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NAMENDA

MEMANTINE HCL

Namenda (Memantine) is an NMDA receptor antagonist. Researchers don't know exactly how it helps treat Alzheimer's disease, but it blocks an amino acid called glutamine, which seems to protect nerves from overstimulation. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

5.24M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 64 of 3362

$1.38B
Retail Cost

Rank: 13 of 3362

721,956
Patients

Rank: 116 of 3362

172,488
Prescribers

Rank: 145 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 73,066 483,373 $139M
Texas 61,864 438,804 $112M
Florida 66,910 392,509 $111M
New York 49,259 347,765 $94.1M
Pennsylvania 32,108 233,898 $60.5M
Illinois 29,834 223,472 $55.2M
Ohio 30,638 218,288 $55.7M
Georgia 24,883 198,476 $46.2M
North Carolina 23,034 168,092 $43M
New Jersey 21,068 149,126 $37.9M
Michigan 22,892 143,697 $43.8M
Indiana 19,080 139,886 $34.4M
Missouri 17,704 138,204 $32.9M
Tennessee 17,214 125,697 $31M
Louisiana 14,886 118,194 $27.3M
Alabama 15,149 110,655 $29.1M
Kentucky 13,348 106,008 $24.9M
Massachusetts 13,769 103,616 $27.3M
Wisconsin 12,779 98,135 $25.9M
Virginia 13,894 93,376 $25.8M
South Carolina 12,242 91,443 $22.6M
Oklahoma 10,646 83,055 $20.7M
Mississippi 9,560 80,963 $18.4M
Iowa 8,087 72,677 $16M
Arkansas 7,561 68,984 $15.2M
Kansas 8,154 66,882 $15.8M
Arizona 10,259 61,665 $19.1M
Washington 8,661 56,261 $16.7M
Connecticut 7,509 55,467 $14M
Minnesota 7,772 53,926 $16.1M
Maryland 8,017 48,516 $14.7M
Oregon 6,288 39,199 $12.3M
Colorado 6,005 39,192 $11.4M
West Virginia 4,912 36,232 $8.82M
Nebraska 4,343 34,537 $8.06M
Nevada 3,977 25,757 $6.52M
New Mexico 3,485 21,268 $6.15M
Hawaii 3,388 19,306 $6.49M
Rhode Island 2,355 18,892 $4.28M
New Hampshire 2,391 18,257 $4.54M
Utah 2,718 16,995 $5.02M
Maine 2,491 16,221 $4.69M
Idaho 2,153 14,257 $4.16M
South Dakota 1,691 14,014 $3.32M
North Dakota 1,722 13,747 $3.25M
Montana 1,373 10,050 $2.64M
Delaware 1,555 9,604 $2.92M
Vermont 973 7,174 $1.83M
Alaska 518 5,867 $1.04M
Wyoming 761 5,768 $1.41M
District of Columbia 891 5,366 $1.51M
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions 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
TIMOTHY ROSS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,211

VANCOUVER

Washington

DAVID VANN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,207

NEWNAN

Georgia

DAVID SAMARA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,205

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

FRANK FLOCA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,197

AUSTIN

Texas

RON RANKIN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,196

AMARILLO

Texas

CHRISTOPHER PATTERSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,192

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

HOSAM KAMEL M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,184

HOT SPRINGS

Arkansas

WILLIAM SHANKLE MS, M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled1,181

IRVINE

California

JOHN DUGAL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,179

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

JESSE MORRISS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,179

DOTHAN

Alabama

ALLAN MCCORKLE M.D.

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,176

LUBBOCK

Texas

ARTHUR GREEN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,156

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

MICHAEL REEVES MD

General Practice

Claims Filled1,154

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

BOYDE HARRISON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,150

HALEYVILLE

Alabama

ERIC BARNES D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,146

COLUMBIA

Missouri

MACDONALD DUBOSE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,135

SUMTER

South Carolina

MALCOLM BROWN MD

General Practice

Claims Filled1,134

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

THOMAS MULLEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,132

RINGGOLD

Georgia

RAUL MARCO BORRULL M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled1,119

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

DAVID GREENHOUSE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,118

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

WILLIAM HOVLAND MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,116

NORFOLK

Virginia

DANIEL CHANG MD

Neurology

Claims Filled1,115

LOS ANGELES

California

JOHN NELSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,112

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

JOSE IGOA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,107

MCALLEN

Texas

REZIUDDIN SIDDIQUE M. D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,104

MCKINNEY

Texas