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SEROQUEL

Treats schizophrenia and symptoms of bipolar disorder (manic-depressive illness). Used together with other medicines to treat major depressive disorder (MDD). More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

5.55M
Medicare Part D Claims
$2.05B
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 536,443 $212M
New York 434,197 $139M
Florida 345,141 $113M
Texas 326,309 $120M
Pennsylvania 301,063 $98.1M
Ohio 248,233 $84M
Massachusetts 207,166 $68.9M
Illinois 201,396 $68.7M
Michigan 188,959 $72.2M
Georgia 172,333 $58.4M
North Carolina 171,038 $61.6M
Tennessee 167,584 $59M
Missouri 149,275 $50.1M
Virginia 148,068 $46.6M
New Jersey 147,876 $48.9M
Minnesota 141,793 $48.9M
Wisconsin 138,357 $45.6M
Washington 127,189 $43.7M
Louisiana 114,222 $37.8M
Alabama 111,397 $35.1M
Indiana 108,765 $39.2M
Kentucky 104,595 $36.3M
Puerto Rico 95,743 $26.8M
Connecticut 95,097 $29.8M
Maryland 82,256 $27.5M
Arizona 82,183 $28.3M
South Carolina 78,554 $28.2M
Iowa 75,440 $23.9M
Arkansas 71,415 $23.6M
Oregon 70,140 $25M
Mississippi 65,072 $23.2M
Colorado 64,665 $23.5M
Oklahoma 63,426 $25.1M
Kansas 58,843 $18.5M
West Virginia 46,358 $15.7M
Nebraska 41,675 $13.7M
Rhode Island 37,090 $11.7M
New Hampshire 35,574 $11.6M
Maine 35,143 $13.2M
Utah 32,418 $12.9M
New Mexico 27,533 $10.2M
Idaho 24,975 $9.39M
Nevada 23,962 $9.21M
Hawaii 20,713 $7.76M
Vermont 19,523 $6.54M
Montana 17,975 $5.95M
South Dakota 17,643 $5.49M
Delaware 16,350 $5.42M
North Dakota 15,886 $5.09M
Alaska 12,864 $3.25M
District of Columbia 11,591 $4.14M
Wyoming 7,701 $2.69M
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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