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DIVALPROEX SODIUM ER

DIVALPROEX SODIUM

Treats seizures (epilepsy). Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

1.99M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 152 of 3362

$357M
Retail Cost

Rank: 75 of 3362

275,665
Patients

Rank: 246 of 3362

108,550
Prescribers

Rank: 234 of 3362

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 23,244 159,016 $29.4M
New York 19,497 141,990 $24.4M
Texas 20,249 122,889 $22.9M
Pennsylvania 13,499 100,980 $17.6M
Ohio 12,925 97,029 $17.4M
Florida 16,912 93,150 $16.7M
Illinois 11,089 82,620 $14.4M
North Carolina 10,997 74,352 $13.5M
Michigan 11,051 73,050 $14.2M
New Jersey 8,200 64,072 $11.1M
Missouri 7,517 56,741 $9.9M
Georgia 8,703 56,544 $9.53M
Massachusetts 7,348 54,143 $10.1M
Indiana 6,938 48,502 $8.85M
Wisconsin 5,990 47,543 $9.25M
Tennessee 7,330 45,189 $7.56M
Minnesota 5,495 44,884 $9.17M
Louisiana 6,210 42,198 $7.72M
South Carolina 5,934 39,183 $6.84M
Virginia 5,991 38,661 $6.94M
Arizona 5,707 37,906 $6.15M
Alabama 5,963 36,817 $6.13M
Kentucky 5,112 32,567 $6.08M
Connecticut 4,125 31,552 $5.63M
Washington 4,216 29,285 $5.32M
Maryland 4,010 25,446 $4.29M
Iowa 3,073 25,443 $4.88M
Kansas 3,212 23,729 $4.21M
Arkansas 3,364 23,726 $4.54M
Colorado 3,064 20,196 $3.77M
Mississippi 3,170 19,430 $3.46M
Oregon 2,674 18,898 $3.6M
Oklahoma 2,636 16,093 $2.74M
Nebraska 1,957 15,749 $2.83M
West Virginia 2,139 13,564 $2.38M
Maine 1,833 13,261 $2.71M
Nevada 2,142 11,960 $2.12M
Utah 1,577 10,899 $1.99M
New Mexico 1,798 10,516 $1.86M
New Hampshire 1,414 10,421 $1.67M
Idaho 1,202 8,301 $1.49M
Rhode Island 1,070 7,964 $1.39M
Delaware 958 6,908 $1.25M
Hawaii 865 6,377 $1.06M
North Dakota 707 5,616 $1.12M
South Dakota 620 5,160 $946K
Vermont 766 5,155 $1.12M
Alaska 334 4,073 $398K
Montana 553 3,552 $636K
District of Columbia 528 2,545 $433K
Wyoming 291 1,689 $315K
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 DIVALPROEX SODIUM ER

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ERIC BARNES D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,226

COLUMBIA

Missouri

FRANK FLOCA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,096

AUSTIN

Texas

TODD ROSEN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,038

FLINT

Michigan

ELLIE MOZINGO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,009

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

ARMEEN WEBER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,008

OAKLAND

California

JOSEPH POOLE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled994

MOUNT VERNON

Ohio

ROBERT MORTON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled992

ADA

Oklahoma

THOMAS HAYS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled953

BUFFALO

New York

TIMOTHY THOMPSON DO

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled947

WENTZVILLE

Missouri

REMUS NERVEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled942

COLUMBUS

Ohio

JAMES SHOLTZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled933

COVINGTON

Louisiana

JOHN WEINSTEIN

Psychiatry

Claims Filled906

GARDEN GROVE

California

JUDITH HAHN NP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled906

PHOENIX

Arizona

LAWRENCE ROOT M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled815

HOUSTON

Texas

NAVEED MIRZA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled792

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

CATHY MCNEW CRNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled789

HERSHEY

Pennsylvania

ROHIDAS PATIL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled785

DECATUR

Illinois

ROBERT JESPERSEN M.D.

Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Claims Filled756

CHICAGO

Illinois

SHAHZAD HASHMI M.D.,

Psychiatry

Claims Filled730

LAWRENCEVILLE

Georgia

SHAGUFTA CHOWHAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled729

SOUTH BEND

Indiana

SYLVIA LAGDAN ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled680

TACOMA

Washington

SUNITA TIKKU M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled678

ORANGE CITY

Florida

CRAIG BROUSSARD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled674

LAKE CHARLES

Louisiana

RAUL MARCO BORRULL M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled666

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

EDWARD AJAYI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled656

SMYRNA

Georgia