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LEXAPRO

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

1.42M
Medicare Part D Claims
$214M
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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Top prescribers for LEXAPRO

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MARK FLEISHER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled185

OMAHA

Nebraska

PARIMAL PARIKH M D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled184

KENNER

Louisiana

VARDUI ARUTYUNYAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled183

GLENDALE

California

GARBIS APELIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled183

VAN NUYS

California

METODIA WEBSTER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled183

ALTON

Illinois

RICARDO PLASENCIA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled182

MIAMI

Florida

JILL ALLEN MD

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled182

CLARKSVILLE

Virginia

MARA KHAYLOMSKAYA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled179

BROOKLYN

New York

ENRIQUE CASUSO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled178

MIAMI

Florida

ERIC BARNES D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled178

COLUMBIA

Missouri

CHRISTOPHER CHAPPEL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled177

KISSIMMEE

Florida

BRUCE PENDLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled176

EAST RIDGE

Tennessee

VALERIO TOYOS-OLASCOAGA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled176

MIAMI

Florida

AMIR AUSEF MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled175

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

ANDREW COLMAN DO

General Practice

Claims Filled175

WESTLAND

Michigan

MINA FAZLI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled175

ROCKVILLE

Maryland

ROBERT GROSS M.D.

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled174

SAN ANGELO

Texas

GARY REZNIK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled173

LOS ANGELES

California

MARILYN LACHMAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled172

ALBERTVILLE

Alabama

BENJAMIN BENNOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled172

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

INNA YURYEV-GOLGER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled171

BROOKLYN

New York

CHRISTOPHER LABONTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled171

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

ALKA KAPOOR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled171

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

BERNARDO GARCIA-GRANDA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled171

MIAMI

Florida

GEORGE CIOFFI DNP, PMHNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled169

MIAMI

Florida