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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
ROBERT HARBAUGH M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled130

SANTA BARBARA

California

DEBORAH REED M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled130

LYNDHURST

Ohio

ANTHONY ESPOSITO MD

Neurology

Claims Filled129

ANNISTON

Alabama

PAUL RIZZOLI M.D., FAAN

Specialist

Claims Filled129

BOSTON

Massachusetts

MICHAEL MCCAFFREY MD

Neurology

Claims Filled127

MYRTLE BEACH

South Carolina

DAVID TABBY DO

Neurology

Claims Filled126

BALA CYNWYD

Pennsylvania

SOFIA VAISMAN M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled126

WOODLAND HILLS

California

MIKHAIL VYDRIN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled125

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

ROBERT VOLLBRACHT M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled125

CLEARWATER

Florida

HOWARD MANDELL M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled125

ROCK HILL

South Carolina

HAROLD BUDHRAM M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled124

SHASTA LAKE

California

PIER FRANK M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled123

TAMPA

Florida

MINSOO KANG MD

Neurology

Claims Filled123

AMHERST

New York

NOEL RELOJ

Specialist

Claims Filled123

ELIZABETHTOWN

Kentucky

TAHEREH KESHAVARZ PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled123

FARGO

North Dakota

TEMPLE GUPTA PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled122

BULLHEAD CITY

Arizona

CAROL REDILLAS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled122

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

ASHLEY UNDERWOOD PA-C

Neurology

Claims Filled121

DURHAM

North Carolina

DARSHANKUMAR DAVE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled121

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

CHRISTINE HARTER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled119

PHOENIX

Arizona

ALYN BENEZETTE D.O.

Neurology

Claims Filled118

SOUTH DAYTONA

Florida

SEAN MILLIGAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled115

AMARILLO

Texas

CHARLES KISTLER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled114

COLUMBUS

Ohio

JACQUELINE HAGELBERG F.N.P

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled114

ROCHESTER

New York

AVIVA IOFEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled111

LOS ANGELES

California