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Prescriber Checkup » PRIMIDONE

PRIMIDONE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

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
JERRY MCLANE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BESSEMER

Alabama

CHOCK TSERING M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

MONROE

North Carolina

MICHAEL KITCHELL M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

AMES

Iowa

ABNER LUTHER MD

General Practice

Claims Filled50

BOAZ

Alabama

LEON POVEDA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LANTANA

Florida

PAUL CHIANG MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

WHEATON

Illinois

ADEEL RAHMAN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

MONROE

Georgia

KIN-CHUNG CHAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

MERCED

California

DUANE KING MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

MALAZ ALMSADDI MD

Sleep Medicine

Claims Filled50

DODGE CITY

Kansas

MARK ALBRITTON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

OAKWOOD

Georgia

LEO KESTING M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

OLYMPIA

Washington

DAVID MCHENRY MD

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM

Claims Filled50

JACKSON

Mississippi

ANGELA PATTERSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PUXICO

Missouri

EVAN SANDOK MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

MARSHFIELD

Wisconsin

LINDY HANKEL

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ST CHARLES

Minnesota

SAYYED SOHRAB MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

ANN ARBOR

Michigan

ARTHUR DICK MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

LEAVENWORTH

Kansas

JOHN SHYMANSKY MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

MONROEVILLE

Pennsylvania

BALJINDER SANDHU MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

F. CONNER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

VIDALIA

Georgia

HEIDI LODGE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DOUGLAS

Arizona

ZAFER JAWICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

JOLIET

Illinois

CARLOS RAMIREZ-MEJIA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

WALTER HUSAR M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

ROCKAWAY

New Jersey