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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
JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled4,128

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

ROBERT MORTON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled3,527

ADA

Oklahoma

MIGUEL GUTIERREZ M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled3,438

MCALLEN

Texas

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,417

TUCKER

Georgia

ROBERT BENDER MD

Claims Filled2,790

WEST DES MOINES

Iowa

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,656

FORT WORTH

Texas

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,600

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

MIGUEL STUBBS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,425

SMYRNA

Georgia

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,331

LENEXA

Kansas

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,190

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

VALENTIN BRAGIN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,065

BROOKLYN

New York

CHRISTOPHER PATTERSON MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,965

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

GARY FIGIEL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,953

ATLANTA

Georgia

JOSE IGOA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,944

MCALLEN

Texas

R BRYANT MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,943

WICHITA

Kansas

TIMOTHY ESTES M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,909

JACKSON

Mississippi

MEENAKSHI PATEL MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,834

CENTERVILLE

Ohio

DREW COOPER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,823

MIDWEST CITY

Oklahoma

RADU CIUBUC MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,808

EL PASO

Texas

MICHAEL REEVES MD

General Practice

Claims Filled1,794

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

MANUEL BROWN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,784

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

RICARDO PLASENCIA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled1,767

MIAMI

Florida

NIVEA RIBAS M D

Neurology

Claims Filled1,762

MIAMI LAKES

Florida

JAMES SEXSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,733

AUSTELL

Georgia

PEDRO MELCHOR MD

Mental Health Counselor

Claims Filled1,718

MIAMI

Florida