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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
JOSEPH CHUPREVICH D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled125

OTTAWA

Illinois

GHISLAINE FOUGY MD PA

Psychiatry

Claims Filled125

SILVER SPRING

Maryland

KATHLEEN LYONS APNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled123

GREEN BAY

Wisconsin

MAGERY SATISH M.D

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled123

SMITHTOWN

New York

BIMLESH GARG MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled122

WEST COVINA

California

LORI OLSON PMHNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled122

PORTLAND

Oregon

HAROLD ALEXANDER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled122

LAS CRUCES

New Mexico

ELIZABETH HUNT MD

Pediatrics

Claims Filled122

BOSTON

Massachusetts

JOHNNY EDROZO M.D.

Claims Filled121

CERRITOS

California

SURENDRA CHAGANTI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled120

ST LOUIS

Missouri

SERGIO SANCHEZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled119

GREER

South Carolina

JOHN STRUNK M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled119

DOTHAN

Alabama

CYNTHIA ROUNDS ANP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled118

ANCHORAGE

Alaska

RAVINDRA MEHTA M.D.

Claims Filled118

BROWNSVILLE

Pennsylvania

THOMAS DAULER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled117

STATE COLLEGE

Pennsylvania

SORAYA RADFAR MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled117

MT LEBANON

Pennsylvania

WILLIAM SCHWAB MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled116

MADISON

Wisconsin

CAILLEAN MCMAHON-TRONETTI DO

Psychiatry

Claims Filled114

DUNKIRK

New York

DARCE BRAIMAN NP

Registered Nurse, Psychiatric/Mental Health, Adult

Claims Filled114

ELMIRA

New York

YAROSLAV KUSHNIR M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled114

CHULA VISTA

California

SAHAR SHAFEY M.D.

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled113

HAZLET

New Jersey

MIRIAM GRAHAM RN-PC

Registered Nurse, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled113

WESTFIELD

Massachusetts

WILLIAM MICHAEL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled111

SCOTTSBLUFF

Nebraska

ELPIDIO MARLO GARCIA MD

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Adult Mental Health

Claims Filled111

STATEN ISLAND

New York

ANDREW ROOKS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled111

RIVERSIDE

California