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ABILIFY

Abilify is an atypical antipsychotic. Researchers don't know exactly how it works. It seems to change dopamine and serotonin activity in your brain, which affects thoughts and mood. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

2.89M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 108 of 3238

$2.11B
Retail Cost

Rank: 4 of 3238

396,764
Patients

Rank: 182 of 3238

127,070
Prescribers

Rank: 192 of 3238

User Reviews of ABILIFY »

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44%

of people say

it's worth it

34%

of people say

it worked well

32%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 40,639 272,965 $214M
New York 29,691 223,533 $168M
Florida 30,227 180,234 $136M
Texas 24,705 161,197 $115M
Pennsylvania 21,265 159,680 $112M
Ohio 18,871 138,642 $96.8M
Michigan 15,809 105,187 $85.3M
Illinois 12,751 103,000 $69.4M
Massachusetts 12,862 98,387 $68.9M
North Carolina 13,735 89,340 $66.5M
Missouri 11,850 86,734 $59.6M
New Jersey 11,558 82,825 $60.7M
Indiana 10,024 69,075 $49.3M
Tennessee 10,579 65,391 $47.2M
Wisconsin 7,905 63,519 $46.1M
Minnesota 7,773 58,408 $45.4M
Georgia 8,701 53,965 $39M
Virginia 8,170 53,355 $39.7M
Connecticut 6,699 51,196 $36.5M
Kentucky 7,677 51,064 $35.3M
Washington 6,669 47,122 $36.3M
Alabama 7,003 43,518 $31.6M
Iowa 5,014 41,899 $27M
Louisiana 6,204 41,576 $28.5M
Oklahoma 5,617 38,040 $26.4M
Maryland 5,551 35,574 $26.9M
Colorado 4,900 34,102 $24.5M
Kansas 4,472 33,430 $22.4M
South Carolina 5,069 32,619 $23.8M
Oregon 4,644 32,495 $25.8M
Arizona 5,088 31,462 $23.3M
Arkansas 4,576 30,886 $21.5M
Mississippi 4,512 30,780 $20.3M
Nebraska 3,256 25,740 $18.1M
West Virginia 3,026 19,533 $14.2M
Maine 2,925 19,252 $13.9M
Utah 2,450 17,718 $12.5M
New Mexico 2,699 15,426 $12M
Rhode Island 1,930 14,753 $10M
Idaho 2,101 14,049 $10.4M
New Hampshire 1,951 13,653 $9.96M
Nevada 2,090 11,617 $8.75M
Montana 1,281 9,549 $6.94M
South Dakota 1,105 9,000 $6.05M
Vermont 1,236 8,859 $6.93M
Delaware 1,483 8,840 $7.09M
Hawaii 1,236 8,122 $6.53M
North Dakota 901 6,222 $4.18M
Alaska 550 5,988 $3.12M
District of Columbia 1,116 5,945 $4.84M
Wyoming 631 4,181 $3.07M
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 ABILIFY

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JOSE PAGAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled669

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

WAYNE PAULEKAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled668

WETHERSFIELD

Connecticut

JEFFREY SCHLUETER D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled661

JOSHUA

Texas

GUARI MASCARO M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled658

MIAMI

Florida

LINDA DIRAIMONDO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled653

MADISON

Wisconsin

PHILLIP DIAS-MANDOLY M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled651

SEWICKLEY

Pennsylvania

THWAN HAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled645

GRANITE CITY

Illinois

LAURA GIVENS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled635

HOUSTON

Texas

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled633

TUCKER

Georgia

TIMOTHY ROSS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled631

VANCOUVER

Washington

CONRAD GRANITO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled629

PAWTUCKET

Rhode Island

HARRY SCHWERDTFEGER MD

Psychosomatic Medicine

Claims Filled625

SALT LAKE CITY

Utah

MICHAEL MENNELLA M.D.

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled620

SMITHTOWN

New York

SYLVIA LAGDAN ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled618

TACOMA

Washington

DAVID MCELWAIN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled617

TULSA

Oklahoma

RAKESH RANJAN

Psychiatry

Claims Filled611

MEDINA

Ohio

THEODORE WILF M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled606

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

PATRICK ORUWARI MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled606

POTOSI

Missouri

FERNANDO MENDEZ-VILLAMIL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled605

MIAMI

Florida

KRISHNA VIJAYASARATHI DO

Psychiatry

Claims Filled599

BAKERSFIELD

California

CAROL PEITZMAN M.D.

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled599

BLOOMINGTON

Minnesota

CHRISTOPHER LABONTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled599

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

SHAHZAD HASHMI M.D.,

Psychiatry

Claims Filled597

LAWRENCEVILLE

Georgia

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled596

WOODLAWN

Virginia

ALEXANDER PINKUSOVICH MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled594

BROOKLYN

New York