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PRIMIDONE

Treats seizure disorders. Belongs to a class of drugs called anticonvulsants. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

597K
Medicare Part D Claims
$28.8M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 68,232 $2.26M
California 66,050 $2.51M
Texas 49,242 $1.71M
Pennsylvania 44,703 $1.54M
New York 42,872 $1.46M
Ohio 42,220 $1.52M
Illinois 31,581 $1.12M
Tennessee 31,183 $1.03M
Georgia 28,979 $962K
North Carolina 28,254 $989K
Missouri 26,613 $897K
Alabama 22,965 $656K
Indiana 22,845 $846K
Michigan 22,814 $859K
Kentucky 21,396 $676K
Wisconsin 16,419 $579K
Virginia 15,613 $560K
New Jersey 15,398 $599K
Arizona 15,341 $556K
Washington 15,030 $559K
Massachusetts 14,566 $527K
Arkansas 12,362 $380K
Iowa 12,195 $417K
Louisiana 11,880 $387K
South Carolina 11,594 $413K
Minnesota 11,123 $370K
Kansas 11,007 $356K
Mississippi 10,532 $327K
Oklahoma 10,502 $351K
Oregon 9,941 $372K
Maryland 9,054 $372K
West Virginia 8,976 $285K
Puerto Rico 8,350 $182K
Colorado 8,093 $318K
Connecticut 6,722 $265K
Nebraska 5,488 $179K
Nevada 5,225 $173K
Maine 3,891 $165K
New Mexico 3,649 $146K
Rhode Island 3,638 $138K
Utah 3,441 $143K
Idaho 3,047 $101K
South Dakota 2,505 $80.6K
North Dakota 2,452 $74.6K
Montana 2,336 $71.2K
New Hampshire 2,136 $89.4K
Delaware 1,922 $80.8K
Hawaii 1,505 $55.4K
Wyoming 1,328 $44.2K
Vermont 978 $34.4K
Alaska 855 $21.6K
District of Columbia 654 $26K
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About 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
MOHAMMAD BOLOURI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

LOUIS SENG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MAYFIELD

Kentucky

ROBERT CRANSTON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

URBANA

Illinois

MUHAMMAD RAHMAN M.D.

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled50

ELKINS

West Virginia

MICHAEL SEALS M.D. P.A.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

PLANO

Texas

JOSE VALEDON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

OAK RIDGE

Tennessee

DANIEL BARNETT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

GRANDVIEW

Missouri

JOHN HEMPHILL M.D.

Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology

Claims Filled50

SAVANNAH

Georgia

ALAN MARTIN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

DALLAS

Texas

CLIFFORD MILLER MS,APRN,BC-FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

BAY SHORE

New York

RICKIE CONRADY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

KELLY GEARY DO

Neurology

Claims Filled50

PUTTSTOWN

Pennsylvania

PAMELA ALVAREZ M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

MURRIETA

California

RONALD COOPER M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

OMAHA

Nebraska

DENNIS CARTER D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

POTEAU

Oklahoma

JANICE SEMEYN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CLARION

Pennsylvania

DAVID BAYARD M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

SELLERSVILLE

Pennsylvania

STEVEN MAYNARD M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

STEPHANIE LASH M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

ROCKPORT

Maine

BENJAMIN NGUYEN M.D.

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine

Claims Filled50

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

RANDOLPH SHEY M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

LONG BEACH

California

GIRIWARLAL GUPTA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

EAST STROUDSBURG

Pennsylvania

IRVING BLOOM M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

VISTA

California

RAJIV NANAVATY M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

SUFFOLK

Virginia

JOHN FEIBEL M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

CINCINNATI

Ohio