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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
RIGOBERTO RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled3,816

MIAMI

Florida

EVELIO SOSA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,067

CORAL GABLES

Florida

CARLOS SABATES MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,499

MIAMI

Florida

SAMUEL NODAL

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,429

MIAMI

Florida

CARLOS CANOVA-DIAZ M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,404

MIAMI

Florida

HUMBERTO GARCIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,400

MIAMI

Florida

MARGARITA LERMO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,200

MIAMI

Florida

ALBERTO HERNANDEZ M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled1,187

CORAL GABLES

Florida

ROBERTO HERNANDO MD

Mental Health Counselor

Claims Filled1,176

MIAMI

Florida

LUIS FELIPE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,173

MIAMI

Florida

CIRILO GONZALEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,152

MIAMI

Florida

RICARDO MARTINEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,151

MIAMI

Florida

MARIA BETANCOURT

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,132

MIAMI

Florida

JOAQUIN NEGRETTE

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,105

HIALEAH

Florida

ELISEL VERA-GALVAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,100

NEW PORT RICHEY

Florida

JOSEFINA FONTANILLS

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,092

MIAMI

Florida

AUSBERTO BIANCHI MD

Claims Filled1,058

MIAMI

Florida

RAMON GUTIERREZ MD

Claims Filled1,051

MIAMI

Florida

MIGUEL FANA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,028

SAINT PETERSBURG

Florida

RAMON CARRILLO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,026

CORAL GABLES

Florida

ERNESTO GARCIA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,003

MIAMI

Florida

OSMANY RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled999

MIAMI

Florida

JAIME DUQUE MD

General Practice

Claims Filled990

MIAMI

Florida

MARTA BETANCOURT

Family Medicine

Claims Filled984

HIALEAH

Florida

RAUL RODRIGUEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled955

OMAK

Washington