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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
DEBORAH SHULTZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

APOLLO BEACH

Florida

ABRAHAM CHEN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

RANCHO CUCAMONGA

California

LORI WYNSTOCK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PASADENA

California

VADAK RANGANATHAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

SPRINGFIELD

Ohio

PETER REISNER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BARRON

Wisconsin

RICHARD COVEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

AMITYVILLE

New York

DAVID HOEFT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

OMAHA

Nebraska

RONALD WITKIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LACONIA

New Hampshire

SAMUEL BARINA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BRYAN

Texas

TARA SHANI M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

SURAINDER AJMANI M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

SUSAN LAND M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

THOMSON

Georgia

REBECCA MEYERSON

Neurology

Claims Filled50

FARGO

North Dakota

ROGER WELLBORN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CARROLLTON

Georgia

MARVIN TEICH

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BRONX

New York

MOHAMMAD ZEIBO M.D

Neurology

Claims Filled50

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

MARIANO SALINAS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MCALLEN

Texas

WILLIAM BRINK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WINCHESTER

Virginia

RODNEY COMPANION DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SHAMOKIN DAM

Pennsylvania

REGINALD RIGSBY M.D.

Medical Genetics, PhD Medical Genetics

Claims Filled50

LEXINGTON

Mississippi

JUAN ESCANDON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

PAUL VOLKER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BOONE

Iowa

RICHARD MICHAL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ROCKY MOUNT

North Carolina

LARRY DASHEFSKY M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS

Ohio

WILLIAM BIRENBAUM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri