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LEXAPRO

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

112K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 629 of 3238

$24.3M
Retail Cost

Rank: 556 of 3238

26,826
Patients

Rank: 657 of 3238

24,546
Prescribers

Rank: 533 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 3,696 14,570 $2.94M
New York 2,717 11,567 $2.56M
Florida 2,725 10,151 $2.13M
Texas 2,053 6,929 $1.47M
Pennsylvania 1,217 5,998 $1.28M
New Jersey 1,425 5,962 $1.55M
North Carolina 848 3,738 $790K
Ohio 910 3,728 $842K
Illinois 758 3,227 $731K
Georgia 629 2,680 $544K
Minnesota 442 2,419 $609K
Massachusetts 393 2,009 $476K
Connecticut 500 1,993 $451K
Indiana 474 1,982 $407K
Louisiana 516 1,962 $378K
Tennessee 505 1,936 $400K
Michigan 472 1,838 $466K
Virginia 467 1,793 $406K
Wisconsin 329 1,768 $387K
Arizona 480 1,745 $423K
Missouri 438 1,733 $343K
Kentucky 409 1,729 $379K
Iowa 315 1,677 $344K
Oregon 273 1,362 $294K
Maryland 355 1,305 $330K
Washington 287 1,299 $290K
South Carolina 332 1,238 $257K
Colorado 301 1,111 $248K
Alabama 273 1,083 $211K
Oklahoma 253 1,008 $221K
Arkansas 215 914 $189K
Kansas 215 858 $179K
Mississippi 232 701 $125K
Maine 139 610 $137K
West Virginia 162 583 $128K
Nebraska 105 522 $109K
Rhode Island 91 492 $86K
New Hampshire 111 486 $118K
Utah 106 440 $108K
New Mexico 119 403 $96.9K
Nevada 113 399 $78K
Delaware 105 389 $104K
Montana 74 385 $72.8K
Vermont 67 384 $93.7K
Hawaii 77 375 $80.6K
Idaho 79 360 $70.5K
South Dakota 59 349 $60.7K
North Dakota 53 264 $53.6K
District of Columbia 39 184 $42.9K
Alaska 36 128 $27.3K
Wyoming 28 124 $27.7K
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 LEXAPRO

Provider Medicare Claims City State
CHRIS MOELLENTINE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled131

ST CLOUD

Minnesota

DINA SVERDLOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled114

SAN MATEO

California

MARK TOBAK M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled112

MAMARONECK

New York

VALERI KAZAKOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled107

BRONX

New York

TSILYA BASS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled92

LOS ANGELES

California

HILDEBRANDO SALINAS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled80

MCALLEN

Texas

MEHRAN KHORSANDI M.D.,

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled72

LOS ANGELES

California

FRANKLIN RUSSEK M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled70

NEW YORK

New York

IRA LIPTON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled70

NEW YORK

New York

HOMAYOUN SHARIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled69

BEVERLY HILLS

California

IDAN SHARON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled67

BROOKLYN

New York

TIMOTHY RASMUSSEN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled63

WAITE PARK

Minnesota

ROBERT CHALEMIAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled62

OAKLAND

New Jersey

TATYANA TSIPURSKY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled61

BROOKLYN

New York

ALEXANDER PINKUSOVICH MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled59

BROOKLYN

New York

IRINA KOROBOV MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled58

BROOKLYN

New York

MANVEL MAZMANYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

GLENDALE

California

BORIS BORODULIN M.D.

Psychologist

Claims Filled57

EAST BRUNSWICK

New Jersey

FRANK BUCHANAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

HANFORD

California

MICHAEL ZARZAR MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled51

RALEIGH

North Carolina

ROBERT BRANSFIELD M. D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

RED BANK

New Jersey

PHILIP SCHARFER MD PA

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

PALM BEACH GARDENS

Florida

RALPH SANTORO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CRANSTON

Rhode Island