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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
MANUEL GARCIA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled357

MIAMI

Florida

DAVID FLORES MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled356

CAYEY

Puerto Rico

DEBRA KIRSCH M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled356

CORAL SPRINGS

Florida

WILLIAM JOHNSON CFPMHNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled355

BRANDON

Mississippi

FERNANDO MENDEZ-VILLAMIL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled355

MIAMI

Florida

STEVAN LAHR DO

Psychiatry

Claims Filled354

TULSA

Oklahoma

MONTE BERNHAGEN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled351

FORT DODGE

Iowa

JOSE VALDIVIA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled349

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

GRANT PIEPERGERDES M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled346

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

JOSE GOMEZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled345

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

GIOVANNY NUNEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled345

NEW YORK

New York

ELIZABETH MITCHELL M.D.

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled342

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

KARL ZEFF M.D.

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled341

SACRAMENTO

California

SAID JACOB M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled340

GLENDORA

California

RICHARD OWINGS M.D. P.H.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled339

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

ANN KOOIKER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled339

OTSEGO

Minnesota

PAUL REDSTONE M.D.

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled338

MONTAGUE

Massachusetts

JANAK MEHTANI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled338

SACRAMENTO

California

USHA MANUSMARE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled337

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

EDUARDO RENTAS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled333

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

GERALD PLOVSKY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled333

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

JEFFREY KLOPPER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled331

SMYRNA

Georgia

ANGEL LOYOLA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled328

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

YVONNE ESTRADA-BAZAN NURSE PRACTITIONER

Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care

Claims Filled328

BELL

California

THOMAS HAYS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled327

BUFFALO

New York