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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
GREGORY CONNOR M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled2,000

TULSA

Oklahoma

JORGE LEAL MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,269

TAMPA

Florida

IRAJ DERAKHSHAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,252

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

SRIDHAR PINNAMANENI MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled945

LEESBURG

Florida

ROBERT MORTON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled839

ADA

Oklahoma

CHARLES KISTLER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled787

COLUMBUS

Ohio

GAMAL BOUTROS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled775

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

ABDULLAH ARSHAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled766

HAYTI

Missouri

LANCE KIM D.O.

Neurology

Claims Filled713

OCALA

Florida

CORY PELNICK MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled692

WILMINGTON

Ohio

ILYA RACHMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled673

LOS ANGELES

California

GEORGE WANG M.D

Neurology

Claims Filled671

MESA

Arizona

ROBERT BROCKER M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled659

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio

MANINDER KAHLON M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled659

SUN CITY

Arizona

SUMANT RAWAT M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled658

PUEBLO

Colorado

MICHAEL EASTMAN PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled658

BOISE

Idaho

MAHMOOD NASIR MD

Neurology

Claims Filled651

SUNBURY

Pennsylvania

WILLIAM ROSENFELD M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled639

CHESTERFIELD

Missouri

MIGUEL GUTIERREZ M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled613

MCALLEN

Texas

RICHARD HAMER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled605

LONGVIEW

Texas

HASSAN KESSERWANI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled604

OZARK

Alabama

MUHAMMAD ALI M.D.

Claims Filled603

JASPER

Alabama

ERIC BARNES D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled598

COLUMBIA

Missouri

ALIUSKA ALVAREZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled597

MIAMI

Florida

MOHAMMAD HASAN MD

Addiction Psychiatry

Claims Filled584

BECKLEY

West Virginia