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Prescriber Checkup » AMPHETAMINE SALT COMBO

AMPHETAMINE SALT COMBO

The combination of dextroamphetamine and amphetamine is used as part of a treatment program to control symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD; more difficulty focusing, controlling actions, and remaining still or quiet than other people who are the same age) in adults and children. Dextroamphetamine and amphetamine tablets are also used to treat narcolepsy (a sleep disorder that causes excessive daytime sleepiness and sudden attacks of sleep). The combination of dextroamphetamine and amphetamine is in a class of medications called central nervous system stimulants. It works by changing the amounts of certain natural substances in the brain. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

306K
Medicare Part D Claims
$24.6M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 32,132 $1.41M
California 27,707 $1.5M
Texas 27,151 $1.35M
Pennsylvania 26,876 $1.17M
Massachusetts 26,500 $1.25M
Michigan 22,859 $1.04M
Wisconsin 19,123 $1.01M
Ohio 18,823 $852K
Tennessee 18,096 $842K
North Carolina 17,981 $825K
Alabama 17,965 $797K
Missouri 16,399 $763K
Indiana 15,426 $711K
New York 15,191 $752K
Illinois 15,019 $670K
Virginia 14,833 $753K
Georgia 13,542 $602K
South Carolina 12,483 $580K
Washington 12,277 $609K
Minnesota 12,100 $613K
Louisiana 10,891 $511K
Kentucky 9,235 $430K
Arizona 9,173 $390K
Oregon 7,525 $391K
New Jersey 7,474 $305K
Mississippi 7,037 $311K
Oklahoma 6,878 $336K
Kansas 6,077 $294K
Arkansas 5,951 $280K
Maine 5,944 $208K
West Virginia 5,910 $281K
Colorado 5,712 $281K
Utah 5,656 $259K
Rhode Island 5,144 $246K
Iowa 5,091 $239K
Maryland 4,700 $209K
New Hampshire 4,527 $202K
Connecticut 4,238 $206K
Idaho 3,374 $162K
New Mexico 3,262 $139K
Nevada 3,261 $159K
Nebraska 3,061 $150K
Delaware 2,958 $132K
Vermont 1,784 $90.6K
Montana 1,615 $74.9K
South Dakota 1,349 $58.8K
North Dakota 894 $43.1K
Hawaii 845 $42.1K
Wyoming 700 $35K
Alaska 463 $19.3K
Puerto Rico 320 $11.5K
District of Columbia 277 $12.5K
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for AMPHETAMINE SALT COMBO

Provider Medicare Claims City State
NEIL FLYNN MD, MPH

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled50

SACRAMENTO

California

SUSAN RICHARDSON APRN

Social Worker

Claims Filled50

FRAMINGHAM

Massachusetts

PAMELA WENNING FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

CULLEN SCHWEMER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

WINONA

Minnesota

MAHMUD AHMED M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BUSHNELL

Florida

FRANK FORSTHOEFEL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

NEAL TAUB M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled50

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

DAVID TUCKER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GRAVETTE

Arkansas

RICHARD BELL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

SOLVANG

California

JEANNE RINEHOUSE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

KINGSTON

Pennsylvania

DEREK VINES M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

BURLINGTON

Vermont

ERIC BECKER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

BETHLEHEM

Pennsylvania

LIBRADA PORCIUNCULA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

MELBOURNE

Florida

VIVEK PRASAD MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

GREENSBURG

Pennsylvania

GWILYM LODWICK MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

AUSTIN

Texas

JOHN RUTLEDGE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

ST. LOUIS

Missouri

JOSEPH PAPOTTO D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SURFSIDE BEACH

South Carolina

DANIEL CARTLEDGE M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled50

DELRAY BEACH

Florida

JEFFERY LAFLEUR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

VILLE PLATTE

Louisiana

DONALD CLUETT M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

BELMONT

Massachusetts

RICHARD LEWIS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

NEW HAVEN

Connecticut

EDWARD DRUMMOND MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

PORTSMOUTH

New Hampshire

JAMES WILLIAMS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GREEN LAKE

Wisconsin

JOSEPH LALONDE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

WORTHINGTON

Ohio

DANA BUTLER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

LUBBOCK

Texas