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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
SHERMAN FOX M.D.

Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Claims Filled172

DANVERS

Massachusetts

MARINA BAHMER CNS APRN BC

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric/Mental Health, Adult

Claims Filled171

ST CLOUD

Minnesota

NAMBI SALGUNAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled170

LIBERTY

New York

DUANE MILLER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled169

ABILENE

Texas

STEVEN CORDER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled168

WHEELING

West Virginia

UMAMAHESHWARA KALAPATAPU MD

Claims Filled167

LOGANSPORT

Indiana

THOMAS ANDREWS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled165

REDDING

California

ALICE PLUMMER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled164

WYCKOFF

New Jersey

MARK CHANDLER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled163

DURHAM

North Carolina

MICHAEL CAMPOLO DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled158

NEWARK

Ohio

TEODULO MENDOZA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled156

VINELAND

New Jersey

BRIAN BONFARDIN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled155

GREENEVILLE

Tennessee

FELIZA GARMA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled154

NORTHRIDGE

California

JIHYUK HAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled154

POUGHKEEPSIE

New York

ROBERT HART MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled154

STOCKTON

California

RICHARD SMITH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled153

ROWLEY

Massachusetts

GEORGIE STANFORD M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled152

FLORENCE

Alabama

OLIN LEPARD M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled151

WAYNE

Michigan

JACK NASS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled150

WEST BABYLON

New York

KAREN SHEDLACK M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled149

NORWOOD

Massachusetts

ELLEN HALVERSON M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled147

PALMER

Alaska

JOSEFINA DIAZ-VOGT M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled147

EL PASO

Texas

JAMES OLIVER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled147

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

STEVEN MACINA DO

Psychiatry

Claims Filled147

HUNTINGTON BEACH

California

SOHEE LEE

Psychologist

Claims Filled143

PEORIA

Illinois