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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. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

2.84M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 113 of 3362

$91.3M
Retail Cost

Rank: 252 of 3362

486,769
Patients

Rank: 156 of 3362

173,149
Prescribers

Rank: 143 of 3362

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Alternatives:

Mirapex Neupro

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 34,273 179,772 $7.25M
Texas 32,581 172,628 $5.98M
Florida 33,302 168,675 $5.13M
Ohio 26,057 149,922 $4.94M
Pennsylvania 21,025 131,612 $5.22M
North Carolina 20,459 121,620 $3.25M
Missouri 17,344 110,346 $3.1M
Tennessee 18,795 106,886 $3.02M
Georgia 17,617 106,027 $2.78M
New York 17,608 101,627 $3.98M
Indiana 17,429 99,217 $3.07M
Illinois 15,995 92,764 $2.84M
Kentucky 15,386 91,729 $2.2M
Michigan 18,294 90,669 $3.32M
Alabama 13,560 75,977 $1.95M
Wisconsin 10,206 61,392 $2.17M
Virginia 10,444 56,937 $1.68M
Louisiana 8,891 52,722 $1.41M
South Carolina 9,441 52,413 $1.4M
Oklahoma 8,935 49,375 $1.37M
Iowa 7,613 49,343 $1.37M
Arizona 9,902 48,554 $1.71M
Arkansas 7,814 47,945 $1.11M
Massachusetts 7,841 47,866 $1.97M
Washington 8,693 47,122 $1.6M
Minnesota 7,893 42,977 $1.44M
Mississippi 6,991 42,866 $951K
West Virginia 6,875 41,425 $1.01M
Kansas 6,357 39,690 $1.36M
New Jersey 7,184 36,823 $1.44M
Oregon 6,606 36,712 $1.32M
Colorado 6,144 33,516 $1.17M
Nebraska 4,279 28,244 $734K
Maryland 4,920 23,719 $930K
Connecticut 3,769 21,785 $909K
Utah 4,056 21,287 $811K
Maine 3,693 20,528 $752K
Idaho 3,571 20,219 $690K
Nevada 3,407 16,640 $508K
New Mexico 3,106 15,313 $634K
Montana 2,146 12,414 $385K
New Hampshire 1,967 11,318 $454K
South Dakota 1,700 10,910 $328K
North Dakota 1,628 10,015 $280K
Rhode Island 1,297 8,472 $251K
Delaware 1,524 7,246 $249K
Vermont 927 4,875 $159K
Wyoming 824 4,832 $143K
Hawaii 667 3,427 $145K
Alaska 387 2,974 $66.2K
District of Columbia 343 1,674 $101K
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 ROPINIROLE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JAMES THOMAS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled322

SAVANNAH

Tennessee

JAMES GEYER M.D.

Sleep Medicine

Claims Filled320

TUSCALOOSA

Alabama

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled318

TONGANOXIE

Kansas

SAEEDA MALIK MD

Neurology

Claims Filled317

DOTHAN

Alabama

IVO BEKAVAC MD PHD

Neurology

Claims Filled316

WATERLOO

Iowa

GEORGE MATHEWS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled316

HUMANSVILLE

Missouri

MICHAEL TAORMINA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled316

STATESBORO

Georgia

HEMCHAND KOLLI M.D

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled316

HEMET

California

CHRISTOPHER BILLINGS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled315

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

DAN WATERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled315

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

MOHAMMAD HUSSAIN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled314

MORRISTOWN

Tennessee

WILLIAM WELSH D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled314

WHITTIER

California

TAHIR HAFEEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled314

VEEDERSBURG

Indiana

MANUEL GONZALEZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled313

ORLANDO

Florida

ANTHONY MAY MD

Neurology

Claims Filled312

YORK

Pennsylvania

CHARLES ASWELL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled312

VILLE PLATTE

Louisiana

ARKADY STERN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled312

LOS ANGELES

California

STEPHEN WILLS M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled311

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

AMY THORNBURY ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled311

GLASGOW

Kentucky

MARINA KOVALEVSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled310

LOS ANGELES

California

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled309

TUCKER

Georgia

EDUARDO GALLEGOS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled308

APPLE VALLEY

California

RUTH FREDERICKS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled306

JACKSON

Mississippi

ANTONIO VILLALVAZO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled306

FRESNO

California

ROBERT DENTON M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled305

MANSFIELD

Ohio