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RIVASTIGMINE

RIVASTIGMINE TARTRATE

Used to treat mild to moderate dementia (memory loss and mental changes) associated with Alzheimer's disease or Parkinson's disease. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

341K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 414 of 3362

$50.2M
Retail Cost

Rank: 401 of 3362

51,841
Patients

Rank: 527 of 3362

35,769
Prescribers

Rank: 473 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 4,471 27,177 $4.2M
Florida 4,708 25,840 $3.63M
Texas 4,180 25,097 $3.86M
New York 3,487 22,559 $3.41M
Pennsylvania 2,451 17,414 $2.63M
Georgia 2,125 16,737 $2.13M
Ohio 2,504 15,322 $2.41M
Tennessee 1,983 14,977 $1.93M
North Carolina 1,772 11,868 $1.65M
Illinois 1,827 10,874 $1.61M
Alabama 1,330 9,886 $1.25M
Michigan 1,727 9,344 $1.66M
Indiana 1,358 8,516 $1.3M
New Jersey 1,446 8,357 $1.3M
South Carolina 1,023 7,281 $901K
Kentucky 1,166 7,277 $1.12M
Louisiana 1,106 7,259 $1.09M
Missouri 1,009 6,515 $937K
Wisconsin 895 6,435 $938K
Massachusetts 853 5,461 $865K
Iowa 632 5,331 $661K
Virginia 829 4,998 $776K
Kansas 618 4,341 $655K
Minnesota 627 4,323 $653K
Washington 692 4,097 $619K
Mississippi 523 3,980 $520K
Arizona 667 3,971 $596K
Connecticut 616 3,840 $627K
Maryland 493 2,958 $475K
Oklahoma 460 2,942 $459K
Arkansas 446 2,936 $430K
Oregon 481 2,916 $491K
Nebraska 317 2,578 $320K
West Virginia 377 2,444 $345K
Colorado 390 2,208 $347K
Hawaii 227 1,661 $273K
New Hampshire 237 1,630 $268K
Nevada 265 1,558 $224K
Rhode Island 209 1,499 $213K
New Mexico 293 1,477 $258K
Maine 202 1,208 $227K
Idaho 179 1,059 $181K
Utah 176 1,048 $162K
South Dakota 108 892 $107K
North Dakota 125 882 $121K
Montana 97 690 $93.2K
Wyoming 55 510 $59.7K
Delaware 84 459 $86K
Alaska 31 426 $33.7K
District of Columbia 60 373 $62.5K
Vermont 43 245 $47.3K
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 RIVASTIGMINE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled196

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

BEN SCHOENBACHLER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled195

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

INNA YURYEV-GOLGER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled195

BROOKLYN

New York

JANET MORGAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled190

INDEPENDENCE

Missouri

JOEL PECK M.D.

Claims Filled190

AIEA

Hawaii

DALE MCGREGOR D.O.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled189

MOULTRIE

Georgia

GEORGE PURSLEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled186

AUGUSTA

Georgia

JIM WADE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled181

TOCCOA

Georgia

TODD FULCHER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled178

BRANDON

Mississippi

MAROUN DICK M.D.

Claims Filled175

GERMANTOWN

Tennessee

RAM REDDY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled170

ROYSTON

Georgia

SHAILESH RAJGURU DO

Neurology

Claims Filled168

WINTER HAVEN

Florida

TERYN CLARKE M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled164

NEWPORT BEACH

California

CARLOS BARRETO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled163

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

MICHAEL OURADA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled162

HAMBURG

Iowa

SEDA PANOSSIAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled160

LOS ANGELES

California

BRAD WHITNEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled159

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

VANN BETH SHULER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled158

ORANGEBURG

South Carolina

RONALD PADGETT M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled157

BAMBERG

South Carolina

AMIT SAXENA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled156

BRONX

New York

LING CHENG MD

Neurology

Claims Filled156

NEW YORK

New York

ZIA KHAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled156

PEACHTREE CITY

Georgia

DONALD QUINN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled155

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

JAMES DEMIDOVICH DO

General Practice

Claims Filled154

CANFIELD

Ohio

SUSAN BLUE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled153

FORT WORTH

Texas