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TOPIRAMATE

Helps control and prevent certain kinds of seizures. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

2.68M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 118 of 3362

$56.1M
Retail Cost

Rank: 370 of 3362

462,204
Patients

Rank: 164 of 3362

170,779
Prescribers

Rank: 149 of 3362

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it's worth it

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it worked well

33%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 37,515 204,144 $4.26M
Florida 38,420 178,061 $4.4M
New York 26,153 153,995 $3.28M
Texas 30,471 151,838 $3.44M
Pennsylvania 22,278 139,848 $2.81M
Ohio 22,058 131,973 $3.02M
North Carolina 20,095 110,471 $2.12M
Michigan 18,334 98,897 $2.16M
Missouri 14,838 95,742 $1.84M
Illinois 14,442 84,038 $2.16M
Georgia 15,279 82,374 $1.5M
Massachusetts 12,288 76,863 $1.49M
Tennessee 14,887 75,478 $1.7M
Indiana 12,446 70,267 $1.56M
Kentucky 12,410 70,175 $1.35M
Virginia 12,317 65,345 $1.41M
Alabama 11,879 62,536 $1.13M
New Jersey 9,802 55,719 $1.14M
Wisconsin 8,888 54,241 $1.27M
Washington 7,481 43,081 $845K
South Carolina 8,138 42,280 $869K
Arizona 8,507 40,668 $986K
Minnesota 6,594 40,143 $914K
Louisiana 7,322 39,814 $711K
Oklahoma 7,408 39,179 $815K
Arkansas 6,341 37,257 $677K
Mississippi 6,080 34,781 $626K
Connecticut 5,155 32,599 $707K
Maryland 6,013 29,756 $620K
Colorado 5,438 29,135 $542K
Iowa 4,451 28,752 $527K
West Virginia 4,843 28,601 $527K
Kansas 4,665 28,488 $543K
Oregon 4,698 25,714 $486K
Nebraska 3,451 22,180 $411K
Utah 3,317 18,294 $321K
Nevada 3,634 17,075 $372K
Maine 2,650 15,839 $269K
Rhode Island 2,189 14,720 $316K
Idaho 2,380 14,442 $255K
New Mexico 2,696 13,278 $285K
New Hampshire 2,234 12,400 $211K
South Dakota 1,241 9,009 $200K
Montana 1,320 7,821 $134K
North Dakota 1,141 7,447 $119K
Delaware 1,446 7,278 $159K
Vermont 1,193 7,028 $134K
Alaska 533 5,221 $81.7K
Hawaii 855 4,691 $89.8K
District of Columbia 728 3,134 $65.6K
Wyoming 519 3,011 $50.5K
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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
MARSHALL FREEMAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled462

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

ALLAN MACKAY MD

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled461

BLOOMINGTON

Indiana

MARIA METCALF ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled460

WATERLOO

Iowa

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled459

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

FAIZAN HAFEEZ M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled456

TOLEDO

Ohio

KALPESH PATEL M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled454

ALBANY

Georgia

NARENDRA NAGAREDDY M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled453

JONESBORO

Georgia

JOSE CASANOVA MD PHD

Neurology

Claims Filled452

CANTON

Ohio

JAMIE HAAS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled449

WASHINGTON

Missouri

STUART FARBER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled449

KISSIMMEE

Florida

JOHNNY WATTS D.O.

Neurology

Claims Filled449

ALBERTVILLE

Alabama

ANDRES JACOBO-ALATRISTE M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled448

EL CENTRO

California

CHRISTOPHER LAGANKE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled446

CULLMAN

Alabama

MANJULA TELLA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled445

FREMONT

Nebraska

HARCHARAN BAINS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled444

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

IJAZ RASHID M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled443

AUBURN

New York

SATISH SHAH MD

Neurology

Claims Filled440

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

MARK BEJ MD

Neurology

Claims Filled440

SHEFFIELD VILLAGE

Ohio

DEANNA DICKENS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled439

SAINT PAUL

Minnesota

GRAHAM REID M.D.

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled438

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

NAVEED AHMED M.D

Neurology

Claims Filled437

PIKEVILLE

Kentucky

MORTON HYSON MD.

Neurology

Claims Filled437

LV

Nevada

GREGORY BARKLEY M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled436

DETROIT

Michigan

SYAM KUNAM MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled435

REDLANDS

California

KATE MAINE PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled434

MESA

Arizona