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VIMPAT

LACOSAMIDE

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At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

396K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 388 of 3362

$237M
Retail Cost

Rank: 118 of 3362

44,577
Patients

Rank: 563 of 3362

28,516
Prescribers

Rank: 527 of 3362

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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

168K

2011

239K

2012

327K

2013

396K

2014

471K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$73.5M

2011

$117M

2012

$175M

2013

$237M

2014

$302M

2015

Average Patient Cost

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

$565

2011

$641

2012

$684

2013

$693

2014

$749

2015

Note: While the rest of this page displays data from 2014, the charts above display data through 2015, from a special release by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 3,635 30,809 $19.7M
New York 2,933 25,656 $15.1M
Texas 3,141 25,620 $16.7M
Florida 3,049 22,304 $13.5M
Ohio 2,186 20,655 $11.9M
Pennsylvania 2,120 19,477 $10.9M
North Carolina 2,215 18,756 $11M
Michigan 2,249 17,902 $11.4M
Missouri 1,282 12,243 $7.17M
Indiana 1,399 12,222 $7.31M
New Jersey 1,438 12,013 $6.57M
Illinois 1,363 11,725 $6.82M
Alabama 1,622 11,364 $6.51M
Tennessee 1,388 11,302 $6.38M
Georgia 1,353 10,428 $6.08M
Virginia 1,090 9,562 $5.37M
South Carolina 1,030 8,200 $4.77M
Kentucky 915 8,001 $4.72M
Louisiana 860 7,366 $4.06M
Arizona 1,017 7,281 $4.62M
Maryland 845 6,900 $4.56M
Massachusetts 822 6,843 $4.34M
Wisconsin 704 6,608 $4.16M
Colorado 741 5,852 $3.54M
Washington 648 5,723 $3.44M
Oklahoma 666 5,317 $3.04M
Minnesota 583 5,269 $3.48M
Mississippi 521 4,480 $2.42M
Iowa 408 4,215 $2.26M
Oregon 492 4,035 $2.74M
Utah 378 3,665 $2.09M
Nevada 442 3,428 $1.77M
Nebraska 347 3,176 $1.68M
Kansas 368 3,133 $1.69M
Arkansas 328 2,907 $1.63M
West Virginia 362 2,892 $1.68M
Connecticut 315 2,467 $1.44M
Idaho 198 2,025 $1.22M
Hawaii 237 1,724 $1.08M
New Mexico 222 1,341 $848K
Maine 152 1,341 $913K
Rhode Island 145 1,242 $689K
Montana 114 955 $608K
South Dakota 96 949 $525K
Delaware 120 916 $580K
North Dakota 87 847 $519K
Wyoming 83 771 $493K
New Hampshire 98 764 $533K
District of Columbia 91 576 $353K
Vermont 63 395 $250K
Alaska 24 264 $139K
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 VIMPAT

Provider Medicare Claims City State
GREGORY CONNOR M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled1,151

TULSA

Oklahoma

WILLIAM ROSENFELD M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled965

CHESTERFIELD

Missouri

JAMES VALERIANO MD

Neurology

Claims Filled866

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

TOUFIC FAKHOURY MD

Neurology

Claims Filled647

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

MARY JAMES MD

Neurology

Claims Filled642

SALT LAKE CITY

Utah

GEORGE MORRIS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled634

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

SAMIR AL-KABBANI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled599

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

ROBERT WECHSLER MD, PHD, FAAN

Clinical Neurophysiology

Claims Filled591

BOISE

Idaho

CHRISTOPHER LAGANKE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled562

CULLMAN

Alabama

ROBERT LEROY MD

Neurology

Claims Filled546

DALLAS

Texas

BONNIE PAMIROYAN NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled512

STANFORD

California

ROGER OGHLAKIAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled508

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled492

FORT WORTH

Texas

HEIDI HENNINGER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled491

SCARBOROUGH

Maine

JAMES CARNES M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled475

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

PATRICIA PENOVICH MD

Neurology

Claims Filled456

SAINT PAUL

Minnesota

FAROUK RAQUIB MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled453

WINFIELD

Alabama

IMRAN ALI M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled451

TOLEDO

Ohio

DAVID BURDETTE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled450

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

DANIEL LUCIANO M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled437

NEW YORK

New York

JESS COLLINS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled405

CLIFTON PARK

New York

ERASMO PASSARO M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled391

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

GREGORY KRAUSS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled389

BALTIMORE

Maryland

DEEPAK MADHAVAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled387

OMAHA

Nebraska

DAVID FICKER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled376

CINCINNATI

Ohio