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VYVANSE

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At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

97.2K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 658 of 3238

$19.7M
Retail Cost

Rank: 610 of 3238

15,624
Patients

Rank: 774 of 3238

14,051
Prescribers

Rank: 684 of 3238

User Reviews of VYVANSE »

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57%

of people say

it's worth it

38%

of people say

it worked well

20%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 1,180 6,470 $1.41M
Florida 972 5,097 $1.02M
Maine 642 4,773 $847K
California 840 4,446 $1.01M
Wisconsin 672 4,439 $906K
New York 747 4,183 $876K
Indiana 610 3,931 $792K
North Carolina 661 3,775 $797K
Ohio 614 3,733 $772K
Pennsylvania 533 3,311 $680K
Michigan 525 3,266 $663K
Minnesota 442 2,864 $579K
Georgia 511 2,800 $559K
Louisiana 494 2,756 $547K
Tennessee 462 2,577 $503K
Kentucky 381 2,344 $441K
Virginia 409 2,287 $486K
Massachusetts 363 2,214 $427K
Missouri 350 2,211 $439K
Illinois 354 2,110 $418K
New Jersey 332 2,053 $408K
Iowa 293 1,927 $353K
Alabama 342 1,918 $367K
Connecticut 273 1,652 $370K
Maryland 293 1,589 $339K
South Carolina 274 1,588 $315K
Washington 250 1,538 $325K
Kansas 199 1,428 $281K
West Virginia 201 1,301 $242K
New Hampshire 191 1,163 $231K
Colorado 183 1,034 $219K
Oregon 169 1,033 $223K
Utah 156 971 $193K
Vermont 154 948 $170K
Arizona 177 904 $192K
Mississippi 126 774 $156K
Idaho 114 722 $142K
Oklahoma 129 694 $136K
Delaware 113 651 $132K
South Dakota 88 650 $122K
Arkansas 124 613 $115K
Nebraska 100 607 $121K
Montana 67 391 $77.2K
North Dakota 49 314 $57.5K
New Mexico 81 299 $63K
Rhode Island 43 227 $46.3K
Nevada 51 185 $37.9K
Alaska 21 170 $30K
Wyoming 31 163 $30K
District of Columbia 22 87 $18.7K
Hawaii 18 32 $12K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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
MARIO SCHWABE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled421

PARKERSBURG

West Virginia

ROGELIO SILVA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled339

HENDERSON

Kentucky

JAMES LEAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled209

WASHBURN

Wisconsin

ARTHUR DINGLEY D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled180

FARMINGTON

Maine

DEBRA ORT PMHNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled179

BREWER

Maine

JOEL YOUNG MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled171

ROCHESTER HILLS

Michigan

STEVEN ANDREWS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled156

WISCONSIN RAPIDS

Wisconsin

ROBERT MAGAW PMHNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled144

BREWER

Maine

DEEPAK RAHEJA MD

Neurology

Claims Filled139

CLEVELAND

Ohio

MAHMOOD RAHMAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled121

VANDALIA

Ohio

HERBERT EDMUNDSON M.D., PHD

Neurology

Claims Filled120

HOUSTON

Texas

MARILYN LACHMAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled120

ALBERTVILLE

Alabama

JOHN SCIALES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled118

FLUSHING

New York

KRISHNA SUNKUREDDI M.D

Psychiatry

Claims Filled117

KINGWOOD

Texas

EDGARDO CONCEPCION MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled114

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

SAMIR GUPTA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled112

VALPARAISO

Indiana

BASSAM AWWA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled111

NEW LONDON

Connecticut

MATTHEW PITERA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled105

BRICK

New Jersey

DEBORAH PICKERING PMHNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled103

BANGOR

Maine

VIJAYKUMAR BHUJANG M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled103

SATELLITE BEACH

Florida

CHARLES DEVINE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled102

BRANDON

Florida

MELINDA MORISSETTE PMHNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled101

BANGOR

Maine

JAYNE BRITTON NP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled98

BRUNSWICK

Maine

SUBHADEEP BARMAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled97

BANGOR

Maine

ASAF ALEEM MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled96

ATLANTA

Georgia