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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
MARK BARATS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled188

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

ELIZABETH GORMLEY M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled185

LEBANON

New Hampshire

JOHN STRUNK M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled185

DOTHAN

Alabama

AGUSTIN MARTINEZ MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled184

EDINBURG

Texas

RICHARD HERLIHY, MD

Urology

Claims Filled180

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

DONALD BRAGG M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled179

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

RYAN LARSEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled176

LOGAN

Utah

EVANGELOS GERANIOTIS M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled175

HYANNIS

Massachusetts

BURTON SACK MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled174

BROCKTON

Massachusetts

HARVEY SAMOWITZ MD

Urology

Claims Filled171

AVENTURA

Florida

ERIC ORDINARIO D.O.

Urology

Claims Filled169

LAKE CITY

Florida

DAVID KROESSLER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled169

EAST GREENWICH

Rhode Island

CHARLES SECREST MD

Urology

Claims Filled169

LONGVIEW

Texas

ROBERT HUMBLE MD

Urology

Claims Filled168

VICKSBURG

Mississippi

DAVID BENJAMIN M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled167

FREEDOM

California

ROBERT COWLES M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled167

GREENSBORO

Georgia

LOMBARDO PALMA M.D, M.S.P.H

Family Medicine

Claims Filled163

WEST VALLEY CITY

Utah

GEORGE GEHRKEN MD

Urology

Claims Filled159

MARTINSVILLE

Virginia

STEVEN SCHEUER MD

Claims Filled157

LAKEWOOD

California

RAJANI RAVINDRA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled154

LAKE CITY

Florida

CARL BROWN D.O.

Neurology

Claims Filled154

ODESSA

Texas

RAUL HERNANDEZ MD

Urology

Claims Filled153

DALY CITY

California

J ROSS

Urology

Claims Filled153

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

CHRISTOPHER ROBERTS M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled149

GALENA

Kansas

BURTON BORON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled148

ELKHART

Indiana