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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
DENNIS DREWS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

JAMES FONTENOT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

VILLE PLATTE

Louisiana

GARY MAASSEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

BRYAN BOLWAHNN PHD, M.P.

Prescribing Medical Psychologist

Claims Filled58

BALL

Louisiana

FLOYD SMITH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

CENTRALIA

Washington

DIANE CUSTER

Psychiatry

Claims Filled58

WILLOW GROVE

Pennsylvania

KENNETH FOGARTY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

GAINESVILLE

Georgia

FEDERICO NG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

NARENDRA NAGAREDDY M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled58

JONESBORO

Georgia

MELVIN SOO HOO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled58

BROOKFIELD

Wisconsin

INGRID ZUMARAN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled58

SEMINOLE

Florida

THANESSERI BASKARAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled58

MELBOURNE

Florida

LEONARDO ALONSO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled58

MIAMI

Florida

MOHAN DEOCHAND MD

Neurology

Claims Filled57

SANFORD

North Carolina

SUSAN MELAND MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled57

FERGUS FALLS

Minnesota

KEVIN MOLANDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

EAST WENATCHEE

Washington

TODD FULCHER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

BRANDON

Mississippi

HUBERTO MERAYO MD

Specialist

Claims Filled57

CORAL GABLES

Florida

ELTON HURST MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled57

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

DAVID WEINTRAUB M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

NEWTON

Massachusetts

JAMES HOLSINGER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

KEOKUK

Iowa

MARIA CARIAGA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled57

TAMPA

Florida

WILLIAM MOORE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

TAO YAN MD, PHD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled57

LOMA LINDA

California

GARY GIBSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

MERIDIAN

Mississippi