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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
CHARLES LESTER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled186

MUSKOGEE

Oklahoma

STEPHEN WIEDER M.D.

Claims Filled186

NEWBURYPORT

Massachusetts

GERALD SHUBS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled186

HAMILTON

Ohio

ABDOL MIRSAJADI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled184

SATELLITE BEACH

Florida

DONALD JACOBSON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled184

RACINE

Wisconsin

JOSEPH HILLMAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled183

STARKVILLE

Mississippi

THOMAS CRAIG M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled182

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS

Ohio

JITENDRA PATEL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled182

PARK HILLS

Missouri

JOHN KOOMEN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled182

BRENTWOOD

Tennessee

RAMA KONGARA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled182

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

KENNETH DIRECTOR M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled182

VERO BEACH

Florida

SRIYA DE SILVA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled181

BEAUMONT

Texas

RICARDO DANCEL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled180

CHELMSFORD

Massachusetts

CARLOS VELAS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled177

BETHLEHEM

Pennsylvania

MARSHALL LUCAS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled176

THE WOODLANDS

Texas

NARENDRA NAGAREDDY M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled176

JONESBORO

Georgia

RONALD RUBIN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled174

KENOSHA

Wisconsin

TERRY LEE HARRINGTON NP CNS

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled173

AMESBURY

Massachusetts

CHRISTOPHER FOOTIT CNS

Registered Nurse, Psychiatric/Mental Health, Adult

Claims Filled173

SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

EMERY ULRICH MD

Prescribing Medical Psychologist

Claims Filled170

VIRGINIA

Minnesota

TINA JUDGE FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled170

FISHERSVILLE

Virginia

FRANK CHEN MD PA

Psychiatry

Claims Filled170

HOUSTON

Texas

SARBJOT AJIT M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled169

BRONT

New York

WILLIAM JOHNSON CFPMHNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled169

BRANDON

Mississippi

BERNARD SZYMANSKI RNCS

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Adult Health

Claims Filled169

WORCESTER

Massachusetts