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LYRICA

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At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

4.11M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 80 of 3238

$1.07B
Retail Cost

Rank: 14 of 3238

738,891
Patients

Rank: 108 of 3238

241,045
Prescribers

Rank: 78 of 3238

User Reviews of LYRICA »

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54%

of people say

it's worth it

38%

of people say

it worked well

23%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 73,752 362,079 $96.7M
California 57,236 283,640 $76.4M
Florida 57,192 275,959 $71.4M
New York 46,765 243,158 $61.3M
Ohio 33,051 188,427 $50.2M
North Carolina 29,076 165,362 $43.7M
Pennsylvania 28,679 164,166 $42.6M
Tennessee 26,153 150,155 $37.8M
Michigan 28,660 142,776 $41M
Alabama 24,752 141,539 $34.4M
Georgia 25,589 138,643 $34.4M
Illinois 24,110 129,738 $34.2M
New Jersey 23,370 113,235 $29.2M
Indiana 18,390 100,328 $26.8M
Louisiana 15,635 89,154 $21.4M
Missouri 14,231 86,935 $21.9M
Kentucky 14,048 84,171 $21.6M
South Carolina 15,208 82,070 $21.2M
Oklahoma 12,767 74,231 $19.2M
Virginia 13,960 73,240 $20M
Mississippi 12,154 71,803 $16.8M
Wisconsin 12,006 70,430 $19M
Arkansas 10,598 64,744 $15.9M
Arizona 13,650 63,455 $18.5M
Maryland 12,179 57,818 $15.6M
Washington 9,084 51,490 $14.4M
Massachusetts 9,158 51,264 $14M
Colorado 8,925 49,785 $13.1M
West Virginia 8,038 47,566 $12.3M
Connecticut 8,053 42,701 $11.3M
Minnesota 7,481 41,986 $12.8M
Iowa 6,053 39,308 $9.78M
Kansas 5,819 35,405 $9.01M
Oregon 6,303 35,188 $9.96M
Nebraska 4,248 27,468 $6.67M
Utah 4,606 25,760 $6.87M
Nevada 4,786 21,551 $6.03M
Maine 3,965 21,035 $6.19M
New Mexico 3,709 17,971 $5.24M
Idaho 2,961 17,788 $4.63M
Hawaii 3,129 14,164 $3.95M
Montana 2,236 13,682 $3.46M
North Dakota 1,912 12,315 $2.96M
South Dakota 1,829 11,474 $2.78M
New Hampshire 2,053 11,407 $3.14M
Delaware 2,332 11,202 $3.27M
Rhode Island 1,708 10,168 $2.52M
Vermont 1,415 7,956 $2.39M
District of Columbia 1,479 5,844 $1.52M
Wyoming 929 5,112 $1.33M
Alaska 814 4,507 $1.24M
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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
AKINWUMI ALADESAWE M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW PORT RICHEY

Florida

RAVI AKELLA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ORLANDO

Florida

JAMES MORLAND MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled50

MERIDIAN

Idaho

SUZANNE CHAPNICK M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

CAMBRIDGE

Massachusetts

NATHAN DOMBECK PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

THERESA VICROY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

DAVID SPIVEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GARNER

North Carolina

MALIKA ARYANPURE M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled50

TUSCALOOSA

Alabama

JAMES LANGAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

EDGARDO PINEIRO-MERCADO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PONCE

Puerto Rico

TIMOTHY ASHLEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FLORENCE

Alabama

PADMAJA TANNERU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEWARK

Ohio

BRIAN BUCHANAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BEDFORD

Virginia

DONNA MILLER DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

ALLENTOWN

Pennsylvania

MICHELE GOODBREAD P.A.

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled50

MOUNTAIN CITY

Tennessee

JAYNE LEONARD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

JEFFERSON

North Carolina

CARY JUDY D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GUNNISON

Utah

RAJESH DAVE MD

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled50

PORT RICHEY

Florida

JOHN SPARTI D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

DALLAS

Georgia

PATRICIA ISAACS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CLARKSVILLE

Indiana

MICHAEL KEITH ARNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled50

SPOKANE

Washington

KIMBERLEY WILSON M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

ATLANTA

Georgia

VIJAYASEKHARA KALAKATA MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled50

CRYSTAL RIVER

Florida

RIAZ HAQUE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

KENNER

Louisiana

DARIA DREBOTY-CERIMELE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MIDDLEFIELD

Ohio