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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 2012
Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

274K
Medicare Part D Claims
$10.7M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 21,534 $900K
California 20,469 $885K
Pennsylvania 19,561 $736K
Ohio 16,748 $666K
Massachusetts 14,982 $548K
Illinois 10,587 $419K
Michigan 9,758 $349K
Florida 9,504 $384K
New Jersey 8,869 $346K
Virginia 8,462 $303K
Texas 8,137 $338K
Missouri 7,905 $285K
North Carolina 7,867 $309K
Indiana 7,576 $280K
Wisconsin 7,308 $288K
Minnesota 7,081 $285K
Tennessee 6,042 $207K
Georgia 5,506 $200K
Connecticut 5,387 $207K
Iowa 4,902 $177K
Washington 4,817 $194K
Oregon 4,625 $197K
South Carolina 3,869 $154K
Kentucky 3,837 $146K
Arizona 3,835 $151K
Kansas 3,451 $137K
Maryland 3,367 $127K
Alabama 3,333 $107K
Rhode Island 3,136 $116K
Oklahoma 2,846 $105K
West Virginia 2,807 $107K
Nebraska 2,758 $99.6K
Colorado 2,643 $106K
Maine 2,539 $105K
Louisiana 2,507 $97.4K
Mississippi 2,149 $75.4K
Arkansas 1,705 $64.8K
New Hampshire 1,702 $65.6K
Utah 1,527 $52.8K
New Mexico 1,379 $60.5K
Idaho 1,270 $48.4K
Montana 1,226 $43.4K
North Dakota 845 $31.3K
Vermont 748 $29.4K
Delaware 576 $28.7K
South Dakota 540 $18.5K
Nevada 531 $23.7K
Hawaii 470 $16.9K
Alaska 419 $11.5K
Wyoming 341 $12.5K
District of Columbia 180 $6,300
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 FLUVOXAMINE MALEATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ROBERT ZAINO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

GAHANNA

Ohio

MONTE BERNHAGEN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled54

FORT DODGE

Iowa

EDWARD DRUMMOND MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled54

PORTSMOUTH

New Hampshire

BARBARA JOHNSON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled54

MINNETONKA

Minnesota

RUTH MYERS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled54

BURNSVILLE

Minnesota

MICHAEL EGGER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled54

OMAHA

Nebraska

JOSEFINA RODRIGUEZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled54

GREEN BAY

Wisconsin

ELIAS BOND MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled54

JACKSON

Tennessee

ALINA NODAL MD

Specialist

Claims Filled54

MIAMI

Florida

STACY NICHOLS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled54

HUTCHINSON

Minnesota

KAY DIETER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled54

SALEM

Oregon

JEFFREY KLOPPER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled54

SMYRNA

Georgia

THOMAS MERRITT MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled54

DUBLIN

Georgia

MUNAWAR AHMAD MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled54

MIDLAND

Michigan

EMAD AMER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled54

BLOOMINGDALE

Illinois

ERIC ROMANOWSKY M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled53

LOWELL

Massachusetts

MICHAEL PRUITT M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled53

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

JOEL YOVIENE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

GOWANDA

New York

ALLEN RUBIN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled53

MARLTON

New Jersey

JOHN JABBOUR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

GARFIELD HEIGHTS

Ohio

DEAN KNUDSON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled53

ST LOUIS PARK

Minnesota

BARNWELL MYERS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled53

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

SAMUEL SMITH M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled53

LONG BEACH

California

PETERYNE MILLER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled53

TULSA

Oklahoma

WHEATON WOOD MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled53

ATHENS

Ohio