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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
ROBERT JESPERSEN M.D.

Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Claims Filled538

CHICAGO

Illinois

BUNTEE CO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled537

FEWTUS

Missouri

SETH ADELMAN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled537

STATEN ISLAND

New York

SHARON FARBER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled536

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

JEFFREY KLOPPER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled535

SMYRNA

Georgia

BALDEV SINGH MD

Neurology

Claims Filled534

VALHALLA

New York

MICHAEL LITTLE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled534

PARADISE

California

MARK HENSLEY ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled534

LEON

Iowa

AARON BROOKS ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled532

SAINT PETERSBURG

Florida

ROBERT SANDERS D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled529

EL CAJON

California

LIXIN ZHANG M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled527

AMHERST

New York

JAMES LEAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled526

WASHBURN

Wisconsin

ANGELA OLOMON DO, FACN

Psychiatry

Claims Filled525

BOLIVAR

Missouri

JOSEPH COOK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled525

AMERICAN FORK

Utah

FRANCES SWARN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled524

ASHLAND

Ohio

TEODORO BORDADOR MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled524

SALEM

Indiana

CATHY KENNEDY PCNS

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled523

WARWICK

Rhode Island

GREGORY PUPILLO MD

Neurology

Claims Filled522

LA CROSSE

Wisconsin

SURENDRA CHAGANTI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled522

ST LOUIS

Missouri

MYRKA TORRES MD

Neurology

Claims Filled521

TUCSON

Arizona

MARSHALL LUCAS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled519

THE WOODLANDS

Texas

NILDA GARCIA SILVA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled518

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

WILLIAM ROSENFELD M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled516

CHESTERFIELD

Missouri

CHARLES RODWELL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled516

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

ROBERT DUCKROW MD

Neurology

Claims Filled516

NEW HAVEN

Connecticut