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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
CHARLES SHARPE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

ATHENS

Tennessee

STEVEN CLAY DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled88

ATHENS

Ohio

WALLACE BURROUGHS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled95

ATHENS

Tennessee

MAY LUZ BULLECER M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled428

ATHENS

Georgia

DAVID BYRD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled71

ATHENS

Tennessee

TRACY MARX D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled148

ATHENS

Ohio

WAYNE MORRIS M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled189

ATHENS

Georgia

TERRI ECKERT M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled122

ATHENS

Texas

CHARLES METTETAL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

ATHENS

Texas

CHARLES BRAUCHER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled89

ATHENS

Georgia

RYAN THOMAS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled95

ATCHISON

Kansas

AMGAD SALIB M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled82

ATASCADERO

California

PATRICA SCHECHTER D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled95

ATASCADERO

California

OSCAR FUKILMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ASTORIA

New York

MICHAEL PLOKAMAKIS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled118

ASTORIA

New York

THOMAS MASTAKOURIS M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled89

ASTORIA

New York

ROLANDO BORGES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled56

ASTORIA

New York

PAUL VOELLER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled164

ASTORIA

Oregon

MELANIE JOANNOW

Specialist

Claims Filled64

ASTORIA

New York

MANDELL MUCH D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled215

ASTON

Pennsylvania

DAVID WAMPLER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled72

ASPERS

Pennsylvania

ORVILLE MCBETH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled63

ASPERS

Pennsylvania

RICHARD KRAJEC MD

Specialist

Claims Filled143

ASHTABULA

Ohio

PREETHA MUTHUSAMY MD

Neurology

Claims Filled55

ASHTABULA

Ohio

SUK KON CHOI MD

Specialist

Claims Filled75

ASHTABULA

Ohio