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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
AMY GREGG PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled444

SPOKANE

Washington

JOSEPH OEI M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled438

MIDLAND

Texas

MORTON HYSON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled437

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

JOANITA WESLER NP-C

Registered Nurse, Psychiatric/Mental Health, Adult

Claims Filled436

MUNCIE

Indiana

PATRICIA PENOVICH MD

Neurology

Claims Filled436

SAINT PAUL

Minnesota

SAI GUNDLAPALLI M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled427

BIG SPRING

Texas

NOEL RELOJ

Specialist

Claims Filled422

ELIZABETHTOWN

Kentucky

SYED SHAH M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled421

CENTRALIA

Illinois

DARIO NARRO M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled416

WESLACO

Texas

DEANNA DICKENS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled415

SAINT PAUL

Minnesota

JONATHAN ROSS M.D.

Claims Filled413

METHUEN

Massachusetts

SHAVETA MANCHANDA MD

Neurology

Claims Filled413

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

GEORGE MORRIS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled411

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

ALAN WILENSKY

Neurology

Claims Filled411

SEATTLE

Washington

RAVI CHANDER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled411

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

SHAMSHAD HAROON M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled406

HOT SPRINGS

Arkansas

HARCHARAN BAINS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled405

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

ELIZABETH MITCHELL M.D.

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled403

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

MUSTAFA RAHIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled402

BECKLEY

West Virginia

BARRY VAUGHT M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled400

BECKLEY

West Virginia

LISA TRICKEY PA C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled399

WATERTOWN

New York

GAMAL BOUTROS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled399

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

SYED SATTAR M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled396

OMAHA

Nebraska

AHMED SHATLA M.D.

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled395

NEW HARTFORD

New York

SUSAN BASER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled393

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania