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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 ZUB D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ST. AUGUSTINE

Florida

LAJA IBRAHEEM MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

LONG BEACH

California

LEE WEITZMAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

LONG BEACH

New York

DZUNG TRINH MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

FRESNO

California

MEENA NATHAN MD PA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

INVERNESS

Florida

BONNY CHUNG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HARBOR CITY

California

DEBORAH CRATON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BEDFORD

Indiana

SEBASTIAN SPADES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WALNUT RIDGE

Arkansas

RICHARD HSU

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PORTLAND

Oregon

ALBERT HAYES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DETROIT

Michigan

THOMAS REALS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WICHITA

Kansas

WILLIAM LONGFELLOW M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

RANCHO MIRAGE

California

TYLER THOEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

AMES

Iowa

POLLY HINEMAN D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

TOLEDO

Iowa

SARAH SEARS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

GWEN STEIN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

MORRIS

Minnesota

ESDRAS LOPEZ MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

GREGORY CUMMINGS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

COOPERSTOWN

New York

ANTHONY KNOX M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

YORK

Maine

VERONICA GUBATAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

MARYVILLE

Tennessee

MICHAEL BAILEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LEVELLAND

Texas

OLGA TEZAGUIC D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WICHITA FALLS

Texas

DAVID RISS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

NORTH CONWAY

New Hampshire

SANDRA FORD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

FREDA BLACK NURSE PRACTITIONER

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled50

CHICAGO

Illinois