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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
SCOTT LILLY DDS, MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled331

MUSKOGEE

Oklahoma

LOWELL CLARK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled328

BUSHNELL

Florida

SHELINDER AGGARWAL M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled325

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

STEPHEN SHIRLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled324

NEW ALBANY

Mississippi

RONALD TILLEY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled323

MOUNTAIN HOME

Arkansas

MORRIS SCHERLIS MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled323

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

FRANK LOPEZ MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled320

LAKE CHARLES

Louisiana

PAUL MURATTA D.O.

Specialist

Claims Filled320

GADSDEN

Alabama

PATRICK KARL D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled319

JESUP

Georgia

DINESH PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled318

NEWARK

New Jersey

DAVID CARAWAY MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled318

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

BOYDE HARRISON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled318

HALEYVILLE

Alabama

JESUS QUERUBIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled316

GREENUP

Kentucky

JOE OTHMAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled316

LEWISBURG

West Virginia

THAIDUC NGUYEN DO

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled316

NEWARK

Ohio

TIMOTHY ESTES M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled315

JACKSON

Mississippi

CARLOS VIESCA MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled315

EL PASO

Texas

KENNETH WILLIS M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled315

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

MIKE UMERAH MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled314

SHERWOOD

Arkansas

CYNTHIA MITCHELL NP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled313

EUSTIS

Florida

SHERIF SHAFEY M.D.PROFESSIONAL ASS

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine

Claims Filled311

MIAMI

Florida

CHELSEA GROW DO

Neurology

Claims Filled310

GULFPORT

Mississippi

WILLIAM SHERGY M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled309

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

DIANE COUNCE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled307

ALABASTER

Alabama

SABIR QURAISHI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled307

PEEBLES

Ohio