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BENZTROPINE MESYLATE

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

1.97M
Medicare Part D Claims
$18.1M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 229,262 $1.93M
New York 183,896 $1.37M
Florida 138,133 $997K
Pennsylvania 116,515 $873K
Texas 115,959 $965K
Ohio 106,722 $889K
Illinois 90,795 $987K
Michigan 79,881 $605K
North Carolina 77,834 $628K
New Jersey 70,191 $556K
Missouri 62,425 $546K
Massachusetts 62,214 $422K
Georgia 61,927 $469K
Tennessee 57,977 $441K
Virginia 51,810 $399K
Maryland 47,429 $368K
Wisconsin 47,405 $392K
Indiana 46,299 $403K
Alabama 44,461 $377K
Connecticut 39,093 $262K
Louisiana 38,661 $310K
Arizona 37,500 $261K
Washington 34,279 $280K
South Carolina 34,075 $257K
Mississippi 33,604 $251K
Minnesota 31,933 $258K
Kentucky 28,492 $243K
Iowa 27,177 $208K
Puerto Rico 24,776 $174K
Oregon 21,803 $178K
Arkansas 21,420 $175K
Colorado 20,075 $195K
Oklahoma 19,366 $163K
Kansas 18,502 $154K
West Virginia 14,073 $103K
Nebraska 12,708 $100K
Maine 10,812 $84.2K
Rhode Island 10,318 $75.6K
New Mexico 10,260 $80.8K
Nevada 10,069 $70.5K
Utah 9,958 $70.9K
Idaho 8,978 $71.2K
Delaware 8,964 $83.7K
District of Columbia 7,445 $54.4K
Hawaii 7,049 $57.8K
New Hampshire 6,762 $44.5K
Alaska 5,450 $47.5K
Montana 4,784 $39.6K
North Dakota 4,697 $40K
South Dakota 4,102 $29.2K
Vermont 3,614 $23.6K
Wyoming 2,054 $16.6K
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 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 BENZTROPINE MESYLATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DEBORAH HANSARD M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

BREMEN

Georgia

JANETTE MCGAUGH MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

NORTH LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

KENNETH DUFFY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SEILING

Oklahoma

BRIDGET COLLINS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LIHUE

Hawaii

SAJINI VARGHESE D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

CARNEYS POINT

New Jersey

THUY TRAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MERKEL

Texas

OMA GAMA PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

GREENVILLE

North Carolina

SAM CASTRO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

FRESNO

California

EUGENE DAY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

OXFORD

North Carolina

SUSHIL DAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ROCK HILL

South Carolina

CWIRA RICHTER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

NEWTON CENTER

Massachusetts

CAROLYN KIMURA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

PARADISE

California

PIERRE BRUTUS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

JOHN NELSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HICKORY

North Carolina

KASHMIRA PAREKH MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

COLUMBUS

Georgia

JAMES HAWKINS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

CINCINNATI

Ohio

ROBERT SMITH DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled50

BEAUMONT

Texas

THOMAS DAHLBERG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

MARJA MATTILA-EVENDEN MD

Addiction Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

DANIEL PLAUTZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled50

MARSHALL

Missouri

DIANA HAVILL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

REISTERSTOWN

Maryland

PRITESH PATEL MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

LUTZ

Florida

NEIL DUBIN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

CINCINNATI

Ohio

DONNA KILEY M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

BURLINGTON

Vermont

RONALD PAOLINI D. O.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Mental Health Including Community Mental Health Center

Claims Filled50

AUGUSTA

Georgia