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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
BARRY CUTLER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled52

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

ERIKA CORNETT MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled52

KOKOMO

Indiana

THOMAS GUTTUSO MD

Neurology

Claims Filled52

BUFFALO

New York

NGUYEN THONG MD

Neurology

Claims Filled52

PATTON

California

AKEMI TAKEKOSHI M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled52

CLINTON TWP

Michigan

JOHN FLOBERG MD

Neurology

Claims Filled52

MINNEAPOLIS

Minnesota

SCOTT HOUSER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled52

WILMINGTON

Delaware

FRANCIS WALKER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled52

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

FREDRICK MAY PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled52

EAGLE RIVER

Alaska

ALBERT FORD M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled52

HENDERSONVILLE

North Carolina

NABIL AZIZ MD

Neurology

Claims Filled52

LIVERPOOL

New York

EDUARDO GALLEGOS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled52

APPLE VALLEY

California

TAUNI URDAHL PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled52

RICHLAND

Washington

DENNIS PIERSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

LIMA

Ohio

MARIE LIPPMAN MD

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled51

EAST ROCKAWAY

New York

DANIEL PITTS ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled51

RICHLAND

Washington

LOWELL QUENEMOEN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled51

BILLINGS

Montana

LOWELL CLARK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

BUSHNELL

Florida

ROBERT SCHABBING MD

Neurology

Claims Filled51

DENVER

Colorado

JOYDIP BHATTACHARYA D.O

Neurology

Claims Filled51

SANTA CRUZ

California

SANJEEV GARG M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled51

KINGSTON

Pennsylvania

QAZI HAIDER M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

FLUSHING

New York

STEPHEN KIMBROUGH MD

Neurology

Claims Filled51

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

EDWARD MCDONALD MD

Specialist

Claims Filled51

GAINESVILLE

Georgia

JUAN SIMON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled51

MIAMI

Florida