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BUPROPION HCL SR

Bupropion (Aplenzin, Wellbutrin, Wellbutrin SR, Wellbutrin XL) is used to treat depression. Bupropion (Wellbutrin XL) is also used to treat seasonal affective disorder (SAD; episodes of depression that occur in the fall and winter each year). Bupropion (Zyban) is used to help people stop smoking. Bupropion is in a class of medications called antidepressants. It works by increasing certain types of activity in the brain. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

2.22M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 139 of 3238

$86.4M
Retail Cost

Rank: 236 of 3238

459,427
Patients

Rank: 156 of 3238

176,429
Prescribers

Rank: 129 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 46,057 204,175 $8.54M
Pennsylvania 27,007 144,181 $5.59M
Florida 31,755 134,447 $4.73M
Massachusetts 19,711 108,868 $4.29M
New York 22,092 106,290 $4.08M
Texas 24,717 103,962 $4.14M
Ohio 19,240 90,426 $3.65M
Michigan 18,822 79,275 $3.38M
North Carolina 15,417 71,664 $2.67M
Washington 14,100 67,613 $2.75M
Missouri 12,508 64,818 $2.46M
Illinois 13,257 63,996 $2.51M
Georgia 13,200 61,507 $2.3M
Tennessee 12,711 59,214 $2.1M
Arizona 11,314 54,996 $2.02M
Wisconsin 10,358 52,164 $2.25M
Virginia 11,196 51,722 $1.97M
Indiana 10,157 45,593 $1.88M
Oregon 9,210 43,176 $1.79M
Minnesota 9,003 41,601 $2M
Kentucky 8,571 40,339 $1.51M
Alabama 7,724 35,464 $1.18M
South Carolina 6,705 29,726 $1.21M
Oklahoma 5,855 28,230 $1.08M
New Jersey 6,364 27,608 $1.07M
Louisiana 6,121 27,224 $974K
Colorado 5,850 25,919 $964K
Connecticut 4,987 25,682 $973K
Iowa 4,732 25,552 $995K
West Virginia 4,310 21,815 $778K
Kansas 4,303 21,035 $846K
Maryland 5,101 20,936 $855K
Utah 4,337 20,122 $850K
Mississippi 3,986 19,513 $656K
Arkansas 4,079 18,656 $714K
New Mexico 3,802 16,949 $736K
Rhode Island 2,705 15,270 $545K
Maine 3,301 14,988 $692K
New Hampshire 2,902 14,530 $582K
Nebraska 2,676 14,241 $536K
Nevada 3,071 13,334 $470K
Idaho 2,633 12,340 $521K
Vermont 1,787 8,675 $381K
Montana 1,461 6,701 $263K
South Dakota 1,102 5,856 $217K
Delaware 1,160 4,826 $214K
Hawaii 1,121 4,776 $178K
North Dakota 924 4,514 $176K
District of Columbia 946 3,887 $139K
Wyoming 606 2,723 $104K
Alaska 372 1,990 $60.3K
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 BUPROPION HCL SR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
CHAD VINCENT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

SHANNON SCARRY MD

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

HYANNIS

Massachusetts

ROBERTA RUGGERI D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MILWAUKIE

Oregon

YU HO WONG M.D.,

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DAYTONA BEACH

Florida

GARY CZULADA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

DOVER

Pennsylvania

CAROL STARR M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

HARTFORD

Connecticut

GUADALUPE RAMOS APN

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric/Mental Health, Adult

Claims Filled50

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

MATTHEW ABAR PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled50

PROVINCETOWN

Massachusetts

JESSIE STEPHEN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

FREDERICK

Maryland

SAUL MARTIN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

BRENDA CAREY ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

MIDDLESBORO

Kentucky

RODOLFO TRIVISONNO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

EVERETT

Washington

LAWRENCE ALBERT

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

BELMONT

Massachusetts

DAVID ABOULAFIA MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

SEATTLE

Washington

FAROOQ AHMED M.D

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

SKOKIE

Illinois

AUBRA HOUCHIN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ST PETERS

Missouri

PAIGE FORREST MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

STEPHEN OWEN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

JACKSON

Ohio

DAVID ZUCKER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

TRUMBULL

Connecticut

MARDJAN FOROUTAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

SYCAMORE

Illinois

STEVEN CRUM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FRANKFORT

Kentucky

BARBARA VALL-SPINOSA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

ELLIS TALBERT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WILLOWBROOK

Illinois

RICHARD PECKHAM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

EL DORADO

Arkansas

WALTER FARRELL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAWRENCE

Kansas