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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 2015

32.6K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 944 of 3395

$7.08M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1028 of 3395

3,934
Patients

Rank: 1209 of 3395

3,650
Prescribers

Rank: 1146 of 3395

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56%

of people say

it's worth it

43%

of people say

it worked well

23%

of people say

it's a huge hassle
Alternatives:

Lamictal Topamax Neurontin

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

142K

2011

74.6K

2012

47K

2013

38.2K

2014

32.6K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$25M

2011

$14.8M

2012

$9.53M

2013

$8.06M

2014

$7.08M

2015

Average Patient Cost

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

$352

2011

$403

2012

$500

2013

$547

2014

$570

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 321 2,821 $598K
Texas 285 2,083 $496K
California 227 1,894 $417K
Ohio 235 1,770 $411K
North Carolina 197 1,658 $345K
Pennsylvania 189 1,548 $332K
Florida 171 1,350 $278K
New Jersey 150 1,191 $244K
Wisconsin 123 1,138 $231K
Illinois 129 1,008 $239K
Massachusetts 122 986 $232K
Georgia 123 965 $186K
Tennessee 121 901 $180K
Michigan 139 861 $232K
Louisiana 99 853 $171K
Missouri 91 792 $144K
Minnesota 100 784 $205K
Virginia 95 768 $177K
Connecticut 69 633 $148K
South Carolina 65 559 $96.6K
Iowa 51 555 $92.3K
Colorado 72 554 $132K
Washington 71 477 $122K
Kansas 50 474 $95.5K
Indiana 66 474 $115K
Arizona 58 429 $82K
Maryland 73 427 $111K
Kentucky 46 390 $76.8K
West Virginia 41 365 $64.9K
Alabama 56 331 $69.8K
Utah 35 329 $55.8K
Oregon 42 324 $78.8K
Arkansas 35 308 $57.9K
Nebraska 28 277 $51K
New Hampshire 42 270 $73.2K
Mississippi 32 214 $43.3K
South Dakota 19 201 $30K
Oklahoma 33 193 $47K
North Dakota 14 181 $28.1K
Idaho 22 167 $33.6K
Maine 22 164 $44.4K
Delaware 19 160 $41.1K
Vermont 18 132 $34.1K
District of Columbia 129 $14.3K
Nevada 15 115 $23.9K
New Mexico 16 102 $33.3K
Hawaii 73 $26.4K
Rhode Island 11 70 $18.5K
Montana 63 $9,698
Alaska 28 $2,260
Wyoming 13 $4,245
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 CARBATROL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
PHILIP LEONARD M.D,

Neurology

Claims Filled150

AUSTIN

Texas

DHIA ALWARDI MD

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM

Claims Filled148

ALHAMBRA

California

GHULAM WARIS M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled136

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

PATRICIA ROGERS NP

Neurology

Claims Filled125

ROCHESTER

New York

JOHN TOWBIN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled111

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

KIMBERLY WILLIAMS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled104

MADISONVILLE

Louisiana

NAOMI ARENSON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled104

WAUSAU

Wisconsin

ERIC GELLER M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled97

LIVINGSTON

New Jersey

JOSEPH JERET MD

Neurology

Claims Filled95

ROCKVILLE CENTER

New York

GEORGIA MONTOURIS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled88

BOSTON

Massachusetts

JONATHAN ROSS M.D.

Claims Filled75

METHUEN

Massachusetts

MARIA SAM MD

Neurology

Claims Filled75

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

AAMIR RASHEED MD

Neurology

Claims Filled74

VESTAL

New York

CHARLES UGOKWE M.D.

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM

Claims Filled70

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

MARLISE FREY CNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled70

CHICAGO

Illinois

JANET TAMAI D.O.

Neurology

Claims Filled68

KINGSTON

New York

KATHY ENGLAND N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled68

ROCHESTER

New York

ANDREW BECKER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled65

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

WILLIAM HUFFSTUTTER M.D

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM

Claims Filled65

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

PHILLIP WHITE M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled65

WEST CHESTER

Ohio

MICHAEL CHARLET M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled64

HOUMA

Louisiana

ANDREW REEVES MD

Neurology

Claims Filled64

MANKATO

Minnesota

ROBERT KNAPP MD

Neurology

Claims Filled63

CANANDAIGUA

New York

CHARLES SZABO MD

Clinical Neurophysiology

Claims Filled63

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

STEVEN KARNER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled63

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina