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TOPIRAMATE

Helps control and prevent certain kinds of seizures. Also prevents migraine headaches in adults. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

2.44M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 128 of 3238

$67.1M
Retail Cost

Rank: 292 of 3238

415,961
Patients

Rank: 174 of 3238

159,563
Prescribers

Rank: 149 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 34,466 189,003 $5.14M
Florida 34,368 159,610 $5.3M
New York 23,721 141,522 $4.22M
Texas 26,998 137,780 $4.09M
Pennsylvania 20,304 129,009 $3.37M
Ohio 19,844 119,046 $3.49M
North Carolina 18,352 101,100 $2.52M
Michigan 16,582 90,103 $2.54M
Missouri 13,126 85,762 $2.18M
Illinois 12,548 76,586 $2.31M
Georgia 13,651 74,868 $1.95M
Massachusetts 11,159 70,349 $1.84M
Tennessee 12,894 66,534 $2.01M
Kentucky 11,321 65,080 $1.6M
Indiana 11,237 64,833 $1.78M
Alabama 11,171 60,934 $1.35M
Virginia 11,117 60,601 $1.78M
New Jersey 8,993 52,486 $1.46M
Wisconsin 8,101 49,599 $1.44M
Washington 6,859 39,711 $1.01M
Minnesota 6,012 37,733 $1.09M
South Carolina 6,898 36,045 $998K
Louisiana 6,492 35,771 $832K
Arizona 7,360 35,739 $1.05M
Oklahoma 6,410 35,184 $925K
Arkansas 5,828 33,979 $823K
Mississippi 5,625 32,744 $769K
Connecticut 4,831 30,782 $864K
West Virginia 4,545 27,770 $738K
Iowa 3,906 26,190 $657K
Kansas 4,216 26,134 $649K
Colorado 4,580 25,701 $574K
Maryland 5,076 25,574 $705K
Oregon 4,145 23,209 $572K
Nebraska 3,097 19,442 $490K
Utah 3,068 17,359 $510K
Nevada 3,147 15,044 $380K
Maine 2,430 14,610 $306K
Rhode Island 1,898 13,253 $331K
Idaho 2,099 13,069 $318K
New Mexico 2,478 12,049 $353K
New Hampshire 1,988 11,386 $281K
South Dakota 1,103 8,060 $236K
Montana 1,180 7,177 $165K
Vermont 1,160 6,882 $192K
North Dakota 953 6,418 $146K
Delaware 1,331 6,418 $174K
Alaska 497 4,581 $77K
Hawaii 793 4,308 $100K
District of Columbia 591 2,674 $69.9K
Wyoming 471 2,666 $64.6K
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. 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 TOPIRAMATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ROBERT COHEN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

RICHMOND

Virginia

REZKALLA BUTROS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MT. STERLING

Kentucky

WILLIAM SCHWAB MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MADISON

Wisconsin

JAYA THAKUR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHILLICOTHE

Ohio

AURELIO CAMPOS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

NAPA

California

MERRAL LEWIS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

ROBERT YEE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BECKLEY

West Virginia

MICHAEL MOSKOWITZ M.D

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAUSALITO

California

BRANDON ROSCOE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

DU BOIS

Pennsylvania

LISA HOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAN FRANCISCO

California

IVAN RAMOS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW PORT RICHEY

Florida

MARGARET BRICKLEY NP

Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care

Claims Filled50

BOSTON

Massachusetts

MARCIA FAVALI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

LUIS BENAVIDES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAREDO

Texas

LAURA SCHOENBERG M.D.

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM

Claims Filled50

LAKE SUCCESS

New York

AMGED ELTAHIR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

LINDY EATWELL DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ST JAMES

Minnesota

DHARMESH PATEL M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

JOHNSON CITY

New York

TODD FARRER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BAKERSFIELD

California

MAX LOWDEN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

HERSHEY

Pennsylvania

STANLEY TRETTER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

DALE

Indiana

SAMEH WAHBA M.D

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

PORT JEFFERSON

New York

PETER RUIZ M.D.

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

SAMUEL STONE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHESTER

South Carolina

REX ADAMSON M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

MODESTO

California