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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
RILEY LOVE MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled397

PADUCAH

Kentucky

ABDUL NAUSHAD M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled396

FESTUS

Missouri

DONG SHIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled396

LOS ANGELES

California

ENRIQUE MURCIANO M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled395

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

YIU TING CHUNG MD

General Practice

Claims Filled392

LOS ANGELES

California

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled388

LORAIN

Ohio

ENCARNACION RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled388

MCALLEN

Texas

PHILIP MEADOW D.O. F.A.C.R.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled387

COLUMBUS

Georgia

MARK MURPHY M.D

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled386

DECATUR

Alabama

KAREN SHAINSKY D.O.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled383

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

JOSE GONZALEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled380

HIALEAH

Florida

NAJEEB GHAUSSY MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled379

CLYDE

North Carolina

WALID FREIJ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled379

SELMA

Alabama

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled378

FORT WORTH

Texas

BRIAN HUH M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled374

LOS ANGELES

California

NOSHEEN HASAN MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled373

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

MANUEL FERNANDEZ-GONZALE MD

General Practice

Claims Filled372

MIAMI

Florida

PEDRO PENALO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled372

WESLACO

Texas

ROBERT TURNER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled370

FLORENCE

South Carolina

RAJESH KATARIA DO

Rheumatology

Claims Filled370

PORTSMOUTH

Ohio

SCOTT KEFFER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled368

ANSTED

West Virginia

DAWIT TEKLEHAIMANOT D.O.

Specialist

Claims Filled367

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

JAMES BERETTA M.D., D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled367

PELHAM

Alabama

JOSEPH BURGARINO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled367

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

AMIR QURESHI MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled366

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas