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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
MYO NWE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

ROCK HILL

South Carolina

KAREN HEATH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

SAN CARLOS

Arizona

WILLIAM RAMSEY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

LYNCHBURG

Virginia

NATASHA KARANJIA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

HOLLIDAYSBURG

Pennsylvania

HUGO BENAZET M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled51

MIAMI

Florida

ROBERT BRATEMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

NOVI

Michigan

CARMEN GALDA ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled51

BROOKSVILLE

Florida

ENRICO SERINE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

DUNMORE

Pennsylvania

JEFFREY SMITH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

BISMARCK

North Dakota

JOHN LACH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

BAHADUR SHAH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

WESTERVILLE

Ohio

C KOCH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

SEARCY

Arkansas

RALPH MORRIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

ABERDEEN

Washington

JAMES MILLER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

NORTH MANKATO

Minnesota

ROBERT LEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

DOVER

Ohio

GREGG FRIEDMAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled51

HALLANDALE BEACH

Florida

MAGDI WASSEF M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

SOUTHAVEN

Mississippi

SPENCER KEPNER PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled51

MIFFLINTOWN

Pennsylvania

MARGARET EGAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

JUPITER

Florida

CLINTON MOHR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

MARION

Illinois

LIDIYA KUPRIYENKO MD

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled51

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

OMESH VERMA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

VICTORIA

Texas

PETER SOUDIJN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

PALM HARBOR

Florida

RIAZ SYED M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled51

LAWRENCEVILLE

Georgia

HAYES BERK M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled51

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania