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LAMOTRIGINE

Treats certain types of seizures and mood disorders. Often used along with other medicines. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

1.91M
Medicare Part D Claims
$71.2M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 183,388 $5.43M
New York 148,203 $5.24M
Pennsylvania 139,400 $4.01M
Florida 130,886 $3.67M
Ohio 105,384 $2.6M
Massachusetts 105,296 $3.69M
Texas 95,613 $3.23M
North Carolina 92,471 $2.32M
Michigan 88,691 $3.16M
Illinois 84,549 $2.65M
Missouri 72,822 $1.86M
Wisconsin 70,603 $2.14M
Tennessee 68,668 $1.82M
Washington 68,256 $2.03M
New Jersey 56,466 $1.57M
Indiana 55,732 $1.67M
Minnesota 52,296 $1.51M
Georgia 51,247 $1.43M
Arizona 50,170 $1.33M
Virginia 41,596 $1.25M
Oregon 39,573 $1.39M
Connecticut 38,611 $1.17M
Alabama 37,193 $1.14M
Kentucky 36,741 $1.08M
Colorado 33,677 $1.13M
Iowa 32,755 $797K
Oklahoma 32,409 $998K
Maryland 29,543 $935K
South Carolina 27,274 $877K
Kansas 27,112 $734K
West Virginia 25,854 $643K
Arkansas 25,231 $686K
Louisiana 25,014 $570K
Maine 24,911 $579K
Puerto Rico 21,262 $378K
Mississippi 20,806 $478K
Nebraska 19,784 $492K
Utah 18,860 $722K
Idaho 16,422 $422K
New Mexico 16,079 $412K
Rhode Island 13,918 $507K
New Hampshire 13,492 $323K
Nevada 11,314 $374K
Montana 10,642 $297K
Vermont 9,321 $292K
South Dakota 7,476 $205K
Delaware 6,753 $236K
Hawaii 5,819 $229K
North Dakota 5,612 $127K
Alaska 5,284 $167K
Wyoming 4,307 $125K
District of Columbia 2,142 $64.2K
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 LAMOTRIGINE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MOHMMAD MUNIR M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,217

DEDHAM

Massachusetts

OBUL REDDY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,119

SPRINGFIELD

Illinois

MARVIN PIBURN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,043

INDEPENDENCE

Iowa

CATHY MCNEW CRNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled1,011

HERSHEY

Pennsylvania

GREGORY CONNOR M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled987

TULSA

Oklahoma

HEATHER ROWE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled969

OPELIKA

Alabama

MOHAMMAD HASAN MD

Addiction Psychiatry

Claims Filled959

BECKLEY

West Virginia

DEDENIA YAP MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled954

BUFFALO

New York

SANDEEP SAROCH MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled934

ASHLAND

Kentucky

MEREDITH FINE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled934

SEATTLE

Washington

ERIC GELLER M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled922

LIVINGSTON

New Jersey

NORMA FELTS FNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled905

GREENEVILLE

Tennessee

ERIC BARNES D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled852

COLUMBIA

Missouri

FERNANDO MENDEZ-VILLAMIL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled794

MIAMI

Florida

PATRICIA PENOVICH MD

Neurology

Claims Filled786

SAINT PAUL

Minnesota

SYAM KUNAM MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled770

REDLANDS

California

RAJNIKANT KOTHARI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled756

MASSILLON

Ohio

WILLIAM SMITH MD

Neurology

Claims Filled752

PORTLAND

Oregon

HORACIO CAPOTE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled752

AMHERST

New York

TIMOTHY POWELL MD

Neurology

Claims Filled741

SPOKANE

Washington

JAMES VALERIANO MD

Neurology

Claims Filled729

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

DEANNA DICKENS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled724

SAINT PAUL

Minnesota

WILLIAM ROBERTS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled715

ARCADIA

Wisconsin

DANIEL HYUN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled714

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

HENRY WEHMAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled713

CARLISLE

Pennsylvania