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VALPROIC ACID

Treats seizures (epilepsy). Also used to treat mood disorders and prevent migraine headaches. This medicine is an anticonvulsant. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

403K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 382 of 3238

$12M
Retail Cost

Rank: 736 of 3238


Patients

Rank: 3068 of 3238


Prescribers

Rank: 3048 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 46,901 $1.54M
New York 38,252 $1.07M
Texas 24,193 $751K
Illinois 22,326 $684K
Florida 20,754 $593K
Pennsylvania 19,338 $531K
Ohio 17,754 $504K
New Jersey 13,676 $327K
Michigan 13,510 $371K
Georgia 12,804 $305K
North Carolina 11,336 $359K
Tennessee 10,784 $303K
Virginia 10,096 $321K
Missouri 8,957 $248K
Massachusetts 8,220 $258K
Louisiana 7,031 $203K
Kentucky 6,922 $181K
Maryland 6,846 $206K
Alabama 6,752 $175K
South Carolina 6,417 $188K
Indiana 6,292 $191K
Washington 6,199 $221K
Wisconsin 6,034 $202K
Minnesota 5,433 $186K
Mississippi 5,389 $133K
Connecticut 4,742 $145K
Oklahoma 4,703 $157K
Arizona 4,575 $140K
Kansas 4,516 $136K
Colorado 4,299 $159K
Oregon 4,252 $154K
Iowa 3,880 $131K
Arkansas 3,829 $108K
Nevada 2,456 $62.3K
South Dakota 2,436 $95.2K
West Virginia 2,199 $64.5K
Nebraska 2,032 $60K
Rhode Island 1,992 $62.9K
Utah 1,703 $64.8K
New Mexico 1,652 $56.2K
Maine 1,543 $51.8K
Delaware 1,327 $38.2K
Idaho 1,082 $37.8K
Hawaii 994 $32.3K
North Dakota 990 $28.3K
Montana 989 $32.2K
New Hampshire 984 $31.6K
District of Columbia 788 $20.3K
Vermont 439 $15.1K
Wyoming 391 $14.8K
Alaska 357 $11.1K
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 VALPROIC ACID

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MICHAEL REINSTEIN PSYCHIATRIST

Psychiatry

Claims Filled597

SKOKIE

Illinois

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled449

TUCKER

Georgia

SHEPHALI PATEL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled410

CHICAGO

Illinois

MIGUEL STUBBS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled350

SMYRNA

Georgia

HILLARY HURTADO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled301

FAR ROCKAWAY

New York

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled299

DUBLIN

Georgia

ROBERT FRANKLE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled297

CHICAGO

Illinois

BRIAN BRYANT ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled296

TOPEKA

Kansas

LIAN SOUNG M.D.

Claims Filled292

STOCKTON

California

BARRY MAYBERRY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled282

HILLSVILLE

Virginia

SALVADOR COQUIA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled260

CLINTON

New Jersey

SHALESH KAUSHAL MD PHD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled240

THE VILLAGES

Florida

FERNANDO OJEA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled235

CHICAGO

Illinois

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled233

FORT WORTH

Texas

DANIEL BUBENHEIM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled230

MC KEES ROCKS

Pennsylvania

RONALD PHILIPP D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled220

LONG BEACH

California

MILES JOHNSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled220

SMYRNA

Georgia

METTE LARSEN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled220

RIVERHEAD

New York

WILLIAM FOLLETT MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled219

PORT ARANSAS

Texas

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled211

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

FARIBORZ SHAMS D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled206

ANAHEIM

California

DONALD EVANS M.D., P.C.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled206

CARTERSVILLE

Georgia

STEPHEN EVANS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled204

BUFFALO

New York

ROBERT COSHAREK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled202

EBENSBURG

Pennsylvania

KHOREN HEKIMIAN DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled201

TROUP

Texas