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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
JOEL WOLINSKY M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled59

SUGAR LAND

Texas

JOHN WITTMAN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled59

MIDLOTHIAN

Virginia

NIRAV SHETH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

BOWLING GREEN

Kentucky

LIZETTE VILLACORTE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled59

HICKORY

North Carolina

JAMES MCDOWELL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

MACON

Missouri

STEVEN BOJARSKI M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled59

RICHMOND

Indiana

SABRINA BENJAMIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

OLYMPIA

Washington

MARTIN HOLLINGSWORTH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

SOUTH JORDAN

Utah

RICHARD CHUNG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

BLUE SPRINGS

Missouri

SENTARA NORFOLK GENERAL HOSP

Claims Filled59

NORFOLK

Virginia

HAMPTON SNEAD PA C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled59

SENECA

South Carolina

DALE BUCHE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled59

SALINAS

California

MARJORIE FERRINI RN, PC

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled59

SOUTH DEERFIELD

Massachusetts

HEATHER ROWE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled59

OPELIKA

Alabama

REID THOMAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

SEARCY

Arkansas

PAMELA LANG CNS

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Neuroscience

Claims Filled59

CLEVELAND

Ohio

JACOBO CRUZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled59

PENSACOLA

Florida

RONALD HYMAN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled59

GRACEWOOD

Georgia

SCOTT GOLD MD

Neurology

Claims Filled59

MELBOURNE

Florida

RAUL ISERN M.D.

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled59

BEAUMONT

Texas

STEVEN ADKINS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

WEBER CITY

Virginia

HUGO ROJAS MD, PA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

RONALD FARRAN M.D,

Specialist

Claims Filled59

TORRANCE

California

DAVID GUNDERMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE

Ohio

THOMAS ELA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled59

ANAHEIM

California