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Prescriber Checkup » SUMATRIPTAN SUCCINATE

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
VERNON LACKMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled68

CANYON COUNTRY

California

HERBERT MARKLEY MD

Neurology

Claims Filled68

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

MICHAEL SAUTER M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled68

GREENSBURG

Pennsylvania

CHERYL GOYNE M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled68

ALABASTER

Alabama

SUSAN ROBERSON CFNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled68

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

WOLCOTT HOLT

Neurology

Claims Filled68

DULUTH

Minnesota

ROBYN YOUNG M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled68

ALAMEDA

California

ABRAHAM NAGY M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled68

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

DAVID COFFEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled68

ONEIDA

Tennessee

RICHARD UNGER M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled68

MELBOURNE

Florida

LAURA MEYER RN NP BC

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled68

MANKATO

Minnesota

SAMUEL MALAYAN

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled68

GLENDALE

California

ALLEN LIFTON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled67

VENICE

Florida

GREGORY CHANEY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled67

BARBOURSVILLE

West Virginia

LISA CAPALDINI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled67

SAN FRANCISCO

California

ROBERT VARIPAPA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled67

DOVER

Delaware

DAVID BLIKLEN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled67

GLENDALE

Arizona

MOLISSA HAGER NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled67

FARGO

North Dakota

WILLIAM OVERFIELD MD

Neurology

Claims Filled67

TACOMA

Washington

TRACI PURATH M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled67

BURLINGTON

Wisconsin

CARYN VOGEL MD

Neurology

Claims Filled67

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

VADAK RANGANATHAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled67

SPRINGFIELD

Ohio

OSEMWOTA OMOIGUI MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled67

HAWTHORNE

California

MICHAEL BAZEL MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled66

LANCASTER

California

MOSTAFA SADRY MD

Neurology

Claims Filled66

PORT HURON

Michigan