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NAMENDA

Treats dementia (memory loss and mental changes) that is a sign of Alzheimer's disease. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

4.77M
Medicare Part D Claims
$1.1B
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 476,704 $103M
Florida 421,958 $85.5M
Texas 382,122 $80.9M
New York 331,699 $68.3M
Pennsylvania 276,130 $55.1M
Ohio 239,421 $51M
Illinois 235,667 $48.4M
Georgia 179,512 $36.4M
North Carolina 173,361 $35.1M
New Jersey 145,880 $30.1M
Missouri 141,900 $28M
Indiana 140,126 $29.1M
Michigan 133,429 $28.6M
Tennessee 121,976 $24.5M
Virginia 107,202 $22.5M
Louisiana 105,790 $21.2M
Massachusetts 105,677 $22M
Wisconsin 105,118 $21M
Kentucky 104,905 $21.7M
Alabama 103,713 $20.7M
Puerto Rico 88,380 $16.5M
South Carolina 86,189 $17.4M
Oklahoma 80,907 $16.8M
Mississippi 78,487 $15M
Iowa 71,910 $13.9M
Washington 71,152 $15M
Minnesota 70,843 $14.8M
Kansas 68,085 $13.8M
Arkansas 64,460 $12.5M
Arizona 61,776 $13.9M
Connecticut 60,733 $12.7M
Maryland 51,387 $11.2M
Oregon 48,783 $10.5M
Colorado 44,910 $9.61M
Nebraska 40,448 $7.59M
West Virginia 40,337 $8.15M
Hawaii 26,977 $6.25M
New Mexico 25,481 $5.36M
Rhode Island 24,552 $4.86M
Nevada 24,181 $5.02M
New Hampshire 20,061 $4.15M
Maine 19,422 $4.29M
Utah 18,730 $4.06M
South Dakota 15,879 $3.06M
Idaho 15,100 $3.16M
North Dakota 14,602 $2.87M
Montana 12,075 $2.39M
Delaware 9,074 $2.07M
Vermont 8,280 $1.74M
Wyoming 7,545 $1.52M
Alaska 6,538 $909K
District of Columbia 5,346 $1.05M
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for NAMENDA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled367

LOS ANGELES

California

NETTIE WHITE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled367

MARS HILL

North Carolina

LANCE KIM D.O.

Neurology

Claims Filled367

OCALA

Florida

AMAN JAFAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled367

SUGAR LAND

Texas

JUAN SANCHEZ MD

Neurology

Claims Filled367

MARGATE

Florida

KRISHNA SINGH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled367

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

DAVID SHARP D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled367

OMAHA

Nebraska

DANIEL HAIMOWITZ MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled367

LEVITTOWN

Pennsylvania

JOHN FULLERTON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled368

SAN FRANCISCO

California

RONAN FACTORA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled368

CLEVELAND

Ohio

YOUNG-JIK LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled368

LOS ANGELES

California

CRAIG KNOX MD

Neurology

Claims Filled368

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

DARRYL GUISTWITE DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled369

CARLISLE

Pennsylvania

STEVEN WARREN MD DPA

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled369

BOUNTIFUL

Utah

MARIO AGUADO MD

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled369

MIAMI

Florida

JOHN COX MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled369

WEST POINT

Mississippi

THOMAS EDWARDS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled369

SAN ANTONIO

Florida

JEFFREY KESSLER M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled369

LAKE SUCCESS

New York

OTTO GUTIERREZ D.O.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled369

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

CHARLES MORGAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled370

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

MARY COHAN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled370

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

LEWIS WHITMAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled370

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

KELLI SATTERWHITE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled370

BEAUMONT

Texas

CRAIG FOCKLER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled370

ALUM BANK

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL BUTLER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled370

BREMERTON

Washington