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VYVANSE

LISDEXAMFETAMINE DIMESYLATE

Vyvanse (Lisdexamfetamine) is an amphetamine stimulant. Researchers don't know exactly how it works for ADHD, but it increases norepinephrine and dopamine activity in the brain, which affects attention and behavior. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

115K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 635 of 3362

$26.2M
Retail Cost

Rank: 554 of 3362

18,258
Patients

Rank: 774 of 3362

16,196
Prescribers

Rank: 676 of 3362

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64%

of people say

it's worth it

46%

of people say

it worked well

18%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 1,357 7,412 $1.81M
California 1,075 5,905 $1.52M
Florida 1,097 5,738 $1.29M
Wisconsin 804 5,636 $1.27M
New York 880 4,921 $1.15M
Maine 655 4,851 $982K
North Carolina 776 4,341 $1.03M
Indiana 673 4,299 $965K
Ohio 707 4,289 $999K
Pennsylvania 663 4,123 $939K
Michigan 642 4,017 $942K
Georgia 644 3,451 $788K
Minnesota 503 3,186 $720K
Louisiana 511 3,129 $698K
Tennessee 500 2,900 $625K
Massachusetts 493 2,794 $602K
New Jersey 434 2,627 $567K
Illinois 405 2,599 $568K
Missouri 410 2,583 $560K
Alabama 423 2,550 $550K
Virginia 450 2,443 $587K
Kentucky 397 2,419 $505K
South Carolina 375 2,327 $518K
Maryland 358 2,019 $510K
Connecticut 333 1,983 $498K
Iowa 317 1,982 $407K
Washington 306 1,796 $431K
Kansas 251 1,627 $355K
West Virginia 236 1,473 $307K
Colorado 233 1,415 $353K
New Hampshire 215 1,317 $302K
Vermont 173 1,268 $243K
Oregon 191 1,219 $303K
Arizona 219 1,137 $268K
Utah 162 1,100 $246K
Oklahoma 174 992 $225K
Nebraska 147 952 $209K
Idaho 151 877 $191K
Mississippi 128 796 $179K
South Dakota 120 734 $156K
Delaware 124 722 $171K
Arkansas 121 677 $140K
Montana 79 454 $101K
North Dakota 73 447 $92.7K
New Mexico 76 374 $90K
Rhode Island 53 289 $69.9K
Nevada 55 258 $61.4K
Alaska 27 208 $43.7K
Wyoming 36 189 $40.8K
District of Columbia 36 132 $34.3K
Hawaii 13 46 $16.9K
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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 VYVANSE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ROGELIO SILVA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled376

HENDERSON

Kentucky

DEBRA ORT PMHNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled247

BREWER

Maine

JOEL YOUNG MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled211

ROCHESTER HILLS

Michigan

JAMES LEAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled191

LA CROSSE

Wisconsin

ARTHUR DINGLEY D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled181

FARMINGTON

Maine

STEVEN ANDREWS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled160

WISCONSIN RAPIDS

Wisconsin

JOHN SCIALES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled149

FLUSHING

New York

MARILYN LACHMAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled142

ALBERTVILLE

Alabama

MAHMOOD RAHMAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled135

VANDALIA

Ohio

MARLEEN BRYAN

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled135

RHINELANDER

Wisconsin

ROBERT MAGAW PMHNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled133

BREWER

Maine

EDGARDO CONCEPCION MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled130

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

SAMIR GUPTA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled126

VALPARAISO

Indiana

RICHARD WINER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled118

ROSWELL

Georgia

MARSHALL LUCAS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled116

THE WOODLANDS

Texas

VIJAYKUMAR BHUJANG M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled116

SATELLITE BEACH

Florida

HERBERT EDMUNDSON M.D., PHD

Neurology

Claims Filled112

HOUSTON

Texas

CHARLES DEVINE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled110

BRANDON

Florida

RICHARD BUNT M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled107

PALM BAY

Florida

JOYCE PETROSKY PMHNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled106

BANGOR

Maine

JOHN STRUNK M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled104

DOTHAN

Alabama

MARY SEGRETO D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled103

FORT DODGE

Iowa

DAVID TVERBERG M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled103

OWATONNA

Minnesota

JAYNE BRITTON NP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled101

BRUNSWICK

Maine

BASSAM AWWA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled96

NEW LONDON

Connecticut