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CARBAMAZEPINE XR

CARBAMAZEPINE

Tegretol (Carbamazepine) is an antiepileptic. Researchers don't know exactly how it works, but it seems to block certain kinds of nerve activity to reduce seizures and pain. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Tegretol

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

174K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 558 of 3362

$23.7M
Retail Cost

Rank: 598 of 3362

28,175
Patients

Rank: 674 of 3362

25,118
Prescribers

Rank: 567 of 3362

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58%

of people say

it's worth it

42%

of people say

it worked well

21%

of people say

it's a huge hassle
Alternatives:

Lamictal Topamax Neurontin

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Pennsylvania 1,936 13,197 $1.77M
New York 1,933 11,821 $1.57M
Ohio 1,329 10,273 $1.25M
Texas 1,893 9,701 $1.46M
California 1,645 8,653 $1.26M
Illinois 1,244 8,377 $1.06M
Michigan 1,397 7,613 $1.17M
North Carolina 1,200 7,364 $931K
Florida 1,408 7,111 $975K
Missouri 911 5,829 $737K
Massachusetts 894 5,776 $824K
New Jersey 791 5,363 $733K
Arizona 848 4,292 $512K
Washington 658 4,246 $659K
Minnesota 677 4,229 $605K
Wisconsin 601 3,753 $521K
Virginia 678 3,722 $533K
Georgia 605 3,528 $479K
Indiana 569 3,256 $453K
Oregon 447 2,761 $390K
South Carolina 442 2,689 $335K
Colorado 454 2,631 $372K
Connecticut 417 2,621 $361K
Tennessee 486 2,443 $319K
Kentucky 402 2,321 $320K
Alabama 418 2,222 $285K
Louisiana 400 2,168 $292K
Maryland 331 1,740 $255K
Oklahoma 298 1,641 $238K
Iowa 260 1,596 $208K
Maine 265 1,537 $219K
Arkansas 260 1,500 $202K
Nebraska 213 1,481 $187K
Kansas 241 1,385 $190K
Mississippi 240 1,363 $183K
New Mexico 235 1,343 $194K
West Virginia 207 1,259 $165K
Rhode Island 156 1,167 $146K
Utah 191 1,166 $166K
New Hampshire 154 884 $129K
Nevada 182 830 $133K
Idaho 124 820 $111K
North Dakota 130 782 $113K
Montana 106 773 $110K
Alaska 55 668 $58.9K
South Dakota 61 466 $53.1K
Hawaii 71 427 $64.9K
Vermont 97 424 $68K
Delaware 53 358 $50.8K
Wyoming 46 291 $41.5K
District of Columbia 51 247 $31.9K
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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 CARBAMAZEPINE XR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
CHRISTOPHER SEARS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled561

TIFFIN

Ohio

REMUS NERVEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled341

COLUMBUS

Ohio

DIPAKKUMAR AMIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled228

TIFFIN

Ohio

EDITH WIGMAN PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled211

KINSTON

North Carolina

CHRISTINA KREMER-GOODSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled204

GALLIPOLIS

Ohio

RICHARD GRANT MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled194

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

JANET BROCKWELL MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled186

CAMBRIDGE

Ohio

ANNE OWUSU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled176

CLINTON

South Carolina

SETH ADELMAN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled169

STATEN ISLAND

New York

GREGORY BARKLEY M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled156

DETROIT

Michigan

THOMAS TAFELSKI D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled155

TOLEDO

Ohio

CATHY MCNEW CRNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled153

HERSHEY

Pennsylvania

HARVEY BENNETT MD

Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology

Claims Filled153

MORRISTOWN

New Jersey

KEITH GATCHELL M.D.

Respite Care Facility, Respite Care, Mental Retardation and/or Developmental Disabilities

Claims Filled153

CLINTON

South Carolina

OSAMA EL-SHAFIE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled151

OAKBROOK TERRACE

Illinois

CATHERINE PHILLIPS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled148

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

MARK SIMON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled145

CHICAGO

Illinois

ELLEN DELEA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled142

ELWYN

Pennsylvania

BRIAN CHICOINE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled135

PARK RIDGE

Illinois

BRONWEN MAGRAW M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled132

GRAND JUNCTION

Colorado

KENNETH RICKLER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled132

PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

JONATHAN ROSS M.D.

Claims Filled128

METHUEN

Massachusetts

JESS COLLINS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled128

CLIFTON PARK

New York

DANIEL HERRING DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled127

CLYDE

Ohio

ROLAND CREVECOEUR M.D

Pediatrics

Claims Filled118

HOLLIDAYSBURG

Pennsylvania