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VIMPAT

Used to control partial seizures (convulsions) in the treatment of epilepsy. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

327K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 412 of 3238

$175M
Retail Cost

Rank: 134 of 3238

36,986
Patients

Rank: 577 of 3238

23,603
Prescribers

Rank: 546 of 3238

User Reviews of Related Drug Vimpat »

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 3,066 25,951 $14.8M
New York 2,457 21,249 $11.2M
Texas 2,655 21,021 $12.3M
Ohio 1,843 17,505 $9.01M
Florida 2,386 17,290 $9.58M
Pennsylvania 1,707 16,293 $8.08M
North Carolina 1,851 15,946 $8.42M
Michigan 1,855 14,398 $8.21M
Tennessee 1,275 10,478 $5.27M
Indiana 1,168 10,409 $5.53M
Missouri 1,065 10,138 $5.34M
Illinois 1,100 9,903 $4.96M
New Jersey 1,198 9,841 $4.9M
Alabama 1,398 9,819 $4.88M
Georgia 1,080 8,595 $4.48M
Virginia 893 8,118 $3.97M
Kentucky 748 6,562 $3.39M
Louisiana 767 6,313 $3.15M
South Carolina 751 6,159 $3.27M
Wisconsin 644 5,939 $3.32M
Massachusetts 697 5,619 $3.13M
Arizona 803 5,476 $3.21M
Maryland 661 5,309 $3.31M
Colorado 616 4,883 $2.57M
Minnesota 485 4,281 $2.64M
Washington 489 4,275 $2.27M
Oklahoma 501 4,023 $2.06M
Mississippi 441 3,698 $1.74M
Iowa 351 3,533 $1.69M
Utah 341 3,337 $1.63M
Oregon 388 3,174 $1.92M
Nebraska 278 2,667 $1.26M
Nevada 359 2,638 $1.22M
West Virginia 301 2,579 $1.33M
Arkansas 283 2,448 $1.3M
Idaho 206 2,098 $1.1M
Kansas 258 2,095 $1.04M
Connecticut 251 2,011 $1.04M
Hawaii 177 1,330 $731K
Maine 125 1,046 $643K
New Mexico 134 1,003 $595K
Rhode Island 114 856 $506K
South Dakota 87 805 $369K
Montana 83 729 $429K
North Dakota 67 652 $319K
Wyoming 74 632 $366K
Delaware 89 582 $371K
New Hampshire 89 571 $353K
Vermont 55 371 $203K
District of Columbia 61 363 $217K
Alaska 27 296 $131K
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 VIMPAT

Provider Medicare Claims City State
WILLIAM ROSENFELD M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled951

CHESTERFIELD

Missouri

GREGORY CONNOR M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled917

TULSA

Oklahoma

FAROUK RAQUIB MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled867

WINFIELD

Alabama

SAMIR AL-KABBANI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled859

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

JAMES VALERIANO MD

Neurology

Claims Filled800

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

ROBERT WECHSLER MD, PHD, FAAN

Clinical Neurophysiology

Claims Filled621

BOISE

Idaho

GAVIN AWERBUCH MD PLLC MD

Neurology

Claims Filled620

SAGINAW

Michigan

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled611

FORT WORTH

Texas

MARY JAMES MD

Neurology

Claims Filled575

SALT LAKE CITY

Utah

GEORGE MORRIS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled555

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

CHRISTOPHER LAGANKE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled520

CULLMAN

Alabama

ROBERT LEROY MD

Neurology

Claims Filled511

DALLAS

Texas

DEEPAK MADHAVAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled508

OMAHA

Nebraska

PATRICIA PENOVICH MD

Neurology

Claims Filled488

SAINT PAUL

Minnesota

TOUFIC FAKHOURY MD

Neurology

Claims Filled484

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

GREGORY KRAUSS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled473

BALTIMORE

Maryland

DANIEL LUCIANO M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled446

NEW YORK

New York

ROGER OGHLAKIAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled433

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

IDAN SHARON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled414

BROOKLYN

New York

PEGAH AFRA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled410

SALT LAKE CITY

Utah

DAVID BURDETTE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled409

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

JESS COLLINS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled396

ALBANY

New York

IMRAN ALI M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled382

TOLEDO

Ohio

JAMES CARNES M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled365

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

HEIDI HENNINGER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled364

SCARBOROUGH

Maine