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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
JOHN DENGLER MD

Sleep Medicine

Claims Filled216

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

IVO BEKAVAC MD PHD

Neurology

Claims Filled216

WATERLOO

Iowa

HOMAYOUN SHARIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled215

BEVERLY HILLS

California

ALIUSKA ALVAREZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled215

MIAMI

Florida

JENIFER ZHAI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled214

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

JOHN BURCH M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled214

ROANOKE

Virginia

FAKHRE ALAM MD

Neurology

Claims Filled214

CARBONDALE

Illinois

JOEL VANDERSLUIS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled213

DAYTON

Ohio

RAM GARG MD

Neurology

Claims Filled213

WOODHAVEN

Michigan

MORTON CORIN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled211

HIALEAH

Florida

RICHARD HEAD M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled210

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

JUAN JOY MD

Specialist

Claims Filled209

WINTER HAVEN

Florida

VICTOR OWUSU-YAW M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled208

DANVILLE

Virginia

STEPHANIE DELGAUDIO-RIEMANN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled208

WOODSTOCK

Georgia

HASSAN HASSOURI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled205

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

ROBERT GLISCZINSKI N.P.-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled205

OSHKOSH

Wisconsin

ILYA KULINSKY M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled204

SAN FRANCISCO

California

DENNIS FEINRIDER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled204

LAKE WORTH

Florida

MICHAEL AMOASHIY MD

Specialist

Claims Filled204

BROOKLYN

New York

SARAB ALSEOUDI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled204

NEWTON

Kansas

DAVID BLAKE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled203

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

RODNEY QUINN MD

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled203

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

GARY HOWARD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled203

MONTEVALLO

Alabama

NASROLLAH ESLAMI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled203

ALABASTER

Alabama

BARRY VAUGHT M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled203

BECKLEY

West Virginia