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Prescriber Checkup » BUDEPRION XL

BUDEPRION XL

Treats depression and aids in quitting smoking. Also prevents depression caused by seasonal affective disorder (SAD). This medicine is an antidepressant. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

232K
Medicare Part D Claims
$13.2M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 31,079 $1.9M
California 20,712 $1.2M
Pennsylvania 13,760 $819K
Ohio 9,673 $560K
Florida 9,281 $499K
Puerto Rico 8,766 $444K
New Jersey 8,427 $549K
North Carolina 7,937 $474K
Michigan 7,379 $484K
Georgia 7,214 $395K
Alabama 6,374 $350K
Virginia 4,921 $290K
Maryland 4,571 $297K
Maine 4,545 $294K
Texas 4,366 $270K
Kentucky 4,235 $231K
Missouri 4,011 $219K
Washington 3,833 $243K
Tennessee 3,744 $218K
Massachusetts 3,656 $228K
Wisconsin 3,609 $217K
Connecticut 3,531 $216K
Illinois 3,430 $210K
Oregon 2,953 $187K
New Hampshire 2,920 $168K
South Carolina 2,746 $153K
Iowa 2,744 $134K
Louisiana 2,720 $145K
Minnesota 2,623 $185K
Indiana 2,588 $150K
West Virginia 2,456 $152K
Mississippi 2,380 $126K
Nebraska 1,701 $86.7K
Oklahoma 1,668 $106K
Kansas 1,583 $89.5K
Colorado 1,526 $88.7K
Arkansas 1,446 $81.4K
Idaho 1,433 $84.9K
Rhode Island 1,367 $84.8K
Delaware 1,362 $88.5K
Vermont 1,325 $92K
Utah 1,113 $75.5K
Montana 1,012 $55.9K
South Dakota 932 $50.3K
Arizona 628 $41.5K
Hawaii 583 $37.4K
North Dakota 566 $30.5K
District of Columbia 473 $26.2K
New Mexico 361 $19.7K
Alaska 222 $8,501
Nevada 191 $11.5K
Wyoming 131 $8,306
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 BUDEPRION XL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ROWENA TESSMANN PMH-NP, PH.D.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled67

WATERVILLE

Maine

MARVIN PIBURN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled67

INDEPENDENCE

Iowa

ELIZABETH MIRKIN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled67

CHICAGO

Illinois

LEONID IZRAYELIT MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled67

FOREST HILLS

New York

NORMAN HOLDEN, JR M.D.

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled65

MECHANICSVILLE

Virginia

SUSAN FRANKLIN APN

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric/Mental Health, Adult

Claims Filled65

CHERRY HILL

New Jersey

KENNETH ROSENSTEIN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled65

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

ROGER ROUSSEAU MD, PA

Psychiatry

Claims Filled65

MIAMI

Florida

GLENN DAVIS M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled64

JOHNSTOWN

Pennsylvania

JOSEPH BUCETA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled64

ELIZABETH

New Jersey

DALIA OLIVIER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled64

BROOKLYN

New York

STEPHEN FRIEDES M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled63

EAST HAMPTON

New York

PRATAP ATTALURI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled63

PEKIN

Illinois

MUHAMMAD CHEEMA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled63

FAIRPORT

New York

LISA ZAMPINI RPA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled63

SYRACUSE

New York

DANIEL ZATREANU MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled62

ROCHESTER

New York

OSCAR URREA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled62

MC MURRAY

Pennsylvania

LINDA DIRAIMONDO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled62

MADISON

Wisconsin

SURESH PATIL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled62

OSWEGO

New York

KAZI AHMAD M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled62

CULLMAN

Alabama

ERWIN ILANO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled62

BOSTON

Massachusetts

HUBERTO MERAYO MD

Specialist

Claims Filled62

CORAL GABLES

Florida

IBIDUNNI BABATUNDE P.A.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled62

ROCHESTER

New Hampshire

BORIS KONNIKOW MD PHD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled61

FOREST HILLS

New York

BASANTI BASU M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled61

FINDLAY

Ohio