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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
KARL SASH MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled692

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

WILLIAM LACORTE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled691

METAIRIE

Louisiana

MARTIN PERLIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled691

NORWALK

Connecticut

JILL STUDLEY

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled688

PLANO

Texas

ZOILO ABAD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled687

MIAMI

Florida

ROGER KISER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled682

LONGVIEW

Texas

EMMANUEL EDOKA M.D

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled680

AUSTIN

Texas

MIR QURYSHI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled679

BROOKFIELD

Wisconsin

NABIL TADROS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled679

NORFOLK

Virginia

BUNTEE CO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled679

FEWTUS

Missouri

LAURA SCHINZEL FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled678

WEST SENECA

New York

JOHN WAGNER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled677

STOW

Ohio

JOSEPH CONTI D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled677

LAUREL SPRINGS

New Jersey

MICHAEL CAMPOLO DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled672

NEWARK

Ohio

RALPH RILEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled672

SALUDA

South Carolina

SUSAN AUFFINGER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled672

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

LEWIS MEYERSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled671

TROY

Missouri

THOMAS VAN DEN DRIESSCHE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled669

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

JOSEPH ANQUILLARE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled667

HARTFORD

Connecticut

HUNG NGUYEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled667

GARDEN GROVE

California

ZEPHYRENE VILLALUZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled665

N LAS VEGAS

Nevada

ELADIO DIEGUEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled665

OCALA

Florida

RONALD BARNETT DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled664

SAINT CLAIR SHORES

Michigan

IMRAN HAQUE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled664

ASHEBORO

North Carolina

BONNIE LAZOR-MCDANIEL M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled663

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky