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Prescriber Checkup » LEVETIRACETAM

LEVETIRACETAM

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

1.56M
Medicare Part D Claims
$144M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 203,551 $12.7M
New York 189,122 $12.1M
Florida 143,316 $8.56M
Texas 130,150 $8.34M
Pennsylvania 123,540 $7.61M
Ohio 96,604 $6.33M
Illinois 93,939 $6.22M
Michigan 79,080 $5.18M
Georgia 74,984 $4.36M
North Carolina 73,552 $4.85M
New Jersey 65,629 $4.62M
Tennessee 61,508 $3.79M
Indiana 59,328 $3.65M
Massachusetts 58,657 $4.01M
Missouri 58,472 $3.5M
Virginia 51,469 $3.44M
Wisconsin 47,136 $2.76M
Kentucky 44,693 $2.69M
Minnesota 43,639 $2.82M
Alabama 41,723 $2.36M
South Carolina 39,418 $2.52M
Maryland 37,857 $2.6M
Arizona 34,539 $2.67M
Louisiana 32,968 $1.6M
Washington 31,541 $2.02M
Oklahoma 30,682 $2.04M
Connecticut 28,247 $1.73M
Iowa 26,514 $1.51M
Mississippi 25,573 $1.43M
Oregon 21,678 $1.35M
Colorado 21,358 $1.4M
Arkansas 20,792 $1.25M
Puerto Rico 19,999 $934K
Kansas 18,264 $1.09M
West Virginia 17,625 $1.09M
Nebraska 13,410 $766K
Nevada 11,706 $699K
New Mexico 10,919 $702K
Maine 9,840 $791K
Rhode Island 9,779 $664K
Utah 8,542 $634K
New Hampshire 7,906 $577K
Delaware 7,464 $596K
Hawaii 6,752 $591K
Idaho 6,626 $429K
District of Columbia 6,187 $379K
Montana 5,825 $335K
North Dakota 5,769 $290K
South Dakota 5,548 $347K
Vermont 5,116 $309K
Alaska 3,795 $198K
Wyoming 2,783 $170K
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 LEVETIRACETAM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,406

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

GREGORY CONNOR M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled1,368

TULSA

Oklahoma

JOEL PECK M.D.

Claims Filled1,098

AIEA

Hawaii

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled999

TUCKER

Georgia

MIGUEL GUTIERREZ M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled980

MCALLEN

Texas

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled941

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

DEANNA DICKENS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled915

SAINT PAUL

Minnesota

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled880

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

REY ROMERO M.D

Neurology

Claims Filled839

EWA BEACH

Hawaii

ANTHONY MURRO MD

Neurology

Claims Filled828

AUGUSTA

Georgia

ROBERT MORTON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled818

ADA

Oklahoma

JAMES VALERIANO MD

Neurology

Claims Filled794

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled778

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

MANOJ RAGHAVAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled767

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

ERASMO PASSARO M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled711

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

MOHSIN ALI M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled700

EDISON

New Jersey

JERRY COHEN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled697

NARBERTH

Pennsylvania

BALDEV SINGH MD

Neurology

Claims Filled690

VALHALLA

New York

MELISSA CARRAN MD

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled690

CAMDEN

New Jersey

MIGUEL STUBBS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled668

SMYRNA

Georgia

JOHN WOJCIK PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled656

SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

FAYYAZ MAHMOOD MD

Neurology

Claims Filled649

KALAMAZOO

Michigan

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled646

FORT WORTH

Texas

WILLIAM SILVERSTONE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled639

WESTLAND

Michigan

MICHAEL CHOI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled635

POMONA

California