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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
TIMOTHY SUMMERS

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled58

MERIDIAN

Mississippi

GRACE LAFOLLETTE CNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled57

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

JORGE MALDONADO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled57

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

LYNN FASSY M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled57

SARASOTA

Florida

LENA BRUCE M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled57

TEXAS CITY

Texas

KORNEL LUKACS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled57

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

HAESUE FLOREN KIM MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled57

HOUSTON

Texas

ADAM ASHTON M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled57

AMHERST

New York

PARVESH GOEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

CANTON

Mississippi

ROBERT RIFKIN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled57

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

THOMAS CHESAR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

TITUSVILLE

Pennsylvania

ESSAM MONTASIR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

BATTLE CREEK

Michigan

JAYNE BRITTON NP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled57

BRUNSWICK

Maine

MICHAEL NICHOLAS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled57

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

JANET STRONG NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled57

BOISE

Idaho

CHRISTOPHER NOELL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled57

BELLINGHAM

Washington

JAMES HUTCHINS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled57

CENTRALIA

Illinois

ERLINDA SABILI M.D.

Claims Filled57

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

MARIA MICHALEK M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled57

CAMP HILL

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL GILL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled57

SOUTH BOSTON

Massachusetts

DAVID CAMPOPIANO ARNP BC

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled57

LAKELAND

Florida

THOMAS FITZGERALD MD

Claims Filled57

CORNELIUS

North Carolina

RASHID CHAUDHRY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled57

LEWISTOWN

Pennsylvania

JAY HARTZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled57

OSHKOSH

Wisconsin

CYNTHIA JANKOWSKI PCNS

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled57

WOONSOCKET

Rhode Island