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KEPPRA XR

Keppra is an antiepileptic medication. It prevents seizures by helping regulate neurotransmitters in the brain. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Keppra

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

28.1K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 943 of 3238

$21.2M
Retail Cost

Rank: 590 of 3238

3,889
Patients

Rank: 1142 of 3238

3,033
Prescribers

Rank: 1142 of 3238

User Reviews of Related Drug Keppra »

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 380 2,835 $2.12M
North Carolina 243 1,747 $1.24M
Florida 242 1,722 $1.49M
Texas 290 1,692 $1.33M
California 258 1,672 $1.22M
Ohio 216 1,459 $1.08M
Tennessee 163 1,161 $953K
New Jersey 159 1,070 $686K
Michigan 145 958 $825K
Indiana 129 906 $675K
Pennsylvania 117 785 $598K
Georgia 112 782 $565K
Alabama 100 719 $526K
Wisconsin 87 716 $586K
Louisiana 95 700 $477K
Kentucky 90 653 $487K
Virginia 96 604 $505K
Illinois 87 487 $372K
Washington 56 466 $420K
South Carolina 61 458 $358K
Massachusetts 53 441 $324K
Missouri 59 408 $273K
Arizona 60 397 $255K
Connecticut 63 395 $257K
Nebraska 41 374 $302K
Maryland 50 366 $270K
Iowa 41 358 $244K
Colorado 49 358 $296K
Minnesota 39 337 $242K
Idaho 37 300 $261K
Oregon 37 253 $149K
Utah 23 238 $158K
Arkansas 30 231 $167K
Mississippi 26 193 $121K
New Hampshire 24 189 $160K
West Virginia 18 160 $77.1K
Oklahoma 26 143 $103K
Maine 17 116 $105K
Kansas 20 116 $103K
Nevada 15 114 $107K
South Dakota 11 108 $89.9K
Hawaii 17 104 $54K
District of Columbia 17 94 $76.2K
Alaska 74 $54K
Vermont 73 $44K
New Mexico 68 $59K
Montana 11 61 $39.2K
Rhode Island 54 $45.7K
Delaware 52 $49.6K
Wyoming 30 $27.8K
North Dakota 23 $22.3K
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 KEPPRA XR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ROBERT WECHSLER MD, PHD, FAAN

Clinical Neurophysiology

Claims Filled181

BOISE

Idaho

ELIZABETH GOLDBERG ARNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled159

GAINESVILLE

Florida

DEEPAK MADHAVAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled156

OMAHA

Nebraska

JESSICA CONDE ARNP, PHD

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled137

GAINESVILLE

Florida

STEVEN MAYNARD M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled132

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

ETERI BIBILEISHVILI M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled115

ATHENS

Tennessee

CHARLES UGOKWE M.D.

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM

Claims Filled114

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

SAMIR AL-KABBANI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled111

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

MARINA NEYSTAT M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled108

FOREST HILLS

New York

BASSEL ABOU-KHALIL MD

Neurology

Claims Filled107

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

SHAHIN NOURI

Neurology

Claims Filled98

BROOKLYN

New York

LAURA SCHOENBERG M.D.

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM

Claims Filled88

LAKE SUCCESS

New York

SHOBHA ASTHANA MD

Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology

Claims Filled84

BELLE VERNON

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL DOHERTY MD

Neurology

Claims Filled80

SEATTLE

Washington

GEORGIA MONTOURIS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled73

BOSTON

Massachusetts

SCOTT COOPER M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled72

CANTON

Georgia

PATRICK MATTHIESSEN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled72

OAK RIDGE

Tennessee

REBECCA SPIEGEL M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled72

EAST SETAUKET

New York

PAUL BABIKIAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled68

DES MOINES

Iowa

LAURA LYNAM M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled68

TACOMA

Washington

MADHUREETA ACHARI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled67

HOUSTON

Texas

SETH ADELMAN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled66

STATEN ISLAND

New York

TIFFANY WIGHTMAN PA C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled66

HICKORY

North Carolina

PHILIP LEONARD M.D,

Neurology

Claims Filled66

AUSTIN

Texas

BRIAN FAHEY DO

Neurology

Claims Filled66

COLUMBUS

Ohio