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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
AHMET DIRICAN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled804

NEW BEDFORD

Massachusetts

MIKHAIL PRESMAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled799

BROOKLYN

New York

RONALD PHILIPP D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled795

LONG BEACH

California

DAVID SAMARA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled795

ORANGE PARK

Florida

SIEGFRIED KREIS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled794

ROSEBUD

Texas

SOROUSH BEHNAM MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled794

DALLAS

Texas

BRIAN OTT MD

Claims Filled791

PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

RONALD SCHWARTZ MD

Neurology

Claims Filled789

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

MARVIN FIELDS MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled787

JACKSON

Michigan

MONICA CRANE MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled784

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

STEVEN BARNETT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled781

WINNSBORO

South Carolina

ROBERT HUNTER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled777

HUBER HEIGHTS

Ohio

PERRY TAACA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled777

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

DAVID DUNDEE MD, CMD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled776

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

NORBERTO VAZQUEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled773

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

CHRISTOPHER CHAPPEL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled773

KISSIMMEE

Florida

STEVEN LEWIS D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled773

NARBERTH

Pennsylvania

RAUL MATEO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled771

SAINT FRANCIS

Wisconsin

GURJEET KAHLON MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled770

CENTERVILLE

Ohio

SAMUEL SPIL MD

Claims Filled769

MIAMI

Florida

EDINA TORLAK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled768

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

HECTOR SANCHEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled767

CORAL GABLES

Florida

JAMES DEMIDOVICH DO

General Practice

Claims Filled766

CANFIELD

Ohio

EDWARD SVADJIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled766

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

HAMLET HASSAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled763

DORAL

Florida