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NUVIGIL

ARMODAFINIL

Nuvigil (Armodafinil) is a stimulant that helps you feel awake by affecting neurotransmitters in the brain. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

121K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 628 of 3362

$69.8M
Retail Cost

Rank: 325 of 3362

24,249
Patients

Rank: 711 of 3362

18,077
Prescribers

Rank: 640 of 3362

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of people say

it's worth it

73%

of people say

it worked well

18%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

72.4K

2011

96.7K

2012

107K

2013

121K

2014

116K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$27M

2011

$46.4M

2012

$54.8M

2013

$69.8M

2014

$74.1M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$318

2011

$395

2012

$389

2013

$439

2014

$512

2015

Note: While the rest of this page displays data from 2014, the charts above display data through 2015, from a special release by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 2,621 13,286 $7.76M
Texas 2,153 9,432 $5.44M
Florida 2,033 9,097 $5.3M
New York 1,132 5,766 $3.14M
Pennsylvania 986 5,045 $2.95M
Ohio 987 4,910 $2.79M
North Carolina 1,013 4,863 $2.75M
Indiana 870 4,413 $2.45M
Alabama 800 4,259 $2.32M
New Jersey 768 3,666 $2.27M
Georgia 867 3,635 $2.01M
Tennessee 767 3,569 $2.07M
Michigan 732 3,283 $2.09M
Illinois 625 3,178 $1.85M
Missouri 593 3,041 $1.6M
Minnesota 512 2,895 $1.83M
South Carolina 605 2,871 $1.67M
Wisconsin 381 2,182 $1.3M
Connecticut 395 2,159 $1.33M
Massachusetts 393 2,132 $1.19M
Colorado 391 1,955 $1.12M
Maryland 392 1,861 $1.13M
Oklahoma 361 1,793 $1.09M
Virginia 379 1,761 $1.04M
Arizona 399 1,728 $1.1M
Utah 315 1,638 $861K
Washington 318 1,532 $937K
Kentucky 303 1,456 $795K
Oregon 295 1,410 $880K
Louisiana 275 1,290 $708K
Kansas 247 1,173 $602K
Iowa 180 1,074 $606K
Mississippi 205 1,035 $517K
Nebraska 167 977 $486K
Nevada 219 939 $551K
Arkansas 206 895 $485K
Idaho 159 857 $481K
West Virginia 143 690 $372K
Montana 80 510 $264K
South Dakota 83 470 $251K
New Mexico 88 369 $232K
Delaware 85 359 $256K
Rhode Island 57 325 $157K
Maine 60 248 $169K
New Hampshire 60 242 $131K
North Dakota 43 233 $130K
Alaska 34 163 $95.7K
Vermont 21 141 $82.6K
Wyoming 28 105 $64K
District of Columbia 21 77 $57K
Hawaii 15 47 $40.4K
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 NUVIGIL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
GREGORY BREEN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled63

WOODBURY

New Jersey

JOHN CHEWNING M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled60

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

KEITH WARREN MD

Sleep Medicine

Claims Filled55

WINFIELD

Illinois

WOMESH SAHADEO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled64

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

DIEDRE BENSON ARNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled52

WEST DES MOINES

Iowa

NAGESH KRISH M.D., P.A.

Neurology

Claims Filled77

UNION CITY

New Jersey

GEORGE PLOTKIN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled64

TYLER

Texas

JAMES GEYER M.D.

Sleep Medicine

Claims Filled97

TUSCALOOSA

Alabama

JACKIE NEEL DO

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

TULSA

Oklahoma

ANAND BHUPTANI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled62

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

AJAY DESHPANDE MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled82

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

WINSTON ORTIZ MD

Neurology

Claims Filled52

TALLAHASSEE

Florida

KIMBERLY MEBUST MD

Sleep Specialist, PhD

Claims Filled57

TACOMA

Washington

AHMED ABDELFADIL M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled55

STATEN ISLAND

New York

TROY PAYNE MD

Claims Filled68

ST CLOUD

Minnesota

JOHN BRABSON MD

Sleep Medicine

Claims Filled100

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

JENNIFER LYNCH MD

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled50

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

JALIL SHOJAEI-MOGHAMMAD MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

SOMERSET

Kentucky

JAMES DALY MD

Sleep Medicine

Claims Filled73

SAVANNAH

Georgia

MICHAEL MOSKOWITZ M.D

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled62

SAUSALITO

California

GLENN ADAMS M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled129

SARASOTA

Florida

STEVEN SCHEER M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled54

SARASOTA

Florida

GREGORY ACKROYD M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled59

SANTA ROSA

California

DANIEL NORMAN M.D.

Sleep Medicine

Claims Filled56

SANTA MONICA

California

MARK KOFLER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled128

SANTA BARBARA

California