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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
VICKI WHEELOCK MD

Neurology

Claims Filled145

SACRAMENTO

California

RICARDO PLASENCIA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled144

MIAMI

Florida

ROBERT JONES M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled144

VALLEJO

California

JOHN HUDDLESTONE M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled144

TACOMA

Washington

JOHN BELANY DO

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled143

WARREN

Ohio

STEPHANIE LESSIG M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled143

SAN DIEGO

California

HOWARD HURTIG MD

Neurology

Claims Filled142

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

ELMYRA ENCARNACION MD

Neurology

Claims Filled142

TEMPLE

Texas

ERIC MOLHO M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled141

ALBANY

New York

CONRAD GRANITO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled140

PAWTUCKET

Rhode Island

NEAL HERMANOWICZ MD

Neurology

Claims Filled138

ORANGE

California

LORI GRAFTON M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled137

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

BRENDAN BAUER M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled137

BELLEVUE

Ohio

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled136

TUCKER

Georgia

CHERYL DEELEY NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled136

ROCHESTER

New York

MARK LEW M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled135

LOS ANGELES

California

GARY LEO D.O

Neurology

Claims Filled135

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

JENNIFER PALLONE D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled135

MERRILLVILLE

Indiana

PADRAIG OSUILLEABHAIN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled134

DALLAS

Texas

FELIX ZWIEBEL M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled133

EDINA

Minnesota

RICHARD HAMER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled133

LONGVIEW

Texas

CHRISTOPHER GOETZ MD

Neurology

Claims Filled133

CHICAGO

Illinois

RACHEL JULIAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled129

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

HAROLD PRETORIUS M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled129

CINCINNATI

Ohio

GEORGIE STANFORD M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled128

FLORENCE

Alabama