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CITALOPRAM HBR

Citalopram is used to treat depression. Citalopram is in a class of antidepressants called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It is thought to work 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

8.06M
Medicare Part D Claims
$107M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 664,700 $6.64M
California 642,764 $7M
Pennsylvania 625,412 $6.75M
Texas 521,757 $5.37M
New York 505,297 $5.96M
Ohio 490,915 $5.76M
Massachusetts 369,692 $5M
North Carolina 366,593 $3.9M
Tennessee 362,254 $3.34M
Missouri 327,209 $3.15M
Illinois 309,808 $3.41M
Michigan 294,579 $3.26M
Georgia 282,819 $2.81M
Minnesota 272,954 $2.9M
Washington 267,001 $2.85M
Kentucky 251,606 $2.41M
Wisconsin 224,494 $2.5M
Indiana 216,138 $2.31M
Virginia 206,233 $2.18M
Alabama 201,991 $1.82M
Arizona 178,363 $1.96M
Iowa 176,032 $1.52M
Oregon 167,654 $1.58M
Oklahoma 162,854 $1.65M
Arkansas 158,592 $1.33M
Mississippi 146,442 $1.33M
Louisiana 143,893 $1.27M
South Carolina 139,390 $1.38M
Kansas 128,923 $1.25M
Colorado 124,909 $1.4M
New Jersey 118,719 $1.48M
Maryland 98,086 $1.21M
West Virginia 97,349 $1.01M
Connecticut 96,320 $1.12M
Nebraska 75,224 $682K
Utah 70,966 $691K
Rhode Island 68,579 $692K
Puerto Rico 65,145 $609K
Idaho 62,801 $676K
New Mexico 56,861 $602K
Nevada 54,635 $495K
Maine 54,336 $634K
New Hampshire 49,172 $583K
Montana 43,533 $451K
South Dakota 40,578 $393K
Vermont 31,546 $346K
North Dakota 29,084 $301K
Delaware 19,644 $251K
Wyoming 17,254 $175K
Hawaii 16,089 $244K
Alaska 10,712 $134K
District of Columbia 6,031 $69.4K
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 CITALOPRAM HBR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
RIGOBERTO RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled4,052

MIAMI

Florida

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,909

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,584

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,325

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

THOMAS DAHLBERG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,259

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

ROBERT MORTON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,129

ADA

Oklahoma

ROBERT BURNS M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,052

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

BRUCE LEE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,037

CALHOUN

Georgia

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,994

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,857

GALAX

Virginia

WILLIAM SILVERSTONE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,738

WESTLAND

Michigan

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,676

LORAIN

Ohio

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,643

LENEXA

Kansas

EVELIO SOSA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,635

CORAL GABLES

Florida

HENRY MIDDLETON MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,586

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

MELBORNE WILLIAMS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,535

DANVILLE

Kentucky

ENRIQUE VARELA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,532

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

ANDREW COLMAN DO

General Practice

Claims Filled1,525

WESTLAND

Michigan

TIMOTHY ROSS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,511

VANCOUVER

Washington

DAN WATERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,438

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

ELBERT HINES M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,436

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

DAVID KRAFT M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,434

NORTHAMPTON

Massachusetts

ERIC BARNES D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,432

COLUMBIA

Missouri

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,429

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

DWIGHT WILLETT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,428

KINGSTON

Tennessee