472K
Oklahoma 15,215 64,394 $519K
West Virginia 11,630 60,713 $419K
Washington 17,715 59,534 $410K
Maryland 15,194 50,030 $427K
Colorado 15,181 49,570 $404K
Mississippi 11,221 48,728 $300K
Oregon 13,753 46,428 $438K
Connecticut 13,243 44,309 $312K
Minnesota 12,809 43,355 $341K
Nevada 10,236 36,078 $233K
Kansas 8,530 33,374 $315K
Iowa 7,988 30,661 $216K
Maine 7,204 28,902 $199K
New Mexico 6,453 23,760 $161K
Utah 6,584 23,588 $168K
Rhode Island 4,687 18,931 $154K
New Hampshire 5,287 18,763 $159K
Idaho 4,805 16,264 $123K
Nebraska 4,212 15,611 $129K
Hawaii 3,713 12,944 $84.1K
Montana 3,513 12,210 $78.2K
Vermont 2,583 10,649 $133K
Delaware 3,367 10,270 $92.4K
South Dakota 2,050 6,769 $54K
Alaska 1,536 5,977 $41.8K
Wyoming 1,565 5,381 $30.3K
North Dakota 1,481 4,869 $30.1K
District of Columbia 1,731 4,158 $29.2K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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 Filled2,870

BECKLEY

West Virginia

DELENO WEBB MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,172

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

CLAUDE CURRAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,090

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

ADRIAN TALBOT MD JD

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled2,079

SLIDELL

Louisiana

LAXMAIAH MANCHIKANTI M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,967

PADUCAH

Kentucky

FREDERICK FLOYD D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,940

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

BRIAN JAMES M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,643

SARASOTA

Florida

ODEANE CONNOR MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,339

GADSDEN

Alabama

MARK ELLIS MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,327

ATHENS

Georgia

KOTESWARA KAZA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,316

AUSTINTOWN

Ohio

AHMED FAHEEM MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,297

BECKLEY

West Virginia

DANNY SAILSBURY DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,267

GADSDEN

Alabama

SHELINDER AGGARWAL M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,176

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

MICHAEL MUSCARI DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,086

OCEANA

West Virginia

MARK MURPHY M.D

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled976

DECATUR

Alabama

SARAH BELHASEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled937

PAINTSVILLE

Kentucky

MOHAMMED MAZUMDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled923

PRESTONSBURG

Kentucky

MITCHELL SIMONS M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled911

CINCINNATI

Ohio

HEATHER STELLING MD

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled897

JOPLIN

Missouri

DARIUS MCGEE FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled833

LAUREL

Mississippi

HASSAN JAFARY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled803

BECKLEY

West Virginia

WILLIAM JOHNSON CFPMHNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled785

BRANDON

Mississippi

NATHAN PERRY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled778

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

OMAR HASAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled765

BECKLEY

West Virginia

PRITI BHARDWAJ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled763

TAYLOR

Michigan