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ROPINIROLE HCL

Ropinirole is used alone or with other medications to treat the symptoms of Parkinson's disease (PD; a disorder of the nervous system that causes difficulties with movement, muscle control, and balance), including shaking of parts of the body, stiffness, slowed movements, and problems with balance. Ropinirole is also used to treat restless legs syndrome (RLS or Ekbom syndrome; a condition that causes discomfort in the legs and a strong urge to move the legs, especially at night and when sitting or lying down). Ropinirole is in a class of medications called dopamine agonists. It works by acting in place of dopamine, a natural substance in the brain that is needed to control movement. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

2.68M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 117 of 3238

$111M
Retail Cost

Rank: 194 of 3238

455,320
Patients

Rank: 157 of 3238

166,167
Prescribers

Rank: 142 of 3238

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Alternatives:

Mirapex Neupro

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 32,676 171,333 $8.5M
Texas 30,502 163,821 $7.16M
Florida 30,693 157,734 $6.66M
Ohio 24,331 140,535 $5.73M
Pennsylvania 19,958 126,070 $6.07M
North Carolina 19,323 114,123 $4.23M
Missouri 16,331 105,065 $3.8M
Tennessee 17,706 101,747 $3.73M
New York 17,084 97,436 $5.05M
Georgia 16,429 97,098 $3.64M
Indiana 16,175 92,522 $3.79M
Kentucky 14,312 86,491 $2.76M
Michigan 17,063 84,864 $4.06M
Illinois 14,311 83,969 $3.37M
Alabama 13,168 75,912 $2.38M
Wisconsin 9,495 57,394 $2.69M
Virginia 9,451 52,473 $2M
Louisiana 8,342 49,641 $1.73M
Oklahoma 8,527 48,523 $1.7M
Iowa 7,132 47,360 $1.72M
Washington 8,056 45,301 $1.99M
Arkansas 7,223 44,902 $1.5M
South Carolina 8,028 44,424 $1.76M
Massachusetts 7,255 44,401 $2.23M
Arizona 8,937 43,657 $2.1M
Minnesota 7,502 41,940 $1.74M
West Virginia 6,613 40,070 $1.25M
Mississippi 6,600 39,724 $1.16M
Kansas 5,970 38,202 $1.59M
New Jersey 7,060 36,081 $1.91M
Oregon 6,038 34,317 $1.49M
Colorado 5,416 30,427 $1.39M
Nebraska 4,029 27,284 $960K
Connecticut 3,656 21,261 $1.1M
Maryland 4,159 20,711 $1.05M
Utah 3,784 20,153 $942K
Maine 3,478 19,632 $914K
Idaho 3,343 19,379 $771K
Nevada 3,090 15,117 $584K
New Mexico 2,896 14,911 $775K
Montana 2,044 12,146 $438K
New Hampshire 1,805 10,721 $569K
South Dakota 1,544 10,141 $403K
North Dakota 1,521 9,466 $323K
Rhode Island 1,229 7,844 $300K
Delaware 1,423 6,912 $346K
Wyoming 758 4,814 $175K
Vermont 830 4,619 $210K
Hawaii 634 3,330 $163K
Alaska 403 2,482 $87.8K
District of Columbia 329 1,517 $120K
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 ROPINIROLE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ABDULLAH ARSHAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,076

HAYTI

Missouri

DARIO NARRO M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled1,019

WESLACO

Texas

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled885

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

MOHAMMAD HASAN MD

Addiction Psychiatry

Claims Filled689

BECKLEY

West Virginia

ANAHIT BLIKIAN M.D.

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled679

LOS ANGELES

California

MIGUEL GUTIERREZ M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled658

MCALLEN

Texas

THOMAS DAHLBERG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled617

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

SUSAN BASER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled602

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

MUSTAFA RAHIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled580

BECKLEY

West Virginia

JESSE KELLUM M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled567

MURFREESBORO

Tennessee

JAIME BOERO MD PHD

Neurology

Claims Filled560

MARSHFIELD

Wisconsin

MARK BARATS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled547

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

REZA JALAL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled540

DEXTER

Missouri

ANTOINE MITRI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled537

DOWNEY

California

MUHAMMAD NADEEM M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled534

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

ERICK BOURNIGAL MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled527

BRUNSWICK

Georgia

JESSICA GEIGER NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled520

MARSHFIELD

Wisconsin

HAGOP BEZIKIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled509

LOS ANGELES

California

JOHNNY WATTS D.O.

Neurology

Claims Filled489

ALBERTVILLE

Alabama

JUAN SIMON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled478

MIAMI

Florida

DELORES MACKSOUD M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled470

MIAMI

Florida

MARK FIXLEY M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled462

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

JAMES BAVIS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled461

CANTON

Ohio

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled447

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

LILIA WEXLEY M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled435

LOS ANGELES

California