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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
ENRIQUE CASUSO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,250

MIAMI

Florida

ERIC BARNES D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,982

COLUMBIA

Missouri

SHAHZAD HASHMI M.D.,

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,809

LAWRENCEVILLE

Georgia

RAMON GARCIA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,800

SACRAMENTO

California

VICENTE LIM MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,685

ROSELLE

New Jersey

ANN YATES ANP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled1,644

ANCHORAGE

Alaska

CHRISTOPHER LABONTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,507

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

WOLFRAM GLASER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,402

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

HEATHER ROWE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,390

OPELIKA

Alabama

THEODORE WILF M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,380

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL REINSTEIN PSYCHIATRIST

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,312

SKOKIE

Illinois

ROBERT BALDWIN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,220

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

HON CHAN DO

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,163

TAYLOR

Michigan

ROBERT FRANKLE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,158

RIVERWOODS

Illinois

SYLVIA LAGDAN ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled1,135

TACOMA

Washington

WILLIAM WELCH MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,132

JACKSON

Mississippi

JOHN WEINSTEIN

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,123

GARDEN GROVE

California

BUNTEE CO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,120

FEWTUS

Missouri

REMIGIO VILLEGAS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,114

ORLANDO

Florida

TIMOTHY THOMPSON DO

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled1,080

WENTZVILLE

Missouri

ANNE DUNN R.N., A.P.N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled1,073

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

JILL SCHMIDT N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled1,056

LONG BEACH

California

JOSE GAMBOA MD

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,045

ANAHEIM

California

MARTIN FISCHER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,028

TARZANA

California

RHODA PADOW M. D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,022

FULTON

Maryland