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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
FAROUK RAQUIB MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled451

WINFIELD

Alabama

RASIK PARMAR MD

Neurology

Claims Filled449

YEAGERTOWN

Pennsylvania

ODEANE CONNOR MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled442

GADSDEN

Alabama

JEAN YOU M.D

Rehabilitation Practitioner

Claims Filled436

KENNEWICK

Washington

ROSS ANDREASSEN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled436

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

MICHAEL HAYDEL M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled435

HOUMA

Louisiana

JACQUES ROY M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled434

DESOTO

Texas

FULGENCIO SALINAS M.D.

Anatomic Pathology Clinical Pathology

Claims Filled434

EDINBURG

Texas

MICHAEL KENDRICK MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled433

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

CHARLES OZBORN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled432

EUPORA

Mississippi

ZHAOYANG PAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled429

LOS ANGELES

California

MUSTAFA HAMMAD MD

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM

Claims Filled425

PANAMA CITY

Florida

AREMMIA TANIOUS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled422

LAUREL

Mississippi

RANDOLPH CHANG MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled421

CHICAGO

Illinois

WILLIAM TIDMORE M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled419

VALDOSTA

Georgia

GEORGE SIDHOM M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled418

SPRING HILL

Florida

MARINA NEYSTAT M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled416

FOREST HILLS

New York

JAMES MOSSELL D.O.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled415

TIFTON

Georgia

AURELIO ORTIZ M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled412

MIAMI

Florida

JAMES BRESSI DO

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled408

STOW

Ohio

ENRIQUE GRIEGO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled405

MCALLEN

Texas

DAVID KAVTARADZE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled403

CORDELE

Georgia

HASSAN CHAHADEH M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled401

HOUSTON

Texas

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled401

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

CARL D'AGOSTINO M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled398

MIDLAND

Texas