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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
MARK BEVAN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled53

FARMINGTON

New Mexico

WENDELL PHILLIPS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

PHOENIX

Arizona

TARECK KADRIE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled53

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

RAYMOND RABIDEAU D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

GRAND HAVEN

Michigan

DARIO ARANGO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

EDINBURG

Texas

JUAN CALDERON M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled53

CHULA VISTA

California

CURTIS HARRIS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

ADA

Oklahoma

GERARD MALANGA MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled53

CEDAR KNOLLS

New Jersey

JAMES COPELAND MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

WACO

Texas

ALAN NISSENBAUM MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled53

BROOKLYN

New York

MARK NEWBERRY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

HAVANA

Florida

DONALD WALKENHORST D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled53

MANCHESTER

Missouri

SHAWANA SMITH ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled53

GRAY

Kentucky

FAISAL SHAREEFUDDIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

UTICA

Michigan

MARY BELL VAUGHN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

MACON

Georgia

STEVEN ELLISON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

OTTUMWA

Iowa

DONETTE BISH D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

TROY

Alabama

CHARLES ARKIN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled53

CORDOVA

Tennessee

MARK TIFFANY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled53

HICKORY

North Carolina

JULIE TAYLOR M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

CHICAGO

Illinois

JIN KIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

SUWANEE

Georgia

BOLA ADAMOLEKUN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled53

JACKSON

Tennessee

PAUL HURD MD PA

Neurology

Claims Filled53

PLANO

Texas

JAMES RAY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

SWAINSBORO

Georgia

LAWRENCE LITTELL DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled53

WATERTOWN

New York