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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
CHRISTOPHER GINOCCHIO M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled52

PORTLAND

Oregon

JAMES BOWER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

LYKENS

Pennsylvania

ALBERT KNOUSE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

NEWPORT

Pennsylvania

ANDREW COLEMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

PARIS

Tennessee

JEANNE BONAR MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled52

ANCHORAGE

Alaska

DANIEL JACOBS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled52

ORLANDO

Florida

DOUGLAS BUDDE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

JULIUS DEBROECK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

CYPRESS

Texas

ALLEN SU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

ARLINGTON

Texas

WILLIAM SHAW, JR. MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

CAROLYN BROWN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

EAST LONGMEADOW

Massachusetts

NOORUN KHAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

PALOS HEIGHTS

Illinois

ERIC HANSEN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

HESPERIA

California

LAWERENCE BECK MD

Neurology

Claims Filled52

STRATFORD

Connecticut

EDDIE PACE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

MOBILE

Alabama

JESSICA ISRAEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

LONG BRANCH

New Jersey

MARK MORROW MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

INVER GROVE HEIGHTS

Minnesota

JOEL SWANSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

EAGLE

Idaho

PAUL VESSELY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

NEW WHITELAND

Indiana

JYOTHI KRISHNAMURTHY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

TITUSVILLE

Florida

JOHN MEIGS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

CENTREVILLE

Alabama

BILJANA KOSTIC M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

BERMUDA DUNES

California

DANIEL FORTMANN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled52

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO

California

MICHAEL BROWN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

LEWISBURG

Pennsylvania

DANIEL WILTZ M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled52

SAINT MARTINVILLE

Louisiana