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RISPERIDONE

Treats schizophrenia and certain problems caused by bipolar disorder. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

4.89M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 66 of 3362

$99.9M
Retail Cost

Rank: 240 of 3362

632,709
Patients

Rank: 125 of 3362

176,570
Prescribers

Rank: 136 of 3362

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it's worth it

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it worked well

46%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 59,793 430,142 $8.99M
New York 47,122 369,168 $9.1M
Florida 48,304 312,493 $5.11M
Pennsylvania 35,009 280,017 $5.61M
Texas 37,780 244,280 $5.82M
Ohio 27,471 217,954 $4.88M
Illinois 26,258 206,479 $5.25M
Michigan 22,652 161,891 $3.08M
Georgia 20,958 154,476 $2.71M
Massachusetts 18,839 153,725 $3.37M
North Carolina 21,030 150,099 $2.74M
New Jersey 18,821 145,250 $2.85M
Tennessee 15,532 113,425 $2.02M
Missouri 13,587 108,995 $2.27M
Washington 13,824 106,140 $2.14M
Indiana 13,619 99,907 $2.23M
Virginia 13,555 98,691 $1.94M
Wisconsin 11,117 94,822 $2.07M
Minnesota 10,768 89,232 $1.74M
Kentucky 11,529 81,620 $1.58M
Maryland 10,587 79,638 $1.57M
Connecticut 9,347 77,345 $1.85M
Arizona 11,688 77,189 $1.39M
Louisiana 10,439 72,428 $1.51M
Alabama 10,771 72,053 $1.56M
South Carolina 9,702 68,291 $1.28M
Iowa 7,134 62,282 $1.01M
Oregon 8,084 58,336 $1.2M
Oklahoma 8,036 52,651 $1.1M
Mississippi 7,288 51,968 $960K
Kansas 6,206 46,938 $847K
Colorado 6,443 45,446 $852K
Arkansas 5,885 41,889 $776K
Nebraska 4,410 35,513 $611K
West Virginia 4,856 34,292 $651K
Maine 4,397 32,817 $637K
Nevada 4,550 28,724 $425K
Rhode Island 2,994 24,239 $521K
New Mexico 3,577 23,004 $489K
New Hampshire 2,950 22,009 $427K
Utah 2,932 20,575 $489K
Idaho 2,643 18,534 $378K
North Dakota 1,922 15,557 $236K
South Dakota 1,817 14,987 $340K
Vermont 1,813 14,256 $263K
Montana 1,685 12,252 $225K
Hawaii 1,885 11,918 $354K
Delaware 1,667 11,536 $235K
District of Columbia 1,567 9,211 $165K
Alaska 708 8,599 $146K
Wyoming 681 4,640 $97.9K
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 RISPERIDONE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ERIC FAN D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,172

THOMASVILLE

Georgia

MARTIN FISCHER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,168

TARZANA

California

ABIMAEL RIVERA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,152

RIO GRANDE

Puerto Rico

KYLE STIFFLER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,151

BRIDGETON

New Jersey

RALPH POLLOCK M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,139

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

EILEEN FLYNN RICHARDS NP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled1,131

CENTEREACH

New York

MELISSA FERRARA NP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled1,126

ALBANY

New York

ROHIDAS PATIL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,117

DECATUR

Illinois

MIRIAM GRAHAM RN-PC

Registered Nurse, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled1,116

WESTFIELD

Massachusetts

LAWRENCE ROOT M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,115

HOUSTON

Texas

SAMUEL KUGEL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,109

NATIONAL CITY

California

MICHAEL TOLWIN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,107

CULVER CITY

California

ROBERT SANDERS D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,100

EL CAJON

California

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,099

LORAIN

Ohio

BORIS RUBASHKIN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,099

HOUSTON

Texas

DANIEL CHUEH M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,091

ORANGE

California

MAGERY SATISH M.D

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,085

SMITHTOWN

New York

BARRY SIEGEL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,083

ROCHESTER HILLS

Michigan

NELSA RODRIGUEZ CESPEDES MD

Psychoanalyst

Claims Filled1,079

CANOVANAS

Puerto Rico

WILLIAM GILLESPIE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,077

GLENDORA

California

MIGUEL STUBBS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,076

SMYRNA

Georgia

ROBERT GROSS M.D.

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,073

SAN ANGELO

Texas

SUSAN NIFENECKER NPP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled1,070

SEAFORD

New York

DAVID ANDERHOLM MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,065

BAXTER

Minnesota

RUBEN BRAVO VALVERDE MD

Claims Filled1,064

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico