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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
HOSAM KAMEL M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled205

HOT SPRINGS

Arkansas

TONY RUIZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled205

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

DAVID COFFEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled205

ONEIDA

Tennessee

THOMAS DIGERONIMO M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled204

PLANT CITY

Florida

JASVIR SIDHU MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled203

PORTERVILLE

California

CYNTHIA WAGNON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled203

DELHI

Louisiana

RICHARD WEDDLE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled203

JACKSON

Mississippi

JAMES ANTHONY M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled203

CINCINNATI

Ohio

ELBERT HINES M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled202

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

JOHN WAGNER M.D., C.M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled202

CULLMAN

Alabama

ERNEST EASON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled202

BURLINGTON

North Carolina

TANIN PARICH MD

Claims Filled201

ALTON

Illinois

CHINH NONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled200

MARIANNA

Florida

MIGUEL STUBBS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled200

SMYRNA

Georgia

JUAN JOY MD

Specialist

Claims Filled199

WINTER HAVEN

Florida

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled198

LORAIN

Ohio

RAJENDRA GAVINI M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled198

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

RAMIRO FLORES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled198

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

LINGAIAH JANUMPALLY MD

Neurology

Claims Filled197

LANCASTER

California

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled197

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

THOMAS TESKE M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled197

EL CENTRO

California

KEIVAN GOLCHINI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled196

BEVERLY HILLS

California

SIVARAM SUDHAKAR M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled196

AMARILLO

Texas

STEPHEN BURGER M. D.

Neurology

Claims Filled195

BELLEVILLE

Illinois

KISHOR PATEL MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled194

ROCKY RIVER

Ohio