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LAMICTAL

LAMOTRIGINE

Lamictal (Lamotrigine) is an antiepileptic. Researchers don't know exactly how it works, but it seems to calm nerve activity in the brain. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

79.6K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 722 of 3395

$85M
Retail Cost

Rank: 306 of 3395

8,882
Patients

Rank: 975 of 3395

7,528
Prescribers

Rank: 906 of 3395

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66%

of people say

it's worth it

58%

of people say

it worked well

18%

of people say

it's a huge hassle
Alternatives:

Depakote Tegretol Topamax

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

114K

2011

98.9K

2012

93.4K

2013

84.9K

2014

79.6K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$60M

2011

$61.5M

2012

$68.3M

2013

$71.7M

2014

$85.1M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$607

2011

$661

2012

$709

2013

$711

2014

$827

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 894 8,033 $8.85M
California 661 5,039 $5.73M
Ohio 513 4,836 $5.38M
Florida 583 4,498 $4.85M
Pennsylvania 458 4,172 $4.38M
Massachusetts 378 3,804 $4M
Texas 457 3,428 $3.93M
North Carolina 384 3,401 $3.52M
New Jersey 324 2,633 $2.72M
Michigan 320 2,601 $3.12M
Wisconsin 264 2,437 $2.58M
Illinois 241 2,194 $2.22M
Virginia 187 1,778 $1.71M
Tennessee 226 1,763 $1.93M
Colorado 225 1,741 $2.13M
Washington 202 1,688 $1.88M
Minnesota 186 1,680 $2M
Indiana 189 1,593 $1.72M
Georgia 195 1,547 $1.79M
Louisiana 144 1,386 $1.34M
Connecticut 141 1,173 $1.17M
Missouri 136 1,144 $1.21M
Arizona 136 1,024 $995K
Kentucky 123 960 $989K
South Carolina 119 912 $1.02M
Alabama 99 768 $892K
Maine 90 765 $738K
Oregon 105 755 $861K
Maryland 102 749 $923K
Iowa 84 730 $735K
New Hampshire 81 725 $793K
Kansas 72 710 $656K
Arkansas 78 706 $806K
Idaho 69 682 $636K
Utah 66 597 $501K
Nebraska 59 574 $511K
Mississippi 45 476 $441K
Delaware 55 461 $426K
Montana 51 446 $419K
West Virginia 55 425 $466K
Oklahoma 53 409 $430K
Rhode Island 36 362 $347K
North Dakota 26 348 $387K
New Mexico 40 315 $263K
Nevada 38 284 $288K
Vermont 29 255 $220K
District of Columbia 19 232 $136K
South Dakota 20 232 $197K
Wyoming 22 193 $185K
Hawaii 17 99 $102K
Alaska 73 $51.7K
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 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than 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 LAMICTAL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MARIA PARAGUYA M.D.

Pediatrics

Claims Filled341

FAIRFAX

Virginia

LUCRETIA LONG RN, CNP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled333

COLUMBUS

Ohio

GEORGIA MONTOURIS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled281

BOSTON

Massachusetts

MICHAEL PRIVITERA MD

Neurology

Claims Filled229

CINCINNATI

Ohio

ENRIQUE SERRANO M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled216

MIAMI

Florida

KATHY ENGLAND N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled213

ROCHESTER

New York

KIMBERLY KONIECZKI CRNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled209

ERIE

Pennsylvania

CHRISTIANNE HECK M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled204

LOS ANGELES

California

PATRICIA ROGERS NP

Neurology

Claims Filled199

ROCHESTER

New York

JOSEPH JERET MD

Neurology

Claims Filled188

ROCKVILLE CENTER

New York

TIMOTHY POWELL MD

Neurology

Claims Filled184

SPOKANE

Washington

JOHN TOWBIN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled181

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

IVAN OSORIO M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled180

KANSAS CITY

Kansas

REBECCA SPIEGEL M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled179

EAST SETAUKET

New York

JANE BOGGS MD

Clinical Neurophysiology

Claims Filled177

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

MARK SPITZ MD

Neurology

Claims Filled174

AURORA

Colorado

ROSSELLA CAVALIERE M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled160

ALBANY

New York

CHRISTY LOVEALL FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled155

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

GAIL FROMES NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled153

ANN ARBOR

Michigan

ROBERT WECHSLER MD, PHD, FAAN

Clinical Neurophysiology

Claims Filled152

BOISE

Idaho

BONNIE PAMIROYAN NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled149

STANFORD

California

DAVID FICKER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled144

CINCINNATI

Ohio

JENNIFER WALTERS PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled142

RACINE

Wisconsin

IGNACIO PITA GARCIA M.D.

Clinical Neurophysiology

Claims Filled141

GUAYNABO

Puerto Rico

CATHY MCNEW CRNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled139

HERSHEY

Pennsylvania