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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
BRADY WELSH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled64

RACINE

Wisconsin

SAMMAR ATASSI M.D.

Claims Filled82

MONTGOMERY

West Virginia

MICHAEL ANGOTTI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled79

CLARKSBURG

West Virginia

CHARLES ARTHURS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled82

MORGANTOWN

West Virginia

BRANDON WOLFE DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PARKERSBURG

West Virginia

SCOTT SIEGEL D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled102

LOGAN

West Virginia

ELMA BERNARDO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled58

SOUTH CHARLESTON

West Virginia

ZIAD CHANAA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

MADISON

West Virginia

MICHAEL OKEEFE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled59

MORGANTOWN

West Virginia

E ROBIE DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled91

NITRO

West Virginia

KELLY PITSENBARGER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled95

BECKLEY

West Virginia

MATTHEW UPTON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled56

DUNBAR

West Virginia

ROBERT ATKINS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled89

MADISON

West Virginia

JANET WALLACE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled121

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

BELLA ZINZUWADIA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled73

BEAVER

West Virginia

DAVID CRAMER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

PARKERSBURG

West Virginia

ADAM BREINIG DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

SAFIULLAH SYED MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled58

BECKLEY

West Virginia

RICHARD SIMPSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled56

FAIRMONT

West Virginia

JOHN FRAME D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled83

SOUTH CHARLESTON

West Virginia

ELY SALON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled74

BECKLEY

West Virginia

ALI KHAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled73

BUCKHANNON

West Virginia

JEFFREY TRUMP MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

HURRICANE

West Virginia

HASSAN JAFARY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

BECKLEY

West Virginia

HAROLD AYERS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled148

PT PLEASANT

West Virginia