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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
JANET DIPRETA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled751

ANCHORAGE

Alaska

GERALDINE MATTIA MD

Clinical Psychologist

Claims Filled751

OPA LOCKA

Florida

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled750

TUCKER

Georgia

DONG CHUNG MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled747

FLORENCE

South Carolina

DEB ARTER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled745

JANESVILLE

Wisconsin

SHAGUFTA CHOWHAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled742

SOUTH BEND

Indiana

MARY SUROWIEC CNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled739

WAYNE

Michigan

GARY VIZE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled738

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

USHA SUDINDRANATH MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled736

DEARBORN

Michigan

NANCY THOMPSON PMHNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled735

SHERMAN

Texas

MONICA WARHAFTIG D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled730

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled729

FORT WORTH

Texas

NIKHIL NIHALANI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled727

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

JAMES CHRISTENSON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled723

ST CLOUD

Minnesota

ALI SAFDAR MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled720

MARION

Iowa

LAURA CHILDRESS HAZEN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled717

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

ASAD NAQVI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled711

MACON

Georgia

JON HIGHUM M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled708

LA MESA

California

SREELEKHA BANERJEE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled707

DECATUR

Alabama

ANGELA OKOTIE-EBOH N.P

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled706

HOUSTON

Texas

BINWANT SINGH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled704

NORMANDY

Missouri

CHANDRA ANAND MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled703

CHICAGO

Illinois

FAIDHERBE CEUS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled703

NANUET

New York

MARIANNE SAITZ D.O

Psychiatry

Claims Filled700

MOBILE

Alabama

ARUNA GULLAPALLI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled689

MONROE

Louisiana