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At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

4.73M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 72 of 3395

$1.77B
Retail Cost

Rank: 10 of 3395

826,026
Patients

Rank: 107 of 3395

260,790
Prescribers

Rank: 76 of 3395

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47%

of people say

it's worth it

42%

of people say

it worked well

32%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

3.25M

2011

3.44M

2012

4.11M

2013

4.49M

2014

4.73M

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$627M

2011

$767M

2012

$1.07B

2013

$1.4B

2014

$1.77B

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$264

2011

$295

2012

$290

2013

$322

2014

$367

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 80,401 407,797 $156M
California 67,025 341,963 $130M
Florida 63,065 311,681 $114M
New York 50,670 276,165 $98.8M
Ohio 34,529 205,575 $77.7M
Pennsylvania 32,875 192,130 $72.1M
North Carolina 32,350 186,980 $69.8M
Tennessee 28,652 170,352 $60.2M
Michigan 32,098 165,125 $67.7M
Georgia 29,504 163,393 $58.2M
Alabama 26,815 155,300 $55.4M
Illinois 27,344 148,592 $56.4M
Indiana 21,605 124,118 $46.2M
New Jersey 24,037 119,996 $44.3M
Missouri 16,677 102,611 $36.8M
South Carolina 18,457 101,598 $37.6M
Louisiana 16,824 96,386 $33.6M
Kentucky 14,936 92,088 $33.7M
Virginia 15,999 87,450 $33.4M
Oklahoma 14,413 85,286 $31.4M
Wisconsin 13,973 83,971 $32.1M
Mississippi 13,843 81,963 $27.7M
Arizona 16,060 76,824 $31.8M
Maryland 15,506 75,328 $30M
Arkansas 11,622 70,800 $25M
Massachusetts 11,631 66,974 $25.8M
Colorado 11,229 62,285 $23.7M
Washington 10,666 60,344 $24.2M
Connecticut 9,726 52,864 $20.3M
Minnesota 9,190 51,384 $21.9M
West Virginia 8,299 50,465 $18.5M
Iowa 6,773 43,936 $15.9M
Oregon 7,679 42,629 $17.5M
Kansas 6,899 42,267 $15.3M
Nebraska 4,767 29,983 $10.3M
Utah 5,168 29,970 $11.4M
Nevada 5,826 27,152 $10.7M
Maine 4,625 24,492 $10.2M
New Mexico 4,791 23,772 $9.81M
Idaho 3,727 21,776 $8.11M
Hawaii 3,347 15,257 $6.06M
Montana 2,526 14,988 $5.45M
New Hampshire 2,662 14,582 $5.82M
North Dakota 2,107 13,160 $4.74M
Delaware 2,629 13,151 $5.48M
South Dakota 2,068 12,641 $4.58M
Rhode Island 1,945 12,011 $4.05M
Vermont 1,693 9,605 $4.11M
District of Columbia 1,897 7,387 $2.71M
Wyoming 1,151 6,237 $2.39M
Alaska 967 5,692 $2.03M
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 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than 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
ODEANE CONNOR MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled446

GADSDEN

Alabama

NILESH JOBALIA M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled445

HAMILTON

Ohio

JAMES SULLIVAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled444

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

NEHAL MODH MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled442

FESTUS

Missouri

ANTHONY PHAM D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled442

WALLER

Texas

PATRICIA PO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled440

EL PASO

Texas

MICHAEL KELLER M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled439

SAN DIEGO

California

YAMILET NENINGER MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled439

TAMPA

Florida

SAMY METYAS MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled437

COVINA

California

RONALD TILLEY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled435

MOUNTAIN HOME

Arkansas

KALVIN WHITE DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled435

TULSA

Oklahoma

JOHN COUCH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled432

MOBILE

Alabama

ILYA RACHMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled431

LOS ANGELES

California

MATTHEW LODICO MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled430

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

KEVIN DREW MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled430

MISHAWAKA

Indiana

MARCO BENITEZ M.D

Neurology

Claims Filled429

LUFKIN

Texas

DONOVAN HOLDER MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled428

CLIFTON SPRINGS

New York

MANJIT RANDHAWA D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled427

ANGLETON

Texas

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled426

FORT WORTH

Texas

JAMES OTTING M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled425

TOLEDO

Ohio

DENNIS SUAREZ MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled424

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

CESAR EURIBE MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled422

LADY LAKE

Florida

RILEY LOVE MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled421

PADUCAH

Kentucky

CHARLES OZBORN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled420

EUPORA

Mississippi

DIANE COUNCE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled420

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama