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CLONAZEPAM

Klonopin (Clonazepam) is a fast-acting benzodiazepine. It affects neurotransmitters in the brain and calms the nervous system. This reduces anxiety and muscle spasms, and causes sleepiness. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

9.81M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 32 of 3362

$73.1M
Retail Cost

Rank: 310 of 3362

1,488,470
Patients

Rank: 53 of 3362

306,714
Prescribers

Rank: 55 of 3362

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69%

of people say

it's worth it

51%

of people say

it worked well

15%

of people say

it's a huge hassle
Alternatives:

Ativan Valium Xanax

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

588K

2011

632K

2012

8.92M

2013

9.82M

2014

10.1M

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$6.81M

2011

$7.05M

2012

$73.5M

2013

$73.1M

2014

$67.8M

2015

Average Patient Cost

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

$22

2011

$27

2012

$28

2013

$28

2014

$26

2015

Note: While the rest of this page displays data from 2014, the charts above display data through 2015, from a special release by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 121,937 714,462 $5.19M
California 115,620 691,078 $5.73M
Texas 94,817 527,038 $4.1M
Pennsylvania 72,108 496,889 $3.58M
New York 82,005 475,345 $4.31M
North Carolina 66,657 412,441 $3.11M
Ohio 52,157 347,714 $3.19M
Massachusetts 45,558 337,317 $2.43M
Tennessee 42,620 298,582 $1.82M
Michigan 48,498 291,524 $2.03M
Georgia 48,598 285,756 $2.26M
Illinois 45,908 284,407 $2.24M
Alabama 41,798 267,109 $1.56M
New Jersey 36,175 234,296 $1.92M
Kentucky 30,906 220,443 $1.61M
Indiana 33,716 214,939 $1.87M
Virginia 34,720 212,776 $1.71M
Missouri 31,892 209,451 $1.61M
Wisconsin 27,914 189,364 $1.51M
South Carolina 30,009 184,262 $1.33M
Louisiana 27,928 171,492 $1.05M
Washington 24,231 155,177 $1.2M
Arizona 26,074 146,160 $1.24M
Minnesota 20,991 138,468 $1.08M
Arkansas 21,300 134,048 $878K
Connecticut 19,273 130,980 $1.08M
Mississippi 19,928 123,448 $746K
Maryland 19,576 118,800 $957K
Oregon 17,921 113,702 $822K
Colorado 17,871 105,914 $916K
Iowa 14,259 97,858 $649K
West Virginia 14,093 96,366 $643K
Oklahoma 15,984 95,807 $702K
Kansas 13,842 89,406 $679K
Maine 9,918 71,832 $562K
Utah 10,399 64,583 $442K
Rhode Island 8,464 60,971 $405K
Nebraska 8,077 56,356 $373K
New Hampshire 8,522 55,606 $463K
Nevada 9,218 47,991 $369K
New Mexico 8,176 46,133 $345K
Idaho 6,880 41,675 $258K
Montana 5,364 34,061 $222K
Vermont 4,494 31,331 $215K
South Dakota 4,059 28,522 $215K
Delaware 4,047 24,715 $225K
North Dakota 3,574 22,921 $156K
Hawaii 2,775 15,675 $137K
District of Columbia 2,585 12,068 $97K
Wyoming 1,801 10,324 $72.8K
Alaska 1,532 10,006 $76.3K
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 »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for CLONAZEPAM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JULIO FONTANEZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled3,434

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

NORBERTO PELLOT M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled3,416

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

ARTURO ARROBA CARPIO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled3,409

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

GUSTAVO RUIZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled3,372

KISSIMMEE

Florida

VIVIAN PASTRANA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled3,372

AIBONITO

Puerto Rico

FRANCISCO PARRA MD

Addiction Psychiatry

Claims Filled3,188

MANATI

Puerto Rico

MIGUEL PEREZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,135

HIALEAH

Florida

MARITZA ORTIZ ACOSTA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled3,132

PONCE

Puerto Rico

MANUEL BRIGNONI

Psychiatry

Claims Filled3,110

PONCE

Puerto Rico

MILJAN ROSADO SANTIAGO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled3,096

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

RAUL BENITEZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled3,077

MANATI

Puerto Rico

PEDRO OYOLA-NIEVES M.D.

Mental Health Counselor

Claims Filled3,061

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

MARIA RODIL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,964

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

LUIS ESCABI MD

Prescribing Medical Psychologist

Claims Filled2,939

GUAYNABO

Puerto Rico

EVELIO SOSA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,881

CORAL GABLES

Florida

ADA DELGADO MATEO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,847

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

NITZA VADI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled2,818

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

ELIAS JIMENEZ

Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,809

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

MADELINE SANTOS-CARLO MD

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,785

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

FELIX MALDONADO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,660

PONCE

Puerto Rico

EFREN MANGUAL-CORDERO M.D

Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,645

CABO ROJO

Puerto Rico

ROBERTO HERNANDO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,591

MIAMI

Florida

ABIMAEL RIVERA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,589

RIO GRANDE

Puerto Rico

HERIBERTO LOURIDO FERRER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,577

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

RAMON RAMOS-PEREZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,556

GUAYAMA

Puerto Rico