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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
SHAD GRUBBS MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

BRIGHTON

Colorado

NATHAN RUDIN MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled50

MADISON

Wisconsin

ANTOIN MARDINI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

NIKOLAY BANGIYEV MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

DUBLIN

Georgia

JULIUS TOKUNBOH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

KANNAPOLIS

North Carolina

DAVID STACHEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CANTON

Ohio

PAUL BONDY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

NASHVILLE

North Carolina

PARUL SHAH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

EAST PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

WASSIM ATASSI

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HIGHLAND

Indiana

JEFFREY LEDUFF M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

JACKSON

Mississippi

BRIAN LEE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

NANCY TORRES-TORRES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

AIBONITO

Puerto Rico

KURT LEIMBACH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

QUINCY

Illinois

JAIME VASQUEZ D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

DALLAS

Texas

MARY SHINN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas

CRAIG FOX M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WASHINGTON

Pennsylvania

RUSS LEVITAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

SAN LUIS OBISPO

California

IMTIYAZ KAPADWALA

Specialist

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

CHADD MURRAY MD

Claims Filled50

KEARNEY

Nebraska

PAUL SKLENA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MOUNT ORAB

Ohio

LOUIS DEGIRONEMO

Specialist

Claims Filled50

DALLAS

Texas

LUBA GRINGUT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

STATEN ISLAND

New York

AMY BONO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HERMITAGE

Tennessee

DEAN KARRAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

THEODORE TEACHER M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

MISSION VIEJO

California