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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
KENNETH RICKLER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled596

PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

JOHN JULIAN MD

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled421

BOSTON

Massachusetts

DAVID KRAFT M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled395

NORTHAMPTON

Massachusetts

MICHAEL REINSTEIN PSYCHIATRIST

Psychiatry

Claims Filled339

SKOKIE

Illinois

PETER RAMIREZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled316

BEAVERCREEK

Ohio

CLAUDE CURRAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled277

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

DWIGHT WILLETT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled268

KINGSTON

Tennessee

EDWARD GREEN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled263

PORTLAND

Oregon

RUSSEL BRUBAKER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled258

MUSKEGON

Michigan

MARK FLEISHER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled258

OMAHA

Nebraska

HOUSHANG SHAHIM M.D.

Psychoanalyst

Claims Filled237

VALHALLA

New York

DHARAMSI SHAH M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled236

LIVINGSTON

New Jersey

ROCIO BADRA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled226

NORRISTOWN

Pennsylvania

MARK LASSISE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled225

MASON CITY

Iowa

JAMSHED NUGGUD MD

Claims Filled217

GALLIHOLIS

Ohio

MARK SLAVEN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled213

ONEIDA

New York

MARY NIENSTEDT NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled189

KALAMAZOO

Michigan

ROBERT PARSONSON DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled186

KIRKSVILLE

Missouri

RICHARD SIMPSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled184

GALLIPOLIS

Ohio

ANN MARIE WOLF-SCHATZ MD

Claims Filled183

NORRISTOWN

Pennsylvania

MARTIN COOPER MD

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled177

FARMINGTON

Connecticut

RICHARD PAVELOCK MD

Specialist

Claims Filled177

DEEP GAP

North Carolina

LAURA TATE SANTIAGO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled175

STAUNTON

Virginia

TIMOTHY RASMUSSEN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled175

SARTELL

Minnesota

ELLIE MOZINGO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled173

COLUMBIA

South Carolina