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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
THOMAS RADECKI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled53

CLARION

Pennsylvania

ANDRES OROZCO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled53

BRONX

New York

LISA SWORDS CRNP-PMH

Registered Nurse, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled53

TIMONIUM

Maryland

OSWALD WILLIAMS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

KISHOR PATEL MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled53

ROCKY RIVER

Ohio

KIRK CARRUTHERS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled53

CLEVELAND

Ohio

DAVID ONDICH M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled53

SAINT PAUL

Minnesota

MARTIN MUELLER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled53

TORRANCE

California

GARY SHAPIRO M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled53

KEENE

New Hampshire

JULIE PAYETTE FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled53

CLEARLAKE

California

BRUCE MILLER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

UTICA

Ohio

PATRICIA KELLEY NPP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled52

ALBANY

New York

AMIR HAJIMOMENIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

NORFOLK

Virginia

JEAN OELSCHLAGER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled52

OSHKOSH

Wisconsin

CYNTHIA BAUGH R.N., CNS, BC

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric/Mental Health, Adult

Claims Filled52

MCALESTER

Oklahoma

JACK FREINHAR M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled52

TORRANCE

California

JAMES SULLIVAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

PHOENIX

Arizona

RAJESH VISHEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

ORANGE PARK

Florida

EDWARD MELTON M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled52

TULSA

Oklahoma

CHARLENE WILLIAMS FNP, PSYD

Nurse Practitioner, Community Health

Claims Filled52

PLACERVILLE

California

ANNE MUSSER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

ANCHORAGE

Alaska

TINA BUDREAU ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled52

CLINTON

Iowa

CHERYL ROBINSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

DAYTON

Ohio

EDWARD KITFIELD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

WISCASSET

Maine

NAUSHIRA PANDYA M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled52

DAVIE

Florida