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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
WILLIAM NEWMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

HARVEY

Louisiana

RICHARD CAMPBELL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

LAWTON

Oklahoma

GARY REASOR M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled52

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

DANIEL O'MEARA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

OAKHURST

California

DONALD PILAND M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

HALIDE KATTAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

LAKELAND

Florida

MICHAEL MOGERMAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled52

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

SUHAIL HAWIT M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled52

LAGUNA HILLS

California

KARL SASH MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled52

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

J WILDER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

BLACKSBURG

Virginia

RAHIMA AFGHAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled52

MURRIETA

California

EDWARD HARDING MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

PAHRUMP

Nevada

GLENN SCHEXNAYDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

DONALDSONVILLE

Louisiana

MICHAEL GORMAN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

MESQUITE

Nevada

LESBIA MENDEZ IRIZARRY MD INTERNAL MEDICINE

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

JAMES THAYER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

WILLIAM WEAVER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

DEMOREST

Georgia

MICHELLE SCARGLE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled52

CLEARWATER

Florida

BYRON LITTLEFIELD D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

ADAIRSVILLE

Georgia

OLAYINKA AINA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

PEEBLES

Ohio

ALBERT PEINADO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

BAKERSFIELD

California

BARRY WEBB MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

CINCINNATI

Ohio

GIDEON KING M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

CHILLICOTHE

Ohio

PAUL PARKER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

COVINGTON

Louisiana

FERESHTE KHAVARI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

NEW WASHINGTON

Ohio