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TRAZODONE HCL

Trazodone is used to treat depression. Trazodone is in a class of medications called serotonin modulators. It works by increasing the amount of serotonin, a natural substance in the brain that helps maintain mental balance. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

5.95M
Medicare Part D Claims
$61.9M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 625,841 $5.85M
Florida 405,543 $3.82M
Texas 395,925 $3.58M
Pennsylvania 324,805 $2.86M
Ohio 319,615 $2.75M
New York 311,299 $2.65M
Massachusetts 307,899 $2.48M
North Carolina 256,388 $2.26M
Missouri 225,837 $1.88M
Tennessee 220,933 $1.89M
Illinois 214,104 $1.83M
Georgia 203,794 $1.71M
Washington 195,822 $1.61M
Minnesota 181,237 $1.49M
Michigan 179,986 $1.59M
Virginia 168,327 $1.42M
Alabama 166,780 $1.26M
Indiana 152,866 $1.44M
Kentucky 152,581 $1.25M
Arizona 143,898 $1.36M
Oregon 140,677 $1.22M
Wisconsin 132,293 $1.2M
New Jersey 109,655 $974K
Louisiana 109,508 $929K
South Carolina 107,956 $896K
Arkansas 105,792 $828K
Connecticut 104,870 $857K
Oklahoma 100,651 $958K
Iowa 99,405 $685K
Mississippi 92,447 $720K
Colorado 86,449 $780K
Maryland 85,086 $720K
Rhode Island 68,924 $537K
Kansas 68,520 $589K
West Virginia 62,055 $507K
Puerto Rico 60,338 $483K
Maine 60,026 $514K
Utah 54,687 $454K
New Mexico 49,290 $406K
Idaho 45,256 $422K
New Hampshire 40,178 $365K
Nebraska 39,161 $291K
Nevada 38,557 $343K
Montana 23,475 $201K
Vermont 22,730 $179K
North Dakota 20,077 $146K
South Dakota 18,669 $132K
Hawaii 17,216 $193K
Delaware 15,658 $175K
Alaska 10,979 $107K
Wyoming 9,020 $75.8K
District of Columbia 8,788 $62.9K
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 TRAZODONE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,155

LENEXA

Kansas

ELBERT HINES M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,142

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

ARTHUR BREGOLI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,142

BRAINTREE

Massachusetts

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,136

TUCKER

Georgia

CARLOS SANDOVAL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,134

MIAMI SHORES

Florida

MICHAEL REINSTEIN PSYCHIATRIST

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,091

SKOKIE

Illinois

SYLVIA LAGDAN ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled1,080

TACOMA

Washington

HOOSHANG POOR

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,070

NEWTON

Massachusetts

CHRISTOPHER LABONTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,053

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

MOHAMMAD HASAN MD

Addiction Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,047

BECKLEY

West Virginia

KAZI AHMAD M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,042

CULLMAN

Alabama

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,010

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

JOHN WAGNER M.D., C.M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,001

CULLMAN

Alabama

BOGDAN NEDELESCU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled997

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

JOHN STOUKIDES MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled989

NORTH PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

FAY CANNON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled978

NEW PORT RICHEY

Florida

SAEID ELMI M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled959

MEDFORD

Massachusetts

ADONIS AL-BOTROS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled955

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

KIMBALL LADIEN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled947

CHICAGO

Illinois

ROY OVERTON DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled946

WEST DES MOINES

Iowa

NESTOR PRADERIO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled945

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

IQBAL AMIN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled934

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

IRVING RESTITUYO M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled929

NEW BEDFORD

Massachusetts

ERIC FAN D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled921

THOMASVILLE

Georgia

EDWARD MILLER M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled920

JEFFERSON

North Carolina