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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
ADAM GREENFIELD DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled143

PORT RICHEY

Florida

VLADIMIR EINISMAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled142

SARASOTA

Florida

MERVIN TERRELL M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled138

PINE BLUFF

Arkansas

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled130

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

JERRY WASSERSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled127

HOUSTON

Texas

FRANK PRATT M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled125

ROME

Georgia

HAO HUANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled124

CRANSTON

Rhode Island

FRANCISCO REYTOR MD

General Practice

Claims Filled123

MIAMI

Florida

SAMUEL KAUFMAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled123

POMONA

California

VIBHAKAR PATEL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled122

ROME

Georgia

DONNA MCBRIEN-SLIWOWSKI DO

Psychiatry

Claims Filled121

HONOLULU

Hawaii

LINDA LEFLER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled119

SAINT PETERSBURG

Florida

XIAO-KE GAO M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled118

NEW YORK

New York

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled117

LORAIN

Ohio

FLOYD JONES D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled117

WEST MONROE

Louisiana

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled116

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

MIKHAIL PRESMAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled115

BROOKLYN

New York

HECTOR SANCHEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled114

CORAL GABLES

Florida

HUGH HODGES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled113

WINDER

Georgia

SANG LEE M.D

Psychiatry

Claims Filled112

FORT DODGE

Iowa

JEROME WILBORN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled111

FARMINGTON HILLS

Michigan

STEVEN WARREN MD DPA

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled110

BOUNTIFUL

Utah

MURALI RAMADURAI M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled110

NEWTON

Massachusetts

IRVING RESTITUYO M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled110

NEW BEDFORD

Massachusetts

DIPIKA SHAH MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled110

HILLSBORO

Ohio