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Prescriber Checkup » BENZTROPINE MESYLATE

BENZTROPINE MESYLATE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

2.4M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 130 of 3238

$21.5M
Retail Cost

Rank: 588 of 3238

308,552
Patients

Rank: 217 of 3238

89,593
Prescribers

Rank: 257 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 31,494 234,462 $2.35M
New York 25,357 195,293 $1.7M
Florida 22,098 144,964 $1.23M
Pennsylvania 16,519 128,695 $1.1M
Texas 18,963 124,559 $1.14M
Ohio 14,356 112,479 $1.03M
Illinois 12,614 92,152 $1.05M
Michigan 11,601 85,774 $743K
North Carolina 11,652 84,117 $740K
New Jersey 9,461 73,891 $627K
Massachusetts 9,187 67,911 $541K
Georgia 9,831 67,108 $559K
Missouri 8,376 66,764 $590K
Tennessee 9,112 63,014 $529K
Virginia 7,431 54,285 $490K
Maryland 6,616 51,292 $448K
Indiana 6,484 48,975 $481K
Wisconsin 5,497 47,455 $427K
Alabama 6,757 46,825 $435K
Louisiana 6,030 41,330 $366K
Connecticut 5,142 41,097 $319K
Arizona 5,184 36,789 $288K
South Carolina 5,339 36,280 $321K
Washington 4,725 35,866 $314K
Minnesota 4,601 34,574 $307K
Mississippi 4,893 33,933 $277K
Kentucky 4,583 32,294 $307K
Iowa 3,508 27,984 $233K
Oregon 3,140 23,874 $213K
Arkansas 3,373 23,496 $204K
Colorado 3,122 21,787 $212K
Kansas 2,809 20,792 $195K
Oklahoma 2,918 19,771 $173K
West Virginia 2,142 15,762 $134K
Nebraska 1,995 14,807 $129K
New Mexico 1,955 11,817 $107K
Utah 1,497 11,611 $106K
Maine 1,619 11,377 $97.6K
Rhode Island 1,422 10,585 $94.3K
Nevada 1,651 9,680 $80.2K
Delaware 1,274 9,400 $90.8K
Idaho 1,270 9,183 $79.8K
New Hampshire 1,177 8,113 $57.4K
Hawaii 1,071 7,490 $65K
District of Columbia 1,233 7,274 $57.6K
Alaska 495 5,628 $38.5K
North Dakota 742 5,199 $43.6K
Montana 701 5,150 $47.2K
South Dakota 604 4,801 $39.9K
Vermont 556 3,874 $31.8K
Wyoming 320 2,002 $17K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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
KELLY HAIR MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled693

JONESBORO

Arkansas

KHALED ABU-HAMDAN M. D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled692

WHITFIELD

Mississippi

DAVID KRAFT M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled691

NORTHAMPTON

Massachusetts

KAZIA LUSZCZYNSKA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled688

DALLAS

Texas

JAMES CHRISTENSON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled682

RACINE

Wisconsin

GARY VIZE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled682

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

NAGY KHEIR M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled682

DETROIT

Michigan

ASAD NAQVI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled681

MACON

Georgia

HARBANS MULTANI MD

Addiction Medicine

Claims Filled679

COLTON

California

PUNYABRATA ROY M.D.

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled676

CENTRE HALL

Pennsylvania

RICHARD PAVELOCK MD

Specialist

Claims Filled676

DEEP GAP

North Carolina

KUMBLA LAKSHMIKANTHA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled674

CALERA

Alabama

NILANJAN GAJARE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled670

KALAMAZOO

Michigan

ARDASHES MIRZATUNY M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled669

FRISCO

Texas

SAEED SHAH MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled669

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

ANGELA OKOTIE-EBOH N.P

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled668

HOUSTON

Texas

JOLLY ANAND MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled667

CHICAGO

Illinois

JUNG KIM M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled666

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

SAMUEL KUGEL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled664

NATIONAL CITY

California

ROBERT SANDERS D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled662

EL CAJON

California

ALI SAFDAR MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled658

MARION

Iowa

DEB ARTER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled656

JANESVILLE

Wisconsin

JOHN PHARIS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled655

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

JOSE GOMEZ-RIVERA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled654

NEWARK

New Jersey

DANIEL KNOEDLER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled653

SHEBOYGAN

Wisconsin