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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
LOAN PHAM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled87

DENVER

Colorado

DAVID TOOMEY D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled86

LANCASTER

Pennsylvania

JAMES ISERNIA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled86

MARTINSVILLE

Virginia

ZINNIA GARCIA PENA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled86

YABUCOA

Puerto Rico

BARBARA BODURA MSN, CRNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled85

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

AHMET DIRICAN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled85

NEW BEDFORD

Massachusetts

KOTESWARA KAZA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled85

AUSTINTOWN

Ohio

JEANNE BIRKENHAUER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled84

GULF SHORES

Alabama

RAFAEL BELTRAN DURANGO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled84

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

DONNA LAUGHLIN CNS

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric/Mental Health, Adult

Claims Filled84

AKRON

Ohio

MARY JANE CASTRO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled84

NEDERLAND

Texas

BRUCE LEE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled84

CHANUTE

Kansas

CINDY PERRY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled84

MORRISTOWN

Tennessee

ERIC BARNES D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled84

COLUMBIA

Missouri

VADIM SECHKIN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled84

SALEM

Massachusetts

CARL DA CUNHA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled83

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

BRUCE LEE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled83

CALHOUN

Georgia

JOHN PITTMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled83

ROME

Georgia

JEROME EPPLIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled82

LITCHFIELD

Illinois

KARIM GOKAL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled82

ATLANTA

Georgia

JOHN CORDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled81

HICKORY

North Carolina

ANDREA DIMARTINI MD

Specialist

Claims Filled81

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

NAVEED MIRZA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled81

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

NANCY GROVER PMHNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled81

BANGOR

Maine

MICHAEL TORRENTE DO

Psychiatry

Claims Filled81

SAN DIEGO

California