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ALPRAZOLAM

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

12.5M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 21 of 3238

$90.2M
Retail Cost

Rank: 225 of 3238

2,458,682
Patients

Rank: 30 of 3238

362,378
Prescribers

Rank: 32 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 276,028 1,395,564 $9.63M
Texas 179,903 861,622 $5.78M
California 187,234 772,998 $5.78M
Michigan 134,094 632,855 $4.14M
Pennsylvania 112,633 583,180 $3.98M
North Carolina 101,610 567,683 $4.14M
Tennessee 92,435 541,108 $3.77M
New York 127,805 482,220 $3.9M
Ohio 93,000 477,809 $4.29M
Illinois 84,250 403,346 $2.85M
New Jersey 94,446 398,897 $2.56M
Georgia 77,787 390,965 $2.67M
Missouri 68,260 362,919 $2.68M
Alabama 60,963 359,781 $2.41M
Indiana 63,033 326,747 $2.65M
Louisiana 52,035 284,046 $1.78M
Virginia 53,556 281,994 $2.14M
Kentucky 45,365 275,825 $2.13M
South Carolina 40,878 223,438 $1.75M
Massachusetts 32,923 183,877 $1.4M
Wisconsin 35,855 183,594 $1.4M
Oklahoma 33,440 180,756 $1.36M
West Virginia 27,428 173,399 $1.24M
Arkansas 31,521 171,986 $1.17M
Arizona 41,028 167,917 $1.21M
Mississippi 29,239 164,789 $1.04M
Connecticut 29,159 132,759 $995K
Maryland 27,871 123,826 $880K
Washington 28,627 123,184 $761K
Iowa 23,073 119,911 $793K
Kansas 22,230 114,219 $804K
Nevada 23,855 109,892 $785K
Colorado 20,358 93,546 $678K
Oregon 20,684 86,171 $506K
Minnesota 17,741 78,586 $602K
Utah 12,874 64,359 $421K
Nebraska 12,332 63,509 $429K
New Mexico 11,284 50,257 $330K
Delaware 11,043 49,285 $342K
Maine 8,997 47,381 $345K
Rhode Island 9,211 47,306 $320K
Idaho 8,452 37,654 $233K
New Hampshire 5,745 27,427 $212K
Hawaii 5,020 20,805 $179K
South Dakota 3,765 18,123 $127K
Montana 3,846 17,521 $112K
North Dakota 3,537 15,894 $105K
Vermont 2,274 11,185 $75.5K
Wyoming 2,210 9,055 $58.4K
District of Columbia 2,172 7,636 $46.3K
Alaska 1,486 6,587 $50.5K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions 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
ROBERTO HERNANDO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,039

MIAMI

Florida

ALEX FIDER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,013

SHELBYVILLE

Tennessee

MICHAEL DOLE MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled2,003

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

LARRY BROWN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,986

JASPER

Texas

WILLIAM BILLINGTON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,983

WEST POINT

Mississippi

ABDELBASET YOUSSEF MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,971

WAYNE

Michigan

VISWA DURVASULA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,965

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

NICHOLAS PANTALEONE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,962

PRATTVILLE

Alabama

MARILYN LACHMAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,961

ALBERTVILLE

Alabama

NELSON HERNANDEZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,960

MIAMI

Florida

GURUSWAMI RAVICHANDRAN M.D

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,953

HOUSTON

Texas

CARLOS SABATES MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,937

MIAMI

Florida

TIMOTHY MCPHERSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,897

STEELE

Missouri

MOHAMMAD HASAN MD

Addiction Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,890

BECKLEY

West Virginia

ABDULLAH ARSHAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,878

HAYTI

Missouri

WOMESH SAHADEO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,876

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

IBRAHIM OUDEH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,874

DUNN

North Carolina

MICHAEL BRASFIELD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,847

JASPER

Alabama

MARIO SCHWABE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,783

PARKERSBURG

West Virginia

LUIS GUERRERO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,782

MIAMI

Florida

EDWARD HAWKINS M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,777

REIDSVILLE

North Carolina

STANLEY SCHAEFFER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,768

WALKERTOWN

North Carolina

SHODHAN PATEL MD

Psychologist

Claims Filled1,768

NEW PORT RICHEY

Florida

AMERICO OMS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,716

PONCE

Puerto Rico

EDGAR ORTIZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,706

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico