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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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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

469K

2011

527K

2012

585K

2013

625K

2014

669K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$13.3M

2011

$18.8M

2012

$22.7M

2013

$25.2M

2014

$25.6M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$36

2011

$40

2012

$51

2013

$61

2014

$66

2015

Note: While the rest of this page displays data from 2014, the charts above display data through 2015, from a special release by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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
YOLANDA ZARATE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

MARY THEODORE MD MPH

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

STEPHEN KERNER D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FLORENCE

Oregon

STEPHEN D'AMICO MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

ANTIOCH

Tennessee

TARAK CHOKSI MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

LUTZ

Florida

INDIRA MAHALINGAM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROOMFIELD

Colorado

VALENTINA DOUMANIAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

WATERLOO

Iowa

FLORENCE BARALATEI

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MACON

Georgia

FABIAN CARBONELL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

CHICAGO

Illinois

ROBERT NAGY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

GOLETA

California

AHMED MADI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LEAVENWORTH

Kansas

JUDITH ROSSO DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GARDNERVILLE

Nevada

NAPOLEON BRAVO MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

SURPRISE

Arizona

RAJABABU KURRE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

REDLANDS

California

BRIAN HILLER PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled50

ENUMCLAW

Washington

JOHN WARREN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

GREEN BAY

Wisconsin

LUIS ARTAVIA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BURBANK

California

RAJNIKANT PATEL M.D.

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

PANAMA CITY

Florida

MANFRED OBI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

UNION

New Jersey

ROBERT WINANS DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

COLORADO SPRINGS

Colorado

KARINE GRIGORYANTS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

WEST BABYLON

New York

CHANG-HOON AHN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

ALBERT FORD M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

HENDERSONVILLE

North Carolina

JULIETTE SAAD MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

JOSE VICTOR VENTURA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

BUFFALO

New York