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NUVIGIL

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

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

107K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 637 of 3238

$54.8M
Retail Cost

Rank: 343 of 3238

22,682
Patients

Rank: 689 of 3238

16,948
Prescribers

Rank: 622 of 3238

User Reviews of NUVIGIL »

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 2,537 11,495 $6.15M
Texas 1,951 8,283 $4.17M
Florida 1,862 7,353 $3.92M
New York 1,091 5,420 $2.66M
North Carolina 1,003 4,695 $2.36M
Pennsylvania 948 4,542 $2.4M
Indiana 828 3,998 $1.95M
Ohio 847 3,884 $2.02M
Alabama 752 3,835 $1.86M
Tennessee 723 3,380 $1.74M
New Jersey 709 3,333 $1.84M
Michigan 722 3,284 $1.74M
Georgia 736 3,053 $1.47M
Missouri 560 2,830 $1.33M
Illinois 559 2,805 $1.43M
Minnesota 491 2,782 $1.56M
South Carolina 453 2,100 $1.08M
Wisconsin 357 2,007 $1.03M
Oklahoma 373 1,849 $942K
Massachusetts 353 1,828 $916K
Connecticut 372 1,812 $1M
Colorado 364 1,643 $811K
Virginia 358 1,601 $822K
Washington 317 1,468 $747K
Utah 301 1,447 $677K
Maryland 316 1,413 $718K
Arizona 357 1,337 $782K
Oregon 282 1,256 $668K
Louisiana 264 1,217 $580K
Kentucky 276 1,183 $597K
Kansas 242 1,137 $507K
Iowa 199 1,102 $524K
Arkansas 201 946 $466K
Mississippi 199 914 $407K
Idaho 151 816 $411K
Nebraska 158 794 $368K
Nevada 173 696 $357K
West Virginia 133 508 $263K
Montana 83 479 $214K
South Dakota 81 448 $214K
New Mexico 82 397 $240K
Delaware 76 290 $181K
Maine 53 244 $136K
Rhode Island 48 241 $116K
North Dakota 38 212 $100K
New Hampshire 45 184 $92.8K
Vermont 29 161 $79.6K
Alaska 33 152 $80.5K
Wyoming 25 91 $49.1K
District of Columbia 24 67 $40.4K
Hawaii 11 46 $26.3K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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.

Claims Filled54

WOODBURY

New Jersey

NAGESH KRISH M.D., P.A.

Neurology

Claims Filled67

UNION CITY

New Jersey

GEORGE PLOTKIN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled52

TYLER

Texas

JAMES GEYER M.D.

Sleep Medicine

Claims Filled106

TUSCALOOSA

Alabama

JACKIE NEEL DO

Psychiatry

Claims Filled63

TULSA

Oklahoma

ANAND BHUPTANI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled71

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

AJAY DESHPANDE MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

TROY PAYNE MD

Claims Filled56

ST CLOUD

Minnesota

JOHN BRABSON MD

Sleep Medicine

Claims Filled59

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

NEIL FELDMAN M.D.

Sleep Medicine

Claims Filled55

SOUTH PASADENA

Florida

MICHAEL MOSKOWITZ M.D

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled87

SAUSALITO

California

GLENN ADAMS M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled67

SARASOTA

Florida

STEVEN SCHEER M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled70

SARASOTA

Florida

GREGORY ACKROYD M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled75

SANTA ROSA

California

MARK KOFLER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled128

SANTA BARBARA

California

SHAWN HASSLER M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled64

SAN FRANCISCO

California

GAVIN AWERBUCH MD PLLC MD

Neurology

Claims Filled141

SAGINAW

Michigan

JOSEPH HERREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled80

ROME

Georgia

TAMMY CHEN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled54

ROCK HILL

South Carolina

ROBERT BRANSFIELD M. D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled62

RED BANK

New Jersey

DONALD JACOBSON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled59

RACINE

Wisconsin

STEPHEN KELLY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled62

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

JONATHAN SCHWARTZ MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled92

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

LANCE KIM D.O.

Neurology

Claims Filled97

OCALA

Florida

JANICE KORFF M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled65

NEW YORK

New York