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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
EVERETT BRYANT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled220

DEARBORN

Michigan

JOHN BUDAY M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled220

ESSEXVILLE

Michigan

DIANA HYLTON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled220

MERCED

California

FRANK BUCHANAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled219

HANFORD

California

CARLOS PEREZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled218

MIAMI

Florida

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled217

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

NALINI SAMUEL MD

Neurology

Claims Filled217

FORT GRATIOT

Michigan

GRETCHEN SEROTA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled217

CINCINNATI

Ohio

KIRK SMITH DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled217

MIDDLETOWN

Ohio

ANTHONY MURRO MD

Neurology

Claims Filled216

AUGUSTA

Georgia

PAUL PARKEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled216

WICHITA FALLS

Texas

PHILLIP IMMESOETE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled216

PEORIA

Illinois

MICHAEL MARKOPOULOS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled213

DEL MAR

California

JOHN SELGESTAD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled213

DIXON

Illinois

GEORGE PURSLEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled212

AUGUSTA

Georgia

PIYUSH PATEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled211

COLUMBUS

Georgia

SCOTT BRADLEY MD

General Practice

Claims Filled211

SAN FRANCISCO

California

BASSAM ALBARCHA MD,FACP

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled210

EAST SAINT LOUIS

Illinois

PETER GRECO MD

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled210

WATERBURY

Connecticut

JAMES RIDER D.O.

Claims Filled210

WINCHESTER

Kansas

WILLIAM SMITH MD

Neurology

Claims Filled210

PORTLAND

Oregon

DONALD HARRIS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled209

COLUMBUS

Indiana

ANDREW COLMAN DO

General Practice

Claims Filled208

WESTLAND

Michigan

JAMES ANDERSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled208

ASHLAND CITY

Tennessee

MOHAMMAD ASSAF MD

Specialist

Claims Filled207

MEMPHIS

Tennessee