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TOPIRAMATE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

2.11M
Medicare Part D Claims
$58.8M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 167,028 $4.15M
Florida 129,568 $3.59M
New York 119,534 $3.72M
Texas 113,822 $3.65M
Pennsylvania 111,635 $2.87M
Ohio 104,990 $3.12M
North Carolina 84,169 $2.31M
Missouri 78,563 $2.06M
Michigan 76,194 $2.24M
Illinois 69,794 $2.22M
Georgia 63,489 $1.64M
Massachusetts 61,450 $1.82M
Kentucky 57,450 $1.48M
Indiana 57,140 $1.58M
Virginia 53,076 $1.68M
Tennessee 51,767 $1.31M
Alabama 50,525 $1.15M
New Jersey 48,182 $1.3M
Wisconsin 43,955 $1.27M
Washington 35,496 $993K
Minnesota 34,525 $1M
South Carolina 33,013 $969K
Oklahoma 31,572 $899K
Mississippi 31,275 $759K
Louisiana 30,661 $744K
Arkansas 30,390 $820K
Arizona 30,095 $898K
Connecticut 28,893 $870K
West Virginia 25,902 $758K
Iowa 24,385 $618K
Colorado 22,854 $562K
Kansas 21,680 $572K
Maryland 21,005 $577K
Oregon 19,193 $605K
Nebraska 16,510 $418K
Utah 14,286 $415K
Maine 13,312 $302K
Rhode Island 12,649 $416K
Idaho 12,057 $319K
Nevada 12,053 $294K
New Mexico 10,813 $316K
New Hampshire 9,185 $222K
Vermont 7,276 $201K
South Dakota 6,451 $199K
Montana 6,335 $167K
Delaware 5,571 $155K
Alaska 4,699 $125K
North Dakota 4,548 $101K
Hawaii 4,134 $146K
Wyoming 2,984 $73.8K
District of Columbia 2,122 $64.1K
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 TOPIRAMATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
GREGORY CONNOR M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled1,897

TULSA

Oklahoma

JORGE LEAL MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,540

TAMPA

Florida

IRAJ DERAKHSHAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,287

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

ROBERT MORTON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled969

ADA

Oklahoma

CORY PELNICK MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled723

WILMINGTON

Ohio

MICHAEL EASTMAN PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled688

BOISE

Idaho

LANCE KIM D.O.

Neurology

Claims Filled645

OCALA

Florida

WILLIAM ROSENFELD M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled630

CHESTERFIELD

Missouri

MIGUEL GUTIERREZ M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled602

MCALLEN

Texas

ABDULLAH ARSHAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled597

HAYTI

Missouri

ROBERT BURGER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled583

COLUMBIA

Missouri

ROBERT BROCKER M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled582

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio

CHARLES KISTLER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled578

COLUMBUS

Ohio

HASSAN KESSERWANI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled578

OZARK

Alabama

ERIC BARNES D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled576

COLUMBIA

Missouri

GEORGE WANG M.D

Neurology

Claims Filled573

MESA

Arizona

SUMANT RAWAT M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled571

PUEBLO

Colorado

SOWBHAGYA SONTHINENI M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled566

BINGHAMTON

New York

ROBERT JESPERSEN M.D.

Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Claims Filled561

CHICAGO

Illinois

MAHMOOD NASIR MD

Neurology

Claims Filled537

SUNBURY

Pennsylvania

ANTOINE MITRI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled536

DOWNEY

California

RAMON GARCIA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled535

SACRAMENTO

California

RUTH FREDERICKS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled528

JACKSON

Mississippi

ANGELA OLOMON DO, FACN

Psychiatry

Claims Filled525

BOLIVAR

Missouri

DANIEL HYUN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled523

SAN ANTONIO

Texas