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Prescriber Checkup » LAMOTRIGINE

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
JOHN ERHART MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled594

ROCHESTER

New York

PATRICIA WEBBER CNP, APRN-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled593

KINGSFORD

Michigan

SUBHASH PATEL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled590

GASTONIA

North Carolina

OLIN LEPARD M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled587

WAYNE

Michigan

LINDA LEFLER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled585

SAINT PETERSBURG

Florida

CHARLES RODWELL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled582

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

BIPIN DESAI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled563

MARION

Ohio

DENISE VANACORE PHD, CRNP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled562

LANSDALE

Pennsylvania

MELISSA CARRAN MD

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled561

CAMDEN

New Jersey

YARON ZEDEK MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled555

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

SHEHZAD NIAZI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled552

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

SURENDRA CHAGANTI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled552

ST LOUIS

Missouri

JOHN WOJCIK PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled547

SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

JAMES SHOLTZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled544

COVINGTON

Louisiana

JAMES LEAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled540

WASHBURN

Wisconsin

TEODORO BORDADOR MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled531

SALEM

Indiana

JAMES DICKERSON ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled531

COUNCIL BLUFFS

Iowa

LEO YASON M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled530

BROOKSVILLE

Florida

MARILYN LACHMAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled527

ALBERTVILLE

Alabama

LETITIA COVACI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled526

LANCASTER

Pennsylvania

ERHAN ERGENE

Neurology

Claims Filled524

PEORIA

Illinois

IMAD KHREIM MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled519

PALMER

Massachusetts

RONALD GLEASON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled519

SHERMAN

Texas

JEFFREY KLOPPER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled514

SMYRNA

Georgia

MIGUEL PEREZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled512

MIAMI

Florida