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MAXALT

RIZATRIPTAN BENZOATE

Maxalt (Rizatriptan) 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 2014

6,411
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 1386 of 3362

$3.43M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1100 of 3362

1,696
Patients

Rank: 1419 of 3362

1,760
Prescribers

Rank: 1385 of 3362

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it's worth it

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of people say

it worked well

27%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 207 822 $449K
Florida 245 551 $300K
New York 125 514 $273K
Pennsylvania 84 353 $160K
Texas 94 288 $150K
North Carolina 56 246 $107K
New Jersey 55 239 $188K
Massachusetts 33 223 $81.9K
Ohio 55 209 $99.8K
Missouri 37 181 $90.1K
Arizona 40 174 $106K
Georgia 39 142 $61.3K
Virginia 31 135 $93.1K
Tennessee 44 133 $82.8K
Minnesota 33 129 $69.4K
Washington 46 127 $57.6K
Illinois 32 126 $47.9K
Michigan 29 115 $73K
Indiana 30 113 $57.5K
Wisconsin 24 109 $79.6K
South Carolina 28 108 $72.8K
Kentucky 29 95 $48.5K
Iowa 17 93 $42.3K
Connecticut 19 88 $46.9K
Oregon 15 77 $59.9K
New Hampshire 18 75 $45.8K
Alabama 25 74 $32.2K
Arkansas 16 68 $41.1K
Maine 16 63 $30.8K
Oklahoma 13 58 $32.8K
Utah 12 58 $22.8K
Rhode Island 11 55 $25.1K
Colorado 21 55 $28.4K
Idaho 50 $34.4K
Nevada 12 49 $23K
Kansas 12 44 $20.3K
Montana 34 $19.7K
West Virginia 33 $13.3K
New Mexico 28 $17.4K
Maryland 13 26 $19.4K
South Dakota 26 $13.6K
Vermont 25 $12.9K
Nebraska 11 21 $8,660
Louisiana 11 20 $9,152
Mississippi 20 $11.5K
Delaware 13 $6,001
District of Columbia 13 $5,091
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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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Top prescribers for MAXALT

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JORGE TELLO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled87

MILTON

Massachusetts