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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
DONNIE HOLDEN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled127

SPRINGDALE

Arkansas

HARRY KELLY

Specialist

Claims Filled126

MAMMOTH SPRINGS

Arkansas

STEVEN REID D.O.

General Practice

Claims Filled154

ASHDOWN

Arkansas

GRETCHEN OROSZ MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled397

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

WILLIAM FREEMAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled65

CONWAY

Arkansas

MARY SHINN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled97

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas

PHAM LIEM MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled87

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

JARRETT LEA M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled50

CONWAY

Arkansas

VERYL HODGES DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled105

JONESBORO

Arkansas

RANDALL HUNT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled90

NEWPORT

Arkansas

SUE ULMER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled77

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

SEBASTIAN SPADES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WALNUT RIDGE

Arkansas

DANIEL OWENS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled81

HOT SPRINGS

Arkansas

SUNBAL ZAFAR M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled114

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

ROBERT SILZER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled118

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

JOHN JACOBS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled60

CLARKSVILLE

Arkansas

NATHAN BENNETT D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled174

WALDRON

Arkansas

JASON RICHEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled69

CHARLESTON

Arkansas

JAY CONNELLEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled85

MONTICELLO

Arkansas

JAMES SHERIDAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled260

PIGGOTT

Arkansas

MARGARET TREMWEL MD

Neurology

Claims Filled57

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

RICKY TATE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled69

JONESBORO

Arkansas

JAMES YOUNG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled91

MC GEHEE

Arkansas

LANCE HAMILTON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled92

BENTONVILLE

Arkansas

JAMES THOMAS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled122

BENTON

Arkansas