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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
BENTON DAVIDSON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled250

SALEM

Oregon

MICHAEL REEVES MD

General Practice

Claims Filled250

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

ROBERT GLISCZINSKI N.P.-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled247

OSHKOSH

Wisconsin

DICK OWENS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled247

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

WILLIAM MALLONEE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled246

HUTCHINSON

Kansas

JEFFREY HAGEDORN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled245

COLUMBUS

Indiana

LAURENCE PETTY M.D.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled244

PLANT CITY

Florida

ANTOINE MITRI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled244

DOWNEY

California

HAO HUANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled243

CRANSTON

Rhode Island

NOEL OLSEN M.D.,

Neurology

Claims Filled243

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

R BRYANT MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled242

WICHITA

Kansas

LAURENCE LUM D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled242

DESLOGE

Missouri

SAMUEL WALKER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled237

LUVERNE

Alabama

JOHN GAIDRY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled234

SAN DIEGO

California

JAMES SEXSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled234

AUSTELL

Georgia

JOHN SELGESTAD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled233

DIXON

Illinois

JAGDISH SIDHPURA MD

Neurology

Claims Filled232

COLUMBUS

Georgia

DALE GOINS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled232

HOPE

Arkansas

JAMES RIDER D.O.

Claims Filled232

WINCHESTER

Kansas

GEORGE WANG M.D

Neurology

Claims Filled229

MESA

Arizona

ROGELIO ZALDIVAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled228

MIAMI

Florida

ANDREW COLMAN DO

General Practice

Claims Filled227

WESTLAND

Michigan

PAUL PARKEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled225

WICHITA FALLS

Texas

SAMUEL STONE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled224

CHESTER

South Carolina

PAUL EMMANS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled223

SELAH

Washington