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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 2015

10.1M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 32 of 3395

$67.8M
Retail Cost

Rank: 351 of 3395

1,522,773
Patients

Rank: 55 of 3395

311,246
Prescribers

Rank: 55 of 3395

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70%

of people say

it's worth it

52%

of people say

it worked well

14%

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

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 128,476 756,466 $5.04M
California 114,842 692,774 $4.99M
Texas 97,703 545,225 $4.03M
Pennsylvania 75,020 516,054 $3.41M
New York 84,225 494,763 $4.01M
North Carolina 66,451 417,251 $2.89M
Ohio 50,893 348,554 $2.67M
Massachusetts 45,810 342,656 $2.11M
Tennessee 43,438 309,691 $1.75M
Michigan 49,632 301,419 $2.1M
Georgia 50,284 298,493 $1.97M
Illinois 47,676 294,739 $2.1M
Alabama 42,524 272,340 $1.48M
New Jersey 36,365 237,690 $1.83M
Kentucky 30,487 219,476 $1.37M
Indiana 33,911 219,184 $1.63M
Missouri 33,053 218,889 $1.46M
Virginia 35,267 217,064 $1.63M
Wisconsin 28,402 190,828 $1.37M
South Carolina 30,654 190,124 $1.26M
Louisiana 28,649 177,999 $1M
Washington 24,543 157,861 $1.12M
Arizona 26,730 148,996 $1.11M
Minnesota 21,926 142,685 $993K
Arkansas 22,410 140,191 $838K
Connecticut 20,416 137,751 $1.05M
Mississippi 20,630 129,368 $730K
Maryland 20,381 124,223 $894K
Oregon 17,758 113,191 $737K
Colorado 18,006 108,236 $867K
Iowa 15,641 105,244 $607K
West Virginia 14,090 96,966 $558K
Oklahoma 16,188 96,577 $626K
Kansas 14,219 92,933 $619K
Maine 9,726 70,786 $498K
Utah 10,723 67,382 $427K
Rhode Island 8,763 61,998 $327K
Nebraska 8,527 59,643 $342K
New Hampshire 8,945 57,763 $404K
Nevada 9,658 50,205 $360K
New Mexico 8,426 48,117 $327K
Idaho 7,229 43,779 $252K
Montana 5,443 34,303 $205K
Vermont 4,478 31,176 $187K
South Dakota 4,277 29,538 $194K
Delaware 4,083 24,857 $206K
North Dakota 3,656 23,550 $135K
Hawaii 2,797 15,574 $123K
District of Columbia 2,699 12,557 $89.4K
Wyoming 1,868 10,367 $65.9K
Alaska 1,470 9,961 $68.7K
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 CLONAZEPAM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
EDUARDO VAZQUEZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled588

WESTLAKE

Ohio

BHASKAR GOWDA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled588

CHESTERFIELD

Missouri

JAMES JURA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled587

SAINT JOSEPH

Missouri

STEVEN KAFRISSEN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled587

KINGSTON

Pennsylvania

VIBHAKAR PATEL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled586

ROME

Georgia

RUBEN BRIGNONI SERRANO

Psychiatry

Claims Filled586

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

NALINI MORRIS D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled585

CANTON

Ohio

PAUL MINOT MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled585

WATERVILLE

Maine

CARLENE SPITZER PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled585

SCRANTON

Pennsylvania

NICHOLAS TELEW M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled585

EUGENE

Oregon

DANIEL WEINBERG MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled585

LAKELAND

Florida

JOHN WILSON M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled584

LYNCHBURG

Virginia

ARMAND SCHACHTER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled583

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

DAVID JOHNSON MD

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled582

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

JAMES CHUDLEIGH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled582

VOLENTE

Texas

HENRY WEHMAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled582

CARLISLE

Pennsylvania

BARBARA SMUCKER D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled581

UNIONTOWN

Pennsylvania

FAISAL MUNASIFI M. D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled581

TALLAHASSEE

Florida

SHAKIL KHAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled579

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

JUDITH HAHN NP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled579

PHOENIX

Arizona

VEDA VYAS MD

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled579

WINTER PARK

Florida

RAMON SANCHEZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled579

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

JACK JOHNSON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled579

GARDEN GROVE

California

SANDRA MORO LICSW,BC

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric/Mental Health, Community

Claims Filled578

PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

LORETTA PINTER A.R.N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled577

SPOKANE

Washington