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Prescriber Checkup » DIVALPROEX SODIUM ER

DIVALPROEX SODIUM ER

Treats seizures (epilepsy). Also used to treat the manic phase of bipolar disorder (manic-depressive illness) and to prevent migraine headaches. Belongs to a class of drugs called anticonvulsants. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

1.51M
Medicare Part D Claims
$107M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 139,814 $10.4M
New York 121,507 $7.13M
Texas 113,025 $7.56M
Pennsylvania 92,875 $5.29M
Ohio 90,328 $4.79M
Florida 80,816 $4.27M
Illinois 78,659 $4.94M
North Carolina 67,294 $3.78M
Michigan 64,328 $4.19M
New Jersey 59,067 $3.05M
Missouri 55,558 $2.96M
Georgia 48,694 $2.95M
Indiana 47,238 $2.75M
Massachusetts 46,116 $2.48M
Wisconsin 43,909 $2.39M
Minnesota 42,535 $2.5M
Tennessee 41,721 $2.29M
Louisiana 37,440 $1.9M
Arizona 37,044 $1.96M
Virginia 35,753 $1.99M
South Carolina 35,647 $2.24M
Alabama 34,790 $1.8M
Kentucky 31,859 $1.86M
Connecticut 30,110 $1.58M
Washington 26,977 $1.53M
Iowa 26,106 $1.37M
Arkansas 25,471 $1.55M
Maryland 22,826 $1.3M
Kansas 22,091 $1.24M
Oklahoma 19,717 $999K
Mississippi 18,765 $1.01M
Colorado 16,854 $1.15M
Oregon 16,552 $1.08M
Puerto Rico 13,810 $563K
Nebraska 13,282 $702K
West Virginia 13,271 $744K
Maine 12,341 $1.11M
New Mexico 10,053 $552K
Utah 9,929 $597K
Nevada 9,709 $629K
New Hampshire 8,372 $509K
Idaho 7,612 $434K
Rhode Island 6,850 $363K
Hawaii 6,601 $405K
Delaware 5,977 $401K
Vermont 4,605 $250K
North Dakota 4,388 $224K
South Dakota 4,119 $230K
Alaska 3,995 $196K
Montana 2,774 $145K
Wyoming 1,606 $85.8K
District of Columbia 1,525 $87.9K
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 DIVALPROEX SODIUM ER

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ROBERT MORTON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,894

ADA

Oklahoma

MICHAEL REINSTEIN PSYCHIATRIST

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,437

SKOKIE

Illinois

ERIC BARNES D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,268

COLUMBIA

Missouri

OLIN LEPARD M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,157

WAYNE

Michigan

THOMAS HAYS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,100

BUFFALO

New York

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,088

FORT WORTH

Texas

TODD ROSEN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled994

FLINT

Michigan

JASWANT KHOKHAR MD

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled977

BAKERSFIELD

California

SUBRATA ROY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled933

LIMA

Ohio

JAGJIT CHADHA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled884

DEQUINCY

Louisiana

ANNA O'KINSKY

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled849

WESTAMPTON

New Jersey

ROHIDAS PATIL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled825

DECATUR

Illinois

KENNY TERRY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled818

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

KENNETH WRIGHT M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled784

BENTON

Arkansas

ROBERT JESPERSEN M.D.

Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Claims Filled768

CHICAGO

Illinois

SYLVIA LAGDAN ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled762

TACOMA

Washington

ARMEEN WEBER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled760

OAKLAND

California

KUSUM KATHPALIA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled756

NEW YORK

New York

ELLIE MOZINGO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled737

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

PHILLIP IMMESOETE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled720

PEORIA

Illinois

THWAN HAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled683

GRANITE CITY

Illinois

KENNETH WRITESEL D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled680

GROVE CITY

Ohio

RAMON GARCIA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled663

SACRAMENTO

California

EDGARDO CONCEPCION MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled661

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

ERIC FAN D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled661

THOMASVILLE

Georgia