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CLOZAPINE

Clozaril (Clozapine) is an atypical antipsychotic. Researchers don't know exactly how it works. It seems to change dopamine and serotonin activity in your brain, which affects thoughts and mood. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

1.14M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 221 of 3362

$103M
Retail Cost

Rank: 235 of 3362

62,129
Patients

Rank: 499 of 3362

29,369
Prescribers

Rank: 519 of 3362

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67%

of people say

it's worth it

83%

of people say

it worked well

50%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 6,665 114,971 $10.6M
California 5,799 100,485 $9.54M
Massachusetts 3,913 76,815 $5.8M
Pennsylvania 3,801 75,762 $6.25M
Illinois 3,405 61,576 $4.9M
Ohio 2,731 49,984 $4.4M
Michigan 2,939 46,649 $4.29M
Minnesota 2,294 43,854 $4.07M
Florida 2,557 35,066 $3.26M
Wisconsin 1,740 32,793 $3M
Missouri 1,623 30,841 $2.47M
New Jersey 1,744 30,003 $2.73M
Connecticut 1,588 29,340 $2.77M
Texas 2,030 27,852 $2.99M
Indiana 1,526 27,295 $2.25M
North Carolina 1,697 26,650 $2.45M
Washington 1,476 25,827 $3.09M
Virginia 1,398 23,711 $2.03M
Oregon 1,095 19,830 $1.8M
Maryland 1,040 18,095 $1.57M
Colorado 1,018 17,061 $1.65M
Iowa 1,069 16,304 $1.76M
Oklahoma 842 14,836 $1.21M
Arizona 848 14,779 $1.13M
New Hampshire 712 12,804 $937K
Tennessee 986 12,464 $1.41M
Kansas 737 12,344 $1.06M
Georgia 897 11,800 $1.24M
Nebraska 660 10,154 $915K
Rhode Island 510 9,587 $912K
South Carolina 648 9,431 $812K
Maine 540 9,236 $663K
Louisiana 612 8,633 $766K
Alabama 572 8,170 $796K
South Dakota 462 8,015 $610K
West Virginia 474 7,527 $672K
Kentucky 505 6,816 $723K
Arkansas 468 6,807 $602K
Utah 430 6,220 $780K
Vermont 342 5,916 $554K
North Dakota 313 4,996 $540K
Hawaii 260 4,703 $349K
New Mexico 290 4,317 $434K
Mississippi 314 4,185 $428K
Idaho 273 3,872 $412K
Montana 227 3,651 $358K
Delaware 173 3,120 $278K
Alaska 90 2,152 $147K
Nevada 172 2,094 $208K
Wyoming 126 1,443 $170K
District of Columbia 127 1,040 $99K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for CLOZAPINE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
KENNETH WRIGHT M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled838

BENTON

Arkansas

LINDA SMOTHERS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled837

GREAT BARRINGTON

Massachusetts

AQEEL KHAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled830

BLOOMINGDALE

Illinois

NEAL JACOBI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled828

SAN JOSE

California

NANCY CORLEY-WHEELER MN ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled817

TACOMA

Washington

BARBARA JOHNSON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled808

MINNETONKA

Minnesota

ROBERT JESPERSEN M.D.

Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Claims Filled803

CHICAGO

Illinois

JUAN BUSTILLO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled797

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

ROBERT WENDLING MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled795

LEBANON

New Hampshire

DALE GOLEMBESKI R.N.,C.S.

Registered Nurse, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled783

NEWTON

Massachusetts

JOHN ALLEN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled782

LA MESA

California

SHAMA SAIYED MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled781

RICHMOND

Virginia

YAROSLAV KUSHNIR M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled773

CHULA VISTA

California

MELVIN HAGGART MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled769

JEFFERSON

Wisconsin

RENEE KORONKOWSKI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled768

FRIDLEY

Minnesota

RICHARD MYERS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled768

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

MARIA VELAZQUEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled753

WEST READING

Pennsylvania

STEVEN HILL M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled748

GRAND FORKS

North Dakota

KEVIN SNOW DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled746

HOLYOKE

Massachusetts

ALFRIDE PREVOST-RICARDO PMHNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled744

LEOMINSTER

Massachusetts

CARYN METZGER SMITH CNS

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled738

JAMAICA PLAIN

Massachusetts

RANDOLPH CLARK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled735

PHOENIX

Arizona

JANET CARELLA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled728

MANCHESTER

New Hampshire

RODNEY DEAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled727

SIOUX CITY

Iowa

MOHAMMAD HASAN MD

Addiction Psychiatry

Claims Filled706

BECKLEY

West Virginia