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Treats severe depression and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). This medicine is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). More info »

Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

Medicare Part D Claims
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 137,938 $21.1M
Florida 135,642 $20.1M
New York 109,059 $16.6M
Texas 87,942 $13.6M
Pennsylvania 71,875 $10.4M
Ohio 55,137 $8.75M
Illinois 53,160 $7.94M
New Jersey 52,338 $8.51M
North Carolina 45,716 $6.6M
Georgia 42,136 $6.08M
Missouri 38,536 $5.46M
Louisiana 37,775 $5.4M
Indiana 36,936 $5.51M
Tennessee 31,614 $4.56M
Michigan 30,948 $4.97M
Alabama 30,157 $4.21M
Connecticut 30,044 $4.68M
Virginia 29,477 $4.44M
Kentucky 26,370 $3.99M
South Carolina 23,783 $3.49M
Mississippi 20,256 $2.82M
Iowa 19,739 $2.72M
Maryland 19,235 $3.19M
Arkansas 19,160 $2.65M
Wisconsin 18,925 $2.87M
Oklahoma 17,134 $2.56M
Arizona 16,946 $2.91M
Minnesota 16,167 $2.78M
Kansas 15,420 $2.23M
Massachusetts 14,727 $2.29M
Colorado 14,476 $2.26M
Washington 13,877 $2.18M
West Virginia 13,466 $1.96M
Oregon 12,526 $2.01M
Nebraska 9,912 $1.31M
Maine 8,649 $1.41M
New Hampshire 6,389 $987K
New Mexico 5,545 $885K
Rhode Island 5,418 $766K
Nevada 5,271 $838K
Utah 4,873 $784K
Idaho 4,824 $732K
Hawaii 4,343 $685K
Delaware 3,798 $636K
Montana 3,696 $544K
Vermont 3,460 $585K
South Dakota 3,276 $467K
North Dakota 3,152 $433K
Wyoming 2,403 $351K
Alaska 2,258 $258K
District of Columbia 1,285 $202K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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