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BUPROPION XL

Bupropion (Aplenzin, Wellbutrin, Wellbutrin SR, Wellbutrin XL) is used to treat depression. Bupropion (Wellbutrin XL) is also used to treat seasonal affective disorder (SAD; episodes of depression that occur in the fall and winter each year). Bupropion (Zyban) is used to help people stop smoking. Bupropion is in a class of medications called antidepressants. It works by increasing certain types of activity in the brain. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

2.59M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 118 of 3238

$114M
Retail Cost

Rank: 192 of 3238

470,840
Patients

Rank: 149 of 3238

171,094
Prescribers

Rank: 134 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 46,112 246,797 $12M
New York 32,273 183,974 $7.79M
Florida 37,031 183,485 $7.67M
Texas 27,891 135,331 $6.24M
Ohio 21,748 117,291 $5.27M
North Carolina 19,413 104,021 $4.46M
Pennsylvania 17,725 99,866 $4.21M
Michigan 17,281 83,978 $4.07M
Georgia 15,253 79,116 $3.24M
New Jersey 13,709 72,883 $3.17M
Illinois 12,767 67,478 $3.08M
Minnesota 10,847 62,338 $3.19M
Indiana 11,806 62,098 $2.7M
Missouri 10,256 60,275 $2.44M
Tennessee 11,206 56,419 $2.4M
Massachusetts 9,202 51,827 $2.25M
Virginia 10,104 51,285 $2.31M
Wisconsin 8,945 50,899 $2.37M
Alabama 9,385 50,283 $1.94M
Kentucky 8,234 43,195 $1.84M
Connecticut 7,213 42,105 $1.72M
Louisiana 8,039 41,822 $1.83M
Washington 8,078 40,967 $1.89M
Iowa 6,039 40,207 $1.62M
South Carolina 7,531 38,323 $1.74M
Maryland 7,694 36,933 $1.8M
Oregon 6,660 36,064 $1.71M
Colorado 6,610 31,601 $1.77M
Maine 5,310 30,408 $1.29M
Arizona 6,589 29,213 $1.41M
Arkansas 5,084 28,466 $1.18M
Oklahoma 5,250 27,336 $1.16M
Kansas 4,635 27,035 $1.14M
Mississippi 4,169 21,882 $877K
West Virginia 3,477 18,958 $755K
Idaho 3,181 18,440 $787K
Utah 3,348 17,689 $770K
Nebraska 2,737 17,403 $676K
New Hampshire 2,743 15,566 $649K
Delaware 2,531 11,805 $581K
Montana 1,820 10,970 $434K
Rhode Island 1,744 10,787 $424K
North Dakota 1,627 10,227 $400K
New Mexico 2,181 10,027 $513K
South Dakota 1,490 9,919 $412K
Nevada 2,073 9,545 $421K
Vermont 1,565 8,294 $368K
Hawaii 1,194 6,639 $283K
Alaska 620 4,716 $140K
District of Columbia 964 4,418 $216K
Wyoming 599 3,230 $128K
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 BUPROPION XL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JOSEPH MAGLIO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

GRANBY

Connecticut

CHRISTINA BRADY N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled50

ALBANY

New York

ALLAN LUCK M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

LYUBOV SHKARUPA APN

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled50

UNION

New Jersey

MARK GERARD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BURBANK

California

WARREN BLACKBURN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LOUISBURG

North Carolina

NINA UPPIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ASHEBORO

North Carolina

DANNY THOMASON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

JENKS

Oklahoma

MARY CASON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

SPOKANE

Washington

JONATHAN MAKS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WILMETTE

Illinois

EDWARD NORRIS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

ALLENTOWN

Pennsylvania

HAROLD LOVEALL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

ELLA FRIEDMAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

BOUND BROOK

New Jersey

SCOTT BECKSTRAND MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

ALPHONSE ZIEMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MOBILE

Alabama

ETHELWOLDO GUERRERO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

COLUSA

California

DAVID COLLINS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WINSTON-SALEM

North Carolina

JENNIFER ERDMAN CNP

Psychoanalyst

Claims Filled50

RAPID CITY

South Dakota

HELENA MUIRRAGUI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

HINSDALE

Illinois

MEREDITH BAKER NP

Claims Filled50

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

DAVID CRIPPIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

STORM LAKE

Iowa

GERARD SALOMON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

STONY POINT

New York

DAVID HARRISON D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE

New Jersey

MATTHEW VELSMID MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MIDDLEBURY

Connecticut

LISA JENSEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DES MOINES

Iowa