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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
EMMANUEL PAINTSIL

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled855

BURR RIDGE

Illinois

PIYUSH PATEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled853

COLUMBUS

Georgia

LUIS ARANGO M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled850

MISSION

Texas

REZIUDDIN SIDDIQUE M. D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled847

MCKINNEY

Texas

RON RANKIN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled847

AMARILLO

Texas

BRENT GILL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled845

SHELBY

North Carolina

RAJENDRA GAVINI M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled844

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

ALEXANDER PINKUSOVICH MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled840

BROOKLYN

New York

FLAVIA VAN RIEL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled836

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

THOMAS DEGREGORY D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled835

GREENSBURG

Pennsylvania

BLAIR HOLL MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled834

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

ALBERTO GUTIERREZ M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Clinic/Center

Claims Filled832

EDINBURG

Texas

DONALD EVANS M.D., P.C.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled831

CARTERSVILLE

Georgia

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled823

GALAX

Virginia

DANIEL HYUN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled822

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

DONALD VOLLMER M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled822

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

SPENCER AMESBURY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled822

BEVERLY

Massachusetts

GEORGE SUTTON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled819

MOBILE

Alabama

KEITH WOO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled814

HONOLULU

Hawaii

BRUCE PENDLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled812

EAST RIDGE

Tennessee

JOSEPH GUERRINI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled812

HOUSTON

Texas

STEVEN FERGUSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled811

POWELLSVILLE

North Carolina

PARIMAL PARIKH M D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled810

KENNER

Louisiana

JORGE BENITO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled809

MIAMI

Florida

KEITH HANNAY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled806

ROME

Georgia