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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 »

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Top prescribers for TOPIRAMATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
LAUREN FLYNN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

CHRISTOPHER SHAFER M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

WILLIAM OSTERBUR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GREENVILLE

Ohio

FREDERICK BOLTZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

BOCA RATON

Florida

CHRISTOPHER PENDOLA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

KINGSPORT

Tennessee

BARRY GLICK DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ELK GROVE VILLAGE

Illinois

JENNIFER SCHRIEVER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

SAMUEL NEWSOME MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

KING

North Carolina

CRAIG WOODARD M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

CHARLESTON

South Carolina

EDWARD LAGUNZAD D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

ROBERT ALLEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

DOTHAN

Alabama

PAUL SAIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FAYETTEVILLE

Tennessee

CHARLES BARRIOS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

LAKELAND

Florida

GABRIEL PITMAN D.O.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

DAWN VAN RULER MS, ARNP, CNS, FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

TRACY

Minnesota

JEFFREY HORSTMYER M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

ALBERT CHEN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

ELMIRA

New York

YURIY VERPUKHOVSKIY M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

PANORAMA CITY

California

MICHAEL HOOD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEWPORT

Tennessee

SANTHARAM YADATI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

NASHUA

New Hampshire

ERIC CROWE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

MICHAEL FISCHER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

HAMMOND

Louisiana

SAMER HUSSEIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

MUDANAI SABAPATHY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PALM BAY

Florida

ERNESTO FERNANDEZ-BEER M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

RIVERDALE

Georgia