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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
BYRON NELSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled365

CENTRE

Alabama

REBECCA HOLDREN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled364

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

JULIAN MARQUEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled363

HIALEAH

Florida

JOSEPH PETERS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled363

COUNCE

Tennessee

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled363

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

LESLY POMPY MD

Claims Filled362

MONROE

Michigan

HOANG VU DO

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled358

GAINESVILLE

Florida

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled356

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

ROBERT BROCKER M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled352

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio

LUIS ARANGO M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled352

MISSION

Texas

GEORGE WANG M.D

Neurology

Claims Filled352

MESA

Arizona

NARCISO RODRIGUEZ MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled349

BECKLEY

West Virginia

KEVIN HACKSHAW M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled348

COLUMBUS

Ohio

AARON CALODNEY M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled348

TYLER

Texas

AHMAD SHIKHTHOLTH MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled346

DECATUR

Alabama

DMITRIY GRINSHPUN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled344

BROOKLYN

New York

JAMES ROTH MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled340

MANCHESTER

Tennessee

IRAJ DERAKHSHAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled339

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

BARRY VAUGHT M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled338

BECKLEY

West Virginia

LANCE KIM D.O.

Neurology

Claims Filled337

OCALA

Florida

YILI ZHOU MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled335

LAKE CITY

Florida

MOSES HYUN MD

Claims Filled335

LOS ANGELES

California

ZOILO ABAD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled334

MIAMI

Florida

RAUL CHAO M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled333

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

ALI ANAIM DPM.PC

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled332

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania