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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
PRISCILLA TANGUNAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled354

HOT SPRINGS

Arkansas

BEN OWENS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled218

JONESBORO

Arkansas

CARLOS SALGUEIRO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled218

BLYTHEVILLE

Arkansas

CLAY FERGUSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled160

NASHVILLE

Arkansas

CULBER SHOTTS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled69

PARAGOULD

Arkansas

MIRFAT BIRD M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled71

CAMDEN

Arkansas

GARY NUNN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled117

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

RANDY PASTOR DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled217

JACKSONVILLE

Arkansas

JAMES RANKIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled79

HAMBURG

Arkansas

BENNY GREEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled408

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

ROBERT WEAVER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled72

GENTRY

Arkansas

FINLEY TURNER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

RUSSELLVILLE

Arkansas

STEVEN COLLIER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled320

AUGUSTA

Arkansas

TIMOTHY FREYALDENHOVEN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled91

CONWAY

Arkansas

BRADLEY SHORT D.O.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled108

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

LORI CHENEY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled77

MOUNTAIN HOME

Arkansas

KENNETH HEILES D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled73

STAR CITY

Arkansas

ROBERT WILSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled80

OZARK

Arkansas

HERSHEL MAYO APN

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled51

HARRISON

Arkansas

RONALD SOUTH M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled135

JONESBORO

Arkansas

ANN RIGGS MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled204

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

VONDA HOUCHIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled162

HARRISBURG

Arkansas

DAVID LIU M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,084

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

JAMES CATHEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled84

WYNNE

Arkansas

MARIO CAULI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled104

JONESBORO

Arkansas