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DEXTROAMPHETAMINE SULFATE

Dexedrine (Dextroamphetamine) is a stimulant. It treats narcolepsy and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) by increasing norepinephrine and dopamine activity in the brain. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Dextroamphetamine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

50.4K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 825 of 3395

$8.05M
Retail Cost

Rank: 991 of 3395

8,794
Patients

Rank: 979 of 3395

9,419
Prescribers

Rank: 836 of 3395

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it's worth it

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it worked well

21%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

58.5K

2011

40.7K

2012

45.8K

2013

48.9K

2014

50.4K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$2.17M

2011

$2.79M

2012

$9.28M

2013

$9.19M

2014

$8.05M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$61

2011

$98

2012

$232

2013

$228

2014

$231

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 1,194 5,780 $1.1M
New York 543 2,829 $457K
Florida 480 2,459 $362K
North Carolina 390 2,227 $338K
Washington 391 2,204 $364K
Massachusetts 318 2,052 $295K
Texas 328 1,785 $305K
Wisconsin 266 1,756 $282K
Pennsylvania 317 1,696 $290K
Colorado 284 1,687 $266K
Arizona 294 1,492 $188K
Oregon 281 1,486 $270K
Ohio 234 1,429 $257K
Illinois 227 1,300 $183K
Minnesota 225 1,253 $228K
Tennessee 206 1,188 $170K
Missouri 166 1,032 $148K
Iowa 150 1,012 $170K
Michigan 177 1,002 $172K
Alabama 166 948 $137K
Virginia 195 944 $149K
Connecticut 165 839 $140K
Maryland 154 777 $131K
Utah 142 763 $112K
Indiana 130 759 $111K
Georgia 160 757 $97.9K
New Mexico 140 746 $108K
New Jersey 118 714 $101K
Kansas 112 648 $69.8K
Kentucky 102 641 $116K
Vermont 77 484 $65.1K
Maine 86 464 $67.2K
South Carolina 94 456 $69K
Louisiana 89 426 $64.2K
New Hampshire 66 402 $54.4K
Idaho 71 392 $66.9K
Oklahoma 63 386 $54.5K
Arkansas 65 385 $55.6K
Montana 55 362 $68.6K
Nevada 61 329 $43.2K
West Virginia 57 317 $46.1K
Rhode Island 60 289 $31.9K
Nebraska 36 230 $42.3K
Mississippi 43 207 $29.9K
Wyoming 32 176 $26K
South Dakota 34 172 $23.2K
North Dakota 26 166 $29.5K
Delaware 24 147 $20.6K
Hawaii 24 141 $31.4K
Alaska 28 140 $24K
District of Columbia 26 97 $14.1K
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 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than 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 DEXTROAMPHETAMINE SULFATE

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