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BUPROPION HCL

Bupropion (Aplenzin, Wellbutrin, Wellbutrin SR, Wellbutrin XL) is used to treat depression. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

625K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 304 of 3362

$25.2M
Retail Cost

Rank: 575 of 3362

144,993
Patients

Rank: 351 of 3362

91,609
Prescribers

Rank: 264 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 16,580 65,694 $2.89M
Florida 13,294 51,403 $1.98M
New York 8,925 39,518 $1.39M
Texas 8,146 31,752 $1.35M
Pennsylvania 6,527 29,668 $1.15M
Ohio 5,763 25,642 $1.1M
Massachusetts 5,249 24,734 $896K
Illinois 4,351 19,586 $772K
North Carolina 4,520 19,576 $772K
Georgia 4,375 19,390 $761K
Michigan 4,902 18,932 $849K
Washington 3,964 16,154 $709K
Tennessee 3,746 15,941 $579K
Missouri 3,330 15,337 $586K
Arizona 3,502 13,719 $602K
Virginia 3,233 13,414 $548K
New Jersey 2,880 12,019 $411K
Oregon 2,805 11,775 $533K
Indiana 2,744 11,610 $476K
Wisconsin 2,449 11,368 $523K
Kentucky 2,610 10,991 $431K
Colorado 2,649 10,915 $520K
Minnesota 2,302 10,355 $527K
Alabama 2,435 10,204 $387K
Arkansas 1,837 8,024 $306K
Maryland 2,026 7,994 $303K
South Carolina 1,901 7,961 $300K
Louisiana 1,820 7,635 $287K
Connecticut 1,703 7,555 $273K
Oklahoma 1,816 7,433 $303K
Iowa 1,426 7,301 $283K
Kansas 1,488 6,904 $278K
Mississippi 1,315 5,943 $201K
Maine 1,036 4,176 $172K
Utah 1,038 4,037 $183K
New Mexico 1,152 4,037 $176K
Nevada 1,051 3,997 $158K
West Virginia 891 3,787 $147K
Idaho 796 3,405 $145K
New Hampshire 796 3,399 $129K
Nebraska 684 3,342 $127K
Rhode Island 654 3,268 $117K
Montana 414 1,781 $78.6K
South Dakota 336 1,638 $70.1K
Delaware 369 1,485 $64.6K
North Dakota 286 1,368 $56.1K
Vermont 356 1,342 $61.2K
Hawaii 324 1,275 $42.6K
District of Columbia 287 1,112 $41.3K
Wyoming 154 639 $25K
Alaska 110 619 $16.2K
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 BUPROPION HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
TUONG NGUYEN

Psychiatry

Claims Filled374

DORCHESTER

Massachusetts

MANUEL GARCIA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled292

MIAMI

Florida

RIGOBERTO RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled261

MIAMI

Florida

SANG LEE M.D

Psychiatry

Claims Filled258

FORT DODGE

Iowa

AJAY ANAND M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled247

WESTON

Massachusetts

LEONARDO ALONSO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled246

MIAMI

Florida

MANUEL GARCIA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled241

MIAMI

Florida

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled241

TUCKER

Georgia

PAUL JAFFE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled232

LOS ANGELES

California

LUIS ROJAS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled230

RIO PIEDRAS

Puerto Rico

KEITH HANNAY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled228

ROME

Georgia

LUCINDA TORGERSON PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled224

HOFFMAN ESTATES

Illinois

JORGE LEAL MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled215

TAMPA

Florida

DARLENE WELSH NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled214

ROCHESTER

New York

HSIANG-SEN YEH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled213

EUGENE

Oregon

STEVEN RICH MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled212

ROCHESTER

New York

SYAM KUNAM MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled211

REDLANDS

California

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled208

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

FERNANDO LOPEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled206

DOTHAN

Alabama

CLAUDE CURRAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled205

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

INNA YURYEV-GOLGER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled194

BROOKLYN

New York

CHARLES VANTUYL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled190

TALIHINA

Oklahoma

ALVARO MANOTAS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled186

PLANTATION

Florida

VLADIMIR EINISMAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled182

SARASOTA

Florida

DONNA MCBRIEN-SLIWOWSKI DO

Psychiatry

Claims Filled180

HONOLULU

Hawaii