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KEPPRA XR

LEVETIRACETAM

Keppra (Levetiracetam) 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 2014

26.1K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 994 of 3362

$22.4M
Retail Cost

Rank: 616 of 3362

3,495
Patients

Rank: 1236 of 3362

2,818
Prescribers

Rank: 1242 of 3362

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of people say

it's worth it

77%

of people say

it worked well

31%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 345 2,600 $2.15M
Florida 246 1,753 $1.78M
North Carolina 212 1,726 $1.42M
Texas 246 1,553 $1.34M
Ohio 184 1,298 $1.14M
California 195 1,288 $1.18M
Tennessee 142 1,068 $961K
New Jersey 159 994 $704K
Indiana 120 925 $776K
Michigan 131 896 $903K
Georgia 114 732 $583K
Pennsylvania 108 727 $637K
Wisconsin 89 709 $655K
Alabama 82 626 $505K
Louisiana 78 623 $487K
Kentucky 81 591 $467K
Virginia 84 544 $498K
South Carolina 71 539 $439K
Massachusetts 58 425 $372K
Illinois 75 419 $418K
Missouri 52 399 $279K
Arizona 60 397 $308K
Washington 47 380 $401K
Maryland 61 374 $365K
Iowa 35 356 $260K
Nebraska 37 346 $316K
Connecticut 53 330 $243K
Minnesota 34 326 $258K
Idaho 33 309 $247K
Colorado 44 292 $254K
Oregon 34 251 $174K
Arkansas 24 181 $155K
Utah 19 167 $161K
New Hampshire 21 164 $146K
Mississippi 18 157 $116K
Kansas 21 125 $133K
Maine 18 122 $148K
Hawaii 16 106 $60K
Nevada 15 103 $107K
District of Columbia 15 103 $87.8K
Oklahoma 19 100 $83.1K
South Dakota 85 $80.1K
West Virginia 85 $53.7K
Montana 71 $60K
Alaska 64 $55.6K
New Mexico 62 $58.8K
Vermont 61 $35.5K
Delaware 11 54 $57K
Rhode Island 45 $39.6K
North Dakota 39 $25.3K
Wyoming 35 $31.6K
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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
ELIZABETH GOLDBERG ARNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled184

GAINESVILLE

Florida

ROBERT WECHSLER MD, PHD, FAAN

Clinical Neurophysiology

Claims Filled179

BOISE

Idaho

DEEPAK MADHAVAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled133

OMAHA

Nebraska

STEVEN MAYNARD M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled129

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

BASSEL ABOU-KHALIL MD

Neurology

Claims Filled126

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

JESSICA CONDE ARNP, PHD

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled114

GAINESVILLE

Florida

SHAHIN NOURI

Neurology

Claims Filled103

BROOKLYN

New York

MARINA NEYSTAT M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled102

FOREST HILLS

New York

SAMIR AL-KABBANI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled98

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

CHARLES UGOKWE M.D.

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM

Claims Filled96

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

DEBORAH COMBS CANTRELL MD

Neurology

Claims Filled90

LEWISVILLE

Texas

MICHAEL DOHERTY MD

Neurology

Claims Filled88

SEATTLE

Washington

ETERI BIBILEISHVILI M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled81

ATHENS

Tennessee

ERIC GELLER M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled79

LIVINGSTON

New Jersey

PHILIP LEONARD M.D,

Neurology

Claims Filled78

AUSTIN

Texas

RODNEY RADTKE M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled72

DURHAM

North Carolina

SUSAN SHARIFI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled72

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

PATRICK MATTHIESSEN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled71

MADISON

Indiana

SHOBHA ASTHANA MD

Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology

Claims Filled70

BELLE VERNON

Pennsylvania

ANDREA REZNIK MD

Neurology

Claims Filled70

BRIDGEWATER

New Jersey

FIRDAWS LARYEA PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled69

CLEVELAND

Ohio

MELISSA SCHRODER PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled67

DURHAM

North Carolina

SCOTT COOPER M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled64

CANTON

Georgia

BRIAN FAHEY DO

Neurology

Claims Filled63

COLUMBUS

Ohio

LUCRETIA LONG RN, CNP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled63

COLUMBUS

Ohio