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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
ALEJANDRO ROCA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled624

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

NADIA JIVANI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled623

TAMPA

Florida

DIANIK MARTINEZ M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled612

RICHMOND HILL

New York

RICARDO MARIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled606

DUNEDIN

Florida

ILDEFONSO GOMEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled605

TAMARAC

Florida

ASHIT VIJAPURA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled603

PLANT CITY

Florida

ALVARO MANOTAS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled602

PLANTATION

Florida

ROBERT DAVIS MD

Specialist

Claims Filled600

GRETNA

Louisiana

ALDO MONTES M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled595

MIRAMAR

Florida

VU TRAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled592

RUSKIN

Florida

KARL JONES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled590

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

MIGUEL VAZQUEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled590

MIAMI

Florida

RAYMOND GALCERAN M.D

General Practice

Claims Filled587

HIALEAH

Florida

AUXI PEACHEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled585

MIAMI

Florida

HECTOR JUNCO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled585

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

SCOTT JUDD MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled584

TAMPA

Florida

RENE GARCIA M.D.

Contractor

Claims Filled580

MIAMI

Florida

SANJAY MADAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled580

CLEARWATER

Florida

JUAN AGUILAR-CHACON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled578

MIAMI

Florida

EDWARD ROSA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled577

CORAL SPRINGS

Florida

DANIEL DIEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled571

MIAMI

Florida

PETER CHOY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled565

MIAMI

Florida

CHANDRAVADAN PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled565

TAMPA

Florida

AILSA CUAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled556

MIAMI

Florida

SHAMIMARA BORACHI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled553

HOLIDAY

Florida