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VENLAFAXINE HCL

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

At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

993K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 241 of 3395

$35.7M
Retail Cost

Rank: 525 of 3395

202,646
Patients

Rank: 300 of 3395

123,280
Prescribers

Rank: 211 of 3395

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it's worth it

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it worked well

23%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

1.04M

2011

995K

2012

1.03M

2013

1.01M

2014

993K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$60.5M

2011

$51.9M

2012

$44.5M

2013

$43.5M

2014

$35.7M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$61

2011

$96

2012

$82

2013

$93

2014

$89

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 17,052 73,283 $2.64M
California 17,087 72,490 $2.67M
Ohio 10,298 53,301 $2.17M
Texas 11,725 50,500 $1.85M
New York 9,396 47,325 $1.71M
Pennsylvania 9,013 47,318 $1.65M
North Carolina 7,553 38,220 $1.33M
Illinois 6,860 34,067 $1.19M
Tennessee 6,771 33,542 $1.08M
Georgia 6,216 32,831 $1.11M
Michigan 7,527 32,055 $1.25M
Missouri 5,843 30,305 $1.08M
Massachusetts 5,004 26,341 $950K
Washington 5,218 25,042 $982K
Kentucky 4,939 24,840 $837K
Arkansas 4,195 22,866 $706K
Arizona 4,813 21,115 $816K
Wisconsin 3,967 20,581 $837K
Virginia 4,259 19,695 $717K
Indiana 4,237 19,680 $759K
Minnesota 3,738 18,893 $827K
Alabama 3,991 18,625 $560K
South Carolina 3,537 17,194 $586K
Colorado 4,026 17,107 $691K
Oregon 3,461 16,726 $620K
Louisiana 3,278 15,387 $464K
Oklahoma 2,990 13,944 $488K
Iowa 2,404 13,414 $473K
Kansas 2,170 11,456 $395K
New Jersey 2,535 11,246 $382K
Mississippi 2,171 11,224 $331K
Maryland 2,247 9,988 $357K
Nebraska 1,412 7,776 $269K
New Mexico 1,780 7,656 $284K
Rhode Island 1,160 7,146 $261K
Connecticut 1,477 7,037 $274K
West Virginia 1,445 6,794 $202K
Nevada 1,565 6,431 $227K
Utah 1,352 5,766 $234K
New Hampshire 1,121 5,524 $226K
Idaho 1,139 5,083 $197K
Maine 978 4,063 $207K
South Dakota 631 3,261 $108K
Montana 624 3,140 $110K
North Dakota 404 2,138 $75.5K
Vermont 444 2,098 $87K
Delaware 418 1,815 $75K
Wyoming 328 1,497 $64.2K
Hawaii 372 1,432 $58.9K
Alaska 117 636 $16K
District of Columbia 177 616 $21.6K
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 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than 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
LEROY VARNEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled144

LANCASTER

Ohio

CESAR CUBANO M.D

Psychiatry

Claims Filled142

HATILLO

Puerto Rico

STEPHEN VERNIER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled141

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

ZEV ZUSMAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled141

SOMERSET

Kentucky

HEATHER WARK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled141

TURNERS FALLS

Massachusetts

MIKHAIL VASSILENKO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled141

ROCHESTER

Pennsylvania

DENNIS PIERSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled140

LIMA

Ohio

WAEL JAMALEDDINE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled140

HAINES CITY

Florida

ASHISH SHAH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled140

EDEN

North Carolina

CHUL KWON M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled140

BALTIMORE

Maryland

TONY LEE DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled139

LEITCHFIELD

Kentucky

MARK LASSISE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled139

MASON CITY

Iowa

BARNWELL MYERS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled138

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

LEONID REMENSON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled137

BOYNTON BEACH

Florida

ABUL FAZAL ALI M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled137

CLINTON

Missouri

HENRY KUHNS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled136

EL DORADO

Kansas

ROBERT WHITEHOUSE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled136

RICHMOND HTS

Ohio

SHARAD LAKDAWALA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled136

TAMPA

Florida

ASHOK SHARMA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled135

DELRAY BEACH

Florida

WILLIAM MILLS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled133

STREETSBORO

Ohio

DAVID CRAVENS MD, MSPH, CMD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled133

COLUMBIA

Missouri

FERNANDO KWIATKOWSKI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled133

SAN DIEGO

California

MERLE WISEMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled133

EL DORADO

Arkansas

ROBERT SULLIVAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled132

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

M LALI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled132

FOSTORIA

Ohio