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PRAMIPEXOLE DIHYDROCHLORIDE

PRAMIPEXOLE DI-HCL

Pramipexole is used alone or with other medications to treat the symptoms of Parkinson's disease (PD; a disorder of the nervous system that causes difficulties with movement, muscle control, and balance), including shaking of parts of the body, stiffness, slowed movements, and problems with balance. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

1.62M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 171 of 3362

$52.8M
Retail Cost

Rank: 387 of 3362

293,603
Patients

Rank: 232 of 3362

129,849
Prescribers

Rank: 199 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 25,913 134,490 $4.59M
Texas 20,220 103,558 $3.95M
Florida 19,050 91,804 $3.04M
Pennsylvania 13,493 79,935 $3.06M
North Carolina 11,658 66,070 $1.79M
New York 11,388 61,474 $2.38M
Illinois 11,038 60,609 $2.13M
Ohio 11,368 59,869 $2.28M
Tennessee 10,698 57,559 $1.56M
Michigan 11,072 50,766 $1.53M
Georgia 8,402 47,589 $1.42M
Missouri 7,779 45,754 $1.38M
Washington 8,905 45,449 $1.46M
Indiana 8,356 43,832 $1.37M
Minnesota 8,274 43,454 $1.41M
Alabama 7,922 42,383 $1.17M
Kentucky 6,122 34,730 $943K
Wisconsin 6,139 33,500 $1.29M
Virginia 5,982 31,631 $924K
Oregon 5,874 31,227 $967K
Louisiana 5,281 30,918 $841K
South Carolina 5,289 28,113 $760K
Arizona 5,846 27,633 $1.11M
Iowa 4,359 26,825 $721K
Arkansas 4,478 26,319 $614K
Massachusetts 4,563 25,477 $1.2M
Colorado 4,852 24,543 $801K
Kansas 4,105 24,396 $639K
Oklahoma 4,602 24,384 $793K
New Jersey 4,608 23,330 $918K
Mississippi 3,038 18,309 $452K
Utah 3,517 17,491 $563K
West Virginia 2,401 13,622 $348K
Maryland 2,958 13,405 $532K
Nebraska 2,044 12,945 $317K
Idaho 2,203 11,694 $442K
Connecticut 2,113 11,246 $467K
Maine 1,816 9,845 $462K
South Dakota 1,283 8,387 $192K
Nevada 1,531 6,985 $197K
New Mexico 1,432 6,666 $275K
North Dakota 1,149 6,505 $154K
Montana 993 5,887 $146K
New Hampshire 1,069 5,459 $204K
Rhode Island 721 4,307 $152K
Vermont 661 3,597 $159K
Alaska 444 3,490 $85.5K
Delaware 698 3,192 $126K
Hawaii 591 2,833 $123K
Wyoming 457 2,395 $67.1K
District of Columbia 154 652 $31.5K
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 PRAMIPEXOLE DIHYDROCHLORIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
CAROL KOOISTRA MD

Neurology

Claims Filled370

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

STEVEN MAYNARD M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled368

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

JAMES LIN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled359

MONTEREY PARK

California

ALAN DIAMOND DO

Neurology

Claims Filled355

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas

CLAES SVENDSEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled353

GREENEVILLE

Tennessee

LEWISTON BIRKMANN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled348

LINCOLN

Nebraska

THOMAS HEAD M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled339

JACKSON

Tennessee

REYADH MICHAIL M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled336

PANORAMA CITY

California

MURALI MAHESWARAN DO

Neurology

Claims Filled335

PUYALLUP

Washington

LING CHENG MD

Neurology

Claims Filled332

NEW YORK

New York

RAJEEV KUMAR MD

Neurology

Claims Filled328

ENGLEWOOD

Colorado

TAIJUN ZHAO M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled328

TOPEKA

Kansas

AMARILIS CORCHADO PEREZ MD

Neurology

Claims Filled327

ISABELA

Puerto Rico

GEORGIA LEA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled323

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

ERICK BOURNIGAL MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled320

BRUNSWICK

Georgia

ERIC NEWGENT D.O.

Sleep Medicine

Claims Filled319

BERLIN

Wisconsin

MIGUEL GUTIERREZ M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled311

MCALLEN

Texas

NENGCHUN HUANG M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled309

LOS GATOS

California

DAVID RYE M.D., PH.D

Neurology

Claims Filled308

ATLANTA

Georgia

GLADYS ALONSO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled305

HIALEAH

Florida

RUBY SAULOG M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled304

AMARILLO

Texas

RUY MIRELES QUINTANILLA

Specialist

Claims Filled301

MCALLEN

Texas

MARIA WISCOVITCH M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled301

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico

DELORES MACKSOUD M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled301

MIAMI

Florida

AMALIA TOUS

Specialist

Claims Filled297

BAYAMOM

Puerto Rico