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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
SISIRA GUNAWARDANE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WEST COVINA

California

PAUL ASH MD, PH. D

Neurology

Claims Filled50

TUALATIN

Oregon

CHERIAN JOSEPH M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

FREDERICKSBURG

Virginia

EDWARD ALQUERO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WAIPAHU

Hawaii

THOMAS ANNULIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LEXINGTON PARK

Maryland

RADHIKA PRAKASH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ST AUGUSTINE

Florida

TARLOK PUREWAL M D INC

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

MARION

Ohio

STEPHEN SMITH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MORGANTON

North Carolina

RICHARD ONEILL M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

RAMSEY HAZBOUN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

EL PASO

Texas

DANIEL SMITH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

TEMPLE

Texas

MARK MOERS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

DAHLONEGA

Georgia

JEFFREY PALMER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GREENFIELD

Massachusetts

HENRY WATSON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

OAKLAND

California

BARBARA RHOADES FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

ANTIOCH

California

ERIC MAIER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BOISE

Idaho

GARNETT LOWRY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

RAEFORD

North Carolina

GEORGE VOIGTLANDER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PAWNEE CITY

Nebraska

LIM TAW M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

GLENDALE

California

ANNE COSTE CRNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled50

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

MELINDA ELKINS-SMITH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ASHLAND

Kentucky

NICK LEE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LOS ANGELES

California

GINA WESTHOFF PAC

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled50

ELLINWOOD

Kansas

ALBERT MUSA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MADISON

Wisconsin

VENKATREDDY ALUGUBELLI M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

BEVERLY HILLS

Florida