ProPublica

Journalism in the Public Interest

Cancel

Prescriber Checkup

Prescriber Checkup » TRAZODONE HCL

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 »


Incorrect Info?

If you are a provider and you believe your address is incorrect, check the listing you created on the National Provider Identifier registry. If you change your listing, send a note to drugs@propublica.org and we will update your information. If you have other questions about this data, send a note to drugs@propublica.org.

Top prescribers for TRAZODONE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ASHIT VIJAPURA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled743

PLANT CITY

Florida

PAUL EMMANS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled740

SELAH

Washington

DAVID WAHL MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled738

LYNN

Massachusetts

SUBRATA ROY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled737

LIMA

Ohio

GIL ABELITA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled734

BLOOMINGTON

Illinois

DANA NASH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled733

BROOKLYN

New York

ARDASHES MIRZATUNY M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled732

FRISCO

Texas

WILLIAM SILVERSTONE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled730

WESTLAND

Michigan

ATUL SHETH MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled727

SPRING VALLEY

Illinois

SILVIA SILVA DULUC M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled724

MIAMI

Florida

LEO YASON M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled721

BROOKSVILLE

Florida

GERALD STEINBERG

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled721

SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

BRIAN POWDERLY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled720

PARKERSBURG

West Virginia

BRUCE LEE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled720

CALHOUN

Georgia

MELVIN SCHWARTZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled720

NORWOOD

Massachusetts

EDWARD GAUTHIER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled719

NORTH PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

ASMA TAHIR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled719

CAMBRIDGE

Massachusetts

FAYZ HUDEFI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled718

BARLING

Arkansas

TEJINDER SAINI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled715

CORDOVA

Tennessee

JEFFREY KLOPPER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled715

SMYRNA

Georgia

JAMES RICHARDS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled713

COOKEVILLE

Tennessee

SENTARA NORFOLK GENERAL HOSP

Claims Filled712

NORFOLK

Virginia

MARINO TULAO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled712

GADSDEN

Alabama

DAVID WEINTRAUB M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled710

NEWTON

Massachusetts

AHMET DIRICAN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled710

NEW BEDFORD

Massachusetts