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LUNESTA

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

772K
Medicare Part D Claims
$174M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 70,771 $16.2M
Texas 67,180 $15.5M
Florida 61,623 $14.3M
New York 51,217 $10.4M
North Carolina 29,218 $6.45M
Georgia 29,035 $6.4M
Ohio 28,076 $6.25M
Tennessee 27,698 $6.1M
Pennsylvania 25,930 $5.95M
Missouri 25,619 $5.47M
New Jersey 24,701 $5.98M
Indiana 18,858 $4.18M
Louisiana 18,527 $4.02M
Illinois 18,142 $4.26M
Alabama 15,637 $3.44M
Michigan 15,537 $3.73M
Colorado 14,219 $3.21M
Arizona 13,959 $3.47M
Virginia 13,891 $3.14M
Minnesota 13,368 $3.09M
South Carolina 13,138 $2.84M
Connecticut 12,593 $2.97M
Oklahoma 12,234 $2.75M
Wisconsin 11,516 $2.58M
Arkansas 11,421 $2.47M
Mississippi 11,053 $2.37M
Maryland 11,006 $2.51M
Washington 10,620 $2.43M
Massachusetts 9,683 $2.15M
Kentucky 8,812 $1.87M
Kansas 7,818 $1.71M
Oregon 7,748 $1.78M
Iowa 6,924 $1.49M
Nebraska 5,562 $1.2M
West Virginia 5,350 $1.16M
Utah 4,904 $1.07M
Maine 4,877 $1.14M
Idaho 4,593 $1.03M
Nevada 4,149 $967K
New Mexico 3,313 $788K
New Hampshire 2,926 $670K
Delaware 2,671 $661K
Montana 2,461 $551K
Rhode Island 2,206 $471K
South Dakota 2,199 $479K
Vermont 2,074 $462K
Hawaii 1,915 $479K
North Dakota 1,480 $332K
Alaska 1,463 $345K
Wyoming 1,151 $253K
District of Columbia 794 $177K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for LUNESTA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
RAVDEEP KHANUJA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled132

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

YEVGENIA ZINGER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled131

BROOKLYN

New York

ABDULLAH ARSHAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled130

HAYTI

Missouri

STELLA ILYAEV M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled130

REGO PARK

New York

OSCAR SANDOVAL CASTELLANOS M.D.

Mental Health Counselor

Claims Filled129

UNION CITY

New Jersey

JOHN COUCH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled128

MOBILE

Alabama

THOMAS WINEGARDEN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled127

CHANHASSEN

Minnesota

ANTONIO TAULER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled127

CORAL GABLES

Florida

CECILIA JORGE M.D.

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled126

MIAMI

Florida

RANDALL HALLEY DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled126

NIXA

Missouri

VALERI KAZAKOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled125

BRONX

New York

FELIX SOKOLSKY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled124

ROCKVILLE

Maryland

LUIS GUERRERO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled122

MIAMI

Florida

SALVADOR CENICEROS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled122

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

PATRICIA HOGAN D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled121

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

PHILLIP RAJADAS MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled120

PUEBLO WEST

Colorado

GAVRIEL FUZAYLOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled120

REGO PARK

New York

JOSHUA SHUA-HAIM M.D

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled120

MANCHESTER

New Jersey

JONATHAN UECKER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled119

NEW BRIGHTON

Minnesota

DANIEL THEESFELD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled118

FORT WORTH

Texas

XIULU RUAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled117

MOBILE

Alabama

FELECIA ABDELFATTAH APRN BC

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled117

BRISTOL

Tennessee

GAVIN AWERBUCH MD PLLC MD

Neurology

Claims Filled117

SAGINAW

Michigan

LEAH DICKERSON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled116

JEFFERSONVILLE

Indiana

LARISA VEKSMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled115

BROOKLYN

New York