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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 2013

2.4M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 130 of 3238

$21.5M
Retail Cost

Rank: 588 of 3238

308,552
Patients

Rank: 217 of 3238

89,593
Prescribers

Rank: 257 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 31,494 234,462 $2.35M
New York 25,357 195,293 $1.7M
Florida 22,098 144,964 $1.23M
Pennsylvania 16,519 128,695 $1.1M
Texas 18,963 124,559 $1.14M
Ohio 14,356 112,479 $1.03M
Illinois 12,614 92,152 $1.05M
Michigan 11,601 85,774 $743K
North Carolina 11,652 84,117 $740K
New Jersey 9,461 73,891 $627K
Massachusetts 9,187 67,911 $541K
Georgia 9,831 67,108 $559K
Missouri 8,376 66,764 $590K
Tennessee 9,112 63,014 $529K
Virginia 7,431 54,285 $490K
Maryland 6,616 51,292 $448K
Indiana 6,484 48,975 $481K
Wisconsin 5,497 47,455 $427K
Alabama 6,757 46,825 $435K
Louisiana 6,030 41,330 $366K
Connecticut 5,142 41,097 $319K
Arizona 5,184 36,789 $288K
South Carolina 5,339 36,280 $321K
Washington 4,725 35,866 $314K
Minnesota 4,601 34,574 $307K
Mississippi 4,893 33,933 $277K
Kentucky 4,583 32,294 $307K
Iowa 3,508 27,984 $233K
Oregon 3,140 23,874 $213K
Arkansas 3,373 23,496 $204K
Colorado 3,122 21,787 $212K
Kansas 2,809 20,792 $195K
Oklahoma 2,918 19,771 $173K
West Virginia 2,142 15,762 $134K
Nebraska 1,995 14,807 $129K
New Mexico 1,955 11,817 $107K
Utah 1,497 11,611 $106K
Maine 1,619 11,377 $97.6K
Rhode Island 1,422 10,585 $94.3K
Nevada 1,651 9,680 $80.2K
Delaware 1,274 9,400 $90.8K
Idaho 1,270 9,183 $79.8K
New Hampshire 1,177 8,113 $57.4K
Hawaii 1,071 7,490 $65K
District of Columbia 1,233 7,274 $57.6K
Alaska 495 5,628 $38.5K
North Dakota 742 5,199 $43.6K
Montana 701 5,150 $47.2K
South Dakota 604 4,801 $39.9K
Vermont 556 3,874 $31.8K
Wyoming 320 2,002 $17K
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 BENZTROPINE MESYLATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JOHN HEAD D.O>

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,055

DETROIT

Michigan

ANN YATES ANP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled1,051

ANCHORAGE

Alaska

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

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled1,039

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

DAVID MOLINA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,036

BRONX

New York

SAUNDRA DEWAR NP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled1,033

WILMINGTON

Delaware

FERNANDO LOPEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,029

DOTHAN

Alabama

MARCO RODRIGUEZ APONTE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,024

PONCE

Puerto Rico

DIDA GANJOO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,012

BOWIE

Maryland

KOTI MANNEM MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,010

GREEN BAY

Wisconsin

JOHN WEINSTEIN

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,003

GARDEN GROVE

California

RHODA PADOW M. D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled988

FULTON

Maryland

ROBERT FRANKLE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled982

CHICAGO

Illinois

ROBERT BALDWIN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled978

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

LAWRENCE ROOT M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled976

HOUSTON

Texas

TERRI STEELE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled929

CLANTON

Alabama

BRIAN HASTINGS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled927

BALTIMORE

Maryland

JUNAID SYED M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled923

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

SYED AFTAB MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled922

JASPER

Alabama

STEVEN MACINA DO

Psychiatry

Claims Filled911

HUNTINGTON BEACH

California

YAROSLAV KUSHNIR M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled910

CHULA VISTA

California

JILL SCHMIDT N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled906

LONG BEACH

California

ATUL SHETH MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled895

SPRING VALLEY

Illinois

ROHIDAS PATIL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled881

DECATUR

Illinois

KISHOR ZINZUVADIA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled878

POUGHKEEPSIE

New York

JAMES SMITH M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled877

FORT WORTH

Texas