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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
MOHAMMAD HASAN MD

Addiction Psychiatry

Claims Filled143

BECKLEY

West Virginia

DENNIS LOVE PAC

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled143

BUTLER

Pennsylvania

SENTARA NORFOLK GENERAL HOSP

Claims Filled141

NORFOLK

Virginia

DOUGLAS SCHARRE MD

Specialist

Claims Filled140

COLUMBUS

Ohio

JOHN WEINSTEIN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled138

SANTA ANA

California

SUVASINI PANDIT M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled137

SOUTH ATTLEBORO

Massachusetts

MICHAEL MENNELLA M.D.

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled136

SMITHTOWN

New York

DANIEL JONES M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled136

UPPER ARLINGTON

Ohio

THOMAS EICK D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled135

BISMARCK

North Dakota

LANA DOUGHTY RNCS, APRN

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled135

GLOUCESTER

Massachusetts

RAVINDER MEDIRATTA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled135

PORTAGE

Michigan

LINDA SMOTHERS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled133

GREAT BARRINGTON

Massachusetts

SYED MUSTAFA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled132

ROCHESTER

New York

SAIFULLAH NIAZI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled132

RICHMOND

Virginia

LUIS ALONZO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled130

GREENSBURG

Kansas

HENRY WEHMAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled129

CARLISLE

Pennsylvania

HEATHER ROWE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled129

OPELIKA

Alabama

ANANDA CHELLAPPAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled128

RICHMOND

Virginia

STEVEN SINGER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled127

ELKHORN

Wisconsin

RAMON GARCIA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled127

SACRAMENTO

California

EDWARD REDD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled127

LOGAN

Utah

SCOTT HALTZMAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled126

WOONSOCKET

Rhode Island

GERARDO TOLENTINO M.D.

Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Claims Filled126

PORT JEFFERSON STAT

New York

JANETTE ADASIAK ANP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled126

ANCHORAGE

Alaska

BRIJ SARAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled126

GLOVERSVILLE

New York