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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

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 »

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Top prescribers for CLONAZEPAM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled566

LOS ANGELES

California

RALPH POLLOCK M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled566

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

JAMES NOBLE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled565

BEATTYVILLE

Kentucky

PEDRO YAPOR MD

Specialist

Claims Filled565

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

SUZANNE KELLER NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled565

BAKERSFIELD

California

CATHY KENNEDY PCNS

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled565

WARWICK

Rhode Island

VALENTIN BERMAN M.D.P.C.

Psychologist

Claims Filled564

CHICAGO

Illinois

STEVEN SANDERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled564

GADSDEN

Alabama

SYED ANWAR MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled564

ELGIN

Illinois

JOSEPH POITIER

Psychiatry

Claims Filled563

NORTH MIAMI

Florida

DOUGLAS BEY M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled563

NORMAL

Illinois

NELSON CORDERO-TORRES M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled562

OAKLAND PARK

Florida

LEON STERN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled561

BROOKLYN

New York

IVAN CUEVAS MD

General Practice

Claims Filled561

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

JOHN WAGNER M.D., C.M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled561

CULLMAN

Alabama

DONNA WOOD SHOLBERG MSN RN CS

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled561

PALMER

Massachusetts

GRACE LAFOLLETTE CNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled560

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

PAUL MADISON M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled560

MICHIGAN CITY

Indiana

MICHAEL STEWART M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled560

DETROIT LAKES

Minnesota

JAMES GRINDLE PMH NP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled559

BANGOR

Maine

ROY VARGHESE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled559

HYDEN

Kentucky

RAO VALLABHANENI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled559

PONTIAC

Michigan

RAMA KONGARA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled558

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

JOHN FREDERICK MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled558

SEATTLE

Washington

MIRIAM GOODMAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled558

WALTHAM

Massachusetts