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PRIMIDONE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

1M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 236 of 3238

$29.3M
Retail Cost

Rank: 514 of 3238

170,193
Patients

Rank: 313 of 3238

83,241
Prescribers

Rank: 270 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 16,357 84,231 $2.17M
California 14,759 78,031 $2.59M
Texas 11,995 65,349 $1.89M
New York 8,913 52,984 $1.63M
Pennsylvania 8,111 51,468 $1.54M
Ohio 8,762 50,534 $1.56M
Tennessee 6,197 37,031 $1.03M
North Carolina 6,070 35,775 $967K
Georgia 5,929 35,168 $985K
Illinois 5,699 34,527 $988K
Michigan 6,550 33,004 $1.04M
Missouri 4,955 31,225 $900K
Alabama 4,945 29,085 $729K
Indiana 4,801 27,201 $828K
Kentucky 4,198 25,383 $699K
Wisconsin 3,227 19,963 $627K
New Jersey 3,615 19,400 $612K
Arizona 3,889 18,550 $561K
Virginia 3,255 18,292 $531K
Massachusetts 2,675 16,966 $562K
Washington 2,997 16,755 $492K
Louisiana 2,483 15,025 $419K
Arkansas 2,325 14,355 $388K
South Carolina 2,422 13,593 $425K
Iowa 1,973 13,294 $382K
Kansas 2,045 12,884 $397K
Mississippi 2,002 12,337 $309K
Minnesota 2,118 11,757 $371K
Oklahoma 2,040 11,472 $348K
Oregon 2,007 11,074 $354K
Maryland 2,139 10,924 $370K
Colorado 1,943 10,348 $302K
West Virginia 1,737 10,333 $261K
Connecticut 1,382 8,264 $267K
Nebraska 1,043 6,921 $188K
Nevada 1,362 6,728 $174K
Utah 811 4,299 $141K
Maine 723 4,192 $148K
New Mexico 747 3,779 $124K
Rhode Island 545 3,723 $111K
South Dakota 484 3,318 $85.8K
Idaho 601 3,287 $95.7K
North Dakota 451 2,939 $85.1K
Montana 465 2,809 $73.6K
New Hampshire 491 2,713 $91.3K
Delaware 411 1,916 $71.7K
Hawaii 319 1,739 $58.7K
Wyoming 226 1,380 $36.8K
Vermont 202 1,168 $36.5K
District of Columbia 200 1,022 $32.3K
Alaska 94 748 $16.7K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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 PRIMIDONE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
EDGAR ROBERTSON M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

PEABODY

Massachusetts

LARRY JOHNSTON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ALBERTVILLE

Alabama

THOMAS SARGERO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HAMILTON

Ohio

HARRISON CARTER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ALMA

Georgia

THUY NGO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

COOKEVILLE

Tennessee

PAUL KLAASSEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ARKANSAS CITY

Kansas

MICHAEL FISCHER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

HAMMOND

Louisiana

JOHN VACCARO MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

GLEN RIDGE

New Jersey

ERIC HILGEFORD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

REGINA PORTNOVA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAUDERDALE LAKES

Florida

KENNETH CROWE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

OPP

Alabama

LESLIE KELMAN M.D.,

Specialist

Claims Filled50

ATLANTA

Georgia

BRUCE OLIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DICKINSON

North Dakota

JOHN CORDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HICKORY

North Carolina

DANIEL DUNLAP M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

DAVID THIMONS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BEAVER FALLS

Pennsylvania

SYED IMRAN SHAUKAT

Neurology

Claims Filled50

BEL AIR

Maryland

JOHN MAHON M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

LAURINBURG

North Carolina

HUSHAM MISHU MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

ATLANTA

Georgia

NATHANIEL KIRKLAND M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WOODSTOCK

Virginia

STEPHEN WALDMAN MD, PHD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

FULLERTON

California

REGIS BENTON DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FLINT

Michigan

ELIZABETH NORTH D.O.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

PORTLAND

Oregon

MINA MIKHAIL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

RIVERSIDE

California

KIRITKUMAR PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PINELLAS PARK

Florida