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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
ELIZABETH LOW M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled77

BREWTON

Alabama

FRANK MALENSEK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

HERMAN FRITZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled77

TUSCALOOSA

Alabama

SONJA PETTUS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled138

JASPER

Alabama

K VARDEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled257

MOBILE

Alabama

MICHAEL BRASFIELD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled113

JASPER

Alabama

MOHAMED ALDAHER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled131

SYLACAUGA

Alabama

MARK HOLDER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled118

ALBERTVILLE

Alabama

JOHN MACLENNAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled212

PRATTVILLE

Alabama

ANTHONY SIMS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled83

HENAGAR

Alabama

RICHARD MEADOWS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled226

ABBEVILLE

Alabama

JOHN BARTMESS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled142

FLORENCE

Alabama

WILBERT RUMP M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled77

UNION SPRINGS

Alabama

THOMAS PACE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled146

BESSEMER

Alabama

WILLIAM HICKS M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled64

MOBILE

Alabama

RALPH NEAL MD

General Practice

Claims Filled100

GROVE HILL

Alabama

WILLIAM SMITH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

BARRY COLLINS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled79

PELL CITY

Alabama

FRANK DOZIER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled78

THOMASVILLE

Alabama

DICK OWENS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled983

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

HIREN PATEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled81

OPELIKA

Alabama

GINO DIVITTORIO M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled61

MOBILE

Alabama

CECIL PARKER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled196

MOBILE

Alabama

THEODORE ROBBINS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled115

ALICEVILLE

Alabama

MICHELLE JACKSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled87

MOBILE

Alabama