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VENLAFAXINE HCL

Venlafaxine is used to treat depression. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

1.01M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 234 of 3362

$43.4M
Retail Cost

Rank: 434 of 3362

206,073
Patients

Rank: 295 of 3362

121,886
Prescribers

Rank: 209 of 3362

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it worked well

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it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 17,781 74,639 $3.92M
Florida 16,807 73,627 $2.94M
Ohio 10,583 55,307 $2.5M
Texas 11,871 52,179 $2.24M
Pennsylvania 9,238 49,209 $2.02M
New York 9,577 48,457 $2M
North Carolina 7,595 39,235 $1.63M
Tennessee 6,797 33,828 $1.33M
Illinois 6,798 33,453 $1.41M
Michigan 7,730 32,845 $1.41M
Georgia 6,190 32,177 $1.31M
Missouri 5,744 30,672 $1.28M
Massachusetts 4,924 26,291 $1.18M
Washington 5,304 25,377 $1.25M
Kentucky 5,011 24,897 $974K
Arkansas 4,237 22,620 $848K
Arizona 4,885 21,427 $961K
Indiana 4,398 20,676 $904K
Wisconsin 4,018 20,575 $976K
Virginia 4,396 20,387 $833K
Alabama 4,242 20,339 $739K
Minnesota 3,801 19,220 $922K
South Carolina 3,729 18,067 $716K
Colorado 3,901 17,221 $906K
Oregon 3,599 17,056 $792K
Louisiana 3,300 15,596 $545K
Oklahoma 3,098 14,760 $611K
Iowa 2,465 13,868 $556K
Kansas 2,216 12,038 $484K
Mississippi 2,298 11,679 $408K
New Jersey 2,556 10,984 $461K
Maryland 2,245 9,823 $422K
Nebraska 1,435 8,046 $304K
New Mexico 1,858 8,025 $378K
Rhode Island 1,230 7,691 $382K
Connecticut 1,449 7,194 $329K
West Virginia 1,492 7,083 $259K
Nevada 1,558 6,380 $249K
New Hampshire 1,069 5,616 $267K
Utah 1,271 5,485 $258K
Idaho 1,214 5,312 $252K
Maine 991 4,374 $248K
South Dakota 640 3,463 $130K
Montana 685 3,294 $130K
North Dakota 428 2,258 $86.7K
Vermont 414 2,004 $104K
Delaware 387 1,732 $91.1K
Hawaii 396 1,610 $104K
Wyoming 305 1,424 $66.7K
District of Columbia 224 863 $39.6K
Alaska 121 619 $18.8K
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 VENLAFAXINE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ALFRED EZMAN D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled737

GAFFNEY

South Carolina

CARLOS PEREZ-CORTES

Psychiatry

Claims Filled553

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

JOEL GONCE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled442

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

DONNA LAUGHLIN CNS

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric/Mental Health, Adult

Claims Filled415

AKRON

Ohio

RAVINDER MAMEDI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled405

ROANOKE RAPIDS

North Carolina

BHARAT SHAH M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled381

FAIRLAWN

Ohio

WILLIAM MILLS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled379

STREETSBORO

Ohio

SCOTT ARBAUGH M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled375

O FALLON

Missouri

RUBEN BRAVO VALVERDE MD

Claims Filled373

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

ANGEL LOYOLA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled368

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled345

TUCKER

Georgia

EDUARDO RENTAS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled342

MANATI

Puerto Rico

MAHMOUD SARMINI M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled338

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

HAN LEE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled327

SANDUSKY

Ohio

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled305

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

DALE GOINS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled300

HOPE

Arkansas

DAVID BECK MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled297

COLUMBIA

Missouri

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled291

DUBLIN

Georgia

THOMAS NOWOTNY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled290

ST LOUIS

Missouri

ELIAS JIMENEZ

Psychiatry

Claims Filled285

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

PAUL GROSS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled278

ALLENTOWN

Pennsylvania

ZINNIA GARCIA PENA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled276

YABUCOA

Puerto Rico

VANESSA JOHNSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled275

PETERSBURG

Virginia

SHARAD LAKDAWALA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled275

TAMPA

Florida

MELVIN VELAZQUEZ M.D.

Mental Health Counselor

Claims Filled258

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico