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BUPROPION HCL

Bupropion (Aplenzin, Wellbutrin, Wellbutrin SR, Wellbutrin XL) is used to treat depression. Bupropion (Wellbutrin XL) is also used to treat seasonal affective disorder (SAD; episodes of depression that occur in the fall and winter each year). Bupropion (Zyban) is used to help people stop smoking. Bupropion is in a class of medications called antidepressants. It works by increasing certain types of activity in the brain. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

585K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 311 of 3238

$22.7M
Retail Cost

Rank: 577 of 3238

135,093
Patients

Rank: 348 of 3238

86,564
Prescribers

Rank: 263 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 15,714 63,009 $2.71M
Florida 12,057 47,678 $1.7M
New York 8,150 37,197 $1.26M
Texas 7,628 29,762 $1.22M
Pennsylvania 6,064 27,936 $1.03M
Ohio 5,425 23,586 $965K
Massachusetts 4,890 22,983 $821K
Georgia 4,271 18,627 $708K
North Carolina 4,227 18,212 $691K
Michigan 4,536 17,731 $779K
Illinois 3,713 16,944 $647K
Washington 3,847 15,838 $649K
Tennessee 3,627 15,367 $558K
Missouri 3,086 13,763 $510K
Arizona 3,266 12,838 $511K
Virginia 3,089 12,721 $509K
New Jersey 2,742 11,700 $380K
Oregon 2,675 11,180 $481K
Indiana 2,634 10,963 $440K
Wisconsin 2,242 10,732 $460K
Colorado 2,466 10,228 $463K
Minnesota 2,232 9,985 $473K
Kentucky 2,360 9,947 $401K
Alabama 2,285 9,788 $362K
Maryland 1,826 7,516 $267K
Louisiana 1,758 7,299 $267K
Iowa 1,302 7,175 $260K
Connecticut 1,572 7,170 $242K
Oklahoma 1,636 6,907 $269K
Arkansas 1,630 6,858 $268K
South Carolina 1,636 6,776 $272K
Kansas 1,369 6,415 $253K
Mississippi 1,225 5,350 $183K
Maine 989 4,123 $164K
New Mexico 1,116 4,042 $162K
Nevada 974 3,845 $145K
Utah 970 3,763 $154K
West Virginia 872 3,519 $136K
Idaho 791 3,196 $135K
Nebraska 641 3,175 $118K
Rhode Island 646 3,065 $108K
New Hampshire 694 3,019 $112K
Montana 358 1,648 $67K
South Dakota 316 1,609 $64.6K
Delaware 369 1,424 $58.5K
North Dakota 267 1,361 $51K
Hawaii 319 1,294 $37.8K
Vermont 309 1,244 $51.6K
District of Columbia 280 1,071 $38.8K
Wyoming 133 536 $20.6K
Alaska 99 485 $15.9K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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
DAVID WEINTRAUB M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled109

NEWTON

Massachusetts

MANJURSI VENNAMANENI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled107

SPRING HILL

Florida

MARK NICHOLS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled107

TUCSON

Arizona

MAXIMILIANO CARDOZO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled106

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

SUSAN HANNA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled106

NEW PORT RICHEY

Florida

VESELIN STOYANOV M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled106

TRINITY

Florida

SHAWN SMITH PMH-NP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled103

CHANDLER

Arizona

DAN WATERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled102

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

KAREN LOTHAMER RN, CNS

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric/Mental Health, Community

Claims Filled101

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

JULIE BERG CNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled101

WADSWORTH

Ohio

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled100

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

MA CRISTINA OCAMPO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled100

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

WILLIAM MILLS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled100

STREETSBORO

Ohio

TONY SU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled100

LOS ANGELES

California

ROBERT HAUSNER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled99

SAN FRANCISCO

California

MARGARET MCEWEN

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled99

MENASHA

Wisconsin

BEVERLY ENCARNACION MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled99

DUNEDIN

Florida

AARON BROOKS ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled99

SAINT PETERSBURG

Florida

ROBERT GRAMBAU M.D.

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled99

SOUTH SALEM

New York

SUSAN KALISH MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled98

BOSTON

Massachusetts

FIROOZEH PARSA NEZHAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled98

SAN FRANCISCO

California

ALAN GLASER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled98

WELLESLEY

Massachusetts

RAJESH AGARWAL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled98

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS

Ohio

PRATURI SHARMA M.D>

Psychiatry

Claims Filled97

DELRAY BEACH

Florida

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled96

LORAIN

Ohio