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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
V KUCHIPUDI M.D.

Claims Filled697

BROOKFIELD

Illinois

MAGDI TAGELDIN MD

Hospital Units, Psychiatric Unit

Claims Filled696

MOBILE

Alabama

RAY MCCARD M.D.

Psychologist

Claims Filled696

MACON

Georgia

MICHAEL TOLWIN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled694

CULVER CITY

California

USHA SUDINDRANATH MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled693

DEARBORN

Michigan

BARRY KAPLOWITZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled693

AVENTURA

Florida

TERRI STEELE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled692

CLANTON

Alabama

KATHLEEN LYONS APNP

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric/Mental Health, Adult

Claims Filled692

GREEN BAY

Wisconsin

RAKESH CHANDRA M.D

Psychologist

Claims Filled691

MARION

Illinois

CHARLES RODWELL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled689

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

RUSSEL BRUBAKER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled688

MUSKEGON

Michigan

CONRADA OLA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled687

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

JAVINA DRIVER RN, PMHNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled687

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

ANN YATES ANP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled684

ANCHORAGE

Alaska

MARINO TULAO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled677

GADSDEN

Alabama

L'TANYA HAITH M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled676

LEXINGTON PARK

Maryland

NILANJAN GAJARE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled675

KALAMAZOO

Michigan

ANTONIO DI LUIGI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled675

BOYNTON BEACH

Florida

VIKRAM MEHRA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled674

HOUSTON

Texas

PATRICIA ONEILL MSN,APRN

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled674

PORT REPUBLIC

New Jersey

DANIEL COUSENS ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled672

DELRAY BEACH

Florida

UMESH MHATRE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled671

LAKE CITY

Florida

RAMESH PARCHURI M.D,

Family Medicine

Claims Filled669

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

GERALD MEHALICK D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled661

WILMINGTON

Delaware

WELDON MALLGREN D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled659

CLAREMORE

Oklahoma