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Prescriber Checkup » BENZTROPINE MESYLATE

BENZTROPINE MESYLATE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

2.33M
Medicare Part D Claims
$17.3M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 235,873 $1.89M
New York 189,572 $1.41M
Florida 143,231 $947K
Pennsylvania 123,485 $866K
Texas 120,978 $936K
Ohio 109,004 $807K
Illinois 92,200 $947K
Michigan 83,597 $604K
North Carolina 81,299 $589K
New Jersey 72,848 $552K
Georgia 66,109 $456K
Massachusetts 65,131 $411K
Missouri 65,128 $468K
Tennessee 60,277 $430K
Virginia 53,766 $408K
Maryland 49,030 $361K
Wisconsin 48,435 $356K
Indiana 47,356 $389K
Alabama 46,042 $367K
Connecticut 40,346 $252K
Louisiana 40,211 $287K
Arizona 39,641 $280K
South Carolina 36,230 $251K
Washington 35,627 $257K
Mississippi 34,842 $243K
Minnesota 32,782 $225K
Kentucky 29,779 $224K
Iowa 28,600 $190K
Oregon 23,081 $171K
Arkansas 22,793 $164K
Colorado 21,131 $189K
Oklahoma 20,187 $147K
Kansas 19,325 $141K
West Virginia 15,095 $105K
Nebraska 13,166 $88.9K
Maine 11,156 $88.3K
New Mexico 11,061 $79.6K
Nevada 10,702 $74.9K
Rhode Island 10,686 $71K
Utah 10,494 $68K
Idaho 9,352 $67.9K
Delaware 9,221 $81.8K
New Hampshire 7,862 $48.5K
District of Columbia 7,860 $54.8K
Hawaii 7,274 $58K
Alaska 5,302 $41.8K
Montana 4,972 $36.2K
North Dakota 4,852 $32.2K
South Dakota 4,104 $27.6K
Vermont 3,217 $19.7K
Wyoming 2,124 $14.3K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost 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
STEVEN MACINA DO

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,002

HUNTINGTON BEACH

California

FERNANDO LOPEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled984

DOTHAN

Alabama

YAROSLAV KUSHNIR M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled976

CHULA VISTA

California

DIDA GANJOO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled965

BOWIE

Maryland

BRIAN HASTINGS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled963

BALTIMORE

Maryland

RIFFAT QURESHI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled962

LAKELAND

Florida

PAMELA GAY APRN

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric/Mental Health, Adult

Claims Filled961

MANCHESTER

Connecticut

ERIC FAN D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled957

THOMASVILLE

Georgia

DAVID MOLINA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled951

BRONX

New York

MARCO RODRIGUEZ APONTE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled941

PONCE

Puerto Rico

PHILLIP DIAS-MANDOLY M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled936

SEWICKLEY

Pennsylvania

JAMES SMITH M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled924

FORT WORTH

Texas

ATUL SHETH MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled920

SPRING VALLEY

Illinois

EDDIE POWELL M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled907

RAEFORD

North Carolina

BUNTEE CO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled906

FEWTUS

Missouri

LAWRENCE ROOT M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled900

HOUSTON

Texas

ROHIDAS PATIL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled883

DECATUR

Illinois

KOTI MANNEM MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled878

GREEN BAY

Wisconsin

IKECHUKWU OFOMATA MD

Claims Filled878

DALLAS

Texas

JILL SCHMIDT N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled870

LONG BEACH

California

WILLIAM WELCH MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled868

JACKSON

Mississippi

SUBRATA ROY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled867

LIMA

Ohio

RHODA PADOW M. D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled861

FULTON

Maryland

VEERANAGOUDA PATIL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled855

GREEN BAY

Wisconsin

ROBERT RAWSKI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled847

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin