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NAMENDA

Namenda 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 2013

6.88M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 45 of 3238

$1.56B
Retail Cost

Rank: 7 of 3238

798,714
Patients

Rank: 103 of 3238

176,825
Prescribers

Rank: 127 of 3238

User Reviews of NAMENDA »

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20%

of people say

it's worth it

40%

of people say

it worked well

0%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 80,421 608,587 $151M
Texas 67,534 568,623 $126M
Florida 73,041 520,312 $128M
New York 53,634 428,858 $102M
Pennsylvania 36,901 332,207 $73.7M
Ohio 35,526 324,053 $70.6M
Illinois 31,663 292,444 $62M
Georgia 27,476 245,993 $53M
North Carolina 25,671 221,675 $50.1M
Indiana 21,760 198,643 $42.6M
New Jersey 24,220 198,433 $44.4M
Michigan 25,768 190,239 $49.3M
Missouri 19,570 184,090 $38.2M
Tennessee 19,025 170,585 $36M
Louisiana 16,448 149,774 $30.7M
Kentucky 15,006 142,855 $29.1M
Alabama 16,846 141,333 $32.1M
Wisconsin 14,337 139,305 $30.6M
Massachusetts 15,159 137,838 $30.1M
Virginia 15,589 126,649 $30.2M
South Carolina 12,596 108,403 $23.3M
Oklahoma 11,626 102,761 $22.6M
Iowa 9,324 102,375 $19.4M
Mississippi 10,511 98,934 $20M
Kansas 9,367 92,096 $18.8M
Arkansas 8,631 85,350 $16.7M
Connecticut 8,766 81,179 $17.5M
Arizona 11,382 74,899 $20.8M
Washington 9,709 74,139 $19.3M
Minnesota 8,831 72,582 $18.5M
Maryland 8,511 61,317 $15.9M
Colorado 6,523 50,139 $12.3M
Nebraska 4,995 49,552 $10.2M
Oregon 6,831 48,950 $13.5M
West Virginia 5,759 48,848 $10.3M
Rhode Island 3,050 32,930 $6.11M
Hawaii 4,065 29,763 $8.05M
Nevada 4,263 28,860 $7.12M
New Mexico 3,856 27,240 $6.63M
New Hampshire 2,588 24,031 $5.06M
Maine 2,869 23,366 $5.74M
Utah 3,238 22,588 $5.86M
South Dakota 1,981 20,918 $4.1M
North Dakota 1,900 18,976 $3.9M
Idaho 2,342 17,435 $4.49M
Montana 1,633 13,980 $3.13M
Delaware 1,698 11,267 $3.19M
Vermont 1,114 9,146 $2.15M
Wyoming 822 7,809 $1.66M
District of Columbia 953 6,381 $1.57M
Alaska 558 6,126 $1.14M
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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
MARK SWEENY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

DECATUR

Alabama

JOHN MILLER D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled67

GUIN

Alabama

KEITH DISMUKES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

DEMOPOLIS

Alabama

RAMDAS KAMATH MD ,MRCP(UK)

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled144

OPELIKA

Alabama

WILLIE WILLIAMS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

JAY POHL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled78

HARTSELLE

Alabama

KENDRA SHEPPARD MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled69

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

LARRY MIKUL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled70

JEMISON

Alabama

WILLIAM GAMMILL DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled81

ENTERPRISE

Alabama

ALBERT BOROUGHS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

MONROEVILLE

Alabama

BRIAN ELROD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

BRIAN PERRY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled72

CENTRE

Alabama

JAMES TEMPLE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled65

ALEXANDER CITY

Alabama

DONALD KWONG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

ALABASTER

Alabama

STEPHEN WINSTON MD

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled60

FAIRHOPE

Alabama

BRENT MCLARTY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled68

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

STEVEN FURR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled102

JACKSON

Alabama

HASMUKH JARIWALA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled121

PELL CITY

Alabama

DURWOOD HODGES MD

Specialist

Claims Filled116

SCOTTSBORO

Alabama

CHARLES LICHTY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

KRISTOPHER WOOD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

CLANTON

Alabama

WILLIAM WILCOX M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled78

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

WILLIAM WHITLEY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled71

DECATUR

Alabama

DAVID HALL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled83

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

JAMES LOCKWOOD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled81

EUFAULA

Alabama