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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
ARULNANGAI KUMARESAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

BRONX

New York

CHRISTOPHER WRIGHT M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled57

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

MARC KIRSCHNER M.D., P.S.

Specialist

Claims Filled57

SEATTLE

Washington

SETH KAUFMAN MD MPH

Neurology

Claims Filled57

SCOTTSDALE

Arizona

TRACEY MORSON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled57

SHELBY TWP

Michigan

BARBARA KOPPEL M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled57

NEW YORK

New York

TERESA LUNA MD

Neurology

Claims Filled57

BALDWIN PARK

California

MARY TAYLOR M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled57

STOCKBRIDGE

Georgia

FREDERICK PATTERSON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled57

NEWPORT NEWS

Virginia

RICHARD KOVAR DO

Neurology

Claims Filled57

PORT HURON

Michigan

LINH DANG M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled57

CONROE

Texas

JAMES GALBRAITH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

WAXAHACHIE

Texas

DAVID LEE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled57

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

VORBES ALEGER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

IRINA CHILIAN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled57

GLENDALE

California

EMMETTE CLIFTON D.O.

Neurology

Claims Filled57

DOTHAN

Alabama

DEBORAH HALL MD

Neurology

Claims Filled57

CHICAGO

Illinois

RANDALL WEBB MD

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled57

TULSA

Oklahoma

ANDREW TA DO

Neurology

Claims Filled57

NORTH AURORA

Illinois

NOEL LIM MD

Specialist

Claims Filled57

HERMITAGE

Tennessee

WILLIAM KINGSTON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled57

CANANDAIGUA

New York

TRACEY CERBONE M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled57

PORT ST LUCIE

Florida

SAMER TABBAL MD

Neurology

Claims Filled57

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

ERIC DREW M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled57

TYLER

Texas

RAMESH KAUL MD, FCCP, MS

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled57

NEW CASTLE

Pennsylvania