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SERTRALINE HCL

Sertraline is used to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (bothersome thoughts that won't go away and the need to perform certain actions over and over), panic attacks (sudden, unexpected attacks of extreme fear and worry about these attacks), posttraumatic stress disorder (disturbing psychological symptoms that develop after a frightening experience), and social anxiety disorder (extreme fear of interacting with others or performing in front of others that interferes with normal life). Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

11.8M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 25 of 3362

$127M
Retail Cost

Rank: 205 of 3362

2,025,796
Patients

Rank: 42 of 3362

335,367
Prescribers

Rank: 43 of 3362

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it's worth it

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it worked well

15%

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it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 159,116 817,791 $9.91M
Florida 154,011 774,282 $8.14M
New York 125,044 748,088 $7.84M
Texas 134,315 696,808 $7.26M
Pennsylvania 110,297 681,435 $7.2M
Ohio 98,219 562,244 $7.26M
North Carolina 74,732 440,131 $4.39M
Illinois 70,152 400,174 $4.56M
Michigan 78,170 392,692 $4.59M
Georgia 59,912 362,305 $3.7M
Tennessee 59,671 355,005 $3.26M
Massachusetts 50,338 319,103 $3.37M
Missouri 47,406 286,544 $3.16M
Indiana 49,584 276,934 $3.3M
New Jersey 49,999 267,356 $2.81M
Wisconsin 43,777 264,194 $3.2M
Virginia 47,824 260,619 $3.07M
Kentucky 41,155 255,107 $2.72M
Minnesota 40,451 224,181 $2.73M
Alabama 36,974 210,816 $1.83M
Washington 38,926 209,691 $2.29M
Arizona 37,643 187,053 $2.11M
South Carolina 33,904 185,383 $1.78M
Louisiana 29,935 173,488 $1.55M
Maryland 29,810 153,188 $1.87M
Iowa 23,656 152,573 $1.49M
Oregon 26,883 146,113 $1.61M
Connecticut 22,982 140,387 $1.55M
Arkansas 22,591 136,625 $1.21M
Oklahoma 24,423 132,636 $1.44M
Kansas 21,564 131,376 $1.51M
Colorado 24,623 128,601 $1.64M
Mississippi 20,626 126,021 $1.1M
West Virginia 19,334 112,192 $1.14M
Maine 16,924 91,970 $1.17M
Nebraska 13,257 88,253 $833K
Rhode Island 10,872 82,918 $801K
New Mexico 13,425 66,124 $768K
Utah 12,693 65,694 $769K
Nevada 12,415 61,099 $617K
New Hampshire 9,798 53,042 $647K
Idaho 9,821 51,762 $541K
North Dakota 7,904 49,851 $462K
South Dakota 6,331 41,623 $448K
Montana 6,505 36,861 $388K
Vermont 5,696 31,468 $351K
Delaware 6,313 28,997 $426K
Hawaii 3,767 19,572 $227K
Wyoming 3,002 17,843 $179K
District of Columbia 3,094 15,270 $152K
Alaska 1,658 14,964 $147K
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 SERTRALINE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ROBERT LEE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,305

KINGSPORT

Tennessee

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,304

WOODLAWN

Virginia

RIGOBERTO RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,290

MIAMI

Florida

MARK SLAVEN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,287

ONEIDA

New York

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,279

LORAIN

Ohio

JEFFREY AMIDON D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,278

ROME

New York

EDUARDO RENTAS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,267

MANATI

Puerto Rico

BLAIR HOLL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,263

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

JOHN CORDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,262

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

MICHAEL O'CONNER DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,249

DES MOINES

Iowa

RALPH SANTORO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,245

CRANSTON

Rhode Island

RICARDO SANCHEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,242

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

DANIEL LOPEZ-TAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,241

WAUWATOSA

Wisconsin

MICHAEL KLUFAS MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,219

CUMBERLAND

Rhode Island

KHOREN HEKIMIAN DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,214

TROUP

Texas

MARGARET BRICKLEY NP

Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care

Claims Filled1,209

BOSTON

Massachusetts

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,209

DUBLIN

Georgia

MICHAEL SATCHELL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,202

ALBANY

Georgia

LISA KEISKI DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,191

BATH

Maine

JOSEPH PEYTON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,187

MAUMEE

Ohio

MAHMOOD KHAN M.D., M.B.B.S,

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,186

AMSTERDAM

New York

ARTURO ARROBA CARPIO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,184

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

DIETER MARTIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,183

AUSTIN

Texas

ARA KADOYAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,182

GLENDALE

California

MARY RUDYK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,182

WILMINGTON

North Carolina