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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
JAMES WINKLEY M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled357

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

HAMID RABIEE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled354

REDDING

California

DARSHANKUMAR DAVE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled353

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

CHARLES GALEA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled353

WAYCROSS

Georgia

ROBERT SANDERS D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled352

EL CAJON

California

RAFIQUE AHMAD M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled350

MERIDIAN

Mississippi

MAHER ASTWANI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled350

ALBANY

Georgia

AMUDHA PERUMAL M.D

Neurology

Claims Filled349

ST AUGUSTINE

Florida

MINGTAO WANG MD

Neurology

Claims Filled349

CHAMPAIGN

Illinois

FAZAL RAHIM M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled347

TALLADEGA

Alabama

RIZWAN HAQ MD

Neurology

Claims Filled347

NEWPORT

Vermont

SATISH SHAH MD

Neurology

Claims Filled346

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

RAMON BAUTISTA MD

Neurology

Claims Filled344

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

TOAN VU M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled344

SAN MARCOS

Texas

DIANA HYLTON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled344

MERCED

California

UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Claims Filled343

COLUMBIA

Missouri

JOHN MILLER

Neurology

Claims Filled342

SEATTLE

Washington

SUDARSHAN TANGA MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled342

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

ROGER OGHLAKIAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled342

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

MELISSA CARRAN MD

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled341

CAMDEN

New Jersey

KENNETH GALANG M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled341

FORT MYERS

Florida

JAMES PATTON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled340

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

USMAN SIDDIQUI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled340

LAWRENCEBURG

Indiana

JOEL COHEN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled339

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

TIMOTHY FREEMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled339

CINCINNATI

Ohio