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SAVELLA

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

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
SURESH KRISHNAN MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled120

TROY

Missouri

HOMAYOUN SHARIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled119

BEVERLY HILLS

California

KRISTIN GOWIN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled118

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

SAFWAN SAKR MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled117

MOUNTAIN HOME

Arkansas

JOSEPH BURGARINO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled117

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

GREGORY NIEMER M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled117

NORTH CHARLESTON

South Carolina

PHILLIP RAJADAS MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled117

PUEBLO WEST

Colorado

THAIDUC NGUYEN DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled117

DAYTON

Ohio

HOWARD BUSCH D.O.

Specialist

Claims Filled117

LOXAHATCHEE

Florida

SCOTT LILLY DDS, MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled116

MUSKOGEE

Oklahoma

ROLAND CHAN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled114

N DARTMOUTH

Massachusetts

TOM MURPHY MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled114

RACINE

Wisconsin

ALVIN WELLS MD

Specialist

Claims Filled112

FRANKLIN

Wisconsin

MIGUEL GARCIA-CARO M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled112

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

SHASHI AGARWAL M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled111

EAST ORANGE

New Jersey

ROGER CAGLE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled109

PARAGOULD

Arkansas

BRAD MANUEL PAC

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled109

BURLINGTON

Massachusetts

ANTOINE MITRI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled109

DOWNEY

California

ANTHONY TAY MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled109

COLUMBIA

Missouri

STEVEN LOBEL MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled108

CANTON

Georgia

SAMY METYAS MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled106

COVINA

California

OSMAN LATIF MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled106

LAKELAND

Florida

GLEN GRAVES MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled103

TYLER

Texas

JAY OLSSON DO PROF ASSOCIATIONN

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled103

MELBOURNE

Florida

VADAK RANGANATHAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled100

SPRINGFIELD

Ohio