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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
EDWIN KELSEY M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled649

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

RAVI BHALLA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled642

PEORIA

Arizona

KHOREN HEKIMIAN DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled633

TROUP

Texas

ZHAOYANG PAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled628

LOS ANGELES

California

BOYDE HARRISON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled626

HALEYVILLE

Alabama

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled624

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

BUTCHAIAH GARLAPATI M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled616

N LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

DREW COOPER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled612

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

ALEXIS DUPREY COLON MD

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM

Claims Filled605

GUAYAMA

Puerto Rico

IFTEQAR SYED MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled604

PARIS

Texas

SHAILESH UPADHYAY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled603

ANNISTON

Alabama

HOANG VU DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled601

LAKE CITY

Florida

JOHN WAGNER M.D., C.M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled594

CULLMAN

Alabama

JESSE LIPNICK MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled583

GAINESVILLE

Florida

ARKADY STERN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled582

LOS ANGELES

California

LUIS ARANGO M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled578

MISSION

Texas

FAROUK RAQUIB MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled566

WINFIELD

Alabama

WILLIAM SHERGY MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled563

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

SAMY METYAS MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled562

COVINA

California

LESLY POMPY MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled560

MONROE

Michigan

ELVIN GARCIA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled557

MCALLEN

Texas

DANIEL THEESFELD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled547

FORT WORTH

Texas

XIULU RUAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled545

MOBILE

Alabama

CASILDA BALMACEDA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled544

NEW YORK

New York

PETER MAUNG MD, FACP, CMD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled543

CHARLESTON

South Carolina