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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's worth it

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it worked well

22%

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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
BARBARA LOWRY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled255

SALISBURY

North Carolina

DONALD FREIDENBERG DO

Neurology

Claims Filled250

COLUMBUS

Ohio

JAIME MARCHENA ARRAUT M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled250

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico

RAJINDER SANDHU MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled243

LOWER BURRELL

Pennsylvania

AJAY ANAND M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled242

WESTON

Massachusetts

ERICK BOURNIGAL MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled233

BRUNSWICK

Georgia

SHAOHUA YE

Psychiatry

Claims Filled225

SAN GABRIEL

California

LUMEN VERA COLON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled223

AIBONITO

Puerto Rico

JAGVEER SANDHU MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled217

PEORIA

Arizona

CATHERINE DANIELS APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled217

MANCHESTER

New Hampshire

RENALDAS SMIDTAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled216

JASPER

Florida

KEVIN FERGUSON M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled213

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

HENRY MIDDLETON MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled210

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

MARIA RODIL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled210

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

JAMES MATRISCIANO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled207

HAMMOND

Louisiana

MICHAEL BLUBAUGH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled207

WALTERBORO

South Carolina

MICHAEL MERCADO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled205

WINTER GARDEN

Florida

LUIS ROJAS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled205

RIO PIEDRAS

Puerto Rico

JORGE LEAL MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled203

TAMPA

Florida

ASAF ALEEM MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled202

ATLANTA

Georgia

LUIS GUERRERO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled201

MIAMI

Florida

SHELBY CASH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled198

HUDSON

Ohio

DAVID CHESLER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled196

CHARLOTTESVILLE

Virginia

EVGUENI ROUDACHEVSKI DO

Claims Filled195

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

REZA JALAL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled191

DEXTER

Missouri