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FLUVOXAMINE MALEATE

Fluvoxamine is used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder (bothersome thoughts that won't go away and the need to perform certain actions over and over) and social anxiety disorder (extreme fear of interacting with others or performing in front of others that interferes with normal life). Fluvoxamine is in a class of medications called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It works by increasing the amount of serotonin, a natural substance in the brain that helps maintain mental balance. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

187K
Medicare Part D Claims
$10.4M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 20,721 $873K
California 19,713 $865K
Pennsylvania 18,855 $733K
Ohio 16,443 $638K
Massachusetts 14,875 $563K
Illinois 10,495 $428K
Michigan 9,280 $340K
Florida 8,932 $373K
New Jersey 8,501 $327K
Virginia 8,098 $297K
Texas 7,579 $324K
North Carolina 7,572 $309K
Missouri 7,517 $269K
Wisconsin 7,129 $273K
Minnesota 7,060 $292K
Indiana 6,897 $261K
Tennessee 5,782 $203K
Connecticut 4,969 $198K
Iowa 4,680 $168K
Georgia 4,588 $170K
Oregon 4,354 $194K
Washington 4,318 $181K
Kentucky 3,696 $142K
South Carolina 3,638 $145K
Arizona 3,520 $138K
Kansas 3,310 $127K
Maryland 3,239 $130K
Alabama 3,239 $109K
West Virginia 2,819 $110K
Oklahoma 2,785 $101K
Rhode Island 2,746 $108K
Nebraska 2,520 $89K
Maine 2,483 $98.3K
Colorado 2,342 $94.9K
Louisiana 2,293 $86K
Mississippi 2,082 $76.9K
New Hampshire 1,766 $65K
Arkansas 1,636 $58.1K
Utah 1,389 $49.9K
New Mexico 1,361 $60.6K
Idaho 1,207 $48.8K
Montana 1,116 $40.4K
Vermont 855 $31.2K
North Dakota 815 $29.5K
Alaska 606 $17K
Delaware 576 $27.9K
South Dakota 561 $19K
Nevada 511 $26.9K
Puerto Rico 489 $15.8K
Hawaii 377 $16.5K
Wyoming 334 $11.9K
District of Columbia 127 $3,482
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for FLUVOXAMINE MALEATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DEAN KNUDSON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

NEW BRIGHTON

Minnesota

FRANS GEERAERTS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

CINCINNATI

Ohio

ALINA NODAL MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

THOMAS PATNAUDE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

RAJENDRA NIGAM MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

BEAVER

Pennsylvania

SUSAN AMUNDSEN P.A.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

DUBUQUE

Iowa

AUDRIUS RUKSENAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CINCINNATI

Ohio

VERNON KRATZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

SELLERSVILLE

Pennsylvania

JOYCE THOMPSON FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

JONESVILLE

Virginia

STEPHEN DUBIN DO

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

QUINCY

Massachusetts

SURESH DIDWANIA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

KANKAKEE

Illinois

MADELINE ALBERT MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

CAMBRIDGE

Massachusetts

ROBERT GRAFF M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

STOCKTON

California

GEORGE DREW DO

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

MARION

Ohio

KERSTIN UY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

PAWTUCKET

Rhode Island

ASHRAF AHMED MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

ROBERT BUCKLAND MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

ARLINGTON

Massachusetts

PAULETTE ANDERSON M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

CHESTERTOWN

Maryland

UMAMAHESWARA MARUVADA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

JANE SILVA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NORTH WALTHAM

Massachusetts

ELIZABETH GINGERICH M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

MEDFORD

Massachusetts

JOHN MESAROS MD

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

YORK

Pennsylvania

PETER GANIME MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

SARAH INGLES ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

PORT HURON

Michigan

LISA BROWN ARNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled50

LOWELL

Massachusetts