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CARBATROL

CARBAMAZEPINE

Tegretol (Carbamazepine) is an antiepileptic. Researchers don't know exactly how it works, but it seems to block certain kinds of nerve activity to reduce seizures and pain. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Tegretol

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

38.1K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 895 of 3362

$8.05M
Retail Cost

Rank: 876 of 3362

4,616
Patients

Rank: 1142 of 3362

4,232
Prescribers

Rank: 1086 of 3362

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58%

of people say

it's worth it

42%

of people say

it worked well

21%

of people say

it's a huge hassle
Alternatives:

Lamictal Topamax Neurontin

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 387 3,256 $698K
Texas 333 2,268 $516K
Ohio 285 2,237 $504K
California 263 2,167 $471K
North Carolina 232 1,981 $404K
Pennsylvania 228 1,964 $403K
New Jersey 183 1,439 $294K
Florida 182 1,421 $273K
Wisconsin 136 1,192 $234K
Louisiana 124 1,182 $212K
Georgia 146 1,130 $218K
Illinois 153 1,123 $261K
Tennessee 140 1,104 $216K
Massachusetts 137 1,072 $239K
Michigan 160 1,054 $277K
Minnesota 113 905 $214K
Virginia 106 878 $188K
Missouri 102 843 $163K
Connecticut 83 728 $165K
Iowa 58 623 $96.7K
South Carolina 71 583 $106K
Colorado 74 581 $148K
Indiana 69 571 $124K
Washington 91 549 $141K
Kansas 58 519 $99.7K
Arizona 57 496 $93.3K
Maryland 81 481 $131K
Alabama 64 471 $98.7K
New Hampshire 52 439 $105K
Kentucky 62 433 $89.4K
Oregon 57 432 $107K
Utah 42 391 $68.6K
Arkansas 48 388 $68.8K
West Virginia 47 383 $71.4K
Oklahoma 42 294 $66.2K
Mississippi 37 291 $60.5K
Nebraska 29 269 $45K
South Dakota 18 213 $36.9K
District of Columbia 204 $15.7K
Nevada 25 195 $42K
North Dakota 17 191 $30.4K
Delaware 22 189 $38.7K
Maine 29 175 $38.9K
Idaho 24 172 $37.6K
Rhode Island 20 127 $31.2K
Vermont 20 125 $30.5K
New Mexico 13 108 $24.1K
Montana 14 98 $14.7K
Hawaii 16 94 $30K
Alaska 67 $4,139
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 CARBATROL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DHIA ALWARDI MD

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM

Claims Filled174

ALHAMBRA

California

CECILIA CHUKWU M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled166

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

GHULAM WARIS M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled161

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

KIMBERLY WILLIAMS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled137

MADISONVILLE

Louisiana

JOSEPH JERET MD

Neurology

Claims Filled126

ROCKVILLE CENTER

New York

PHILIP LEONARD M.D,

Neurology

Claims Filled122

AUSTIN

Texas

PATRICIA ROGERS NP

Neurology

Claims Filled109

ROCHESTER

New York

JOHN TOWBIN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled107

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

ANDREW BECKER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled106

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

ERIC GELLER M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled100

LIVINGSTON

New Jersey

GEORGIA MONTOURIS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled98

BOSTON

Massachusetts

NAOMI ARENSON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled98

WAUSAU

Wisconsin

KATHY ENGLAND N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled87

ROCHESTER

New York

MICHAEL CHARLET M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled84

HOUMA

Louisiana

KIM MERNER CNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled84

CLEVELAND

Ohio

AJIT CHIKARMANE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled83

HAZLETON

Pennsylvania

LAURENCE PRIMACK M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled76

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

CHARLES SZABO MD

Clinical Neurophysiology

Claims Filled76

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

AAMIR RASHEED M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled73

JOHNSON CITY

New York

ARTHUR SMITH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled72

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

WILLIAM HUFFSTUTTER M.D

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM

Claims Filled71

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

JONATHAN ROSS M.D.

Claims Filled70

METHUEN

Massachusetts

SCOTT PEARSON PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled70

AURORA

Colorado

VIJAY THADANI M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled69

LEBANON

New Hampshire

MICHAEL NAGEL MD

Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology

Claims Filled69

TOLEDO

Ohio