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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 2014

84.9K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 702 of 3362

$71.7M
Retail Cost

Rank: 312 of 3362

9,809
Patients

Rank: 935 of 3362

8,085
Prescribers

Rank: 875 of 3362

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67%

of people say

it's worth it

59%

of people say

it worked well

19%

of people say

it's a huge hassle
Alternatives:

Depakote Tegretol Topamax

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 972 8,647 $7.47M
California 728 5,223 $4.68M
Ohio 553 4,955 $4.54M
Florida 634 4,631 $3.97M
Pennsylvania 515 4,430 $3.57M
Massachusetts 419 3,839 $3.22M
North Carolina 421 3,679 $3.01M
Texas 524 3,552 $3.19M
Michigan 338 2,875 $2.67M
New Jersey 375 2,841 $2.33M
Wisconsin 294 2,644 $2.29M
Illinois 268 2,198 $1.94M
Virginia 207 2,049 $1.56M
Tennessee 254 2,034 $1.75M
Minnesota 195 1,903 $1.68M
Colorado 237 1,798 $1.67M
Washington 218 1,782 $1.51M
Georgia 229 1,777 $1.59M
Indiana 196 1,756 $1.45M
Louisiana 160 1,498 $1.1M
Missouri 148 1,317 $1.07M
Connecticut 162 1,278 $1.02M
Kentucky 148 1,149 $982K
South Carolina 126 1,063 $916K
Arizona 142 964 $786K
Oregon 113 844 $733K
Maine 93 796 $608K
Arkansas 89 785 $703K
Iowa 92 760 $641K
New Hampshire 90 757 $606K
Alabama 103 753 $676K
Maryland 106 748 $749K
Idaho 75 733 $580K
Kansas 77 721 $600K
Utah 74 685 $439K
Nebraska 72 647 $514K
Mississippi 55 512 $343K
Montana 56 493 $366K
West Virginia 64 475 $378K
Rhode Island 50 469 $340K
Oklahoma 69 466 $417K
Delaware 48 436 $299K
New Mexico 46 389 $239K
North Dakota 31 345 $253K
Nevada 45 311 $292K
Vermont 34 279 $213K
Wyoming 26 253 $192K
South Dakota 21 191 $135K
District of Columbia 18 165 $101K
Hawaii 21 121 $79.1K
Alaska 114 $64.4K
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 LAMICTAL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
LUCRETIA LONG RN, CNP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled409

COLUMBUS

Ohio

MARIA PARAGUYA M.D.

Pediatrics

Claims Filled377

FAIRFAX

Virginia

GEORGIA MONTOURIS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled249

BOSTON

Massachusetts

MICHAEL PRIVITERA MD

Neurology

Claims Filled244

CINCINNATI

Ohio

KIMBERLY KONIECZKI CRNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled236

ERIE

Pennsylvania

REBECCA SPIEGEL M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled222

EAST SETAUKET

New York

JOSEPH JERET MD

Neurology

Claims Filled218

ROCKVILLE CENTER

New York

OTHONIEL CASTRO MD

Neurology

Claims Filled217

OLEAN

New York

JOHN TOWBIN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled204

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

ENRIQUE SERRANO M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled203

MIAMI

Florida

IVAN OSORIO M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled203

KANSAS CITY

Kansas

PATRICIA ROGERS NP

Neurology

Claims Filled199

ROCHESTER

New York

JANE BOGGS MD

Clinical Neurophysiology

Claims Filled193

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

CHRISTIANNE HECK M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled184

LOS ANGELES

California

KATHY ENGLAND N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled183

ROCHESTER

New York

ROBERT WECHSLER MD, PHD, FAAN

Clinical Neurophysiology

Claims Filled181

BOISE

Idaho

CORMAC ODONOVAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled172

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

SARAH SCHMITT MD

Neurology

Claims Filled171

CHARLESTON

South Carolina

VIJAY THADANI M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled170

LEBANON

New Hampshire

ORRIN DEVINSKY M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled168

NEW YORK

New York

ADRIANA PALADE M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled166

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

PHILLIP WHITE M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled164

WEST CHESTER

Ohio

DAVID FICKER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled160

CINCINNATI

Ohio

JAMES VALERIANO MD

Neurology

Claims Filled153

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

MANOJ RAGHAVAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled149

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin