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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
TALMADGE HAYS M. D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,705

PINEVILLE

Kentucky

FRANCISCO RICART MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,704

CORAL GABLES

Florida

RAUL CAPITAINE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,692

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

RAMON RAMOS-PEREZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,677

GUAYAMA

Puerto Rico

MONICA MASINGALE APN

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled1,676

ENGLEWOOD

Tennessee

PATRICK MOLONY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,643

PENNINGTON GAP

Virginia

FRANCISCO RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,639

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

WALAYAT KHAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,631

YPSILANTI

Michigan

JOSE PAGAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,628

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

SATHISHCHANDRA RAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,626

LOGAN

West Virginia

MARGARITA LERMO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,617

MIAMI

Florida

JORGE DE JESUS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,601

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

SAIFULLAH NIAZI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,580

RICHMOND

Virginia

DWIGHT WILLETT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,572

KINGSTON

Tennessee

JOSE ZAMORA-ALVAREZ

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,565

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

THOMAS WIKSTROM MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,558

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

ERIC MOFFET MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,551

KINGSPORT

Tennessee

OTIS HARRISON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,547

MOBILE

Alabama

PRAMOD PILANIA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,540

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

MARIO GALVARINO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,536

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

NARENDRA NAGAREDDY M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,534

JONESBORO

Georgia

CLIFFORD GARVIN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,534

DENISON

Texas

JERRY BENFIELD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,515

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

MELVIN VELAZQUEZ M.D.

Mental Health Counselor

Claims Filled1,513

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

XAJE HASANAJ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,495

EDEN

North Carolina