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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
AVIVA IOFEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled111

LOS ANGELES

California

SAMUEL BRIDGERS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled110

HAMDEN

Connecticut

JOHN ABSHER M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled110

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

LISA FERLEY MD

Neurology

Claims Filled110

HYANNIS

Massachusetts

KIMBERLY MCGONIGLE PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled109

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

KELLY ANDERSON NP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled109

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

RAJPAUL SINGH M.D.

Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology

Claims Filled109

HOLLIS

New York

AHMED SHATLA M.D.

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled108

NEW HARTFORD

New York

CONSTANCE JOHNSON

Neurology

Claims Filled108

CHAPMANSBORO

Tennessee

ARMINE NAZARYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled108

GLENDALE

California

BRUNO TOLGE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled107

SCHENECTADY

New York

SYDNEY PIERCEY M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled107

CORVALLIS

Oregon

BARBARA VOGLER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled107

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

DAVID KUDROW MD

Neurology

Claims Filled106

SANTA MONCIA

California

MARINA KOVALEVSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled105

LOS ANGELES

California

RAYMOND BADDOUR MD

Neurology

Claims Filled105

MANSFIELD

Ohio

SYLVIA LUCAS

Neurology

Claims Filled104

SEATTLE

Washington

STEVEN GRAFF-RADFORD D.D.S.

Dentist

Claims Filled104

LOS ANGELES

California

AMY TEES NP-C

Registered Nurse, Neuroscience

Claims Filled104

TUCSON

Arizona

LISA TRICKEY PA C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled104

WATERTOWN

New York

SALVATORE DANNA MD

Neurology

Claims Filled104

DOWNEY

California

CHRISTY JACKSON M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled104

LA JOLLA

California

HEATHER ALFONSO MSN APRN

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled104

DERBY

Connecticut

STEPHEN LANDY MD

Neurology

Claims Filled103

CORDOVA

Tennessee

JOHN BURCH M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled103

ROANOKE

Virginia