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Prescriber Checkup » ZONISAMIDE

ZONISAMIDE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

279K
Medicare Part D Claims
$13.7M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 18,536 $866K
Texas 17,614 $911K
Pennsylvania 16,675 $738K
Florida 15,216 $826K
Ohio 14,216 $617K
New York 13,425 $666K
Illinois 10,872 $564K
Tennessee 10,427 $499K
Massachusetts 10,149 $474K
North Carolina 9,724 $511K
Missouri 9,108 $515K
Indiana 8,966 $385K
Michigan 8,128 $440K
Wisconsin 8,016 $402K
Arizona 6,812 $372K
Washington 6,749 $350K
Alabama 6,680 $279K
New Jersey 6,065 $309K
Georgia 5,995 $281K
Louisiana 5,765 $245K
Minnesota 5,542 $306K
Virginia 5,345 $271K
South Carolina 4,483 $219K
Mississippi 4,414 $185K
Kentucky 4,365 $202K
Arkansas 3,887 $173K
Iowa 3,513 $173K
West Virginia 3,344 $160K
Colorado 3,218 $187K
Oregon 2,855 $148K
Nebraska 2,749 $121K
Maryland 2,676 $149K
Kansas 2,640 $133K
Connecticut 2,623 $120K
Utah 2,587 $130K
Oklahoma 2,191 $104K
Idaho 2,013 $108K
Rhode Island 1,826 $78.2K
New Mexico 1,258 $60.3K
Montana 1,150 $69.6K
Nevada 1,123 $60.4K
Maine 1,098 $66.5K
New Hampshire 1,038 $62.1K
South Dakota 742 $38.1K
Delaware 689 $37.5K
North Dakota 602 $25.4K
Hawaii 598 $35.1K
Wyoming 544 $33K
Vermont 530 $27.8K
Alaska 292 $11.6K
District of Columbia 82 $3,685
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for ZONISAMIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MIGUEL GUTIERREZ M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled920

MCALLEN

Texas

SYED SHAH M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled629

CENTRALIA

Illinois

CARLOS BOTERO M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled562

PLANT CITY

Florida

MICHAEL REINSTEIN PSYCHIATRIST

Psychiatry

Claims Filled536

SKOKIE

Illinois

BYONG AHN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled536

ELYRIA

Ohio

DENISE VANACORE PHD, CRNP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled509

LANSDALE

Pennsylvania

IRAJ DERAKHSHAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled498

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

RICHARD HAMER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled476

LONGVIEW

Texas

NIVEA RIBAS M D

Neurology

Claims Filled456

MIAMI LAKES

Florida

ERIC GELLER M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled382

LIVINGSTON

New Jersey

SUSAN BRACEY FNP, MSN, BSN

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled366

GOODLETTSVILLE

Tennessee

SOWBHAGYA SONTHINENI M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled343

BINGHAMTON

New York

TIMOTHY POWELL MD

Neurology

Claims Filled324

SPOKANE

Washington

MARSHA WILLIAMS NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled315

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

JORGE LEAL MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled313

TAMPA

Florida

MICHAEL AMIEL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled306

GAINESVILLE

Florida

TRACY JOHNSON NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled297

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

MICHAEL ROCK M.D.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled297

CHICAGO

Illinois

ABDON VILLALBA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled295

CUYAHOGA FALLS

Ohio

DONALD CHAMBERS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled294

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

AMY GREGG PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled288

SPOKANE

Washington

JOSEPH BURGARINO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled283

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

BASSEL ABOU-KHALIL MD

Neurology

Claims Filled281

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

AREMMIA TANIOUS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled281

LAUREL

Mississippi

SURESH BALENALLI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled278

CASA GRANDE

Arizona