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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
FAZAL RAHIM M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled147

TALLADEGA

Alabama

MARCIA RIBEIRO M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled146

PIKESVILLE

Maryland

FAWZY SALAMA MD

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled145

NORTH BABYLON

New York

WILLIAM HEDRICK M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled145

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

MUHAMMED NASHER-ALNEAM MD

Neurology

Claims Filled144

SOUTH CHARLESTEN

West Virginia

VLAD NUSINOVICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled141

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

RICHARD DIETHELM M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled140

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

LEONA SEDLACEK CNS

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Neuroscience

Claims Filled140

LA CROSSE

Wisconsin

ROGER CAGLE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled139

PARAGOULD

Arkansas

TRACY JOHNSON NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled138

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

CAROL KOOISTRA MD

Neurology

Claims Filled137

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

CATHY LUO M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled137

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas

LANCE KIM D.O.

Neurology

Claims Filled137

OCALA

Florida

ALEXANDER TIKHTMAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled136

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

JULIETTE SAAD MD

Neurology

Claims Filled134

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

ZAVEN ARSLANIAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled134

GLENDALE

California

RUTH FREDERICKS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled134

JACKSON

Mississippi

THOMAS EMIG M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled134

TUSCALOOSA

Alabama

VAGHARSHAK PILOSSYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled133

VAN NUYS

California

ARA KADOYAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled133

GLENDALE

California

JOHNNY JONES PA-C

Specialist

Claims Filled132

ANACORTES

Washington

MUHAMMAD ALI M.D.

Claims Filled132

JASPER

Alabama

ERIC EROSS D.O.

Neurology

Claims Filled131

SCOTTSDALE

Arizona

DEBORAH REED M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled130

LYNDHURST

Ohio

KELLIE ZUMOT PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled130

SACRAMENTO

California