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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
WILLIAM SILVERSTONE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,707

WESTLAND

Michigan

JOHN POTOMSKI DO CMA

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,687

MELBOURNE

Florida

DEATRICE KELLOGG MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,676

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

CHARLES MAXVILL DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,669

DALLAS

Texas

JOHN WAGNER M.D., C.M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,647

CULLMAN

Alabama

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,566

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,562

LORAIN

Ohio

DANIEL CHANG MD

Neurology

Claims Filled1,548

LOS ANGELES

California

BRUCE LEE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,545

CALHOUN

Georgia

WILLIAM FOLLETT MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,542

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

JUSTO VILLANUEVA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled1,530

HIALEAH

Florida

SURESH NAIR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,525

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

TSILYA BASS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,525

LOS ANGELES

California

ERIC HILGEFORD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,499

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

DARIO NARRO M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled1,440

WESLACO

Texas

JAE PAK M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,439

SNELLVILLE

Georgia

JERRY STRINGFELLOW MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,423

TEXARKANA

Texas

ARTHUR GREEN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,419

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

MATTHEW KODSI MD PHD

Neurology

Claims Filled1,418

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

BORIS BORODULIN M.D.

Psychologist

Claims Filled1,367

EAST BRUNSWICK

New Jersey

BRAD WHITNEY MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,351

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

ENRIQUE VARELA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,334

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

ROY OVERTON DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,332

WEST DES MOINES

Iowa

DANIEL MEETZE MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,330

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

JOHN HOUCK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,328

SYRACUSE

New York