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Prescriber Checkup » 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 »


Medicare Part D Claims
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 »

Incorrect Info?

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