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Prescriber Checkup » PHENYTOIN SODIUM EXTENDED

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. Phenytoin is in a class of medications called anticonvulsants. It works by decreasing abnormal electrical activity in the brain. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

1.49M
Medicare Part D Claims
$50.4M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 164,533 $5.33M
Texas 115,085 $3.49M
Florida 109,645 $2.88M
Pennsylvania 89,170 $2.47M
New York 85,133 $2.22M
Illinois 80,405 $2.3M
Ohio 80,096 $2.26M
North Carolina 60,579 $1.64M
Georgia 59,905 $1.58M
Michigan 57,659 $1.71M
Tennessee 56,262 $1.48M
Missouri 48,108 $1.33M
Alabama 43,420 $1.11M
Kentucky 42,612 $1.2M
Virginia 39,489 $1.1M
Indiana 37,988 $1.12M
Louisiana 37,723 $926K
Mississippi 37,017 $899K
South Carolina 36,746 $966K
Massachusetts 36,138 $951K
New Jersey 35,676 $955K
Washington 32,314 $949K
Arkansas 31,134 $837K
Wisconsin 30,685 $841K
Minnesota 28,773 $826K
Puerto Rico 28,563 $638K
Oklahoma 25,840 $724K
Arizona 24,597 $703K
Oregon 22,281 $701K
Maryland 22,125 $661K
Kansas 21,060 $566K
Iowa 20,379 $539K
Colorado 19,617 $636K
West Virginia 18,977 $511K
Connecticut 17,116 $461K
Nebraska 12,490 $322K
New Mexico 11,035 $307K
Nevada 10,385 $277K
Maine 8,329 $266K
Utah 8,147 $243K
Idaho 7,413 $200K
Rhode Island 7,388 $191K
South Dakota 6,248 $166K
New Hampshire 5,599 $172K
Montana 5,258 $139K
District of Columbia 4,131 $108K
North Dakota 4,029 $103K
Delaware 3,609 $118K
Hawaii 3,301 $97.5K
Vermont 3,231 $90.4K
Wyoming 2,577 $69K
Alaska 2,568 $52.8K
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths 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
DAVID STUART MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

MINNEAPOLIS

Minnesota

DAVID LAPOSKY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PINE RIVER

Minnesota

DALE ANTANITUS M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

CARLISLE

Massachusetts

MARK BILETCH MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

MANCHESTER

New Hampshire

TASLIM KHATTAK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

SUSAN ALBOVIAS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHICAGO

Illinois

ROBERT MCKISSICK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LOGANSPORT

Indiana

LISA PATTANAYAK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ORLANDO

Florida

FRED AUBERT M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

FORT WALTON BEACH

Florida

ELIZABETH COON-NGUYEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HUMBLE

Texas

FLORENTINO LEONG M.D.

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled50

ORLAND PARK

Illinois

KEVIN WOOD MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

MADHU PAMGANAMAMULA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ODESSA

Texas

CHARLES JOINER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

CHARLES MILLER DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ERWIN

Tennessee

GEORGE WAGNER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ROANOKE

Virginia

MICKY BUSBY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAWRENCEBURG

Tennessee

JAMES BARKE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SHINGLEHOUSE

Pennsylvania

THOMAS FAUSETT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ADEL

Georgia

RICARDO CUADRA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

EMORY WALKER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HARTWELL

Georgia

GOJKO STULA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

DON WAGONER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BURLINGTON

Indiana

CARLOS SCHWEITZER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DERBY

Connecticut

DAVID CASH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

STATESVILLE

North Carolina