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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
MIN GAO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled146

ABILENE

Texas

JOHN CARGILL MD

Urology

Claims Filled146

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

EDGARDO CONCEPCION MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled143

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

JOHN JONES M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled142

CASPER

Wyoming

JEFFREY FISCHER MD

Urology

Claims Filled141

KISSIMMEE

Florida

MARK JAROWENKO MD

Urology

Claims Filled141

LANCASTER

Pennsylvania

GEORGE ZAKHARIA MD

Urology

Claims Filled140

WICHITA

Kansas

MIGUEL MARTINEZ M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled140

LOS ANGELES

California

GARY REAGAN MD

Urology

Claims Filled138

MOUNT VERNON

Illinois

OLIN LEPARD M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled138

WAYNE

Michigan

ROBERT SUMMITT MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled137

GERMANTOWN

Tennessee

KENNETH KRUTSCH MD

Urology

Claims Filled137

ASHLAND

Wisconsin

ANDREW TOBON MD

Urology

Claims Filled137

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

TAO NGUYEN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled137

SAN JOSE

California

MICHAEL FINOCCHIARO M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled136

DOWNEY

California

TERRY DUNN MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled135

DENVER

Colorado

STEPHEN SUTTON MD

Urology

Claims Filled134

OREGON

Ohio

JOSE CHAMORRO MD

Urology

Claims Filled134

MIAMI

Florida

JENNIFER POLLAK MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled133

HOLLYWOOD

Florida

GENE MEISENBERG M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled132

BROOKLYN

New York

GREG GRIEWE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled132

PINEHURST

North Carolina

STEPHEN HIGHTOWER M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled131

LONG BEACH

California

KAREN JACOBS D.O.

Urology

Claims Filled129

MARION

Indiana

MICHAEL MAGGIO M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled128

LAWRENCEBURG

Indiana

MOHAMMAD HASAN MD

Addiction Psychiatry

Claims Filled125

BECKLEY

West Virginia