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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
XIULU RUAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled419

MOBILE

Alabama

MUHAMMED NASHER-ALNEAM MD

Neurology

Claims Filled418

SOUTH CHARLESTEN

West Virginia

AURELIO ORTIZ M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled418

MIAMI

Florida

GEORGE WANG M.D

Neurology

Claims Filled416

MESA

Arizona

RASIK PARMAR MD

Neurology

Claims Filled414

YEAGERTOWN

Pennsylvania

NAJEEB GHAUSSY MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled408

CLYDE

North Carolina

ROSS ANDREASSEN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled407

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

JOHN COUCH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled405

MOBILE

Alabama

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

General Practice

Claims Filled403

CULLMAN

Alabama

JANESSA MELTON APRN

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled403

PRESTONSBURG

Kentucky

LUIS ARANGO M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled397

MISSION

Texas

SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled395

LOS ANGELES

California

SABIR QURAISHI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled395

PEEBLES

Ohio

ENCARNACION RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled392

MCALLEN

Texas

SHELINDER AGGARWAL M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled390

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

JOSEPH PETERS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled385

COUNCE

Tennessee

LORN MILLER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled382

JASPER

Alabama

ANTHONY PHAM D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled381

WALLER

Texas

JOE OTHMAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled379

LEWISBURG

West Virginia

IFTEQAR SYED MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled378

PARIS

Texas

BRIAN HUH M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled375

LOS ANGELES

California

LESLY POMPY MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled374

MONROE

Michigan

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled374

LORAIN

Ohio

CHARLES GALEA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled372

WAYCROSS

Georgia

SHAILESH UPADHYAY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled372

ANNISTON

Alabama