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SAVELLA

Used to treat fibromyalgia (a long-lasting condition that may cause pain, muscle stiffness and tenderness, tiredness, and difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep). It is in a class of medications called selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs). It works by increasing the amount of serotonin and norepinephrine, natural substances that help stop the movement of pain signals in the brain. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012
Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

224K
Medicare Part D Claims
$34.7M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 16,190 $2.52M
Florida 15,588 $2.44M
Texas 13,640 $2.15M
Ohio 10,691 $1.67M
Missouri 10,580 $1.57M
New York 10,195 $1.51M
North Carolina 8,574 $1.31M
Indiana 8,118 $1.29M
Alabama 7,935 $1.13M
Pennsylvania 7,514 $1.17M
Georgia 7,165 $1.09M
Illinois 6,738 $1.06M
Tennessee 6,733 $1.03M
Louisiana 5,992 $881K
Kentucky 5,725 $891K
Wisconsin 5,714 $885K
Arkansas 4,982 $753K
Mississippi 4,972 $730K
Virginia 4,863 $803K
Michigan 4,810 $828K
South Carolina 4,551 $700K
Arizona 4,178 $683K
New Jersey 3,807 $617K
Oklahoma 3,699 $580K
Kansas 3,267 $503K
Iowa 3,121 $475K
Massachusetts 3,117 $475K
Colorado 2,731 $441K
West Virginia 2,628 $410K
Washington 2,544 $414K
Minnesota 2,531 $424K
Oregon 2,109 $339K
Maryland 2,067 $337K
Connecticut 1,946 $329K
Maine 1,777 $286K
Nebraska 1,763 $256K
Nevada 1,638 $244K
Utah 1,469 $240K
Idaho 1,467 $224K
New Mexico 1,017 $154K
New Hampshire 947 $146K
South Dakota 755 $116K
Rhode Island 743 $116K
Alaska 542 $72.8K
Montana 529 $78.3K
North Dakota 497 $72.7K
Hawaii 459 $75.5K
Vermont 388 $58.9K
Delaware 361 $67.8K
Wyoming 309 $46.5K
District of Columbia 142 $20.1K
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 »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for SAVELLA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
VICTOR MENDOZA MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled50

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

SAMUEL ALLEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

QUITMAN

Mississippi

GREGORY MASIMORE MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled50

FRANKLIN

Indiana

RAUL VARELA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

LAKE CHARLES

Louisiana

MARY ANN SWEENEY N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled50

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

KENYA KOZAWA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SWEETWATER

Tennessee

JULIO BRAVO M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

CAROL NICHOLS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

MIKHAIL FUKSHANSKY MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

ZEPHYRENE VILLALUZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

N LAS VEGAS

Nevada

DANNY SAILSBURY DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled50

GADSDEN

Alabama

EDWARD OUTLAW MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled50

HENDERSON

Nevada

CLAIRE FLANAGAN PAC

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

KINGSPORT

Tennessee

BRADY NELSON P.A.-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled50

PEORIA

Arizona

SHEREEN ZAUGG APRN-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

OGDEN

Utah

HENRY DAVIS MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled51

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

JAMES GRISOLIA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled51

SAN DIEGO

California

KATHERINE NGUYEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled51

SAN DIEGO

California

MARY HILLSTRAND ANP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled51

ANCHORAGE

Alaska

TIMOTHY NOYES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

CORINTH

Mississippi

DAVID STEWART M.D.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled51

SNELLVILLE

Georgia

SAM FEREIDOUNI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

SCOTTSDALE

Arizona

CHARLES LANDRY DO

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM

Claims Filled52

MANCHESTER

Maine

PETER ZIMMERMAN MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled52

METAIRIE

Louisiana

VIOLETA BADDOUR MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled52

ABILENE

Texas