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MAXALT

Maxalt is a triptan medication that treats migraine headaches. It releases serotonin, which lowers the inflammation that causes headaches. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

20.3K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 1043 of 3238

$8.72M
Retail Cost

Rank: 834 of 3238

8,401
Patients

Rank: 922 of 3238

7,666
Prescribers

Rank: 850 of 3238

User Reviews of MAXALT »

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 1,111 2,636 $1.28M
California 678 1,941 $883K
New York 564 1,440 $675K
Texas 415 999 $438K
Ohio 348 829 $328K
Pennsylvania 352 806 $310K
North Carolina 305 687 $281K
Missouri 287 657 $243K
Tennessee 334 627 $255K
Georgia 249 603 $250K
Michigan 231 528 $239K
New Jersey 140 476 $244K
Kentucky 209 418 $149K
Illinois 185 416 $152K
Washington 170 409 $187K
Virginia 167 386 $159K
Minnesota 178 364 $144K
Arizona 153 353 $162K
Wisconsin 172 347 $149K
Indiana 149 303 $116K
Colorado 122 300 $122K
South Carolina 121 296 $125K
Arkansas 121 272 $113K
Alabama 139 267 $122K
Iowa 101 266 $96.6K
Massachusetts 72 260 $102K
Kansas 95 247 $83.2K
Oregon 111 241 $106K
Oklahoma 84 222 $93.6K
Connecticut 67 219 $90.9K
Maine 86 211 $88.2K
Maryland 79 199 $98.6K
Louisiana 106 195 $73K
Nevada 45 171 $64.4K
New Hampshire 54 163 $67.3K
Utah 69 154 $62.8K
Idaho 62 143 $68.9K
Nebraska 61 143 $51.8K
West Virginia 70 126 $53K
Mississippi 67 121 $54.2K
New Mexico 44 91 $36.5K
Montana 40 73 $29.9K
Rhode Island 23 72 $25.6K
Vermont 37 71 $30K
Hawaii 18 58 $30.4K
South Dakota 20 54 $19K
Delaware 22 41 $18.9K
District of Columbia 35 $13K
Wyoming 24 $11.6K
Alaska 13 19 $6,903
North Dakota 16 $5,087
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients Methodology »

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