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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
SHAHZAD HASHMI M.D.,

Psychiatry

Claims Filled665

LAWRENCEVILLE

Georgia

AJAY ANAND M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled652

WESTON

Massachusetts

VICTOR BITON M.D.

Clinical Neurophysiology

Claims Filled647

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

JEANNE ANN KING M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled647

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

VENKATACHALAM VEERAPPAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled637

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

KAREN LAPP NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled634

MARSHFIELD

Wisconsin

DONALD WHEATLEY MD

Neurology

Claims Filled629

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

ERIC BARNES D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled621

COLUMBIA

Missouri

KATHY MYATT RN, MSN, PMHNP, BC

Registered Nurse, Psychiatric/Mental Health, Adult

Claims Filled619

GASTONIA

North Carolina

BIPIN DESAI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled607

MARION

Ohio

RUDY SANTOSO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled606

HICKORY

North Carolina

KANDAN KULANDAIVEL M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled604

ABINGTON

Pennsylvania

ENEDINA BERRONES MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled601

CLEVELAND

Ohio

HENRY WEHMAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled597

CARLISLE

Pennsylvania

SALVADOR CENICEROS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled596

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

RICHARD PAVELOCK MD

Specialist

Claims Filled595

DEEP GAP

North Carolina

CASEY PETTIT PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled591

AMHERST

New York

ENRIQUE VARELA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled590

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

ERIC FAN D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled588

THOMASVILLE

Georgia

CAROLYN JOHNSON PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled586

IOWA CITY

Iowa

FERNANDO MENDEZ-VILLAMIL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled585

MIAMI

Florida

NANCY DEVINE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled585

MUSKEGON

Michigan

PATRICIA WEBBER CNP, APRN-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled583

KINGSFORD

Michigan

RICHARD RENKA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled583

RAPID CITY

South Dakota

GEORGE MORRIS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled582

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin