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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
SAI GUNDLAPALLI M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled482

BIG SPRING

Texas

KINSON LEE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled480

WATERBURY

Connecticut

GEORGE MORRIS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled478

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

BARRY VAUGHT M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled476

BECKLEY

West Virginia

PATRICIA PENOVICH MD

Neurology

Claims Filled474

SAINT PAUL

Minnesota

CHRISTOPHER LAGANKE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled473

CULLMAN

Alabama

AHMED SHATLA M.D.

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled470

NEW HARTFORD

New York

KENNETH GALANG M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled469

FORT MYERS

Florida

KRISHNA NADAR MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled461

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

JAMES PATTON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled460

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

CHRISTOPHER LABONTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled460

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

MARY JAMES MD

Neurology

Claims Filled460

SALT LAKE CITY

Utah

KOCHUPARAMPIL VARGHESE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled457

DESOTO

Texas

JAY SCHECTER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled453

ROME

Georgia

SUSAN BASER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled452

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

HAMID RABIEE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled450

REDDING

California

DEANNA DICKENS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled449

SAINT PAUL

Minnesota

ERIC GOLDBERG MD

Clinical Neurophysiology

Claims Filled448

PORTSMOUTH

Virginia

CATHY MCNEW CRNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled448

HERSHEY

Pennsylvania

MARK MURPHY M.D

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled447

DECATUR

Alabama

MORTON HYSON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled447

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

SYED IQBAL MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled441

DANSVILLE

New York

SATISH SHAH MD

Neurology

Claims Filled439

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

YUCHUN HAN M.D. & PH.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled438

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

SHERI SWADER M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled437

CULLMAN

Alabama