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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
GEORGE PERRINE MD

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled203

LONG BEACH

California

JEREMY WORTHINGTON M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled202

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

ALEJANDRO TOBON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled201

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

AAMIR RASHEED M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled199

JOHNSON CITY

New York

RAFAEL RODRIGUEZ MD

Neurology

Claims Filled199

BRANDON

Florida

ANDRES JACOBO-ALATRISTE M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled199

EL CENTRO

California

VLADIMIR KARPITSKIY MD

Neurology

Claims Filled196

HOT SPRINGS

Arkansas

PAPAIAH SREEPADA MD

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled196

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled196

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

KENNETH CHAN D.O.

Neurology

Claims Filled194

JONESBORO

Arkansas

ADNAN ALGHADBAN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled194

BRIDGEPORT

West Virginia

DELORES MACKSOUD M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled194

MIAMI

Florida

VICTOR ANGELES MD

Neurology

Claims Filled194

LEITCHFIELD

Kentucky

SREENADHA DAVULURI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled193

ST JOSEPH

Missouri

RICHARD DIETHELM M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled193

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

RAYMOND CAPPS MD

Behavioral Neurology Neuropsychiatry

Claims Filled191

TULLAHOMA

Tennessee

ANDRE HAGEVIK M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled190

SUN CITY

Arizona

RIAZ JANJUA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled190

CUMBERLAND

Maryland

JOHN WAGNER M.D., C.M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled190

CULLMAN

Alabama

JOSEPH BAJOREK M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled189

ASHLAND

Kentucky

NAGHMA MUFTI M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled188

BOONVILLE

Indiana

LEE TEMPEL MD

Neurology

Claims Filled188

ST LOUIS

Missouri

ALEXANDER ZLATNIK M.D.,PH.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled188

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

ELVIRA KAMENETSKY M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled188

BROOKLYN

New York

JIANHUA ZHU M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled186

BOWLING GREEN

Kentucky