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AMPYRA

DALFAMPRIDINE

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

67.7K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 755 of 3362

$136M
Retail Cost

Rank: 191 of 3362

10,522
Patients

Rank: 921 of 3362

4,113
Prescribers

Rank: 1101 of 3362

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 1,041 6,535 $13.5M
California 805 5,494 $10.2M
Pennsylvania 659 3,970 $8.33M
Michigan 551 3,698 $7.02M
Florida 587 3,565 $6.83M
Texas 617 3,337 $7.77M
Ohio 480 3,230 $6.19M
Illinois 407 2,477 $5.32M
Massachusetts 309 2,115 $3.98M
North Carolina 353 2,081 $4.53M
New Jersey 346 1,877 $4.41M
Colorado 289 1,827 $3.7M
Wisconsin 244 1,729 $3.29M
Missouri 234 1,462 $2.93M
Tennessee 227 1,407 $2.9M
Arizona 253 1,374 $2.92M
Indiana 214 1,366 $2.73M
Virginia 211 1,362 $2.61M
Washington 196 1,258 $2.41M
Minnesota 159 1,144 $2.19M
Connecticut 179 1,139 $2.31M
Kentucky 162 1,024 $1.98M
Alabama 180 1,023 $2.09M
Georgia 182 1,011 $2.17M
Maryland 179 1,000 $2.2M
Oregon 132 937 $1.73M
Montana 99 749 $1.36M
South Carolina 132 713 $1.52M
Iowa 99 671 $1.33M
Arkansas 97 617 $1.15M
Kansas 84 573 $1.09M
Oklahoma 86 538 $1.12M
Maine 76 457 $1M
Utah 69 404 $817K
Louisiana 59 393 $750K
South Dakota 41 388 $654K
West Virginia 58 384 $685K
Mississippi 68 374 $767K
Nebraska 54 369 $707K
New Mexico 52 350 $654K
Nevada 59 346 $634K
New Hampshire 52 344 $683K
Idaho 50 334 $592K
District of Columbia 42 275 $547K
Vermont 35 243 $494K
North Dakota 33 217 $401K
Rhode Island 37 214 $417K
Delaware 44 201 $585K
Wyoming 19 172 $306K
Alaska 22 136 $283K
Hawaii 45 $99.7K
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 AMPYRA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MARTHA SMITH LIGHTFOOT N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled589

ROCHESTER

New York

CHRISTOPHER LAGANKE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled488

CULLMAN

Alabama

JONATHAN CALKWOOD M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled339

GOLDEN VALLEY

Minnesota

ANGEL CHINEA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled317

GUAYNABO

Puerto Rico

BRUCE HUGHES MD

Neurology

Claims Filled294

DES MOINES

Iowa

JOSEPH GUARNACCIA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled282

DERBY

Connecticut

WILLIAM SHAFFER M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled235

GREELEY

Colorado

DANIEL WYNN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled231

NORTHBROOK

Illinois

GEORGE HUTTON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled229

HOUSTON

Texas

KEITH EDWARDS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled196

LATHAM

New York

MARY ANN PICONE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled196

TEANECK

New Jersey

COLLEEN O'CONNELL CNP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled195

GAHANNA

Ohio

GALEN MITCHELL MD

Specialist

Claims Filled187

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

ELLIOT FROHMAN MD PHD

Neurology

Claims Filled187

DALLAS

Texas

SAUD SADIQ M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled184

NEW YORK

New York

DUSAN STEFOSKI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled181

CHICAGO

Illinois

ROCK HEYMAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled173

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

STACEY MURRAY NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled172

ABINGTON

Massachusetts

BEN THROWER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled170

ATLANTA

Georgia

BRIAN STEINGO MD

Neurology

Claims Filled166

POMPANO BEACH

Florida

DOUGLAS JEFFERY MD

Neurology

Claims Filled165

MOORESVILLE

North Carolina

ARTHUR ITKIN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled160

PALOS HEIGHTS

Illinois

DAVID HOJNACKI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled158

BUFFALO

New York

GABRIEL PARDO M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled158

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

AMOS KATZ MD

Neurology

Claims Filled157

FREEHOLD

New Jersey