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LAMOTRIGINE

Treats certain types of seizures and mood disorders. Often used along with other medicines. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

2.96M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 105 of 3238

$58.4M
Retail Cost

Rank: 327 of 3238

392,578
Patients

Rank: 184 of 3238

140,244
Prescribers

Rank: 175 of 3238

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44%

of people say

it's worth it

42%

of people say

it worked well

32%

of people say

it's a huge hassle
Alternatives:

Depakote Tegretol Topamax

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 32,869 223,529 $4.74M
New York 24,868 189,881 $4.41M
Pennsylvania 21,395 169,619 $3.32M
Florida 26,489 166,584 $3.25M
Ohio 17,317 129,505 $3.01M
Massachusetts 16,075 126,387 $2.13M
Texas 19,536 123,221 $2.5M
North Carolina 16,746 118,144 $2.25M
Michigan 15,907 111,422 $2.23M
Illinois 12,876 95,175 $2.1M
Tennessee 12,531 85,980 $1.44M
Missouri 11,252 84,899 $1.62M
Wisconsin 10,556 83,168 $1.79M
Washington 11,203 82,594 $1.43M
Indiana 9,589 68,760 $1.5M
Georgia 10,029 66,448 $1.29M
New Jersey 8,815 66,287 $1.2M
Minnesota 7,747 60,228 $1.28M
Arizona 8,786 59,427 $1.16M
Oregon 7,376 52,088 $893K
Kentucky 7,798 50,399 $1.11M
Virginia 7,501 49,774 $1.08M
Connecticut 6,006 47,187 $873K
Alabama 6,733 45,312 $708K
Colorado 6,497 42,977 $895K
Oklahoma 6,160 41,958 $788K
Iowa 4,576 38,086 $634K
Maryland 5,540 35,902 $760K
South Carolina 5,360 34,218 $681K
Kansas 4,288 32,759 $657K
Arkansas 4,371 31,182 $540K
Louisiana 4,499 30,948 $527K
West Virginia 4,182 30,896 $593K
Maine 3,893 28,413 $480K
Nebraska 3,135 23,818 $400K
Utah 3,312 23,169 $433K
Mississippi 3,018 21,900 $384K
New Mexico 3,192 20,928 $382K
Idaho 2,667 19,412 $271K
Rhode Island 2,195 17,043 $243K
New Hampshire 2,380 16,449 $302K
Nevada 2,443 14,815 $306K
Montana 1,694 12,861 $221K
Vermont 1,472 10,080 $167K
South Dakota 1,149 9,918 $235K
Delaware 1,287 8,411 $159K
North Dakota 1,070 8,310 $144K
Hawaii 1,017 6,715 $120K
Alaska 604 6,062 $84.2K
Wyoming 712 4,923 $81.5K
District of Columbia 756 4,243 $85.6K
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 LAMOTRIGINE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ROBERT LEMONS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

APOPKA

Florida

EDWIN HOEPER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

GOLDSBORO

North Carolina

JAMES FERRENDELLI M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

MARLA HALLER D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

JACKSON

Ohio

HENRY ECHIVERRI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

WARRENVILLE

Illinois

LUTHER WILLMORE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

ST LOUIS

Missouri

HENRY GOODMAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

ASHLAND

Kentucky

CAROLINE GEELAN D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

TODD SMITH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MURPHYSBORO

Illinois

DENISE HOSIER RN

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled50

DENVER

Colorado

ROBERT MCFADDEN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

CHERRY HILL

New Jersey

DAVID COOK MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

WEAVERVILLE

North Carolina

ELLEN SALURAND M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

LISA CAPALDINI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAN FRANCISCO

California

HEATHER GEIS MD

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

WILLIAM BELL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

FRANKLIN

Tennessee

DAVID LEISTIKOW M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROOMFIELD

Colorado

THEODORE MAUGER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

ILANA SLAFF-GALATAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

BRONX

New York

JOHN HARLAN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

LEES SUMMIT

Missouri

DIPAKKUMAR PANDYA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

FLEMINGTON

New Jersey

JOE ETTER D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BURLESON

Texas

JEFFREY SELEY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

WYOMISSING

Pennsylvania

MOHAMMAD ILYAS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

MERRILLVILLE

Indiana

PATRICIA KENT M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

MEDIA

Pennsylvania