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PRIMIDONE

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012
Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

877K
Medicare Part D Claims
$27M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 74,205 $2.08M
California 69,211 $2.41M
Texas 52,734 $1.61M
Pennsylvania 47,458 $1.45M
New York 45,789 $1.4M
Ohio 44,935 $1.39M
Illinois 32,664 $981K
Tennessee 32,463 $940K
Georgia 31,336 $908K
North Carolina 30,146 $904K
Missouri 28,326 $852K
Michigan 26,252 $869K
Indiana 24,376 $761K
Alabama 23,914 $614K
Kentucky 22,635 $637K
New Jersey 17,909 $607K
Wisconsin 17,900 $581K
Virginia 16,469 $506K
Arizona 16,249 $513K
Washington 15,842 $525K
Massachusetts 15,356 $517K
Louisiana 13,655 $395K
Arkansas 12,953 $363K
Iowa 12,459 $374K
South Carolina 12,317 $386K
Mississippi 11,831 $301K
Minnesota 11,567 $375K
Oklahoma 11,519 $352K
Kansas 11,518 $355K
Oregon 10,502 $359K
Maryland 9,730 $347K
West Virginia 9,349 $255K
Colorado 9,126 $306K
Connecticut 7,426 $262K
Nebraska 5,888 $169K
Nevada 5,658 $163K
Maine 3,981 $150K
Utah 3,824 $140K
Rhode Island 3,789 $121K
New Mexico 3,672 $132K
Idaho 3,083 $88K
North Dakota 2,694 $76.6K
South Dakota 2,606 $73.8K
Montana 2,417 $68.5K
New Hampshire 2,356 $85.9K
Delaware 1,699 $64.6K
Hawaii 1,579 $57.7K
Wyoming 1,509 $43.9K
Vermont 974 $34.3K
Alaska 829 $18.6K
District of Columbia 807 $25.6K
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 PRIMIDONE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HARBHAJAN GREWAL MD

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ROCHESTER

Michigan

MALAZ ALMSADDI MD

Sleep Medicine

Claims Filled50

DODGE CITY

Kansas

CARLOS CROMEYER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

WALNUT CREEK

California

CARLOS RAMIREZ-MEJIA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

DAVID MCHENRY MD

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM

Claims Filled50

JACKSON

Mississippi

ROBERT VOGEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MIDLAND

Texas

SAYYED SOHRAB MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

ANN ARBOR

Michigan

THOMAS PUTNAM M. D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BOONEVILLE

Mississippi

MARC NEVIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SALEM

Virginia

BALJINDER SANDHU MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

CHARLES WATT DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

ROGERSVILLE

Missouri

ANGELA PATTERSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PUXICO

Missouri

GARY ROPER GARY ROPER

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ANDREWS

North Carolina

EDILBERTO MIGUEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DUMAS

Texas

CIRILO GONZALEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

MARK ALBRITTON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

OAKWOOD

Georgia

MICHAEL KITCHELL M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

AMES

Iowa

JAGDISH SIDHPURA MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

COLUMBUS

Georgia

FREDRIC KARDON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ITHACA

New York

ANGELO ALVES MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

JOHN SHYMANSKY MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

MONROEVILLE

Pennsylvania

CRAIG PROKOS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

JUPITER

Florida

ADEEL RAHMAN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

MONROE

Georgia

EDWARD HAWKINS M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

REIDSVILLE

North Carolina

PETER GILMORE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

YAKIMA

Washington