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ABILIFY

ARIPIPRAZOLE

Abilify (Aripiprazole) 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 2014

2.96M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 107 of 3362

$2.53B
Retail Cost

Rank: 4 of 3362

405,048
Patients

Rank: 184 of 3362

130,933
Prescribers

Rank: 198 of 3362

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43%

of people say

it's worth it

38%

of people say

it worked well

35%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 42,036 286,405 $261M
New York 30,104 230,984 $202M
Florida 32,442 190,853 $169M
Texas 25,027 164,623 $137M
Pennsylvania 21,440 160,593 $133M
Ohio 19,084 142,647 $115M
Michigan 16,376 108,592 $103M
Illinois 12,740 101,908 $80.2M
Massachusetts 12,712 98,806 $81.8M
North Carolina 14,167 92,686 $79.9M
Missouri 11,821 87,288 $69.4M
New Jersey 11,381 83,621 $71.8M
Indiana 10,211 70,814 $59.1M
Tennessee 10,636 66,592 $55.8M
Wisconsin 8,021 63,375 $54.3M
Minnesota 7,799 58,884 $53.5M
Georgia 9,012 57,702 $48.4M
Virginia 8,411 54,857 $48.1M
Connecticut 6,696 51,367 $43.4M
Kentucky 7,538 51,046 $41.3M
Washington 7,006 48,509 $43.3M
Alabama 7,115 43,452 $38.1M
Louisiana 6,354 42,287 $34M
Iowa 4,871 40,749 $30.2M
Maryland 5,851 37,551 $33.9M
Oklahoma 5,447 37,405 $30.1M
Colorado 5,361 37,220 $31.6M
South Carolina 5,441 35,223 $30.2M
Oregon 5,040 34,907 $32.3M
Kansas 4,413 33,895 $26.5M
Mississippi 4,578 32,135 $24.7M
Arizona 5,264 31,317 $27.1M
Arkansas 4,584 30,573 $24.8M
Nebraska 3,307 26,538 $21.3M
West Virginia 3,518 21,579 $17.9M
Maine 2,926 18,937 $16.2M
Utah 2,262 16,667 $14M
New Mexico 2,823 16,054 $14.5M
Idaho 2,205 14,573 $12.8M
Rhode Island 1,749 14,430 $11.4M
New Hampshire 1,990 14,389 $11.8M
Nevada 2,188 12,709 $10.9M
Montana 1,370 9,898 $8.17M
South Dakota 1,144 9,189 $7.3M
Vermont 1,237 9,086 $8.37M
Delaware 1,446 8,581 $8.09M
Hawaii 1,198 7,756 $7.5M
North Dakota 1,020 7,267 $5.65M
Alaska 572 7,125 $3.72M
District of Columbia 1,212 6,215 $5.85M
Wyoming 676 4,615 $3.93M
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 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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
JAMES CHUDLEIGH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled555

VOLENTE

Texas

MICHELLE LEMON APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled554

LINCOLN

Nebraska

VINCENT DILELLA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled553

DUNEDIN

Florida

MICHAEL SARIBALAS

Psychiatry

Claims Filled553

COLUMBUS

Ohio

JUNIOR PITTACK MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled553

HIALEAH

Florida

CHARLES MAXVILL DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled552

EULESS

Texas

OSCAR SANDOVAL CASTELLANOS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled552

UNION CITY

New Jersey

TERRI STEELE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled551

CLANTON

Alabama

BOGDAN NEDELESCU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled551

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

NORMAN HOLDEN M.D

Psychiatry

Claims Filled551

FARMVILLE

Virginia

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled545

TUCKER

Georgia

KAREN LOTHAMER RN, CNS

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric/Mental Health, Community

Claims Filled542

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

GEORGETA DRANCEA N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled541

ANAHEIM

California

STEPHEN RUEDRICH MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled541

CLEVELAND

Ohio

LAURIE FENTON NP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled539

JAMESTOWN

New York

MEREDITH LONG M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled537

BETHPAGE

New York

SUSHILA MOHAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled537

WOODBURY

Minnesota

ANDREA STENGEL NP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled535

HAUPPAUGE

New York

NIKHIL NIHALANI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled527

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

CHARLES RODWELL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled526

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

BUNTEE CO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled524

FEWTUS

Missouri

JOY KREEGER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled524

EAST AURORA

New York

GARY VIZE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled522

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

JAYANTH BOLARAM M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled522

SEBRING

Florida

JUAN ORTIZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled515

MIAMI

Florida