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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
DONALD SHERRY M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled110

OCALA

Florida

GURUSWAMI RAVICHANDRAN M.D

Psychiatry

Claims Filled110

HOUSTON

Texas

KAY LEWIS M.D.

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled109

HOUSTON

Texas

OLUFEMI TAIWO M.D

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled108

JONESBORO

Georgia

JONATHAN UECKER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled108

NEW BRIGHTON

Minnesota

JOHN CERNY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled107

ANNA

Illinois

CAROL PEITZMAN M.D.

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled107

SAINT PAUL

Minnesota

SURENDRA JOHRI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled106

UTICA

New York

KYUNG HAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled106

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

JOSE GAMBOA MD

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled106

ANAHEIM

California

ANGELA GANNON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled105

BUFFALO

New York

KENNETH SAUL DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled105

NEWARK

Ohio

ANDREW SOLOWAY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled104

CHESTER

Pennsylvania

MALACHY BROWNE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled104

CLINTON TWP

Michigan

KENNETH TERKELSEN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled104

MASHPEE

Massachusetts

CHARLES RODWELL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled103

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

SURENDRA KELWALA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled103

LIVONIA

Michigan

NORMA FELTS FNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled103

GREENEVILLE

Tennessee

THOMAS PAYYAPILLI M.D

Pediatrics

Claims Filled102

NEWARK

New York

ROBERT FRANKLE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled102

CHICAGO

Illinois

STEVEN BAUER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled102

DULUTH

Minnesota

CHARU PATEL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled102

TAUNTON

Massachusetts

H. HENDERSON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled102

LA MESA

California

STUART ZAKEM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled102

CINCINNATI

Ohio

EVA BRION MD

Specialist

Claims Filled101

HASTINGS

Nebraska