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IMIPRAMINE HCL

Imipramine tablets and capsules are used to treat depression. Imipramine tablets are also used to prevent bedwetting in children. Imipramine is in a class of medications called tricyclic antidepressants. It treats depression by increasing the amounts of certain natural substances in the brain that are needed to maintain mental balance. There is not enough information to explain how imipramine prevents bedwetting. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

263K
Medicare Part D Claims
$10.1M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 46,474 $1.18M
Florida 23,395 $558K
Texas 20,268 $497K
Pennsylvania 19,996 $460K
New York 19,982 $488K
Ohio 15,897 $407K
North Carolina 15,140 $369K
Illinois 14,424 $355K
Tennessee 13,852 $337K
Missouri 13,033 $298K
Wisconsin 10,281 $261K
Massachusetts 10,105 $258K
Kentucky 9,932 $245K
Virginia 9,903 $258K
Michigan 9,662 $249K
Georgia 9,515 $234K
Washington 9,105 $237K
Alabama 8,600 $178K
Indiana 8,552 $221K
Iowa 7,647 $186K
Arizona 7,473 $184K
Oregon 6,792 $192K
Louisiana 6,515 $133K
South Carolina 6,358 $151K
New Jersey 6,196 $162K
Minnesota 6,172 $175K
Oklahoma 5,954 $154K
Arkansas 5,728 $132K
Connecticut 5,335 $131K
Colorado 5,290 $145K
Mississippi 4,688 $100K
Puerto Rico 4,618 $68.6K
Kansas 4,430 $105K
West Virginia 3,973 $97.1K
Maryland 3,432 $91.4K
Nebraska 3,404 $72.4K
Utah 3,359 $91.9K
New Mexico 3,226 $73.4K
Maine 2,862 $84.7K
Rhode Island 2,763 $61.9K
New Hampshire 2,451 $63.4K
Idaho 2,394 $61.8K
Vermont 1,927 $48.3K
Nevada 1,578 $42.8K
North Dakota 1,256 $29.3K
Montana 1,229 $32.9K
Wyoming 1,096 $26.6K
Hawaii 1,017 $31K
South Dakota 1,010 $21.3K
Delaware 784 $22.3K
Alaska 372 $8,075
District of Columbia 308 $7,832
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for IMIPRAMINE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ALEXANDER GERSHMAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,308

LOS ANGELES

California

SUNG-UN PARK MD

Neurology

Claims Filled870

ANAHEIM

California

ROBERT COCHRAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled603

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

DAVID SCHWARTZWALD M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled522

BOCA RATON

Florida

JORGE LEAL MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled518

TAMPA

Florida

STEVEN MAYNARD M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled464

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

AVIDAH RUDBERG M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled432

ROCKAWAY PARK

New York

JOHN KABALIN M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled423

SCOTTSBLUFF

Nebraska

JAMES HAWK M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled383

HARRISON

Arkansas

JOHNATHAN GREENFIELD MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled373

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

CLAUDE WORKMAN MD

Urology

Claims Filled359

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

KHOI TANG M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled303

GARDEN GROVE

California

BRIAN COPE MD

Urology

Claims Filled289

BURLINGTON

North Carolina

SHELDON ROSENTHAL M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled284

CLEARFIELD

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL SEIBA M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled275

MCALLEN

Texas

IGOR RYNDIN MD

Urology

Claims Filled271

BROOKLYN

New York

MARK POSNER M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled258

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

JOHN PEACOCK M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled253

DOTHAN

Alabama

WILLIAM REYNOLDS M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled250

GLENDALE

California

IRAJ DERAKHSHAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled216

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

HENRY RUIZ MD

Urology

Claims Filled214

MCALLEN

Texas

PETER VASELOPULOS MD

Urology

Claims Filled210

EVANSTON

Illinois

ISRAEL BERGER M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled198

SKOKIE

Illinois

DONALD GENTLE M. D.

Urology

Claims Filled198

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

GREGORY KNUDSON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled189

MARYSVILLE

Ohio