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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
KOTI MANNEM MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,020

GREEN BAY

Wisconsin

LAWRENCE ROOT M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,020

HOUSTON

Texas

MUTHIAH SABANAYAGAM M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,003

GOLDSBORO

North Carolina

KENNY TERRY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled992

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

RIFFAT QURESHI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled990

LAKELAND

Florida

ANNE ALBIEZ NURSE PRACTITIONER

Claims Filled981

BRICK

New Jersey

MICHAEL TOLWIN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled980

CULVER CITY

California

DAVID MOLINA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled976

BRONX

New York

SYED AFTAB MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled973

JASPER

Alabama

JUNAID SYED M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled971

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

TERRI STEELE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled970

CLANTON

Alabama

ERIC FAN D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled952

THOMASVILLE

Georgia

BRIAN HASTINGS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled937

BALTIMORE

Maryland

ROHIDAS PATIL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled936

DECATUR

Illinois

NAZIR CHAUDHARY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled931

RICHMOND

Virginia

SOMESWARA NAVULURI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled928

DETROIT

Michigan

HENRY KHIN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled921

ARCADIA

California

STEVEN MACINA DO

Psychiatry

Claims Filled919

HUNTINGTON BEACH

California

DIDA GANJOO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled910

BOWIE

Maryland

PAMELA GAY APRN

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric/Mental Health, Adult

Claims Filled905

MANCHESTER

Connecticut

RUSSELL BROWN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled892

MARIETTA

Georgia

OLIN LEPARD M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled882

WAYNE

Michigan

GURDIP BUTTAR M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled868

HOUSTON

Texas

JUNG KIM M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled866

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

JOHN HEAD D.O>

Psychiatry

Claims Filled854

DETROIT

Michigan