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LAMOTRIGINE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

2.64M
Medicare Part D Claims
$54.1M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 201,553 $3.9M
New York 165,681 $4.23M
Pennsylvania 153,208 $2.94M
Florida 146,966 $3.37M
Ohio 115,683 $2.67M
Massachusetts 115,584 $2.2M
Texas 105,381 $2.16M
North Carolina 103,508 $2.04M
Michigan 98,604 $2M
Illinois 90,622 $2M
Missouri 78,949 $1.48M
Wisconsin 76,997 $1.57M
Washington 75,645 $1.49M
Tennessee 75,010 $1.27M
New Jersey 64,023 $1.44M
Indiana 61,369 $1.26M
Georgia 58,401 $1.11M
Minnesota 56,388 $1.15M
Arizona 56,340 $1.23M
Virginia 45,985 $1.07M
Oregon 44,992 $1.09M
Connecticut 43,208 $824K
Kentucky 41,897 $853K
Alabama 40,610 $654K
Oklahoma 37,948 $737K
Colorado 37,508 $755K
Iowa 35,551 $591K
Maryland 32,812 $639K
South Carolina 31,074 $634K
Kansas 28,985 $510K
West Virginia 27,839 $553K
Louisiana 27,561 $474K
Arkansas 27,512 $518K
Maine 27,507 $553K
Mississippi 22,603 $373K
Nebraska 21,160 $335K
Utah 20,807 $501K
New Mexico 18,621 $371K
Idaho 18,296 $332K
Rhode Island 15,537 $391K
New Hampshire 14,833 $286K
Nevada 13,257 $262K
Montana 11,891 $233K
Vermont 9,668 $165K
South Dakota 7,871 $190K
Delaware 7,512 $133K
Hawaii 6,239 $171K
North Dakota 6,175 $97.8K
Alaska 5,142 $136K
Wyoming 4,894 $82.9K
District of Columbia 2,332 $45.6K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for LAMOTRIGINE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
BIPIN DESAI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled547

MARION

Ohio

JEFFREY SMITH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled544

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

LIXIN ZHANG M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled543

AMHERST

New York

SYAM KUNAM MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled543

REDLANDS

California

JORGE LEAL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled543

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

JOHN ERHART MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled541

ROCHESTER

New York

JASON NELSON CNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled541

DULUTH

Minnesota

KANDAN KULANDAIVEL M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled539

ABINGTON

Pennsylvania

MARCELO LANCMAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled539

WHITE PLAINS

New York

KEITH NAGLE

Neurology

Claims Filled538

BURLINGTON

Vermont

GREGORY PUPILLO MD

Neurology

Claims Filled537

LA CROSSE

Wisconsin

DANIEL LUCIANO M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled536

NEW YORK

New York

CATHERINE PHILLIPS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled536

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

MELISSA CARRAN MD

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled535

CAMDEN

New Jersey

THOMAS NOWOTNY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled534

ST LOUIS

Missouri

GEORGE MORRIS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled532

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

JULIE HANNA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled531

SAINT PAUL

Minnesota

MICHAEL LITTLE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled530

PARADISE

California

JEANNE ANN KING M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled525

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

SHARON FARBER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled523

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

IVAN OSORIO M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled520

KANSAS CITY

Kansas

PETER KONTOS DO

Psychiatry

Claims Filled519

CLEVELAND

Ohio

YARON ZEDEK MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled519

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

CAROLYN JOHNSON PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled518

IOWA CITY

Iowa

WILLIAM ROSENFELD M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled514

CHESTERFIELD

Missouri