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BUPROPION XL

BUPROPION HCL

Bupropion (Aplenzin, Wellbutrin, Wellbutrin SR, Wellbutrin XL) is used to treat depression. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

2.95M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 108 of 3362

$122M
Retail Cost

Rank: 207 of 3362

542,908
Patients

Rank: 141 of 3362

184,138
Prescribers

Rank: 124 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 52,806 276,387 $13M
New York 36,783 209,378 $7.97M
Florida 41,471 201,333 $7.97M
Texas 31,840 151,500 $6.48M
Ohio 24,886 133,172 $5.73M
North Carolina 22,251 118,920 $4.8M
Pennsylvania 20,366 114,274 $4.56M
Georgia 17,735 93,813 $3.54M
Michigan 19,369 93,029 $4.14M
New Jersey 15,397 80,434 $3.34M
Illinois 15,437 79,542 $3.44M
Indiana 13,371 70,090 $2.82M
Minnesota 12,457 69,510 $3.5M
Missouri 11,771 67,758 $2.53M
Tennessee 12,832 64,869 $2.51M
Massachusetts 11,110 62,395 $2.4M
Virginia 12,000 61,171 $2.53M
Wisconsin 10,662 58,297 $2.69M
Alabama 10,415 54,175 $2.09M
South Carolina 9,920 50,343 $1.9M
Washington 9,808 49,166 $2.29M
Connecticut 8,441 48,521 $1.86M
Kentucky 9,326 48,511 $1.9M
Louisiana 8,995 46,905 $1.79M
Maryland 9,540 45,006 $2.04M
Iowa 6,799 43,237 $1.68M
Oregon 8,132 42,591 $2.12M
Colorado 8,369 39,504 $2.07M
Arizona 8,235 36,147 $1.66M
Maine 5,854 32,276 $1.31M
Arkansas 5,631 31,301 $1.13M
Kansas 5,245 30,524 $1.17M
Oklahoma 5,948 30,212 $1.23M
Mississippi 4,865 25,702 $935K
West Virginia 3,836 21,339 $760K
Utah 4,003 20,366 $900K
Idaho 3,575 20,066 $850K
Nebraska 3,142 19,569 $713K
New Hampshire 3,228 17,658 $666K
Delaware 2,807 12,938 $609K
Nevada 2,632 12,350 $481K
Rhode Island 2,026 12,345 $466K
Montana 2,148 12,041 $478K
North Dakota 1,917 12,017 $460K
New Mexico 2,603 11,776 $551K
South Dakota 1,661 10,732 $429K
Vermont 1,968 10,315 $430K
Hawaii 1,260 6,838 $292K
Alaska 668 5,506 $152K
District of Columbia 1,144 5,249 $233K
Wyoming 740 3,867 $155K
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 BUPROPION XL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
KARL ZEFF M.D.

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled423

SACRAMENTO

California

KINSON LEE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled422

WATERBURY

Connecticut

ABRAHAM FLEMENBAUM MD, MS, DLFAPA

Prescribing Medical Psychologist

Claims Filled421

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

MICHAEL SARIBALAS

Psychiatry

Claims Filled421

COLUMBUS

Ohio

RAVIKUMAR KANNEGANTI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled415

BEAUMONT

Texas

ASAF ALEEM MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled414

ATLANTA

Georgia

ANISSA HERNANDEZ RIVERA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled414

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

ELIAS JIMENEZ

Psychiatry

Claims Filled413

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

RONALD MARCUS

Addiction Psychiatry

Claims Filled413

INDIO

California

ZALESKIE RUIZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled413

CABO ROJO

Puerto Rico

JOSEPH WEIGEL N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled410

CULVER CITY

California

VALENTINA DOUMANIAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled410

WATERLOO

Iowa

BASHIR AHMED M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled408

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

WILLIAM GILLESPIE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled408

GLENDORA

California

SHERWOOD CANTOR M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled408

VILLAGE OF PALMETTO BAY

Florida

JOHN TIMKO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled404

WYOMISSING

Pennsylvania

TIMOTHY RASMUSSEN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled402

WAITE PARK

Minnesota

MARY CHANCE APN

Psychiatry

Claims Filled396

SMITHVILLE

Missouri

HOWARD ASKINS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled395

PASADENA

California

RAMON RODRIGUEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled395

SAGINAW

Michigan

LILLIAN SERRANO GARCIA M.D. PSYCHIATRIST

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Adult Mental Health

Claims Filled393

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

JAYANTH BOLARAM M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled393

SEBRING

Florida

RAJNIKANT KOTHARI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled392

MASSILLON

Ohio

ERIK MEDINA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled392

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

JOSE VAZQUEZ-MALDONADO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled391

CATANO

Puerto Rico