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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
KRISHNA VIJAYASARATHI DO

Psychiatry

Claims Filled689

BAKERSFIELD

California

LLOYD MILLER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled688

MIAMI

Florida

ERIC WARREN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled688

BRANDON

Mississippi

ROBERT WHITEHOUSE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled686

RICHMOND HTS

Ohio

WILLIAM WEGGEL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled685

EAU CLAIRE

Wisconsin

SHEPHALI PATEL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled684

CHICAGO

Illinois

TAMMY ACKER PMH-NP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled681

TIMONIUM

Maryland

WOMESH SAHADEO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled680

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

DON TESSMANN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled679

MARTINSVILLE

Virginia

ROWENA FRANCISCO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled679

SECAUCUS

New Jersey

RICHARD PAVELOCK MD

Specialist

Claims Filled679

DEEP GAP

North Carolina

SHABANA AHMED M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled678

REDFORD

Michigan

ARMEEN WEBER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled673

OAKLAND

California

NILANJAN GAJARE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled667

KALAMAZOO

Michigan

REX LEAR MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled666

WICHITA

Kansas

KISHORKUMAR DEDANIA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled662

BETHLEHEM

Pennsylvania

JAWEED HUSAIN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled659

BROOKLYN

New York

PATRICIA SPARKS CNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled658

PORTSMOUTH

Ohio

LORI HASPETT REGISTERED NURSE

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled658

BUFFALO

New York

PAUL MAGUIRE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled654

DOVER

New Hampshire

EDITA RAAGAS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled654

SOUTH OZONE PARK

New York

SCOTT CHRISTIE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled652

CHARLESTON

South Carolina

JAMES TRUE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled650

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

JAHANBAKHSH NASSERZARE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled649

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Florida

RICHARD GEORGE FPMHNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled648

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi