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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. 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
TRENA LAWSON APN

Registered Nurse, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled206

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

LARRY FELTS M.D.

Professional Counselor

Claims Filled205

JONESBORO

Arkansas

STEPHEN GREER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled204

BROKEN ARROW

Oklahoma

MICHAEL HOFFMAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled201

STAUNTON

Virginia

PRITI BHARDWAJ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled201

TAYLOR

Michigan

LEE ALTMAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled199

QUINCY

Massachusetts

AMARJIT CHOPRA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled199

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

MARK MATTA DO

Psychiatry

Claims Filled198

NEW CASTLE

Pennsylvania

SOHAIL PUNJWANI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled197

LAUDERHILL

Florida

WILLIAM CHAPMAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled197

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

WALTER ELLIS M.D.

Claims Filled196

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

MICHAEL NAVATO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled196

INDEPENDENCE

Missouri

EDWIN HALL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled195

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

JULIE CEASAR M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled195

METAIRIE

Louisiana

DUONG NGUYEN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled193

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

GLORIA WHITE RN-PC

Registered Nurse, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled193

GREENFIELD

Massachusetts

AGAPITO RACOMA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled193

PAHRUMP

Nevada

CHRISTINE MENAGER PMHNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled192

COTTAGE GROVE

Oregon

STEPHEN DOLLINS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled192

ROGERS

Arkansas

DAVID SCHAFFER DO.,PH.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled192

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

THOR TANGVALD M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled190

BELLEVUE

Kentucky

HAYNE MCMEEKIN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled190

ROCK HILL

South Carolina

RAJNIKANT PATEL M.D.

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled188

PANAMA CITY

Florida

ROBERT SAMS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled188

BELPRE

Ohio

ASHWIN SURA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled186

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana