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Prescriber Checkup » ALPRAZOLAM

ALPRAZOLAM

Treats anxiety, panic disorder, insomnia (trouble sleeping), and anxiety caused by depression. This medicine is a benzodiazepine. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

997K
Medicare Part D Claims
$11.9M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 424,367 $2.75M
California 125,549 $1.44M
Ohio 101,996 $1.8M
New York 64,716 $786K
Puerto Rico 50,856 $731K
Kentucky 45,653 $452K
Georgia 42,389 $309K
Texas 40,850 $254K
Pennsylvania 31,693 $219K
Louisiana 31,397 $142K
Indiana 28,705 $350K
Nevada 27,564 $203K
Massachusetts 26,720 $196K
West Virginia 25,143 $394K
Virginia 17,402 $167K
Arizona 16,461 $163K
Michigan 16,034 $101K
Missouri 15,958 $125K
North Carolina 15,419 $115K
Oklahoma 14,221 $92.9K
South Carolina 13,076 $99.8K
New Jersey 13,025 $103K
Tennessee 11,875 $81.7K
Minnesota 11,361 $120K
Illinois 8,648 $58.6K
Wisconsin 8,343 $77.7K
Maryland 8,041 $99.2K
Rhode Island 6,754 $33.4K
Alabama 6,403 $44.4K
Connecticut 6,198 $48.2K
Washington 5,076 $30.7K
Delaware 4,748 $34.1K
New Mexico 4,739 $29.3K
Kansas 4,237 $24K
Mississippi 4,033 $23.3K
Colorado 3,783 $27.4K
Arkansas 2,987 $21.4K
Iowa 2,964 $17.6K
Hawaii 2,664 $35K
Oregon 2,165 $16.9K
New Hampshire 2,093 $14.4K
Nebraska 1,795 $12.1K
Maine 1,661 $20.3K
Utah 1,646 $10.6K
Idaho 1,217 $10.2K
North Dakota 1,188 $7,669
Montana 585 $4,147
South Dakota 496 $3,099
Vermont 365 $2,232
Wyoming 335 $2,048
Alaska 147 $1,000
District of Columbia 113 $903
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 ALPRAZOLAM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
EDUARDO GONZALEZ-PEREZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled132

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

SAMIR KAPOOR M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled258

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

PIUS JACOB M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled469

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

CHRISTOPHER GARCIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled337

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

SHIFA MALIK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled106

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

ROQUE RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled69

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

LOKIE INDAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled240

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

DONALD KATZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled65

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

BARKAT KHAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled260

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

AMBREEN ALAM D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled166

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

SYED SAFDAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled480

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

ABDUL GHANI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled94

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

DOMINIC GONZALEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled172

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

ANANTKUMAR SHAH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled191

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

VIJAY DESAI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled296

ZEPHRYHILLS

Florida

MICHAEL ZIMMERER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled82

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

WILLIAM SHADE

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

PAUL KNIGHT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled121

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

MUKESH RANGWANI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled105

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

SHELLY DUNMYER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled97

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

DAVID PARRETT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled67

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

KENT DAVIS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled62

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

THOMAS FORRESTAL

Family Medicine

Claims Filled65

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

RONALD HARVEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled71

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

PERRY KALIS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled150

ZANESVILLE

Ohio