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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 »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for PRIMIDONE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
LAURENCE RADIN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled196

NEW LONDON

Connecticut

EDWARD HILL M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled196

WINSTON-SALEM

North Carolina

OTHONIEL CASTRO MD

Neurology

Claims Filled193

OLEAN

New York

JOSEPH BAJOREK M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled192

ASHLAND

Kentucky

SAMRINA HANIF MD

Neurology

Claims Filled192

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

BAHA ABU-ESHEH MD

Neurology

Claims Filled192

ARDMORE

Oklahoma

ANDREAS RUNHEIM M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled191

WINSTON-SALEM

North Carolina

VICTOR ANGELES MD

Neurology

Claims Filled189

LEITCHFIELD

Kentucky

DAVID BLAKE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled188

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

RAYMOND CAPPS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled187

TULLAHOMA

Tennessee

ANTONIO MARASIGAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled186

SYRACUSE

New York

GEORGE WANG M.D

Neurology

Claims Filled186

MESA

Arizona

ARMEN CHERIK M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled186

GLENDALE

California

JOSEPH FRIEDMAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled186

WARWICK

Rhode Island

WILLIAM TUNG M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled185

DOUGLASVILLE

Georgia

ELMYRA ENCARNACION MD

Neurology

Claims Filled185

DALLAS

Texas

ANTHONY MAY MD

Neurology

Claims Filled185

YORK

Pennsylvania

KALPESH PATEL M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled185

ALBANY

Georgia

JOSEPH MILLER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled185

HIGH POINT

North Carolina

ABDUL LATIF MD

Neurology

Claims Filled184

WATERTOWN

New York

MORTON CORIN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled184

HIALEAH

Florida

JOSEPH LA MANCUSA MD

Neurology

Claims Filled183

FINDLAY

Ohio

JAMES PATTON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled183

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

STEVEN GRAHAM M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled183

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

SHAENA BLEVINS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled183

GAINESVILLE

Georgia