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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 2012
Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

5.33M
Medicare Part D Claims
$1.3B
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 497,122 $126M
Florida 444,104 $107M
Texas 396,879 $99M
New York 339,321 $81.4M
Pennsylvania 269,641 $63.6M
Ohio 236,469 $59.6M
Illinois 234,562 $57.5M
Georgia 187,752 $44.8M
North Carolina 171,547 $41M
New Jersey 159,319 $39.6M
Michigan 145,261 $37.5M
Missouri 142,457 $33.3M
Indiana 141,698 $35.1M
Tennessee 124,979 $29.5M
Louisiana 113,869 $26.8M
Wisconsin 109,804 $26M
Virginia 107,358 $26.6M
Massachusetts 106,072 $25.5M
Kentucky 105,535 $25.9M
Alabama 105,030 $24.9M
South Carolina 86,185 $20.7M
Oklahoma 81,994 $20.3M
Mississippi 80,249 $18.1M
Iowa 72,497 $16.6M
Washington 69,688 $17.3M
Kansas 67,500 $16.1M
Minnesota 65,760 $16.4M
Arkansas 65,200 $14.9M
Arizona 64,321 $17.1M
Connecticut 63,204 $15.9M
Maryland 50,911 $13.3M
Oregon 47,623 $12M
Colorado 44,229 $10.9M
West Virginia 39,927 $9.46M
Nebraska 39,474 $8.75M
Hawaii 27,063 $7.44M
New Mexico 25,468 $6.29M
Nevada 24,517 $6.16M
Rhode Island 24,419 $5.71M
Maine 19,305 $5.03M
New Hampshire 19,209 $4.73M
Utah 19,145 $5.04M
Idaho 15,492 $3.86M
South Dakota 15,281 $3.49M
North Dakota 14,035 $3.22M
Montana 11,597 $2.74M
Delaware 9,050 $2.47M
Vermont 7,962 $2.02M
Wyoming 7,503 $1.8M
Alaska 5,888 $1.04M
District of Columbia 5,333 $1.26M
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 »

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Top prescribers for NAMENDA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JOHN WRIGHT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PORT LAVACA

Texas

MICHAEL LEAHY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

POWELL

Tennessee

JALIT TUCHINDA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

MC KEES ROCKS

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL CARTLEDGE PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

MT AIRY

North Carolina

LAURENCE VERLINDEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MANITOWOC

Wisconsin

PAUL RICHARDSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CONWAY

South Carolina

GONZALO URIBEBOTERO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

SABA GITISETAN PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

VITERBO MARTINEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

OCALA

Florida

SCOTT ANDES D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

JOSHUA TOBIN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

PHOENIX

Arizona

FREDERICK DANTAGNAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

METAIRIE

Louisiana

JAMES RUHLEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

OLATHE

Kansas

JOAN MCDONOUGH DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CLEVELAND

Ohio

DIANE PARSONS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

TRAVERSE CITY

Michigan

BANKS CATES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SIMPSONVILLE

South Carolina

ANDREW LANDIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

FREDONIA

New York

THOMAS WACK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WHEELING

West Virginia

STEVEN LEKAH M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

GENEVA

Illinois

KENNETH BOBB M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SEYMOUR

Indiana

BRET LINDSAY MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

KALISPELL

Montana

MARCUS YOUNTZ M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

NEWTON

Massachusetts

EARLE SITTAMBALAM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW BRITAIN

Connecticut

PATRICIA SIAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

GREEN BAY

Wisconsin

CAITLIN CHADWICK NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

PLYMOUTH

Massachusetts