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SUMATRIPTAN SUCCINATE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

1.04M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 229 of 3238

$65.5M
Retail Cost

Rank: 303 of 3238

254,850
Patients

Rank: 248 of 3238

139,876
Prescribers

Rank: 177 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 31,853 130,069 $7.14M
Florida 17,014 68,533 $3.81M
New York 13,759 55,338 $3.85M
Texas 13,478 50,378 $2.99M
Pennsylvania 11,163 45,408 $3.05M
Ohio 10,636 41,604 $2.95M
Michigan 9,945 39,132 $2.99M
North Carolina 8,907 34,371 $2.2M
Illinois 7,199 28,966 $1.72M
Georgia 7,451 28,656 $1.7M
Washington 6,941 27,457 $1.65M
Tennessee 7,097 27,157 $1.54M
Arizona 6,674 26,899 $1.72M
Wisconsin 6,451 25,960 $1.84M
Indiana 6,381 24,955 $1.68M
Minnesota 6,155 24,416 $1.78M
Missouri 5,700 24,128 $1.39M
Massachusetts 5,610 23,124 $1.65M
Alabama 5,599 22,979 $1.49M
Virginia 5,451 21,128 $1.47M
Kentucky 5,257 20,848 $1.25M
Oregon 4,934 19,885 $1.2M
Colorado 4,580 17,676 $1.19M
South Carolina 4,233 16,992 $1.06M
New Jersey 4,156 16,188 $1.15M
Oklahoma 3,385 13,049 $710K
Arkansas 3,112 12,055 $638K
Louisiana 2,955 11,727 $673K
Iowa 2,839 11,608 $763K
Utah 2,497 10,862 $607K
Maryland 2,737 10,209 $652K
Connecticut 2,275 9,382 $712K
Mississippi 2,391 9,044 $460K
Nevada 2,170 8,845 $483K
Kansas 2,084 8,317 $567K
West Virginia 2,098 8,115 $459K
Maine 2,053 7,815 $657K
Idaho 1,781 7,466 $532K
New Mexico 1,911 7,054 $472K
Nebraska 1,582 6,715 $459K
New Hampshire 1,196 4,649 $375K
Rhode Island 1,047 4,361 $326K
Montana 1,031 4,059 $307K
Vermont 864 3,167 $153K
North Dakota 729 2,863 $179K
Hawaii 671 2,654 $175K
Delaware 785 2,648 $155K
South Dakota 635 2,536 $121K
Wyoming 355 1,407 $76K
Alaska 275 1,022 $70.4K
District of Columbia 291 945 $43.8K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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 SUMATRIPTAN SUCCINATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ROBERT KANIECKI MD

Specialist

Claims Filled483

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

ROBERT BROCKER M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled324

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio

LORN MILLER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled311

JASPER

Alabama

KORNEL LUKACS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled295

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

CAROL NICHOLS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled283

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

RICHARD DIETHELM M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled277

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

SUDHIRKUMAR SHAH M.D.

Addiction Medicine

Claims Filled268

HILLSBORO

Missouri

MINSOO KANG MD

Neurology

Claims Filled252

AMHERST

New York

EDWARD SVADJIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled241

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

MUHAMMAD ALI M.D.

Claims Filled233

JASPER

Alabama

CYNTHIA KNUTSON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled228

FARGO

North Dakota

ZAVEN ARSLANIAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled226

GLENDALE

California

ERIC EROSS DO

Neurology

Claims Filled221

SCOTTSDALE

Arizona

MARY KAY BETZ P.A.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled221

AMHERST

New York

IRAJ DERAKHSHAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled216

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

MARY CHIASSON D.O.

Neurology

Claims Filled213

MINNEAPOLIS

Minnesota

KENNETH SHARLIN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled212

NIXA

Missouri

GAVIN AWERBUCH MD PLLC MD

Neurology

Claims Filled210

SAGINAW

Michigan

ROBERT BURGER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled209

COLUMBIA

Missouri

KIMBERLY MCGONIGLE PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled203

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

LAWRENCE ROBBINS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled203

NORTHBROOK

Illinois

CHRISTOPHER O'CARROLL M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled201

NEWPORT BEACH

California

MARINA KOVALEVSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled200

LOS ANGELES

California

DAVID TABBY DO

Neurology

Claims Filled198

BALA CYNWYD

Pennsylvania

GEORGE WANG M.D

Neurology

Claims Filled197

MESA

Arizona