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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
PRISCILLA TELLIS N.P.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled347

TUCSON

Arizona

GUSTAVO RUIZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled345

KISSIMMEE

Florida

SHODHAN PATEL MD

Psychologist

Claims Filled344

NEW PORT RICHEY

Florida

RALPH TALBOT

Psychiatry

Claims Filled342

EVERETT

Massachusetts

JAPHET GAZTAMBIDE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled340

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

DAVID HARWOOD M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled336

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

NEIL WHICKER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled335

ATLANTA

Georgia

RAJINDER SANDHU MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled334

LOWER BURRELL

Pennsylvania

EDWIN HOEPER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled332

GOLDSBORO

North Carolina

JOHN CANALE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled332

O FALLON

Missouri

JACK LUNDERMAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled332

DAYTON

Ohio

JAMES BRANAM MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled332

MACON

Georgia

ARDASHES MIRZATUNY M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled332

FRISCO

Texas

ARIF HABIB MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled330

GRANITE CITY

Illinois

RANDALL ORR MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled328

GREENSBURG

Pennsylvania

MANOJ DASS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled327

SAVANNAH

Georgia

IFTIKHAR RASUL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled327

WINTER HAVEN

Florida

RENEE NGO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled326

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

JAMES MILLWARD MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled326

JOHNSTOWN

Pennsylvania

JOSE RODRIGUEZ CAY M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled326

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

LORI DANKER N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled325

TUCSON

Arizona

SYLVIA LAGDAN ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled321

TACOMA

Washington

TERRI SHARO CRNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled320

NEW CASTLE

Pennsylvania

JAMES GRAVES M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled320

LAWRENCEBURG

Tennessee

RICHARD CASSONE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled320

INDIANA

Pennsylvania