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DEPAKOTE ER

Depakote is an antiepileptic. Researchers don't know exactly how it works. It seems to increase the amount of GABA, a chemical that calms nerves in the brain. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Depakote

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

59.9K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 765 of 3238

$20.2M
Retail Cost

Rank: 604 of 3238

7,672
Patients

Rank: 948 of 3238

7,068
Prescribers

Rank: 885 of 3238

User Reviews of Related Drug Depakote »

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47%

of people say

it's worth it

35%

of people say

it worked well

21%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 697 5,652 $1.86M
Texas 625 3,979 $1.43M
California 641 3,830 $1.3M
Pennsylvania 391 3,278 $1.12M
North Carolina 394 3,126 $1.08M
Ohio 386 3,088 $1.08M
Florida 405 2,624 $879K
New Jersey 254 2,009 $622K
Michigan 262 1,948 $704K
Illinois 253 1,910 $695K
Wisconsin 193 1,814 $614K
Tennessee 223 1,584 $564K
Louisiana 190 1,526 $450K
Massachusetts 189 1,522 $546K
Georgia 194 1,351 $483K
Minnesota 149 1,345 $482K
Indiana 165 1,337 $444K
Virginia 164 1,336 $409K
South Carolina 130 980 $329K
Missouri 128 951 $334K
Iowa 97 891 $284K
Colorado 104 792 $263K
Arizona 120 760 $249K
Alabama 106 715 $238K
Connecticut 107 714 $257K
Washington 90 697 $238K
Maryland 91 693 $255K
Kentucky 100 687 $253K
Kansas 79 659 $237K
Utah 65 631 $174K
Nebraska 67 621 $210K
Arkansas 78 602 $183K
Idaho 46 555 $152K
Oregon 73 549 $204K
Maine 72 513 $212K
New Hampshire 61 501 $166K
Mississippi 50 412 $111K
North Dakota 30 346 $103K
West Virginia 40 333 $103K
Hawaii 39 309 $83.5K
Rhode Island 32 268 $71.1K
District of Columbia 17 256 $39K
Delaware 39 240 $89.5K
Oklahoma 37 207 $78.6K
New Mexico 30 197 $68.4K
Vermont 18 142 $41.7K
South Dakota 13 130 $52.3K
Nevada 19 115 $33.1K
Montana 11 83 $26.7K
Wyoming 29 $10.6K
Alaska 19 $5,571
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 DEPAKOTE ER

Provider Medicare Claims City State
GEORGIA MONTOURIS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled207

BOSTON

Massachusetts

JOSEPH JERET MD

Neurology

Claims Filled183

ROCKVILLE CENTER

New York

ERIC GELLER M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled180

LIVINGSTON

New Jersey

CECILIA CHUKWU M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled177

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

RICHARD ANDREWS M.D.

Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology

Claims Filled154

OMAHA

Nebraska

DAVID MOORE M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled154

AMES

Iowa

MARIA PARAGUYA M.D.

Pediatrics

Claims Filled146

FAIRFAX

Virginia

LUCRETIA LONG RN, CNP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled135

COLUMBUS

Ohio

ENRIQUE SERRANO M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled131

MIAMI

Florida

AAMER HABIB MD

Neurology

Claims Filled125

CHAMPAIGN

Illinois

CHARLES UGOKWE M.D.

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM

Claims Filled123

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

MICHAEL SHERER M.D.

Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Claims Filled121

FAIRFAX

Virginia

MARLISE FREY CNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled116

CHICAGO

Illinois

LAURENCE PRIMACK M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled115

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

ROBERT ARMSTRONG MD

Neurology

Claims Filled114

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

PHILIP LEONARD M.D,

Neurology

Claims Filled113

AUSTIN

Texas

JOHN TOWBIN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled108

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

MARK BEJ MD

Neurology

Claims Filled108

SHEFFIELD VILLAGE

Ohio

KAREN SECORE APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled108

LEBANON

New Hampshire

JOAN DEAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled108

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

ROZA ADAMCZYK MD

Neurology

Claims Filled107

GRIFFIN

Georgia

SHERRYL ROSE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled103

MERIDIAN

Idaho

NAOMI ARENSON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled102

WAUSAU

Wisconsin

LISA TRICKEY PA C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled100

WATERTOWN

New York

HEIDI HENNINGER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled99

SCARBOROUGH

Maine