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CHANTIX

Helps you quit smoking. It is used together with a support program that includes counseling and educational materials. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

95.8K
Medicare Part D Claims
$58.5M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 24,301 $3.67M
California 21,996 $3.39M
Texas 21,862 $3.34M
New York 19,731 $2.98M
Ohio 19,173 $2.9M
Pennsylvania 16,609 $2.5M
North Carolina 16,464 $2.48M
Michigan 15,220 $2.33M
Illinois 12,748 $1.94M
Missouri 12,552 $1.9M
Indiana 11,170 $1.68M
Tennessee 10,878 $1.65M
Massachusetts 9,866 $1.49M
Washington 9,786 $1.49M
Kentucky 9,584 $1.44M
Minnesota 9,562 $1.48M
Georgia 9,412 $1.42M
Arizona 9,329 $1.42M
Wisconsin 9,025 $1.37M
Oregon 8,452 $1.26M
Oklahoma 8,202 $1.25M
Alabama 7,656 $1.15M
Louisiana 7,333 $1.1M
Virginia 6,804 $1.04M
New Jersey 6,052 $909K
South Carolina 6,041 $914K
Arkansas 5,991 $903K
Maine 5,290 $802K
Kansas 5,089 $776K
Iowa 5,030 $759K
Colorado 4,583 $694K
Maryland 4,400 $665K
Mississippi 4,115 $616K
Connecticut 3,149 $481K
Idaho 3,038 $471K
West Virginia 3,013 $458K
Nebraska 2,503 $376K
New Hampshire 2,503 $382K
New Mexico 2,344 $359K
Nevada 2,292 $345K
Utah 2,258 $340K
Montana 1,864 $280K
Rhode Island 1,529 $228K
Vermont 1,114 $167K
North Dakota 960 $144K
Alaska 924 $147K
Hawaii 907 $145K
Delaware 862 $132K
Wyoming 809 $121K
Puerto Rico 780 $117K
South Dakota 606 $90.8K
District of Columbia 344 $50.2K
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 CHANTIX

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SUDHIRKUMAR SHAH M.D.

Addiction Medicine

Claims Filled135

HILLSBORO

Missouri

BARRY RODWICK M. D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled81

CLEARWATER

Florida

PAUL PETRE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled77

OAK PARK

Michigan

ILYA RACHMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled76

LOS ANGELES

California

AZIZ RAHMAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled74

CENTRALIA

Illinois

LINDSEY DEGUEHERY MD

Specialist

Claims Filled73

WILSON

North Carolina

MICHELLE MYERS N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled69

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

ERNESTO MEJIA MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled66

MORRISTOWN

Tennessee

DONNA SWEET MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled66

WICHITA

Kansas

WILLIAM BEDWELL MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled62

PADUCAH

Kentucky

LARAN LERNER D.O.

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine

Claims Filled61

WESTLAND

Michigan

DIANE THOMAS FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled59

TUCSON

Arizona

BRIAN HASTINGS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled58

BALTIMORE

Maryland

PIER FRANK M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled58

TAMPA

Florida

WILLIAM MCKAY DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

THOMAS CLAYTON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled56

ANDREWS

North Carolina

WILLIAM HEATON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled55

FLORENCE

Alabama

LINDA DIRAIMONDO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled54

MADISON

Wisconsin

JAMES LEAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled52

WASHBURN

Wisconsin

ARTURO TACA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled52

CREVE COEUR

Missouri

DAVID COFFEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

ONEIDA

Tennessee

ANDRES REDONDO MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled51

MIAMI

Florida

JAMES JUNG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

LOS ANGELES

California

RICHARD HURT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ROCHESTER

Minnesota

ABDULLAH ARSHAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HAYTI

Missouri