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LAMOTRIGINE

Treats certain types of seizures and mood disorders. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

3.17M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 99 of 3362

$50.4M
Retail Cost

Rank: 399 of 3362

424,168
Patients

Rank: 176 of 3362

148,105
Prescribers

Rank: 171 of 3362

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67%

of people say

it's worth it

59%

of people say

it worked well

19%

of people say

it's a huge hassle
Alternatives:

Depakote Tegretol Topamax

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 35,655 239,015 $4.14M
New York 26,775 203,116 $3.59M
Florida 28,857 177,764 $2.76M
Pennsylvania 22,638 177,651 $2.82M
Ohio 18,616 140,370 $2.56M
Texas 21,230 133,997 $2.17M
Massachusetts 16,919 133,714 $1.83M
North Carolina 18,095 127,083 $1.86M
Michigan 17,191 118,278 $1.94M
Illinois 14,179 102,966 $2.05M
Missouri 12,026 90,669 $1.4M
Tennessee 13,282 90,620 $1.25M
Washington 12,478 88,904 $1.29M
Wisconsin 11,232 86,630 $1.57M
Georgia 10,875 73,724 $1.12M
Indiana 10,201 72,705 $1.3M
New Jersey 9,335 70,733 $995K
Minnesota 8,426 64,600 $1.09M
Arizona 9,637 63,329 $949K
Oregon 8,013 56,741 $804K
Virginia 8,291 54,730 $940K
Kentucky 8,070 51,921 $916K
Connecticut 6,367 49,713 $732K
Colorado 7,418 48,487 $851K
Alabama 7,228 47,309 $628K
Oklahoma 6,721 45,734 $685K
Iowa 4,916 40,025 $532K
South Carolina 6,024 39,759 $657K
Maryland 6,179 39,116 $647K
Kansas 4,485 34,494 $553K
Arkansas 4,661 33,407 $468K
Louisiana 4,912 32,865 $449K
West Virginia 4,440 31,493 $456K
Maine 4,111 30,207 $387K
Nebraska 3,468 26,415 $350K
Utah 3,484 23,354 $346K
Mississippi 3,245 23,328 $305K
New Mexico 3,403 22,014 $344K
Idaho 2,911 20,739 $242K
New Hampshire 2,627 18,016 $252K
Rhode Island 2,310 17,829 $204K
Nevada 2,826 16,867 $279K
Montana 1,875 14,022 $195K
Vermont 1,594 11,041 $148K
South Dakota 1,237 10,455 $193K
North Dakota 1,210 9,254 $126K
Delaware 1,365 8,869 $153K
Alaska 633 6,772 $127K
Hawaii 948 6,668 $101K
Wyoming 754 5,254 $72.8K
District of Columbia 812 4,237 $75.7K
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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
PHILLIP WHITE M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled589

WEST CHESTER

Ohio

RUDY SANTOSO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled587

HICKORY

North Carolina

ERIC MOFFET MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled586

KINGSPORT

Tennessee

ENEDINA BERRONES MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled586

CLEVELAND

Ohio

HENRY WEHMAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled586

CARLISLE

Pennsylvania

ALI MELHEM M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled578

STEUBENVILLE

Ohio

EDUARDO RENTAS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled578

MANATI

Puerto Rico

MARLISE FREY CNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled577

CHICAGO

Illinois

JAMES DICKERSON ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled576

COUNCIL BLUFFS

Iowa

KENNETH CHAN D.O.

Neurology

Claims Filled575

JONESBORO

Arkansas

FAY CANNON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled572

NEW PORT RICHEY

Florida

RENEE NGO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled570

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

PATRICIA ROGERS NP

Neurology

Claims Filled569

ROCHESTER

New York

TODD MUNESES MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled568

NEW FREEDOM

Pennsylvania

JORGE ASCONAPE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled564

OAKBROOK TERRACE

Illinois

JEANNE ANN KING M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled562

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

HUGH SHARP MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled561

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

JULIE HANNA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled560

SAINT PAUL

Minnesota

ANDREAS RUNHEIM M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled558

WINSTON-SALEM

North Carolina

JOHN WOJCIK PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled558

SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

ADRIANA PALADE M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled556

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

KATHY MYATT RN, MSN, PMHNP, BC

Registered Nurse, Psychiatric/Mental Health, Adult

Claims Filled556

GASTONIA

North Carolina

LUCRETIA LONG RN, CNP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled555

COLUMBUS

Ohio

MICHAEL DEAL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled555

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

LISA WIRTH M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled554

GAINESVILLE

Georgia