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AMANTADINE

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012
Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

361K
Medicare Part D Claims
$27.4M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 32,955 $2.42M
New York 27,231 $2M
Pennsylvania 24,651 $1.71M
Florida 19,845 $1.58M
Texas 19,429 $1.49M
Ohio 18,937 $1.46M
Illinois 13,302 $1.08M
North Carolina 12,459 $904K
Indiana 11,294 $842K
New Jersey 10,039 $770K
Michigan 10,008 $796K
Wisconsin 9,662 $805K
Massachusetts 9,310 $615K
Georgia 8,813 $685K
Washington 8,771 $724K
Missouri 8,250 $615K
Tennessee 7,992 $619K
Kentucky 6,994 $547K
Arizona 6,947 $533K
Virginia 6,505 $489K
Alabama 6,250 $444K
Oklahoma 6,137 $465K
Minnesota 6,101 $521K
Louisiana 5,105 $376K
Connecticut 5,026 $347K
Oregon 5,025 $432K
Colorado 4,990 $416K
South Carolina 4,808 $346K
Iowa 4,636 $373K
Maryland 4,479 $333K
Kansas 3,761 $290K
Nebraska 3,360 $228K
Arkansas 2,713 $219K
Mississippi 2,512 $190K
Nevada 2,511 $177K
West Virginia 2,180 $164K
Utah 2,029 $182K
Rhode Island 2,006 $129K
Idaho 1,891 $160K
Maine 1,866 $136K
New Mexico 1,793 $156K
New Hampshire 1,111 $92.1K
Vermont 1,055 $91.2K
South Dakota 999 $79.3K
Montana 955 $80.2K
Hawaii 913 $54.6K
District of Columbia 804 $46.7K
North Dakota 792 $59.7K
Delaware 629 $55.8K
Wyoming 551 $42.3K
Alaska 485 $24.6K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost 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 LEFKOWITZ MD

Neurology

Claims Filled55

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

BENZI KLUGER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled55

AURORA

Colorado

PIERRE PAVOT DO

Neurology

Claims Filled55

LONGMONT

Colorado

FRANCIS BENZ MD

Neurology

Claims Filled55

MYRTLE BEACH

South Carolina

AILEEN WEDVIK ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled55

LAKEWOOD

Washington

MARIE NAMEY CNS

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Claims Filled55

CLEVELAND

Ohio

RICHARD PAVELOCK MD

Specialist

Claims Filled55

DEEP GAP

North Carolina

JOHN CATTANEO MD

Neurology

Claims Filled55

TULSA

Oklahoma

SUZANNE MCADAMS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled55

BOONE

North Carolina

DENNIS DEWEY MD

Neurology

Claims Filled55

ORANGE PARK

Florida

ANDREA DIEDRICH MD

Neurology

Claims Filled55

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

NESTOR GALVEZ-JIMENEZ M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled55

WESTON

Florida

SANDHYA SINGH NP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled55

NEW YORK

New York

THOMAS FRANZ MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled55

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

BARBARA HILLS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled55

HILLSBORO

Oregon

WAYNE SIDA MD

Neurology

Claims Filled55

GREENWOOD

South Carolina

TERI THOMSEN MD, JD

Neurology

Claims Filled55

IOWA CITY

Iowa

PAUL MAMEROW PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled54

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

KYI OHN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled54

STATEN ISLAND

New York

JAMES BAVIS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled54

CANTON

Ohio

HARVINDER BIRK MD

Specialist

Claims Filled54

REDDING

California

THANKARAJAM JOTHIKUMAR M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled54

RIDGECREST

California

LINDA PAO MD

Neurology

Claims Filled54

JUPITER

Florida

GARY TUNELL M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled54

DALLAS

Texas

FRANK PUHALOVICH M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled54

ROSWELL

Georgia