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BENZTROPINE MESYLATE

Treats symptoms of Parkinson's disease or side effects of other drugs. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

2.39M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 130 of 3362

$24.9M
Retail Cost

Rank: 572 of 3362

306,664
Patients

Rank: 226 of 3362

88,542
Prescribers

Rank: 273 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 30,707 228,025 $2.74M
New York 25,540 193,352 $1.92M
Florida 21,452 143,339 $1.4M
Pennsylvania 16,457 127,889 $1.36M
Texas 19,055 125,202 $1.32M
Ohio 14,820 117,109 $1.23M
Illinois 12,494 91,547 $1.12M
Michigan 11,752 87,001 $847K
North Carolina 11,447 84,386 $838K
New Jersey 9,465 74,368 $745K
Massachusetts 9,230 69,203 $669K
Georgia 9,802 69,182 $639K
Missouri 8,327 66,986 $701K
Tennessee 8,930 62,064 $595K
Virginia 7,486 53,782 $553K
Maryland 6,730 53,210 $527K
Indiana 6,376 48,094 $536K
Wisconsin 5,492 46,920 $502K
Alabama 6,608 44,491 $470K
Connecticut 5,078 40,838 $383K
Louisiana 5,952 40,581 $432K
South Carolina 5,334 37,462 $367K
Arizona 5,268 36,033 $337K
Washington 4,811 35,783 $374K
Minnesota 4,589 35,094 $378K
Mississippi 4,988 34,489 $324K
Kentucky 4,449 31,397 $338K
Iowa 3,494 27,155 $280K
Arkansas 3,375 23,639 $241K
Oregon 3,156 23,454 $261K
Colorado 3,228 23,182 $260K
Kansas 2,781 20,821 $217K
Oklahoma 2,841 19,370 $197K
West Virginia 2,178 15,948 $163K
Nebraska 2,054 15,634 $161K
Maine 1,610 11,166 $111K
New Mexico 1,827 11,008 $119K
Nevada 1,690 10,604 $98.2K
Rhode Island 1,406 10,522 $106K
Utah 1,391 10,239 $127K
Delaware 1,217 9,264 $94.1K
Idaho 1,277 9,248 $96.4K
New Hampshire 1,199 8,567 $70.9K
District of Columbia 1,275 7,118 $65.3K
Alaska 491 7,102 $49K
Hawaii 902 6,441 $67.5K
North Dakota 781 5,868 $58.1K
Montana 651 5,087 $54.1K
South Dakota 619 4,715 $46.8K
Vermont 558 4,121 $40.8K
Wyoming 352 2,088 $21.4K
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 BENZTROPINE MESYLATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
TWANA ROKHZAY JAFF M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MARTINSVILLE

Virginia

JUDY THURMAN NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

JOJU VARIATH MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

COAL GROVE

Ohio

CAROL GARFEIN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

GEORGE PHAM M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

DAN GUYER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

GROSSE POINTE FARMS

Michigan

DEBORAH KRAUSE D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

JEFFERSON CITY

Missouri

CARLOS MURALLES M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

WEST COVINA

California

JOSEPH BOLGER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MINDEN

Louisiana

PATRICIA LENZ APRN-NP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled50

LINCOLN

Nebraska

MAXIMILIANO CARDOZO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

GEORGE ATHEY M.D.

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

COLORADO SPRINGS

Colorado

OMAYRA ORTIZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

LUNA ISKANDER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

MACCLENNY

Florida

THO TRAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

PORT ARTHUR

Texas

AMBER LACINA BSN, RN, MSN, APMHNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled50

WAVERLY

Iowa

PAUL D'AMBROSIO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CONCORD

Massachusetts

CONNIE CHANDLER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

OZARK

Alabama

GEOFFREY WHITLEY FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

EAST BOSTON

Massachusetts

GREGORY GASS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

MITCHELL SHEPHERD PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled50

OREM

Utah

MARY PAAL APRN

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled50

BENTON

Arkansas

PAUL MITCH MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

TOLEDO

Ohio

ABID HUSSAIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HEMET

California

EMILY WALKER CNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled50

ATHENS

Ohio