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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
LAURENCE ADAMS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

ZIONSVILLE

Indiana

DANIEL SHULL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled67

ZIONSVILLE

Indiana

ANNE KNOX MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled106

ZIONSVILLE

Indiana

JOHN DUNLOP MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled65

ZION

Illinois

SYLVIA HAZELWOOD ARNP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled56

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

ALEXANDER KISS M.D., P.A.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

FARASAT ASHRAF M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled106

ZEBULON

North Carolina

WILLIAM SHADE

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled106

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

PAUL KNIGHT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled60

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

DAVID PARRETT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled81

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

PERRY KALIS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled105

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

BRIAN LUFT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled72

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

ABDULMAWLA ALBIRINI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled433

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

RONALD KALCHIK DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled85

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

MICHAEL AMACKER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled117

ZACHARY

Louisiana

VENU KAKARALA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled98

ZACHARY

Louisiana

GRETA MONROE-WILKES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled104

ZACHARY

Louisiana

JUAN MEDINA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled173

ZACHARY

Louisiana

WAYNE GRAVOIS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled82

ZACHARY

Louisiana

BAPU ALURI M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled90

YUMA

Arizona

RAY SILAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled96

YUMA

Arizona

WISSAM FAYAD M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled152

YUMA

Arizona

DOROTHY WONG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled105

YUMA

Arizona

RAWINSON FERNANDO M.D

Neurology

Claims Filled137

YUMA

Arizona

JULIO ZONIS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled51

YUMA

Arizona