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SUMATRIPTAN SUCCINATE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

859K
Medicare Part D Claims
$61.9M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 111,929 $6.86M
Florida 57,587 $3.95M
New York 42,478 $3.42M
Texas 38,309 $2.61M
Pennsylvania 36,993 $2.6M
Ohio 34,762 $2.7M
Michigan 30,191 $2.54M
North Carolina 25,942 $1.97M
Illinois 25,162 $1.64M
Washington 23,868 $1.7M
Arizona 23,487 $1.67M
Georgia 23,228 $1.53M
Wisconsin 22,368 $1.77M
Minnesota 21,666 $1.78M
Tennessee 21,649 $1.57M
Missouri 20,212 $1.4M
Indiana 20,199 $1.61M
Massachusetts 19,410 $1.64M
Virginia 18,021 $1.37M
Alabama 17,683 $1.26M
Kentucky 17,154 $1.15M
Oregon 16,993 $1.16M
Colorado 14,740 $1.13M
South Carolina 14,561 $1.03M
New Jersey 13,968 $1.15M
Oklahoma 11,221 $729K
Arkansas 10,193 $625K
Iowa 9,972 $765K
Louisiana 9,391 $624K
Utah 8,917 $699K
Mississippi 8,226 $523K
Connecticut 8,204 $662K
Maryland 8,013 $619K
West Virginia 7,561 $522K
Nevada 7,492 $433K
Maine 6,834 $606K
Idaho 6,712 $536K
Kansas 6,644 $508K
New Mexico 6,491 $505K
Nebraska 5,184 $404K
New Hampshire 3,829 $398K
Rhode Island 3,584 $289K
Montana 3,518 $255K
Vermont 2,863 $174K
Hawaii 2,079 $144K
South Dakota 2,077 $116K
North Dakota 2,039 $114K
Delaware 2,016 $174K
Wyoming 1,375 $113K
Alaska 949 $72.2K
District of Columbia 659 $48.3K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for SUMATRIPTAN SUCCINATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ROBERT KANIECKI MD

Specialist

Claims Filled396

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

LORN MILLER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled310

JASPER

Alabama

ROBERT BROCKER M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled268

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio

CAROL NICHOLS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled259

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

SUDHIRKUMAR SHAH M.D.

Addiction Medicine

Claims Filled250

HILLSBORO

Missouri

IRAJ DERAKHSHAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled231

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

EDWARD SVADJIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled226

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

GEORGE WANG M.D

Neurology

Claims Filled222

MESA

Arizona

KRIKOR KALINDJIAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled210

LOS ANGELES

California

KORNEL LUKACS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled203

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

PABLO AREVALO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled193

HUNTINGTON PARK

California

GALINA MAKOVOZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled184

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

JOSE CASANOVA MD PHD

Neurology

Claims Filled184

CANTON

Ohio

NICOLAS SAIKALI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled181

AMHERST

New York

NEIL RASKIN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled180

SAN FRANCISCO

California

LAWRENCE ROBBINS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled176

NORTHBROOK

Illinois

MARY CHIASSON D.O.

Neurology

Claims Filled171

MINNEAPOLIS

Minnesota

HUBERT LEONARD MD

Neurology

Claims Filled171

PORTLAND

Oregon

CYNTHIA KNUTSON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled171

FARGO

North Dakota

KENNETH SHARLIN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled169

NIXA

Missouri

CHRISTOPHER O'CARROLL M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled164

NEWPORT BEACH

California

GAVIN AWERBUCH MD PLLC MD

Neurology

Claims Filled160

SAGINAW

Michigan

MARY KAY BETZ P.A.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled157

AMHERST

New York

ROBERT BURGER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled156

COLUMBIA

Missouri

MARIA RIZZO PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled150

AMHERST

New York