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BUPROPION XL

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

2.02M
Medicare Part D Claims
$118M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 201,283 $11.5M
Florida 150,860 $9.11M
New York 141,743 $8.07M
Texas 102,827 $6.51M
Ohio 94,561 $5.79M
Pennsylvania 79,571 $4.05M
North Carolina 76,078 $4.58M
Michigan 64,235 $3.68M
Georgia 61,379 $3.75M
New Jersey 60,763 $3.69M
Illinois 58,701 $3.63M
Minnesota 55,097 $3.18M
Missouri 51,379 $2.9M
Indiana 50,522 $2.79M
Tennessee 43,896 $2.5M
Wisconsin 41,111 $2.38M
Virginia 40,571 $2.47M
Massachusetts 38,149 $1.97M
Alabama 36,045 $1.84M
Louisiana 35,221 $1.78M
Iowa 34,851 $1.73M
Connecticut 34,655 $2.01M
Kentucky 34,585 $1.88M
Washington 32,583 $2M
South Carolina 31,379 $1.77M
Maryland 29,417 $1.94M
Oregon 29,271 $1.72M
Maine 26,274 $1.9M
Colorado 24,589 $1.78M
Arkansas 24,153 $1.19M
Oklahoma 23,724 $1.35M
Arizona 21,945 $1.72M
Kansas 21,176 $1.11M
Mississippi 18,506 $938K
Idaho 15,566 $846K
West Virginia 15,140 $768K
Nebraska 14,283 $717K
Utah 13,256 $793K
New Hampshire 13,216 $830K
Montana 9,177 $478K
Delaware 8,680 $546K
Rhode Island 8,659 $519K
New Mexico 8,073 $500K
North Dakota 7,693 $373K
Nevada 7,371 $409K
South Dakota 7,239 $367K
Vermont 6,650 $376K
Hawaii 5,874 $412K
Alaska 4,125 $196K
District of Columbia 2,995 $181K
Wyoming 2,989 $161K
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 BUPROPION XL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JAPHET GAZTAMBIDE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,074

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

DIOGENES ADAMES MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled833

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

JASWANT KHOKHAR MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled799

BAKERSFIELD

California

EDGAR ORTIZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled781

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

ALINA NODAL MD

Specialist

Claims Filled765

MIAMI

Florida

MARGARITA LERMO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled762

MIAMI

Florida

FRANCISCO PARRA MD

Addiction Psychiatry

Claims Filled700

MANATI

Puerto Rico

SARABJIT SANDHU M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled693

NEWPORT BEACH

California

JULIO FONTANEZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled686

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

JESUS RIVERO MD

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled685

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

RIGOBERTO RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled673

MIAMI

Florida

ROBERT MORTON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled667

ADA

Oklahoma

FRANCISCO RICART MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled647

CORAL GABLES

Florida

JONATHAN UECKER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled620

NEW BRIGHTON

Minnesota

JOSE RODRIGUEZ CAY M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled593

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

ROBERTO HERNANDO MD

Mental Health Counselor

Claims Filled578

MIAMI

Florida

JORGE DE JESUS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled577

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

HECTOR TORRES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled571

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

WILLIAM FULLER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled565

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

PAUL MICHELS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled561

CROOKSTON

Minnesota

EDILIA ROMAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled556

MIAMI

Florida

RAUL BENITEZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled545

MANATI

Puerto Rico

CESAR MATOS-MARTINEZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled531

EDINBURG

Texas

NILDA GARCIA SILVA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled526

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

RAMON RAMOS-PEREZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled514

GUAYAMA

Puerto Rico