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THIORIDAZINE HCL

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*This description is for related drug thioridazine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

116K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 646 of 3395

$5.08M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1143 of 3395

12,679
Patients

Rank: 865 of 3395

12,757
Prescribers

Rank: 744 of 3395

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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

178K

2011

163K

2012

151K

2013

135K

2014

116K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$3.69M

2011

$3.21M

2012

$3.61M

2013

$4.29M

2014

$5.08M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$41

2011

$56

2012

$57

2013

$75

2014

$103

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 1,128 8,945 $457K
New York 892 8,883 $444K
Pennsylvania 606 5,799 $276K
Florida 726 5,595 $234K
Texas 757 5,124 $229K
Michigan 530 5,109 $259K
Ohio 478 4,651 $188K
New Jersey 470 4,525 $201K
Illinois 437 3,918 $162K
North Carolina 359 3,292 $131K
Massachusetts 305 3,131 $133K
Tennessee 348 3,000 $128K
Indiana 335 2,966 $128K
Missouri 315 2,926 $124K
Virginia 322 2,858 $116K
Kentucky 349 2,856 $123K
Wisconsin 281 2,631 $119K
South Carolina 267 2,428 $98.8K
Alabama 286 2,355 $92.4K
Georgia 278 2,313 $87.4K
Iowa 187 2,019 $92.7K
Minnesota 191 1,863 $96K
Arkansas 173 1,593 $75K
Mississippi 178 1,566 $60.1K
Louisiana 207 1,540 $60.5K
Maryland 177 1,499 $64.1K
Utah 67 1,466 $40.3K
Connecticut 171 1,462 $68.3K
Oklahoma 184 1,328 $59.4K
West Virginia 138 1,214 $50.5K
Washington 132 1,209 $62.2K
Oregon 134 1,169 $55.7K
Colorado 106 1,043 $45.4K
Kansas 122 1,041 $50.2K
Arizona 144 1,029 $38.3K
Maine 119 1,027 $53K
Nebraska 93 815 $35.5K
Rhode Island 61 691 $37.2K
South Dakota 49 512 $23.3K
New Hampshire 49 493 $18.7K
Idaho 52 485 $24.3K
North Dakota 45 482 $14.5K
New Mexico 59 420 $16K
Hawaii 54 397 $15K
Nevada 57 366 $16.4K
Vermont 44 321 $13.7K
Delaware 38 260 $16.6K
Montana 28 248 $16.1K
Alaska 187 $3,588
District of Columbia 22 107 $4,936
Wyoming 12 60 $1,650
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. The data for 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for THIORIDAZINE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MARK STEADMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled88

FLORENCE

South Carolina

REMUS NERVEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled88

COLUMBUS

Ohio

LORI OLSON PMHNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled88

PORTLAND

Oregon

ANNE OWUSU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled86

CLINTON

South Carolina

MICHEL-ANGE FERDINAND MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled85

ELIZABETH

New Jersey

SAUL GORMAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled85

ELIZABETH

New Jersey

KAREN KYLE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled84

PEORIA

Illinois

MAGERY SATISH M.D

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled84

SMITHTOWN

New York

JIM VAN ZANT RN,CS

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled83

AMERICAN FORK

Utah

VIKRAM SHUKLA M.D.

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled83

GASTONIA

North Carolina

PITR CONROY MD

Pediatrics

Claims Filled82

SANTA ROSA

California

MARK HENRY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled81

BATTLE CREEK

Michigan

RALPH POLLOCK M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled81

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

ZINNIA GARCIA PENA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled81

YABUCOA

Puerto Rico

TWILA PEARSON APNP, PH.D

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled80

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

JORGE BENITO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled79

MIAMI

Florida

LAURA GIVENS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled79

BOERNE

Texas

USHA SACHDEV M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled77

ONTARIO

California

JAYAPRAKASH SHETTY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled77

WILLIMANTIC

Connecticut

CATHLYN KLASSEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled77

EVERETT

Washington

CHUNG RHEE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled77

SCRANTON

Pennsylvania

RONALD KALCHIK DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled76

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

KRISHNA PATEL M.D.

Pediatrics

Claims Filled76

CLINTON

New Jersey

REINALDO RODRIGUEZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled76

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

MARK HAUSER M.D.

Claims Filled74

NEWTON

Massachusetts