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AMANTADINE

Treats or prevents the flu (influenza type A). Also treats Parkinson's disease and parkinson-like symptoms caused by certain medicines. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

239K
Medicare Part D Claims
$11.9M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 31,691 $1.18M
New York 25,431 $842K
Pennsylvania 23,517 $781K
Texas 18,636 $639K
Florida 18,056 $639K
Ohio 17,822 $644K
Illinois 12,211 $426K
North Carolina 11,724 $388K
Indiana 11,017 $382K
Michigan 9,040 $318K
Wisconsin 8,978 $298K
Massachusetts 8,917 $311K
Washington 8,784 $299K
New Jersey 8,566 $304K
Georgia 8,269 $297K
Missouri 8,177 $259K
Tennessee 7,717 $238K
Kentucky 6,855 $235K
Virginia 6,535 $222K
Arizona 6,416 $222K
Puerto Rico 6,294 $165K
Minnesota 6,271 $211K
Oklahoma 6,167 $194K
Alabama 6,146 $187K
Colorado 4,800 $182K
Connecticut 4,536 $149K
Oregon 4,515 $172K
Louisiana 4,419 $135K
South Carolina 4,372 $139K
Maryland 4,281 $157K
Iowa 4,156 $135K
Kansas 3,519 $113K
Nebraska 3,293 $90.5K
Arkansas 2,643 $88.1K
Mississippi 2,445 $74.8K
West Virginia 2,212 $75.4K
Rhode Island 2,011 $70.6K
Idaho 1,875 $59.8K
Nevada 1,846 $62.6K
New Mexico 1,845 $71.4K
Utah 1,800 $70.4K
Maine 1,721 $58.7K
New Hampshire 1,063 $41.2K
Vermont 1,033 $40.4K
South Dakota 994 $34.3K
Montana 987 $34.2K
Hawaii 931 $32.8K
North Dakota 799 $28.2K
District of Columbia 718 $19.6K
Delaware 660 $28.5K
Wyoming 532 $16.4K
Alaska 459 $9,657
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for AMANTADINE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DAVID MATTSON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled172

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

ALAN FREEMAN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled167

ATLANTA

Georgia

DAVID SWOPE M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled166

LOMA LINDA

California

ROBERT TILLETT MD

Neurology

Claims Filled165

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

YAN LUPYAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled164

EAST BRUNSWICK

New Jersey

ERIC FARBMAN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled163

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

JAMES SUTTON M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled163

OXNARD

California

METTE LARSEN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled162

RIVERHEAD

New York

ALVIN HOLCOMB M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled161

MELVILLE

New York

JOHAN SAMANTA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled160

PHOENIX

Arizona

RAMON GARCIA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled159

SACRAMENTO

California

MARTHA SMITH LIGHTFOOT N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled159

ROCHESTER

New York

PETER HEDERA MD

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled159

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

DEBBIE WEAVER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled159

BALTIMORE

Maryland

WILLIAM ONDO M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled157

HOUSTON

Texas

SHARON LYNCH M.D,

Neurology

Claims Filled157

KANSAS CITY

Kansas

TATYANA SIMUNI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled154

CHICAGO

Illinois

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled154

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

MADHAVI THOMAS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled152

BEDFORD

Texas

JOHN ROBERTS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled150

SEATTLE

Washington

FAROUK KHAN MD, PHD

Neurology

Claims Filled150

FREEPORT

Illinois

GUILLERMO MOGUEL-COBOS

Neurology

Claims Filled149

PHOENIX

Arizona

HOWARD WEISS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled146

BALTIMORE

Maryland

RICHARD BROUETTE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled145

YUBA CITY

California

LING CHENG MD

Neurology

Claims Filled145

NEW YORK

New York