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BUPROPION HCL SR

BUPROPION HCL

Bupropion (Aplenzin, Wellbutrin, Wellbutrin SR, Wellbutrin XL) is used to treat depression. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

2.3M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 136 of 3362

$70.8M
Retail Cost

Rank: 315 of 3362

484,202
Patients

Rank: 157 of 3362

183,104
Prescribers

Rank: 126 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 46,998 206,587 $7.17M
Pennsylvania 28,579 151,066 $4.77M
Florida 33,436 138,837 $3.85M
New York 23,587 112,491 $3.15M
Massachusetts 20,329 111,348 $3.45M
Texas 25,480 106,259 $3.27M
Ohio 19,953 93,989 $3.13M
Michigan 20,094 82,377 $2.81M
North Carolina 15,911 73,287 $2.08M
Illinois 14,856 68,426 $2.11M
Washington 14,613 68,267 $2.19M
Missouri 13,367 67,792 $2.06M
Georgia 13,825 64,372 $1.81M
Tennessee 13,321 60,682 $1.66M
Arizona 12,197 57,218 $1.63M
Virginia 12,073 54,257 $1.65M
Wisconsin 11,085 53,821 $1.88M
Indiana 10,684 47,438 $1.57M
Oregon 9,663 43,971 $1.53M
Minnesota 9,415 42,232 $1.6M
Kentucky 8,779 41,357 $1.24M
Alabama 7,707 34,842 $910K
South Carolina 7,869 34,596 $970K
Louisiana 6,473 28,847 $808K
New Jersey 6,805 28,668 $851K
Oklahoma 6,191 28,518 $885K
Colorado 6,491 28,358 $801K
Iowa 4,944 26,074 $809K
Connecticut 5,094 25,549 $750K
Maryland 5,766 23,370 $744K
West Virginia 4,498 22,090 $626K
Kansas 4,540 21,743 $712K
Mississippi 4,055 20,158 $537K
Utah 4,502 19,984 $703K
Arkansas 4,341 19,606 $559K
New Mexico 4,105 17,170 $609K
Rhode Island 2,850 15,926 $452K
Maine 3,442 15,109 $560K
New Hampshire 3,110 14,927 $442K
Nebraska 2,859 14,887 $438K
Nevada 3,174 13,492 $369K
Idaho 2,793 12,527 $442K
Vermont 1,909 9,051 $310K
Montana 1,563 7,121 $218K
South Dakota 1,171 6,003 $175K
Delaware 1,217 4,799 $174K
Hawaii 1,081 4,664 $148K
North Dakota 966 4,521 $137K
District of Columbia 928 3,748 $110K
Wyoming 670 3,041 $91.9K
Alaska 384 1,962 $47.4K
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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
ASHOK PATEL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled542

LARGO

Florida

OMAR HASAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled528

BECKLEY

West Virginia

KEVIN STOCKTON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled513

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

MOHAMMAD ABU-SALHA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled512

CLAYTON

North Carolina

RAVIKUMAR KANNEGANTI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled510

BEAUMONT

Texas

NITIN SHETH M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled509

LEWISTOWN

Pennsylvania

PARIMAL PUROHIT MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled502

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

EFREN MANGUAL-CORDERO M.D

Psychiatry

Claims Filled502

CABO ROJO

Puerto Rico

REMIGIO VILLEGAS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled476

ORLANDO

Florida

REINALDO RODRIGUEZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled462

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

PAUL MAGUIRE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled459

DOVER

New Hampshire

LUCYNA CZARNOTA-DOLLIVER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled455

NEW BEDFORD

Massachusetts

JOSEFINA ROJAS-RUIZ M.D

Psychiatry

Claims Filled455

RIO PIEDRAS

Puerto Rico

LAWREN MERIDETH M D

Psychiatry

Claims Filled453

NORMAN

Oklahoma

NELSON ASANTE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled443

SCRANTON

Pennsylvania

DAVID KRAFT M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled441

NORTHAMPTON

Massachusetts

PUNYABRATA ROY M.D.

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled438

CENTRE HALL

Pennsylvania

NIANSEN LIU M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled436

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

PEDRO OYOLA-NIEVES M.D.

Mental Health Counselor

Claims Filled430

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

AMERICO OMS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled424

PONCE

Puerto Rico

JAIME MARCHENA ARRAUT M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled418

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico

SHAHZAD HASHMI M.D.,

Psychiatry

Claims Filled417

LAWRENCEVILLE

Georgia

KEVIN FERGUSON M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled414

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

LISA WIRTH M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled406

GAINESVILLE

Georgia

JOSE ALONSO ALONSO PSYCHIATRIST MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled405

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico