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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
CLAUDE CURRAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled231

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

SLATER TAI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled231

GLADSTONE

Oregon

BUNTEE CO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled229

FEWTUS

Missouri

AHMAD KHAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled227

RACINE

Wisconsin

LELAND HELLER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled226

OKEECHOBEE

Florida

SAMUEL ALLEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled226

QUITMAN

Mississippi

RALPH TALBOT

Psychiatry

Claims Filled224

LYNN

Massachusetts

HERBERT ROEHRICH MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled221

KENOSHA

Wisconsin

JOHN WITTEKINDT MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled221

LANSING

Michigan

THOMAS WEISS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled220

SHERBORN

Massachusetts

JOHN STRUNK M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled219

DOTHAN

Alabama

JEFFREY WOLOSHIN

Psychiatry

Claims Filled216

YARDLEY

Pennsylvania

MOHAMMAD MOHABBAT M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled216

NORTHPORT

Alabama

MARK HESSELRODE APN

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled216

CORDOVA

Tennessee

WILLIAM FULLER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled215

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

STEPHEN DUBIN DO

Psychiatry

Claims Filled214

QUINCY

Massachusetts

DEBORAH GORDON M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled213

CULLMAN

Alabama

MOHAMAD OCH M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled213

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

HOWARD ASKINS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled211

PASADENA

California

MUTSUMI ISHII MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled211

SUN PRAIRIE

Wisconsin

GEORGE SONCRANT DO

Psychiatry

Claims Filled209

GREEN BAY

Wisconsin

J. REIMHERR MD

Specialist

Claims Filled209

LYNN

Massachusetts

GERMAN CRISOSTOMO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled209

WOBURN

Massachusetts

ARTURO TACA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled208

CREVE COEUR

Missouri

WOMESH SAHADEO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled208

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida