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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
EDMUND LACOUR M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled74

DOTHAN

Alabama

MANUEL CALVIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled74

TULSA

Oklahoma

CANDICE FLAUGHER DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled74

RICHMOND

Indiana

TAMAR FERENCE M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled74

MIAMI

Florida

CAROL KOOISTRA MD

Neurology

Claims Filled74

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

WILLIAM PACHAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled74

BOSTON

Massachusetts

STEPHEN ARMSTRONG MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled74

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

PAUL KIRILA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled73

SPRINGBORO

Ohio

LISA HODGE CFNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled73

TUPELO

Mississippi

JANELLE WILLIAMSON ARNP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled73

TOPEKA

Kansas

RICKEY KINZEY D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled73

NEW ALBANY

Indiana

ASHLEY CUMMINS PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled72

HICKORY

North Carolina

SAMUAL NEWTON

Specialist

Claims Filled72

GAINESVILLE

Missouri

MICHAEL MALLOY M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled72

TULSA

Oklahoma

CHARLES OZBORN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled71

EUPORA

Mississippi

AMJAD ALI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled71

LONDON

Kentucky

ANGELICA GONZALEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled71

NASHUA

New Hampshire

JOSEPH ROBERTS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled70

GRENADA

Mississippi

HEUNG SUL MD

Claims Filled70

FLUSHING

New York

NAGARAJ KIKKERI M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled70

MESQUITE

Texas

MARK BARATS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled70

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

MICHAEL BROOKS MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled70

CEDAR RAPIDS

Iowa

DONALD LAMOUREAUX D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled70

WEST PLAINS

Missouri

KEVIN COYLE MB BCH BAO LRCPSI

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled70

BRUNSWICK

Georgia

DELENO WEBB MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled70

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia