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NAMENDA

MEMANTINE HCL

Namenda (Memantine) is an NMDA receptor antagonist. Researchers don't know exactly how it helps treat Alzheimer's disease, but it blocks an amino acid called glutamine, which seems to protect nerves from overstimulation. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

5.24M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 64 of 3362

$1.38B
Retail Cost

Rank: 13 of 3362

721,956
Patients

Rank: 116 of 3362

172,488
Prescribers

Rank: 145 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 73,066 483,373 $139M
Texas 61,864 438,804 $112M
Florida 66,910 392,509 $111M
New York 49,259 347,765 $94.1M
Pennsylvania 32,108 233,898 $60.5M
Illinois 29,834 223,472 $55.2M
Ohio 30,638 218,288 $55.7M
Georgia 24,883 198,476 $46.2M
North Carolina 23,034 168,092 $43M
New Jersey 21,068 149,126 $37.9M
Michigan 22,892 143,697 $43.8M
Indiana 19,080 139,886 $34.4M
Missouri 17,704 138,204 $32.9M
Tennessee 17,214 125,697 $31M
Louisiana 14,886 118,194 $27.3M
Alabama 15,149 110,655 $29.1M
Kentucky 13,348 106,008 $24.9M
Massachusetts 13,769 103,616 $27.3M
Wisconsin 12,779 98,135 $25.9M
Virginia 13,894 93,376 $25.8M
South Carolina 12,242 91,443 $22.6M
Oklahoma 10,646 83,055 $20.7M
Mississippi 9,560 80,963 $18.4M
Iowa 8,087 72,677 $16M
Arkansas 7,561 68,984 $15.2M
Kansas 8,154 66,882 $15.8M
Arizona 10,259 61,665 $19.1M
Washington 8,661 56,261 $16.7M
Connecticut 7,509 55,467 $14M
Minnesota 7,772 53,926 $16.1M
Maryland 8,017 48,516 $14.7M
Oregon 6,288 39,199 $12.3M
Colorado 6,005 39,192 $11.4M
West Virginia 4,912 36,232 $8.82M
Nebraska 4,343 34,537 $8.06M
Nevada 3,977 25,757 $6.52M
New Mexico 3,485 21,268 $6.15M
Hawaii 3,388 19,306 $6.49M
Rhode Island 2,355 18,892 $4.28M
New Hampshire 2,391 18,257 $4.54M
Utah 2,718 16,995 $5.02M
Maine 2,491 16,221 $4.69M
Idaho 2,153 14,257 $4.16M
South Dakota 1,691 14,014 $3.32M
North Dakota 1,722 13,747 $3.25M
Montana 1,373 10,050 $2.64M
Delaware 1,555 9,604 $2.92M
Vermont 973 7,174 $1.83M
Alaska 518 5,867 $1.04M
Wyoming 761 5,768 $1.41M
District of Columbia 891 5,366 $1.51M
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions 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 THOMAS M.D.

Sleep Medicine

Claims Filled50

WICHITA

Kansas

CHRISTOPHER POTTER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

JACKSONVILLE BEACH

Florida

VISHAL JAIN M.D.

Hospitalist

Claims Filled50

CHARLOTTESVILLE

Virginia

ANNADORAI KALAHASTHY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HUBER HEIGHTS

Ohio

DANIEL BAUER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ROANOKE

Virginia

TRI-DUNG HOANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SACRAMENTO

California

TARA HENSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MADISONVILLE

Kentucky

ANGELA MEADOWS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ROCKWOOD

Tennessee

MARK CRICK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ALBANY

Georgia

SUSAN COWDERY M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

ITHACA

New York

MERCEDES BRITO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

BRONX

New York

FRANK BIXLER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HAZLEHURST

Georgia

JIRI BRABEC MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

ARLAND COMPTON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SUMTER

South Carolina

RENE MOSADA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

ABERDEEN

South Dakota

TARIQ SIDDIQI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ADRIAN

Michigan

ALLEN ZECHOWY MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

CHERRY HILL

New Jersey

GEORGIANNA RICHARDS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

BECKLEY

West Virginia

LORENZO GALANTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NORTH HAVEN

Connecticut

HAL SHIMAZU MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ORANGE

California

KENNETH MANCHON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ATLANTIS

Florida

CHARLES KISTLER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

COLUMBUS

Ohio

ROBERT BARTEL MD

General Practice

Claims Filled50

DADEVILLE

Alabama

ROBERT WERGIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MILFORD

Nebraska

ESTHER AMADOR-DEL VALLE D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HIALEAH

Florida