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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
ROBERT SANDERS D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled512

EL CAJON

California

ATUL SHETH MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled512

SPRING VALLEY

Illinois

RICHARD RENKA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled511

RAPID CITY

South Dakota

KARL JONES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled505

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

HEIDI HENNINGER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled504

SCARBOROUGH

Maine

RAE HANSON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled500

EAU CLAIRE

Wisconsin

ERIC FAN D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled500

THOMASVILLE

Georgia

ROBERT JESPERSEN M.D.

Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Claims Filled498

CHICAGO

Illinois

SETH ADELMAN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled497

STATEN ISLAND

New York

PETER KONTOS DO

Psychiatry

Claims Filled497

CLEVELAND

Ohio

MARK LASSISE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled492

MASON CITY

Iowa

JAMES GRINDLE PMH NP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled490

BANGOR

Maine

KAREN LAPP NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled490

MARSHFIELD

Wisconsin

TAMALA BOS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled490

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

KATHERINE KIM MIURA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled489

BEVERLY

Massachusetts

BASSEL ABOU-KHALIL MD

Neurology

Claims Filled488

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

MICHAEL LITTLE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled487

PARADISE

California

LAURA LYNAM M.D.

Clinical Neurophysiology

Claims Filled483

TACOMA

Washington

RAZVAN VAIDA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled479

NEW FREEDOM

Pennsylvania

PATRICK BROWN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled474

REDDING

California

KENNETH MURRAY M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled472

ORCHARD PARK

New York

CAROLYN JOHNSON PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled469

IOWA CITY

Iowa

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled469

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

LAWREN MERIDETH M D

Psychiatry

Claims Filled468

NORMAN

Oklahoma

GEORGE MORRIS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled464

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin