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LYRICA

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At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

4.49M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 74 of 3362

$1.4B
Retail Cost

Rank: 12 of 3362

791,060
Patients

Rank: 106 of 3362

251,726
Prescribers

Rank: 79 of 3362

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45%

of people say

it's worth it

40%

of people say

it worked well

32%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 79,366 394,152 $126M
California 62,775 318,947 $102M
Florida 60,060 296,365 $91.5M
New York 48,986 261,599 $78.9M
Ohio 33,379 197,385 $62.6M
Pennsylvania 30,801 179,453 $55.9M
North Carolina 31,478 179,215 $56.3M
Tennessee 27,589 163,280 $48.3M
Michigan 30,342 155,304 $53.4M
Georgia 27,175 150,288 $45M
Alabama 25,818 149,575 $44.1M
Illinois 26,547 142,730 $45.6M
New Jersey 23,895 118,247 $36.7M
Indiana 20,627 114,783 $36.3M
South Carolina 18,300 99,630 $30.9M
Missouri 15,747 97,264 $29.4M
Louisiana 16,080 92,017 $26.6M
Kentucky 14,503 88,975 $27.4M
Virginia 15,431 82,450 $26.8M
Oklahoma 13,794 81,262 $25.2M
Wisconsin 13,340 78,476 $25.5M
Mississippi 12,833 76,963 $21.7M
Arizona 15,186 72,012 $25M
Maryland 14,193 69,386 $22.8M
Arkansas 11,027 68,346 $20.2M
Massachusetts 10,400 57,816 $19M
Colorado 10,342 56,490 $18.2M
Washington 9,948 56,297 $19M
West Virginia 8,048 49,396 $15.3M
Connecticut 8,878 47,956 $15.1M
Minnesota 8,396 46,913 $17M
Iowa 6,415 41,894 $12.6M
Oregon 6,975 39,121 $13.4M
Kansas 6,261 39,030 $11.9M
Nebraska 4,575 29,198 $8.5M
Utah 4,890 27,918 $8.88M
Nevada 5,354 24,747 $8.18M
Maine 4,336 22,844 $8.03M
New Mexico 4,200 20,520 $7.16M
Idaho 3,347 19,467 $6.06M
Hawaii 3,331 15,322 $5.14M
Montana 2,289 13,896 $4.32M
North Dakota 2,015 12,951 $3.84M
New Hampshire 2,314 12,909 $4.25M
South Dakota 2,003 12,407 $3.68M
Delaware 2,487 12,327 $4.32M
Rhode Island 1,832 11,125 $3.2M
Vermont 1,634 8,992 $3.21M
District of Columbia 1,677 6,659 $2.02M
Wyoming 1,114 6,122 $1.96M
Alaska 914 5,436 $1.68M
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions 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
CLIFFORD GARVIN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled427

DENISON

Texas

DAVID KAVTARADZE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled425

CORDELE

Georgia

ROBERT BALCH D.O.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled423

FORT WORTH

Texas

THOMAS RATINO M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled422

FORT WORTH

Texas

CHELSEA GROW DO

Neurology

Claims Filled422

GULFPORT

Mississippi

HECTOR CASES MAYORAL MD

Neurology

Claims Filled420

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

REZIUDDIN SIDDIQUE M. D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled419

MCKINNEY

Texas

ENRIQUE MURCIANO M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled418

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

JAMES LAI M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled417

HOUSTON

Texas

ROMMEL GO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled412

ALBERTVILLE

Alabama

LORN MILLER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled412

JASPER

Alabama

ANTHONY PHAM D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled412

WALLER

Texas

SANGMIN AHN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled412

FESTUS

Missouri

KEVIN DREW MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled411

MISHAWAKA

Indiana

NILESH JOBALIA M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled408

HAMILTON

Ohio

JOSE IRIZARRY MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled407

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

SCOTT KEFFER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled398

ANSTED

West Virginia

AMAR SAWAR M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled397

CARBONDALE

Illinois

THOMAS DIGERONIMO M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled397

PLANT CITY

Florida

RACHAEL DALEY MSN

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled396

TEMPE

Arizona

MIGUEL RAMIREZ-SOTO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled395

JUNCOS

Puerto Rico

JOSE DIAZ PIMENTEL MD

Claims Filled393

MIRAMAR

Florida

MARK STEWART M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled393

AUGUSTA

Georgia

MARK BARATS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled392

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

CHARLES MAXVILL DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled392

EULESS

Texas