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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. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

759K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 276 of 3238

$56.9M
Retail Cost

Rank: 330 of 3238

112,787
Patients

Rank: 373 of 3238

68,625
Prescribers

Rank: 319 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 8,703 49,874 $3.4M
Massachusetts 5,416 40,660 $3.08M
California 7,472 39,500 $3.23M
Pennsylvania 5,479 38,995 $2.88M
Michigan 5,658 38,715 $2.92M
Texas 6,610 38,553 $3.1M
North Carolina 4,544 28,814 $2.14M
Alabama 4,066 27,000 $2M
Ohio 4,003 26,938 $1.97M
New York 4,732 25,940 $2.02M
Wisconsin 3,432 25,250 $2.02M
Tennessee 3,867 24,579 $1.81M
Indiana 3,112 21,083 $1.54M
Virginia 3,229 21,073 $1.6M
Missouri 3,006 20,889 $1.6M
Illinois 3,115 20,607 $1.5M
Georgia 3,322 20,035 $1.46M
South Carolina 2,770 18,313 $1.37M
Louisiana 2,521 16,601 $1.16M
Minnesota 2,344 16,099 $1.29M
Washington 2,563 15,883 $1.29M
New Jersey 2,034 12,905 $856K
Arizona 2,070 11,698 $801K
Oregon 1,697 10,607 $865K
Kentucky 1,710 10,205 $744K
Oklahoma 1,415 8,883 $685K
Utah 1,374 8,582 $618K
Maine 1,117 8,552 $543K
Colorado 1,527 8,474 $631K
Arkansas 1,241 8,473 $649K
Kansas 1,307 8,431 $667K
Mississippi 1,279 8,381 $595K
West Virginia 1,069 7,944 $604K
Maryland 1,296 7,460 $550K
New Hampshire 1,035 7,050 $528K
Connecticut 1,137 6,975 $568K
Iowa 1,031 6,904 $528K
Rhode Island 934 6,708 $506K
Nevada 952 4,943 $355K
Idaho 751 4,799 $366K
New Mexico 715 4,262 $292K
Delaware 564 4,146 $318K
Nebraska 585 3,963 $298K
Vermont 393 2,400 $191K
Montana 363 2,375 $178K
South Dakota 306 2,321 $166K
Hawaii 215 1,323 $108K
North Dakota 211 1,240 $99K
Wyoming 189 1,191 $98.8K
District of Columbia 178 727 $53.9K
Alaska 112 628 $46.2K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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 AMPHETAMINE SALT COMBO

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MARSHALL LUCAS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled322

THE WOODLANDS

Texas

MICHAEL LITTLE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled322

PARADISE

California

MARILYN LACHMAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled316

ALBERTVILLE

Alabama

HERBERT ROEHRICH MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled316

KENOSHA

Wisconsin

ZAHEER ASLAM MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled309

ST LOUIS PARK

Minnesota

MARSHALL WOLD MD

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled307

RIVERSIDE

Rhode Island

OMAR HASAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled305

BECKLEY

West Virginia

FERNANDO LOPEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled305

DOTHAN

Alabama

JOHN KOOMEN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled304

BRENTWOOD

Tennessee

DILIPKUMAR JOSHI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled303

NEWARK

Delaware

J. REIMHERR MD

Specialist

Claims Filled303

LYNN

Massachusetts

KOTESWARA KAZA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled301

AUSTINTOWN

Ohio

RUPINDER KAUR M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled301

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

KAROLYN KIEHN APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled298

GREENFIELD

Massachusetts

PHILIP SANTORA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled298

CONCORD

New Hampshire

STEPHEN DUBIN DO

Psychiatry

Claims Filled293

QUINCY

Massachusetts

RICHARD SENS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled293

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

MICHAEL NAVATO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled293

INDEPENDENCE

Missouri

DUONG NGUYEN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled292

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

RICHARD OWINGS M.D. P.H.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled292

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

JEFFREY SMITH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled290

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

LISA WIRTH M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled289

ATHENS

Georgia

SATISH NARAYAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled289

GREENVILLE

Texas

JAMES SHOLTZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled287

COVINGTON

Louisiana

MONICA MASINGALE APN

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled286

ENGLEWOOD

Tennessee