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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
LIA KETTENIS M.D.

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled53

BLOOMINGTON

Indiana

JAMES LEE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled53

SPINDALE

North Carolina

LLOYD MONTGOMERY MD

Claims Filled53

MATTOON

Illinois

WELDON MALLGREN D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled53

CLAREMORE

Oklahoma

NEIL DUBIN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled53

CINCINNATI

Ohio

JAMES DELAPLANE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled53

FLOURTOWN

Pennsylvania

CHRIS MOELLENTINE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled53

ST CLOUD

Minnesota

PAUL GIANAKON M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled53

ANNAPOLIS

Maryland

DAVID CHANDRAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled53

ELLICOTT CITY

Maryland

CHARLES HANSON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled52

ORONO

Maine

CRAIG THOMPSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

MARION

Ohio

VICTOR GONZALEZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled52

HOUMA

Louisiana

DAVID HARRISON D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled52

CAPE MAY COURT HOUS

New Jersey

MELVIN HAGGART MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled52

JEFFERSON

Wisconsin

JAMES GANDY DO

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled52

BATTLE CREEK

Michigan

RICHARD FAULK M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled52

BOCA RATON

Florida

RIGOBERTO RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled52

MIAMI

Florida

OLIVER FRENCH M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled52

BROOKTONDALE

New York

BARNWELL MYERS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled52

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

ABDUL DURRANI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

HOPEWELL

Virginia

SHIMON WALDFOGEL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled52

ABINGTON

Pennsylvania

PRABIR MULLICK M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled52

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

J. REIMHERR MD

Specialist

Claims Filled52

LYNN

Massachusetts

DIANE SMITH D.O.

Psychoanalyst

Claims Filled52

STOW

Ohio

SITA RAMA PRA SAJJA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled52

BENTON HARBOR

Michigan