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LYRICA

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At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

4.49M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 74 of 3362

$1.4B
Retail Cost

Rank: 12 of 3362

791,060
Patients

Rank: 106 of 3362

251,726
Prescribers

Rank: 79 of 3362

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45%

of people say

it's worth it

40%

of people say

it worked well

32%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 79,366 394,152 $126M
California 62,775 318,947 $102M
Florida 60,060 296,365 $91.5M
New York 48,986 261,599 $78.9M
Ohio 33,379 197,385 $62.6M
Pennsylvania 30,801 179,453 $55.9M
North Carolina 31,478 179,215 $56.3M
Tennessee 27,589 163,280 $48.3M
Michigan 30,342 155,304 $53.4M
Georgia 27,175 150,288 $45M
Alabama 25,818 149,575 $44.1M
Illinois 26,547 142,730 $45.6M
New Jersey 23,895 118,247 $36.7M
Indiana 20,627 114,783 $36.3M
South Carolina 18,300 99,630 $30.9M
Missouri 15,747 97,264 $29.4M
Louisiana 16,080 92,017 $26.6M
Kentucky 14,503 88,975 $27.4M
Virginia 15,431 82,450 $26.8M
Oklahoma 13,794 81,262 $25.2M
Wisconsin 13,340 78,476 $25.5M
Mississippi 12,833 76,963 $21.7M
Arizona 15,186 72,012 $25M
Maryland 14,193 69,386 $22.8M
Arkansas 11,027 68,346 $20.2M
Massachusetts 10,400 57,816 $19M
Colorado 10,342 56,490 $18.2M
Washington 9,948 56,297 $19M
West Virginia 8,048 49,396 $15.3M
Connecticut 8,878 47,956 $15.1M
Minnesota 8,396 46,913 $17M
Iowa 6,415 41,894 $12.6M
Oregon 6,975 39,121 $13.4M
Kansas 6,261 39,030 $11.9M
Nebraska 4,575 29,198 $8.5M
Utah 4,890 27,918 $8.88M
Nevada 5,354 24,747 $8.18M
Maine 4,336 22,844 $8.03M
New Mexico 4,200 20,520 $7.16M
Idaho 3,347 19,467 $6.06M
Hawaii 3,331 15,322 $5.14M
Montana 2,289 13,896 $4.32M
North Dakota 2,015 12,951 $3.84M
New Hampshire 2,314 12,909 $4.25M
South Dakota 2,003 12,407 $3.68M
Delaware 2,487 12,327 $4.32M
Rhode Island 1,832 11,125 $3.2M
Vermont 1,634 8,992 $3.21M
District of Columbia 1,677 6,659 $2.02M
Wyoming 1,114 6,122 $1.96M
Alaska 914 5,436 $1.68M
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for LYRICA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JORGE ZAMORA-QUEZADA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,399

EDINBURG

Texas

MARK MURPHY M.D

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,247

DECATUR

Alabama

NOEMI SALANG RAMSAY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,040

KENNETT

Missouri

THOMAS ROMANO M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,035

LOS ANGELES

California

JOHN COUCH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,030

MOBILE

Alabama

RAZMIK OHANJANIAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled921

GLENDALE

California

NOEMI VARELA-ROSARIO MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled869

AGUADA

Puerto Rico

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled841

TUCKER

Georgia

KAYVAN KAMALI M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled833

LONGVIEW

Texas

NARINE ARUTYOUNIAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled820

GLENDALE

California

RAJBIR MINHAS M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled813

CINCINNATI

Ohio

SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled804

LOS ANGELES

California

DARIUS MCGEE FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled789

LAUREL

Mississippi

MORRIS SCHERLIS MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled747

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

WAGDY KADES M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled728

LOS ANGELES

California

PASCUAL HERRERA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled717

LEESBURG

Alabama

CARL D'AGOSTINO M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled715

MIDLAND

Texas

WINFRED SARDAR MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled713

ARLINGTON

Texas

GEORGE SIDHOM M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled682

SPRING HILL

Florida

SUNG-UN PARK MD

Neurology

Claims Filled679

ANAHEIM

California

AHMAD SHIKHTHOLTH M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled678

DECATUR

Alabama

STANLEY MORROW DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled676

HACKLEBURG

Alabama

AMARILIS CORCHADO PEREZ MD

Neurology

Claims Filled672

ISABELA

Puerto Rico

KENNETH WILLIS M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled664

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

SIREEN GOPAL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled657

BRONX

New York