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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
CARL DA CUNHA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled66

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

MARIAM ASAR MD

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled66

POTSDAM

New York

JONATHAN REBOTON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled66

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

CHRISTOPHER WEBB MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled66

LYNCHBURG

Virginia

SABRINA BENJAMIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled65

OLYMPIA

Washington

JOHN WILLIAMS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled65

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

JEFF WANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled65

HUMBLE

Texas

JOHN SANITATO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled65

CLEVELAND

Ohio

SHARMAN GINGRICH M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled65

NEWBURYPORT

Massachusetts

MARGARET MCEWEN

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled65

MENASHA

Wisconsin

LOIS CORWIN ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled65

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

SUSANA LOURIDO

Psychiatry

Claims Filled65

STATEN ISLAND

New York

FARIBORZ SHAMS D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled64

ANAHEIM

California

KATHLEEN CIZEK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled64

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

MERCEDES RUDELLI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled64

WEST NEW YORK

New Jersey

JAMES ANDERSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled64

ASHLAND CITY

Tennessee

DONNA HOLSCHER

Family Medicine

Claims Filled64

COTTONWOOD

California

PAUL KALOGEROU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled64

VAN WERT

Ohio

ALAN FELDMAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled64

LARGO

Florida

JOHN COOPER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled64

OPELIKA

Alabama

JEFFREY CAMPBELL RN

Registered Nurse, Psychiatric/Mental Health, Adult

Claims Filled64

AUBURN

Massachusetts

MORRIS SMITH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled64

FRUITLAND

Idaho

SHANKAR RAO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled64

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

JACK JOHNSON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled64

GARDEN GROVE

California

MARY HILL APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled64

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky