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PAROXETINE MESYLATE

Paxil (Paroxetine) is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant. It increases serotonin activity in the brain, which regulates mood. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Paxil

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

5,827
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 1474 of 3362

$1.99M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1326 of 3362

947
Patients

Rank: 1709 of 3362

921
Prescribers

Rank: 1688 of 3362

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51%

of people say

it's worth it

38%

of people say

it worked well

23%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

9,983

2011

7,624

2012

7,084

2013

5,827

2014

4,068

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$2.16M

2011

$1.94M

2012

$2.12M

2013

$1.99M

2014

$1.7M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$383

2011

$445

2012

$443

2013

$479

2014

$468

2015

Note: While the rest of this page displays data from 2014, the charts above display data through 2015, from a special release by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 267 1,435 $495K
New York 137 1,001 $303K
Texas 79 469 $169K
California 64 395 $141K
Illinois 45 325 $104K
Ohio 38 257 $94.1K
New Jersey 39 220 $85.3K
Georgia 32 216 $69.8K
Missouri 25 182 $70.6K
North Carolina 27 150 $55.6K
Michigan 26 135 $54.4K
South Carolina 19 124 $34.2K
Tennessee 18 107 $46.7K
Arkansas 14 102 $23.6K
Alabama 13 99 $31.1K
Indiana 12 92 $26.1K
Kentucky 79 $21K
Wisconsin 12 55 $25.8K
Pennsylvania 51 $15.3K
West Virginia 46 $18.2K
Louisiana 44 $16.5K
Arizona 11 39 $17.3K
Rhode Island 35 $14.7K
Virginia 28 $8,935
Mississippi 27 $6,496
Massachusetts 21 $5,299
Connecticut 16 $5,964
Kansas 15 $3,602
Iowa 12 $5,461
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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 »

Incorrect Info?

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