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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
PATRICIA ONEILL MSN,APRN

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled513

PORT REPUBLIC

New Jersey

GUY CZAYKOWSKY M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled509

DAYTONA BEACH

Florida

ARNEL GARCIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled508

TRENTON

Illinois

MICHAEL AHEARN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled507

KEWANEE

Illinois

RICHARD PAVELOCK MD

Specialist

Claims Filled505

DEEP GAP

North Carolina

MOHAMMAD MALLICK MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled503

BROOKFIELD

Wisconsin

JEFFREY KLOPPER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled501

SMYRNA

Georgia

CHARLES RODWELL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled498

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

SHAHZAD HASHMI M.D.,

Psychiatry

Claims Filled498

LAWRENCEVILLE

Georgia

DUC NGUYEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled497

GAINESVILLE

Florida

LUIS ORTEGA M.D.

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled491

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

DEAN KNUDSON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled487

NEW BRIGHTON

Minnesota

STEPHEN GRELECKI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled481

ELIZABETH

New Jersey

SUNITA MURANJAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled480

FLINT

Michigan

YAROSLAV KUSHNIR M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled480

CHULA VISTA

California

ELEAZAR SAN-AGUSTIN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled478

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

LATHA NAIR M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled477

LEES SUMMIT

Missouri

STEVEN MACINA DO

Psychiatry

Claims Filled475

HUNTINGTON BEACH

California

DEBORAH WATSON NP

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric/Mental Health, Adult

Claims Filled475

PHOENIX

Arizona

MAXIM CHASANOV M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled474

DEERFIELD

Illinois

EDWARD AJAYI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled474

SMYRNA

Georgia

JOSEPH BRENES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled473

WOLCOTT

Connecticut

JOSE GAMBOA MD

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled473

ANAHEIM

California

ANANT SHAH M.D.

Cognitive Behavioral Psychologist

Claims Filled465

FLINT

Michigan

KISHOR ZINZUVADIA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled465

POUGHKEEPSIE

New York