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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
MAZHUR MUNIR MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled783

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

JAVINA SMITH RN, PMHNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled783

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

SAMUEL KUGEL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled777

NATIONAL CITY

California

PETER RAMIREZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled768

BEAVERCREEK

Ohio

KEHINDE AYENI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled768

DETROIT

Michigan

EDDIE POWELL M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled767

RAEFORD

North Carolina

ASHOK SHAH M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled767

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

CHARITA POPE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled764

ROCKVILLE

Maryland

JILL SCHMIDT N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled759

LONG BEACH

California

ANANDA CHELLAPPAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled753

RICHMOND

Virginia

JORGE BENITO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled747

MIAMI

Florida

JORGE BETANCOURT MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled746

MIA

Florida

PADMAVATHI GEDDAM MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled745

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

WELDON MALLGREN D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled744

CLAREMORE

Oklahoma

L'TANYA HAITH M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled742

LEXINGTON PARK

Maryland

KIRK HOPKINS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled741

CHICAGO

Illinois

RANDALL ORR MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled739

GREENSBURG

Pennsylvania

LARK HUGHES MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled733

TERRELL

Texas

STEPHEN GRELECKI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled730

ELIZABETH

New Jersey

ANTONIO DI LUIGI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled724

NORTH MIAMI

Florida

GERALDINE MATTIA MD

Clinical Psychologist

Claims Filled720

OPA LOCKA

Florida

BRIAN HASTINGS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled714

BALTIMORE

Maryland

JEFFERY GRACE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled695

BUFFALO

New York

JOANITA WESLER NP-C

Registered Nurse, Psychiatric/Mental Health, Adult

Claims Filled695

MUNCIE

Indiana

DEB ARTER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled688

JANESVILLE

Wisconsin