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LYRICA

Treats nerve and muscle pain caused by diabetes, shingles, fibromyalgia, or a spinal cord injury. Also treats partial-onset seizures in adults. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

2.51M
Medicare Part D Claims
$627M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Texas 266,364 $54M
Florida 223,335 $42.1M
California 208,420 $42.2M
New York 193,552 $36.4M
Ohio 161,971 $31M
North Carolina 127,081 $25.1M
Pennsylvania 124,832 $23.9M
Tennessee 122,773 $22.5M
Illinois 120,607 $23.7M
Georgia 108,360 $20.1M
Alabama 107,683 $19.3M
Michigan 97,172 $19.1M
New Jersey 82,015 $15.5M
Kentucky 77,513 $14.7M
Indiana 75,068 $14.6M
Louisiana 71,055 $13.2M
South Carolina 70,663 $13.5M
Missouri 70,560 $13.5M
Oklahoma 63,951 $12.6M
Mississippi 61,571 $11M
Puerto Rico 60,459 $8.68M
Virginia 59,614 $11.9M
Arkansas 56,748 $10.6M
Wisconsin 51,591 $9.93M
Arizona 47,548 $10.1M
West Virginia 42,166 $7.91M
Washington 41,661 $8.55M
Maryland 41,587 $8.39M
Colorado 38,725 $7.84M
Massachusetts 36,757 $7.65M
Minnesota 33,824 $7.53M
Iowa 32,535 $6.14M
Connecticut 28,729 $5.72M
Oregon 27,197 $5.72M
Kansas 26,745 $5.2M
Nebraska 22,136 $4.13M
Utah 20,179 $3.98M
Maine 17,044 $3.74M
New Mexico 14,431 $3.12M
Idaho 14,209 $2.71M
Nevada 14,175 $2.89M
Montana 10,943 $2.07M
Hawaii 10,910 $2.33M
North Dakota 8,932 $1.62M
New Hampshire 8,839 $1.83M
South Dakota 8,223 $1.6M
Rhode Island 7,806 $1.48M
Delaware 7,732 $1.56M
Vermont 7,012 $1.51M
District of Columbia 4,471 $780K
Wyoming 4,287 $831K
Alaska 3,554 $758K
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 LYRICA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ARVIL CATLETT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HODGENVILLE

Kentucky

JOSE ZUNIGA MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

DEBORAH WILSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ALLENTOWN

Pennsylvania

KATHIE WATSON-GRAY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

IRONTON

Ohio

JUNG CHENG M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

FORT WORTH

Texas

JOHN NYBOER MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled50

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

DARYL STORY MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

NORWALK

Connecticut

HENRY ALLEN D.O.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

ROBERT LEWE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DUBLIN

Ohio

KIRIT BHALANI MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled50

ORMOND BEACH

Florida

LUTHER HALL DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FLATWOODS

Kentucky

MARK SAMSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

DUBLIN

Georgia

KEVIN KIMATA MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

HONOLULU

Hawaii

NATHAN BALDWIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BOONEVILLE

Mississippi

WILLIAM GAYA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

OCALA

Florida

JOHN FRONTERA MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

GAINESVILLE

Georgia

J BRANTLEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

RHONDA CARTER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

COLUMBIANA

Alabama

MIQUEL SANTIAGO

General Practice

Claims Filled50

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

ROY KAPLAN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

ENCINITAS

California

ALEJANDRO LOYNAZ M.D

Medical Genetics, PhD Medical Genetics

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

KUN CHEN

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

MONA CASTLE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

OXFORD

Mississippi

DAVID MATTINGLY DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

JENKINTOWN

Pennsylvania

BILL MADDOX D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GREENVILLE

Mississippi