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Prescriber Checkup » VENLAFAXINE HCL

VENLAFAXINE HCL

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

983K
Medicare Part D Claims
$51.5M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 74,545 $3.73M
California 73,380 $4.21M
Ohio 53,395 $2.8M
Pennsylvania 50,202 $2.45M
Texas 49,511 $2.68M
New York 46,835 $2.51M
North Carolina 36,011 $1.94M
Georgia 32,898 $1.66M
Illinois 32,387 $1.7M
Tennessee 31,784 $1.62M
Michigan 30,957 $1.67M
Missouri 28,928 $1.47M
Massachusetts 26,309 $1.39M
Kentucky 25,653 $1.2M
Washington 25,491 $1.48M
Arkansas 21,338 $984K
Virginia 21,264 $1.12M
Minnesota 21,170 $1.17M
Arizona 20,766 $1.24M
Indiana 20,497 $1.05M
Alabama 19,578 $899K
Wisconsin 19,344 $1.07M
South Carolina 16,872 $839K
Colorado 16,862 $1M
Oregon 16,291 $938K
Oklahoma 15,332 $800K
Louisiana 14,686 $635K
Iowa 13,871 $667K
Kansas 12,266 $560K
Mississippi 11,469 $500K
New Jersey 11,347 $593K
Maryland 8,604 $484K
Rhode Island 8,115 $467K
Nebraska 7,924 $349K
New Mexico 7,713 $433K
Connecticut 7,392 $405K
West Virginia 7,231 $339K
Nevada 6,121 $276K
Idaho 5,878 $319K
New Hampshire 5,080 $304K
Utah 4,995 $295K
Maine 4,428 $280K
Montana 3,732 $170K
South Dakota 3,370 $162K
North Dakota 2,309 $99.3K
Vermont 2,165 $134K
Delaware 1,844 $110K
Hawaii 1,770 $123K
Wyoming 1,573 $90.6K
Alaska 604 $30.2K
District of Columbia 488 $23.9K
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for VENLAFAXINE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
BHARAT SHAH M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled454

FAIRLAWN

Ohio

DONALD FREIDENBERG DO

Neurology

Claims Filled377

COLUMBUS

Ohio

ERICK BOURNIGAL MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled370

BRUNSWICK

Georgia

ALFRED EZMAN D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled370

GAFFNEY

South Carolina

SCOTT ARBAUGH M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled319

O FALLON

Missouri

JAGVEER SANDHU MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled318

PEORIA

Arizona

RADU CIUBUC MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled276

EL PASO

Texas

HAN LEE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled272

SANDUSKY

Ohio

DONNA LAUGHLIN CNS

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric/Mental Health, Adult

Claims Filled272

AKRON

Ohio

THOMAS NOWOTNY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled254

ST LOUIS

Missouri

RUBEN BRAVO VALVERDE MD

Claims Filled253

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

RAVINDER MAMEDI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled249

ROANOKE RAPIDS

North Carolina

GREGORY RUNSER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled249

GROVE CITY

Ohio

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled248

TUCKER

Georgia

PAUL GROSS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled247

ALLENTOWN

Pennsylvania

EVELIO SOSA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled246

CORAL GABLES

Florida

INDIRA MAHALINGAM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled245

BROOMFIELD

Colorado

DALE GOINS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled238

HOPE

Arkansas

JOEL GONCE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled237

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

STEPHEN VERNIER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled234

YUKON

Oklahoma

LUIS GUERRERO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled233

MIAMI

Florida

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled233

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

THOMAS PETRYK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled232

NEWARK

Ohio

RAJINDER SANDHU MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled231

LOWER BURRELL

Pennsylvania

SHARAD LAKDAWALA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled231

TAMPA

Florida