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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 »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for SUMATRIPTAN SUCCINATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
KURT SLATER D.O.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

KLAMATH FALLS

Oregon

NINAN MATHEW MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

GEORGE NOE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HARRODSBURG

Kentucky

JOHN HOELSCHER

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ALTON

Illinois

GRETCHEN EHRESMANN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

NORTHFIELD

Minnesota

MAHMOUD RAHIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DEARBORN

Michigan

CATHERINE LAVIGNE M.D

Neurology

Claims Filled50

ROCHESTER

New York

KENNETH LAZARUS MD,PHD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

FAYETTEVILLE

Georgia

MICHAEL CONATSER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHRISTIANSBURG

Virginia

BETHANY HUTSKO PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled50

GREENSBURG

Pennsylvania

GEORGE URBAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

CHICAGO

Illinois

JILIAN WAITE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CENTERVILLE

Ohio

RACHAEL DALEY MSN

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled50

TEMPE

Arizona

CARLOS IGLESIAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CORAL GABLES

Florida

JOHN SPACCARELLI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SARDINIA

Ohio

MICHAEL ABBOTT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

EAST WENATCHEE

Washington

JOHN MUNSHOWER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

BRADLEY HARRIS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SEATTLE

Washington

BYRON HOLTH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHAMPLIN

Minnesota

GRANT HAWKINS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SANDY

Utah

EDUARDO CALDERON M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

TOLEDO

Ohio

REBECCA MCGOWAN PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled50

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

DONGMEI LIU MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

EVERETT

Washington

ROBERT PEDERSEN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

DALTON

Georgia

GARY KAPLAN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

AUSTELL

Georgia