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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
AMY COLCHER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled127

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

JENIFER ZHAI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled126

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled125

FORT WORTH

Texas

MIGUEL GUTIERREZ M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled124

MCALLEN

Texas

XUEMEI HUANG MD

Neurology

Claims Filled124

HERSHEY

Pennsylvania

BRIAN MOORE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled123

BLOOMINGTON

Indiana

GEORGE PLOTKIN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled123

TYLER

Texas

PAUL NAUSIEDA MD

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM

Claims Filled123

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

DARIO NARRO M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled122

WESLACO

Texas

JAMES VOCI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled122

SAINT CLAIR SHORES

Michigan

NORMAN LEOPOLD DO

Neurology

Claims Filled122

CHESTER

Pennsylvania

MATTHEW STERN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled122

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

ELLIE MOZINGO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled121

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

MUSTAFA SIDDIQUI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled121

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

ABRAHAM LIEBERMAN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled121

PHOENIX

Arizona

ROSA CHOY MD

Neurology

Claims Filled121

LOS ANGELES

California

CHARLES HARMSTON P.A.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled120

PHOENIX

Arizona

PINKY AGARWAL MD

Neurology

Claims Filled119

KIRKLAND

Washington

USMAN SIDDIQUI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled119

LAWRENCEBURG

Indiana

ENRICO FAZZINI DO

Neurology

Claims Filled119

FOREST HILLS

New York

JAMES PATTON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled119

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

MIN CHA M.D.

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled119

LOS ANGELES

California

KELLY CONDEFER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled119

WENATCHEE

Washington

KENNETH WRITESEL D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled118

GROVE CITY

Ohio

EUGENE PAK M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled118

NEW YORK

New York