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LYRICA

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

3.38M
Medicare Part D Claims
$757M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Texas 277,785 $64.6M
Florida 238,915 $52.4M
California 228,703 $53.1M
New York 199,090 $42.3M
Ohio 164,178 $36.5M
Pennsylvania 134,377 $29.2M
North Carolina 130,838 $29.7M
Tennessee 127,128 $27M
Illinois 118,816 $27M
Alabama 113,749 $23.5M
Georgia 113,587 $24.2M
Michigan 108,321 $24.8M
New Jersey 97,725 $21.9M
Indiana 80,706 $18.2M
Kentucky 78,943 $17.1M
Louisiana 77,977 $16.6M
Missouri 74,755 $16.4M
South Carolina 72,920 $16.1M
Oklahoma 65,978 $15M
Mississippi 64,165 $13.3M
Virginia 63,560 $14.6M
Wisconsin 58,438 $13.2M
Arkansas 57,486 $12.4M
Arizona 52,112 $12.8M
West Virginia 46,095 $10M
Maryland 45,736 $10.7M
Washington 44,169 $10.4M
Colorado 41,518 $9.39M
Massachusetts 40,354 $9.56M
Minnesota 36,091 $9.4M
Connecticut 34,146 $8.2M
Iowa 33,328 $7.25M
Oregon 29,530 $7.13M
Kansas 28,347 $6.31M
Nebraska 22,956 $4.87M
Utah 22,121 $5.11M
Maine 18,756 $4.69M
Nevada 16,623 $3.91M
New Mexico 15,629 $3.88M
Idaho 15,571 $3.44M
Montana 11,756 $2.6M
Hawaii 11,558 $2.87M
New Hampshire 9,691 $2.33M
North Dakota 9,333 $1.98M
Rhode Island 8,606 $1.89M
South Dakota 8,486 $1.87M
Delaware 8,319 $1.94M
Vermont 7,726 $1.91M
Wyoming 4,906 $1.09M
District of Columbia 4,614 $923K
Alaska 3,882 $950K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost 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
JORGE ZAMORA-QUEZADA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,279

EDINBURG

Texas

THOMAS ROMANO M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,161

LOS ANGELES

California

FAROUK RAQUIB MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled1,043

WINFIELD

Alabama

ALEXIS DUPREY COLON MD

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM

Claims Filled749

GUAYAMA

Puerto Rico

HERIBERTO CABADA MD

Psychosomatic Medicine

Claims Filled742

CORAL GABLES

Florida

AMARILIS CORCHADO PEREZ MD

Neurology

Claims Filled725

ISABELA

Puerto Rico

NOEMI VARELA-ROSARIO MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled685

AGUADA

Puerto Rico

NARCISO RODRIGUEZ MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled679

BECKLEY

West Virginia

RAJBIR MINHAS M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled675

CINCINNATI

Ohio

RAVI BHALLA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled649

PEORIA

Arizona

EDWIN KELSEY M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled614

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

MUSTAFA HAMMAD MD

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM

Claims Filled589

PANAMA CITY

Florida

BOYDE HARRISON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled588

HALEYVILLE

Alabama

MARK MURPHY M.D

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled586

DECATUR

Alabama

PETER TSAI MD

General Practice

Claims Filled581

COAL GROVE

Ohio

SAMY METYAS MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled575

COVINA

California

ELVIN GARCIA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled565

MCALLEN

Texas

MICHAEL HAYDEL M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled565

HOUMA

Louisiana

MICHAEL KENDRICK MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled522

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

YIU TING CHUNG MD

General Practice

Claims Filled517

LOS ANGELES

California

JAMES ROTH MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled515

MANCHESTER

Tennessee

CARLOS PANTOJAS M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled513

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

JEAN YOU M.D

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled513

KENNEWICK

Washington

CARL D'AGOSTINO M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled510

MIDLAND

Texas

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled507

LOS ANGELES

California