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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
CHARLES ROMERO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled51

OIL CITY

Pennsylvania

MINA OZA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled51

TAMPA

Florida

DAUD PANAH MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled51

MARLTON

New Jersey

RACHAEL DALEY MSN

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled51

TEMPE

Arizona

MARTIN SOLOMON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled51

GRAPEVINE

Texas

HALEH NEKOORAD-LONG M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled51

LONGMONT

Colorado

BRIAN BARASH M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled51

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

JOAN ROSKIN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled51

BOCA RATON

Florida

RODNEY RADTKE M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled51

DURHAM

North Carolina

JAMES GALLAGHER MD FAPA

Claims Filled51

WINDSOR HEIGHTS

Iowa

SAFIYYAH ABDUL RAHMAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled51

TOWSON

Maryland

ANDREW LEVIN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled51

HARTSDALE

New York

SABIR QURAISHI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

PEEBLES

Ohio

OMAR ELHAJ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled51

WARREN

Ohio

MELISSA SCHRODER PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled51

DURHAM

North Carolina

NEIL SMOKE D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled51

HARRISON

New York

YALE-NEW HAVEN HOSPITAL

Claims Filled51

NEW HAVEN

Connecticut

KARLUS ARTIS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

GOLDSBORO

North Carolina

TRACEY MILLIGAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled51

BELMONT

Massachusetts

GENE BIGHAM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

DALLAS

Texas

KAREN CHANDLER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

TUCSON

Arizona

PARAG SAMPAT MD

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled51

BERWYN

Illinois

VIVEK SINGH MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled51

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

MARK YERBY MD

Specialist

Claims Filled51

PORTLAND

Oregon

PAUL REDSTONE M.D.

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled51

MONTAGUE

Massachusetts