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TOPIRAMATE

Helps control and prevent certain kinds of seizures. Also prevents migraine headaches in adults. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

1.41M
Medicare Part D Claims
$65.6M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 152,987 $5.07M
Florida 113,380 $3.66M
New York 108,468 $4.66M
Texas 103,648 $4.18M
Pennsylvania 99,334 $3.64M
Ohio 93,784 $2.75M
North Carolina 76,095 $2.5M
Missouri 71,720 $2.02M
Michigan 66,517 $2.47M
Illinois 63,979 $2.49M
Georgia 55,566 $1.79M
Massachusetts 55,072 $2.1M
Indiana 52,036 $1.65M
Kentucky 51,366 $1.49M
Virginia 47,966 $1.73M
Tennessee 46,076 $1.51M
Alabama 45,047 $1.49M
New Jersey 42,417 $1.56M
Wisconsin 39,848 $1.39M
Washington 32,200 $1.09M
Minnesota 32,076 $1.04M
South Carolina 29,628 $1.09M
Mississippi 28,656 $805K
Oklahoma 27,959 $1.02M
Arkansas 27,843 $1.04M
Louisiana 27,016 $760K
Connecticut 27,008 $962K
Arizona 26,494 $954K
West Virginia 24,019 $859K
Iowa 21,490 $611K
Colorado 21,298 $648K
Kansas 19,606 $592K
Maryland 18,811 $687K
Oregon 17,131 $648K
Nebraska 15,517 $435K
Utah 12,405 $563K
Maine 12,006 $355K
Idaho 11,306 $365K
Rhode Island 11,279 $439K
Nevada 10,242 $374K
New Mexico 9,456 $319K
New Hampshire 8,332 $239K
Puerto Rico 8,134 $191K
Vermont 7,411 $252K
South Dakota 5,979 $165K
Montana 5,675 $178K
Delaware 5,113 $199K
Alaska 5,102 $140K
North Dakota 4,494 $103K
Hawaii 3,622 $175K
Wyoming 2,489 $75.6K
District of Columbia 1,865 $62.1K
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About 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
JOSE CASANOVA MD PHD

Neurology

Claims Filled396

CANTON

Ohio

JEANNE ANN KING M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled393

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

MUSTAFA RAHIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled392

BECKLEY

West Virginia

JAY SCHECTER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled387

ROME

Georgia

MOHAMMAD CHOUDHARY MD

Specialist

Claims Filled386

ROLLA

Missouri

ALAN WILENSKY

Neurology

Claims Filled384

SEATTLE

Washington

DANIEL JONES M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled384

UPPER ARLINGTON

Ohio

IN SOOK SHIN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled382

BUFFALO

New York

DARIO NARRO M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled382

WESLACO

Texas

SAEEDA MALIK MD

Neurology

Claims Filled382

ROCKFORD

Illinois

ABDUL CHAUDHARI M.D.

Claims Filled381

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

MUHAMMAD ALI M.D.

Claims Filled381

JASPER

Alabama

JOSEPH CLARK M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled381

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

KINSON LEE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled381

WATERBURY

Connecticut

MELISSA CARRAN MD

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled380

CAMDEN

New Jersey

NOEL RELOJ

Specialist

Claims Filled378

ELIZABETHTOWN

Kentucky

JENIFER ZHAI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled373

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

ANTONIO CUSI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled373

FAYETTEVILLE

North Carolina

SHAVETA MANCHANDA MD

Neurology

Claims Filled371

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

ROBERT SANDERS D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled369

EL CAJON

California

ERNIE SWANSON M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled367

TOPEKA

Kansas

DEANNA DICKENS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled364

SAINT PAUL

Minnesota

KHALID RAZZAQ MD

Neurology

Claims Filled363

BLUEFIELD

West Virginia

SENTARA NORFOLK GENERAL HOSP

Claims Filled361

NORFOLK

Virginia

DIANA CHEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled361

TULSA

Oklahoma