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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
HAMLET HASSAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled763

DORAL

Florida

PHILIP BOULANGER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled761

GLEN ALLEN

Virginia

SUSAN BERNER M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled757

WEST CHESTER

Ohio

DANIEL VARON M.D.

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled754

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

HECTOR FLORENTINO

Specialist

Claims Filled754

UNION CITY

New Jersey

JERRY WASSERSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled753

HOUSTON

Texas

MICHAEL ROMAIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled753

AUSTIN

Texas

THOMAS UNRUG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled753

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

AMMAR KHALIFA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled752

SHAWNEE MISSION

Kansas

ASYA KUPISK MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled748

LOS ANGELES

California

ASHA PRITPAL SIDHU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled746

FRESNO

California

CHARLES MORGAN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled740

APOPKA

Florida

DENNIS GRAY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled739

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

ALKA KAPOOR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled735

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

EVELYN BOSE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled735

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

WILLIAM SHANKLE MS, M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled733

IRVINE

California

MARA DE GARCIA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled733

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

THOMAS KINTANAR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled732

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

ADAM FRENCH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled731

CHARLESTOWN

Indiana

CHARLES WILKINS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled730

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio

BRIAN MCCLAIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled730

CANTON

Ohio

DEBRA STUDER DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled727

DES MOINES

Iowa

MUNTHER HIJAZIN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled726

DOWNEY

California

VIRENDRA RANADIVE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled724

FAYETTEVILLE

Georgia

EDWARD WARREN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled723

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina