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CARBAMAZEPINE XR

Tegretol 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 2013

172K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 548 of 3238

$20.3M
Retail Cost

Rank: 603 of 3238

27,753
Patients

Rank: 647 of 3238

24,648
Prescribers

Rank: 531 of 3238

User Reviews of Related Drug Tegretol »

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46%

of people say

it's worth it

31%

of people say

it worked well

23%

of people say

it's a huge hassle
Alternatives:

Lamictal Topamax Neurontin

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Pennsylvania 1,957 13,888 $1.57M
New York 1,965 12,302 $1.38M
Texas 1,850 9,761 $1.26M
Ohio 1,285 9,194 $976K
Illinois 1,223 8,404 $950K
California 1,542 8,158 $1.04M
Michigan 1,391 7,591 $1.01M
North Carolina 1,140 7,121 $806K
Florida 1,321 6,901 $846K
Massachusetts 907 5,908 $706K
Missouri 903 5,411 $595K
New Jersey 801 5,372 $627K
Arizona 889 4,567 $471K
Minnesota 714 4,457 $544K
Washington 665 4,118 $541K
Virginia 656 3,769 $461K
Georgia 634 3,634 $426K
Wisconsin 555 3,465 $398K
Indiana 564 3,301 $416K
Connecticut 430 2,720 $307K
South Carolina 415 2,686 $296K
Oregon 436 2,571 $327K
Tennessee 494 2,419 $285K
Alabama 421 2,312 $250K
Kentucky 415 2,309 $278K
Colorado 397 2,154 $274K
Louisiana 369 1,939 $229K
Oklahoma 291 1,646 $190K
Maine 275 1,633 $198K
Maryland 319 1,600 $206K
Kansas 279 1,582 $184K
Iowa 267 1,580 $180K
Arkansas 268 1,472 $177K
Nebraska 201 1,469 $163K
New Mexico 227 1,318 $158K
Utah 210 1,302 $151K
Mississippi 229 1,188 $141K
West Virginia 206 1,147 $143K
Rhode Island 150 1,064 $123K
Idaho 135 894 $110K
North Dakota 131 846 $108K
New Hampshire 156 840 $104K
Nevada 172 763 $108K
Montana 114 680 $84.6K
Alaska 47 533 $47.8K
Vermont 73 457 $60K
South Dakota 70 431 $50.6K
Hawaii 59 406 $53.9K
Delaware 48 372 $49.4K
District of Columbia 44 238 $26.9K
Wyoming 40 237 $28.7K
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 CARBAMAZEPINE XR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
CHRISTINA KREMER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled352

JACKSON

Ohio

CHRISTOPHER SEARS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled318

TIFFIN

Ohio

SETH ADELMAN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled223

STATEN ISLAND

New York

RICHARD GRANT MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled221

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

KEITH GATCHELL M.D.

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

Claims Filled214

CLINTON

South Carolina

EDITH WIGMAN PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled202

KINSTON

North Carolina

ROLAND CREVECOEUR M.D

Pediatrics

Claims Filled183

HOLLIDAYSBURG

Pennsylvania

CATHERINE PHILLIPS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled175

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

OSAMA EL-SHAFIE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled169

OAKBROOK TERRACE

Illinois

CATHY MCNEW CRNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled163

HERSHEY

Pennsylvania

HARVEY BENNETT MD

Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology

Claims Filled163

MORRISTOWN

New Jersey

ANNE OWUSU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled150

CLINTON

South Carolina

MARK SIMON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled150

CHICAGO

Illinois

ELLEN DELEA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled148

ELWYN

Pennsylvania

ROBERT COSHAREK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled148

EBENSBURG

Pennsylvania

GREGORY BARKLEY M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled144

DETROIT

Michigan

MARSHA WILLIAMS NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled136

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

DIPAKKUMAR AMIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled133

TIFFIN

Ohio

AHMAD MUR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled133

HILLSBOROUGH

New Jersey

DANIEL HERRING DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled124

CLYDE

Ohio

SURENDRA CHAGANTI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled123

ST LOUIS

Missouri

JESS COLLINS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled120

ALBANY

New York

JONATHAN ROSS M.D.

Claims Filled116

METHUEN

Massachusetts

BRIAN CHICOINE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled114

PARK RIDGE

Illinois

REMUS NERVEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled112

COLUMBUS

Ohio