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PHENYTOIN SODIUM EXTENDED

Phenytoin is used to control certain type of seizures, and to treat and prevent seizures that may begin during or after surgery to the brain or nervous system. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

1.57M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 175 of 3362

$43.2M
Retail Cost

Rank: 435 of 3362

227,148
Patients

Rank: 277 of 3362

137,661
Prescribers

Rank: 184 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 22,703 140,640 $4.24M
Texas 17,281 104,061 $3.01M
Florida 14,218 87,137 $2.38M
Pennsylvania 10,671 75,947 $2.15M
New York 10,865 74,467 $1.98M
Ohio 10,302 71,027 $2.04M
Illinois 10,139 67,755 $1.85M
Georgia 7,370 55,392 $1.36M
North Carolina 7,955 55,082 $1.38M
Michigan 8,824 54,268 $1.61M
Tennessee 7,428 50,539 $1.25M
Missouri 5,809 41,908 $1.15M
Kentucky 5,125 37,178 $1.02M
Alabama 5,594 36,766 $959K
Louisiana 5,039 34,334 $877K
Mississippi 4,780 33,665 $795K
Indiana 5,073 32,851 $951K
Virginia 4,934 32,347 $899K
South Carolina 4,674 32,303 $761K
New Jersey 4,878 31,161 $840K
Massachusetts 4,430 30,960 $874K
Arkansas 3,992 28,340 $746K
Washington 4,213 26,926 $765K
Wisconsin 3,694 25,301 $726K
Minnesota 3,613 23,960 $761K
Arizona 3,570 21,320 $584K
Oklahoma 3,207 20,383 $592K
Maryland 3,386 19,865 $569K
Oregon 2,864 18,761 $564K
Kansas 2,520 17,985 $510K
Iowa 2,287 17,302 $481K
Colorado 2,837 17,052 $490K
West Virginia 2,400 17,038 $456K
Connecticut 2,130 13,936 $398K
Nebraska 1,498 11,508 $298K
New Mexico 1,588 9,302 $280K
Nevada 1,565 8,986 $248K
Utah 1,172 7,303 $216K
Maine 1,069 6,528 $216K
Rhode Island 858 6,223 $155K
Idaho 894 5,862 $169K
South Dakota 769 5,774 $162K
New Hampshire 784 4,800 $142K
Montana 676 4,720 $129K
North Dakota 520 3,721 $102K
District of Columbia 566 3,378 $87.7K
Delaware 553 3,024 $103K
Hawaii 501 3,002 $90.5K
Alaska 228 2,752 $46.2K
Vermont 390 2,357 $70.8K
Wyoming 293 1,956 $56.2K
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. 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 PHENYTOIN SODIUM EXTENDED

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DANIEL HAYWARD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BRIDGMAN

Michigan

WALLACE ANDERSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

DOUGLAS

Georgia

MUHAMMAD SHAHID M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

AMITE

Louisiana

LUIS FAVILLI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FORT MEADE

Florida

DREW SMITH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WARSAW

Missouri

DAVID ROSENBERG D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FARMINGTON HILLS

Michigan

ROBERT RIZZO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

FAIR LAWN

New Jersey

JOHN WINNIE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FOLKSTON

Georgia

TIMOTHY ALFORD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

KOSCIUSKO

Mississippi

JAMES BROWN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ATHENS

Georgia

MARK JONES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LEXINGTON

Nebraska

FRANCISCO NOEL IRIZARRY

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HORMIGUEROS

Puerto Rico

ROBERT CLARKE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

EAST ORANGE

New Jersey

DAVID KEUHN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MARSHALL

Missouri

MICHAEL O'NEAL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PURVIS

Mississippi

AWAIS RIAZ MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

SALT LAKE CITY

Utah

GARY ROPER GARY ROPER

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ANDREWS

North Carolina

SYED JAFRI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

NORTH BERGEN

New Jersey

JORGE MARTINEZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

COAMO

Puerto Rico

PARK CHITTOM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SELMA

Alabama

LILIYA BALABANOVA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NORFOLK

Virginia

PATRICE BARNUM MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

RICHARD PORTER D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

OAKLAND

Maryland

DENNIS WOOLEY ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

COLUMBIA

Kentucky

DARSHAN SHAH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ENFIELD

Connecticut