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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. Phenytoin is in a class of medications called anticonvulsants. It works by decreasing abnormal electrical activity in the brain. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

1.69M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 172 of 3238

$40.3M
Retail Cost

Rank: 427 of 3238

240,979
Patients

Rank: 254 of 3238

142,492
Prescribers

Rank: 172 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 24,186 152,118 $3.87M
Texas 18,245 111,942 $2.9M
Florida 15,548 97,444 $2.26M
Pennsylvania 11,460 83,352 $2.01M
New York 11,705 79,827 $1.9M
Ohio 10,935 75,924 $1.81M
Illinois 10,471 72,364 $1.82M
North Carolina 8,438 58,688 $1.27M
Michigan 9,389 58,440 $1.53M
Georgia 7,878 56,322 $1.3M
Tennessee 7,777 54,608 $1.25M
Missouri 6,154 45,002 $1.04M
Alabama 5,987 41,537 $931K
Kentucky 5,455 39,718 $943K
Louisiana 5,266 36,344 $798K
Virginia 5,230 35,543 $833K
Indiana 5,383 35,402 $927K
Mississippi 4,906 34,786 $721K
New Jersey 5,307 33,558 $811K
Massachusetts 4,697 33,163 $779K
South Carolina 4,740 32,857 $765K
Arkansas 4,171 29,589 $686K
Washington 4,477 29,315 $714K
Wisconsin 3,945 28,217 $690K
Minnesota 3,855 26,554 $656K
Arizona 3,769 22,935 $556K
Oklahoma 3,442 22,798 $565K
Maryland 3,459 20,943 $538K
Oregon 3,005 20,201 $519K
Kansas 2,721 19,663 $475K
Iowa 2,414 18,524 $416K
West Virginia 2,558 18,309 $414K
Colorado 2,900 18,091 $443K
Connecticut 2,352 15,767 $380K
Nebraska 1,532 11,790 $251K
New Mexico 1,638 9,984 $253K
Nevada 1,637 9,583 $218K
Utah 1,245 7,831 $203K
Maine 1,131 7,139 $208K
Rhode Island 937 6,822 $149K
Idaho 964 6,421 $158K
South Dakota 799 6,180 $136K
Montana 742 5,150 $114K
New Hampshire 793 5,111 $137K
North Dakota 586 4,097 $90.9K
District of Columbia 630 3,950 $91.3K
Delaware 597 3,387 $102K
Hawaii 568 3,275 $81.1K
Alaska 250 2,680 $45.2K
Vermont 419 2,569 $64.6K
Wyoming 316 2,154 $47.1K
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 PHENYTOIN SODIUM EXTENDED

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ROBERT GLISCZINSKI N.P.-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled247

OSHKOSH

Wisconsin

WAYNE SHEN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled246

SALINAS

California

RICHARD DIETHELM M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled243

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

VINCENT DILELLA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled242

DUNEDIN

Florida

SAMUEL STONE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled240

CHESTER

South Carolina

KENNETH WRITESEL D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled239

WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE

Ohio

ASHOK KANCHARLA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled239

ROYSTON

Georgia

DAN WATERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled236

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

MUNTHER HIJAZIN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled233

DOWNEY

California

DAVID KAVTARADZE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled232

CORDELE

Georgia

ROBERT VOGEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled232

MIDLAND

Texas

JAGDISH SIDHPURA MD

Neurology

Claims Filled232

COLUMBUS

Georgia

MARIUS MCFARLAND M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled230

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

SUSAN DOWNEY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled230

FRESNO

California

JOEL GONCE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled227

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

GEORGE DMYTRENKO M.D., PH.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled226

PENSACOLA

Florida

BENTON DAVIDSON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled225

SALEM

Oregon

MICHAEL DJERNES M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled224

NAMPA

Idaho

KENNETH RICE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled224

LUBBOCK

Texas

ANTOINE MITRI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled223

DOWNEY

California

EDMUND YAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled222

STOCKTON

California

SHRINATH KAMAT MD PA

Neurology

Claims Filled222

TAMPA

Florida

AJAY ANAND M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled221

WESTON

Massachusetts

MALCOLM BROWN MD

General Practice

Claims Filled221

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled221

TONGANOXIE

Kansas