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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
BENNY BARNHART M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled51

WICHITA FALLS

Texas

LEONARD KANTERMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

CORTLAND

Ohio

KALPANA HOOL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

TORRANCE

California

BRIJMOHAN MALANI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

CHICAGO

Illinois

PHIL THOMPSON DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

RALEIGH

Mississippi

RAFAT CHOUDHRY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

PLEASANTVILLE

New Jersey

MARK KOVACIK M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled51

HOMEWOOD

Alabama

BRIAN WILSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

VERONA

Pennsylvania

JAMES THOMPSON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled51

NORWALK

Connecticut

CLARENCE WIMBERLY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

SUMMERVILLE

South Carolina

DONALD WILFONG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

CHESWICK

Pennsylvania

ERICKA ROBERTS

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled51

WOODBURY

Minnesota

STEVEN STAEHLING M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

PLYMOUTH

Wisconsin

VIJAY PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

ROBERT GAGNON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

LAKEVILLE

Massachusetts

RONALD CHANEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

LA CROSSE

Wisconsin

NATHAN THOMAS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

MEYERSDALE

Pennsylvania

PEDRO FALLA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

NEW BEDFORD

Massachusetts

EVANGELOS XISTRIS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled51

STAMFORD

Connecticut

VENKATACHALAM VEERAPPAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled51

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

GALINA SABIR MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled51

DES PLAINES

Illinois

DAVID SPEARS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

MARIETTA

Ohio

LEA REYES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

BETHLEHEM

Pennsylvania

ALBINA BENABAYE M.D.

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled51

STOCKTON

California

CHARLES KORMAN DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

ROCKLEDGE

Pennsylvania