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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
ROBERT YUHAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled136

SOLANA BEACH

California

ARTHUR FREEMAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled134

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

AMARJEET DHILLON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled134

NEW PORT RICHEY

Florida

PEDRO MELCHOR MD

Mental Health Counselor

Claims Filled131

MIAMI

Florida

SHAHZAD HASHMI M.D.,

Psychiatry

Claims Filled131

LAWRENCEVILLE

Georgia

MAXIMILIANO CARDOZO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled131

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

HAO HUANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled130

CRANSTON

Rhode Island

JUAN BATISTA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled130

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

FRANK PRATT M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled130

ROME

Georgia

DAVID BARRASSO M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled129

MEDFORD

Massachusetts

JORGE LEAL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled129

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

RAMILO GATAPIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled126

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

ALEXANDER GRINBERG M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled126

SAN FRANCISCO

California

SHABANA AHMED M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled126

REDFORD

Michigan

NANCY TORSON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled125

BRECKENRIDGE

Minnesota

SAMUEL NEWSOME MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled124

KING

North Carolina

SHAHINA JAFRY M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled124

ROCKFORD

Illinois

NIHAL SHAH MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled122

LARGO

Florida

POUYA BAHRAMI DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled122

LOS ANGELES

California

JOHN ABESS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled120

CHARLESTON

South Carolina

SHERRY DO N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled120

NATIONAL CITY

California

JENNIFER SERVICE M.D.

Forensic Psychiatry

Claims Filled119

SHAKOPEE

Minnesota

ALEJANDRO NATIVIDAD M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled118

AMARILLO

Texas

MICHAEL DUDENHOEFFER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled117

JEFFERSON CITY

Missouri

CINDY PERRY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled116

MORRISTOWN

Tennessee