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Dilantin is an antiepileptic medication. It prevents seizures by stabilizing brain cells and lowering abnormal communication within the brain. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 363 of 3238

Retail Cost

Rank: 548 of 3238


Rank: 3068 of 3238


Rank: 3048 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 28,663 $1.8M
Pennsylvania 24,558 $1.4M
California 24,465 $1.61M
North Carolina 20,725 $1.17M
Texas 20,448 $1.37M
Ohio 19,053 $1.17M
Florida 15,519 $1.01M
Illinois 14,456 $853K
Massachusetts 14,194 $872K
Minnesota 12,012 $637K
Missouri 11,986 $638K
Michigan 11,888 $758K
Indiana 11,825 $727K
Tennessee 11,537 $673K
New Jersey 10,644 $734K
Georgia 10,480 $596K
Virginia 10,252 $619K
Kentucky 9,107 $553K
Wisconsin 7,677 $464K
Louisiana 7,461 $447K
Iowa 7,170 $373K
Alabama 7,009 $430K
Arkansas 6,392 $368K
Connecticut 6,345 $399K
Washington 6,094 $358K
South Carolina 6,002 $352K
Oklahoma 5,525 $330K
Oregon 5,399 $317K
Arizona 5,321 $343K
Mississippi 5,234 $286K
Kansas 5,034 $282K
Maryland 4,885 $330K
Colorado 4,207 $284K
West Virginia 4,067 $255K
Nebraska 3,737 $197K
Utah 2,880 $179K
Maine 2,580 $174K
New Hampshire 2,282 $146K
South Dakota 2,165 $103K
North Dakota 2,157 $104K
Rhode Island 2,091 $118K
Idaho 1,778 $105K
New Mexico 1,725 $108K
Montana 1,494 $81.6K
Hawaii 1,396 $82.8K
Nevada 1,333 $101K
Alaska 987 $33.4K
Vermont 965 $62.8K
District of Columbia 802 $40.5K
Delaware 786 $62.4K
Wyoming 756 $45.1K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients Methodology »

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