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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
OBUL REDDY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled662

SPRINGFIELD

Illinois

KENNETH WRITESEL D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled662

GROVE CITY

Ohio

OSCAR CHIEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled661

SAN GABRIEL

California

FRANCISCO PAGES M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled659

CORAL GABLES

Florida

KENNETH RICE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled659

LUBBOCK

Texas

ERNESTO TREVINO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled659

MCALLEN

Texas

JANSEN TODD DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled659

LUFKIN

Texas

OTHONIEL CASTRO MD

Neurology

Claims Filled658

OLEAN

New York

OSCAR MENDEZ TURINO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled657

MIAMI

Florida

NESTOR PRADERIO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled655

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

EDUARDO CAVEDA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled655

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

JOSEPH VRABEL DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled655

CANTON

Ohio

BENJAMIN ZERTUCHE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled655

JOURDANTON

Texas

STEPHEN WELTON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled654

SIKESTON

Missouri

RICHARD ORR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled652

HIGH POINT

North Carolina

MUHAMMAD KHAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled651

SAINT CLOUD

Florida

JOYCE THOMPSON M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled650

DALLAS

Texas

RALPH INABNIT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled649

NEW CARLISLE

Indiana

ALPHONSO BERRY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled649

FARMINGTON HILLS

Michigan

ARTHUR BREGOLI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled649

BRAINTREE

Massachusetts

THOMAS CRUDEN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled649

MT PLEASANT

South Carolina

CYNTHIA PEARMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled648

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

DONALD WALKENHORST D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled648

MANCHESTER

Missouri

DAVID MYERS

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled648

METAIRIE

Louisiana

CHRISTOPHER WICKER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled647

WEST COLUMBIA

South Carolina