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BUPROPION HCL

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

525K
Medicare Part D Claims
$18.7M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 58,877 $2.37M
Florida 42,219 $1.38M
New York 32,586 $982K
Pennsylvania 25,541 $816K
Texas 25,363 $947K
Massachusetts 21,432 $704K
Ohio 20,846 $769K
Georgia 16,580 $576K
North Carolina 15,398 $550K
Illinois 15,348 $507K
Washington 14,733 $579K
Michigan 14,732 $561K
Missouri 12,834 $447K
Tennessee 12,797 $438K
Arizona 12,223 $432K
Virginia 11,642 $438K
New Jersey 10,656 $305K
Oregon 10,554 $418K
Colorado 10,012 $423K
Indiana 9,865 $357K
Wisconsin 9,323 $357K
Kentucky 9,147 $352K
Minnesota 9,137 $407K
Alabama 8,300 $272K
Connecticut 7,242 $214K
Iowa 6,631 $221K
Oklahoma 6,617 $233K
Louisiana 6,599 $234K
South Carolina 6,377 $239K
Maryland 6,270 $196K
Arkansas 6,061 $230K
Kansas 5,668 $202K
Mississippi 5,209 $170K
Maine 4,160 $138K
New Mexico 3,834 $138K
Nevada 3,512 $122K
West Virginia 3,174 $118K
Utah 3,084 $127K
Nebraska 2,935 $99.7K
Rhode Island 2,893 $92.9K
Idaho 2,851 $118K
New Hampshire 2,683 $90.8K
South Dakota 1,518 $55.2K
Montana 1,485 $58.8K
Vermont 1,298 $48.9K
Delaware 1,209 $39.1K
Hawaii 1,055 $30.1K
North Dakota 911 $30.8K
District of Columbia 877 $26.4K
Alaska 518 $16K
Wyoming 484 $18.6K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths 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 Filled356

DORCHESTER

Massachusetts

RIGOBERTO RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled354

MIAMI

Florida

PHILIP MULLER D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled275

SIOUX CITY

Iowa

KEITH HANNAY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled262

ROME

Georgia

PRAMOD PILANIA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled230

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

PAUL JAFFE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled221

LOS ANGELES

California

PUNYABRATA ROY M.D.

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled221

CENTRE HALL

Pennsylvania

ARTHUR FREEMAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled218

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

ALVARO MANOTAS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled202

PLANTATION

Florida

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled201

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

SYAM KUNAM MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled196

REDLANDS

California

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled178

TUCKER

Georgia

HSIANG-SEN YEH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled172

EUGENE

Oregon

CARLOS PEREZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled170

DALTON

Georgia

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled170

TONGANOXIE

Kansas

RICHARD ZIELINSKI MD

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled165

LAWTON

Oklahoma

CLAUDE CURRAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled164

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

RAMESH KODURI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled158

PETERSBURG

Virginia

AJAY ANAND M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled155

WESTON

Massachusetts

MARK RHINE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled154

HIGHLANDS RANCH

Colorado

FERNANDO LOPEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled153

DOTHAN

Alabama

SHAHINA JAVEED MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled152

HOLIDAY

Florida

MANUEL GARCIA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled149

MIAMI

Florida

MANUEL GARCIA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled145

MIAMI

Florida

JANNE JOHNSON ARNP

Claims Filled144

CHEROKEE

Iowa