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BUPROPION HCL SR

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

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
RIFFAT QURESHI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled332

LAKELAND

Florida

WILLIAM GRIFFIN RNCS PC APRN BC

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric/Mental Health, Adult

Claims Filled332

GARDNER

Massachusetts

JAPHET GAZTAMBIDE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled330

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

MOHAMAD OCH M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled330

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

STEVEN ORTELL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled327

ELKHORN

Wisconsin

DANIELLE GIBBONS CRNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled327

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

MARILYN LACHMAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled326

ALBERTVILLE

Alabama

ANTHONY TABACCO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled326

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

PHILIP SANTORA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled325

CONCORD

New Hampshire

NELSON ASANTE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled325

SCRANTON

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL SARIBALAS

Psychiatry

Claims Filled324

COLUMBUS

Ohio

RICHARD SENS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled322

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

FREDERIC HENDERSON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled322

METAIRIE

Louisiana

ERIC FAN D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled321

THOMASVILLE

Georgia

MANOJBHAI PATEL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled321

WASHINGTON

Pennsylvania

EDWARD TOBEY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled318

TEXARKANA

Texas

JORGE GONZALEZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled318

MANATI

Puerto Rico

JACK LUNDERMAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled317

DAYTON

Ohio

JOHN CANALE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled316

O FALLON

Missouri

RAMON GARCIA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled316

SACRAMENTO

California

LUZ MARTIN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled315

SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

EDWIN HOEPER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled312

GOLDSBORO

North Carolina

AGAPITO RACOMA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled312

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

BERNARD SZYMANSKI RNCS

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Adult Health

Claims Filled312

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

FRANKLIN RIVERA-CARRASQUILLO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled312

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico