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LEVETIRACETAM

Used to help control certain types of seizures caused by epilepsy. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

3.41M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 94 of 3362

$121M
Retail Cost

Rank: 209 of 3362

494,181
Patients

Rank: 154 of 3362

206,462
Prescribers

Rank: 107 of 3362

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it's worth it

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it worked well

31%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 49,686 306,841 $11.8M
New York 38,162 270,005 $9.52M
Florida 37,206 221,250 $6.9M
Texas 33,942 204,035 $7.95M
Pennsylvania 26,388 184,352 $6.54M
Ohio 21,179 144,996 $5.45M
Illinois 20,162 132,023 $5M
Michigan 19,658 122,269 $4.67M
Georgia 16,805 117,817 $3.64M
North Carolina 17,213 114,931 $3.74M
Tennessee 14,618 96,783 $3.11M
New Jersey 14,347 93,687 $2.86M
Missouri 12,817 87,023 $2.93M
Massachusetts 11,996 83,904 $3.09M
Indiana 12,678 82,661 $3.04M
Virginia 11,696 73,535 $2.89M
Wisconsin 9,866 68,476 $2.68M
Kentucky 9,919 66,932 $2.42M
Alabama 9,752 61,611 $2.1M
South Carolina 9,055 60,992 $2.02M
Minnesota 8,759 58,948 $2.65M
Maryland 9,273 55,896 $2.21M
Arizona 9,410 53,407 $2.01M
Louisiana 8,248 53,043 $1.77M
Washington 7,702 48,278 $1.82M
Oklahoma 6,587 42,512 $1.6M
Connecticut 5,963 40,285 $1.37M
Mississippi 5,556 37,980 $1.21M
Iowa 5,015 36,474 $1.21M
Colorado 5,962 34,304 $1.2M
Oregon 5,216 32,476 $1.15M
Arkansas 4,639 32,097 $1.08M
Kansas 4,239 29,781 $1.03M
West Virginia 3,845 24,932 $879K
Nebraska 2,899 20,089 $672K
Nevada 3,456 19,901 $684K
New Mexico 2,806 15,883 $680K
Rhode Island 2,044 14,461 $511K
Maine 2,162 13,393 $497K
Utah 2,109 12,663 $487K
New Hampshire 2,078 12,469 $412K
Delaware 1,953 11,067 $468K
Hawaii 1,583 10,671 $381K
South Dakota 1,350 10,272 $407K
Idaho 1,591 9,908 $355K
North Dakota 1,385 9,811 $352K
District of Columbia 1,571 8,607 $295K
Montana 1,253 8,248 $291K
Vermont 1,018 6,092 $222K
Alaska 447 5,455 $156K
Wyoming 562 3,995 $137K
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 LEVETIRACETAM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,347

TUCKER

Georgia

JOEL PECK M.D.

Claims Filled1,665

AIEA

Hawaii

GREGORY CONNOR M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled1,642

TULSA

Oklahoma

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,406

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

MIGUEL GUTIERREZ M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled1,231

MCALLEN

Texas

REY ROMERO M.D

Neurology

Claims Filled1,223

EWA BEACH

Hawaii

BRUCE PENDLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,185

EAST RIDGE

Tennessee

MIGUEL STUBBS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,166

SMYRNA

Georgia

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,154

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

ANTHONY MURRO MD

Neurology

Claims Filled1,150

AUGUSTA

Georgia

GEORGE PURSLEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,145

AUGUSTA

Georgia

DEANNA DICKENS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled1,141

SAINT PAUL

Minnesota

CATHY MCNEW CRNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled1,126

HERSHEY

Pennsylvania

KALPESH PATEL M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled1,108

ALBANY

Georgia

ERASMO PASSARO M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled1,074

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,055

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

DONALD WHEATLEY MD

Neurology

Claims Filled1,044

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

VINCENT DILELLA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,007

DUNEDIN

Florida

JAMES VALERIANO MD

Neurology

Claims Filled992

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

ROGER OGHLAKIAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled985

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

RUY MIRELES QUINTANILLA

Specialist

Claims Filled963

MCALLEN

Texas

BALDEV SINGH MD

Neurology

Claims Filled957

VALHALLA

New York

ROBERT MORTON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled946

ADA

Oklahoma

JONATHAN ROSS M.D.

Claims Filled940

METHUEN

Massachusetts

JOHN CINTRON M.D

Neurology

Claims Filled937

MIAMI

Florida