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TEGRETOL XR

CARBAMAZEPINE

Tegretol (Carbamazepine) is an antiepileptic. Researchers don't know exactly how it works, but it seems to block certain kinds of nerve activity to reduce seizures and pain. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Tegretol

At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

128K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 628 of 3395

$23.1M
Retail Cost

Rank: 660 of 3395

19,801
Patients

Rank: 749 of 3395

18,161
Prescribers

Rank: 639 of 3395

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of people say

it's worth it

43%

of people say

it worked well

23%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

142K

2011

134K

2012

135K

2013

131K

2014

128K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$15.3M

2011

$16.2M

2012

$18.3M

2013

$20.5M

2014

$23.1M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$251

2011

$261

2012

$259

2013

$283

2014

$301

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 1,550 10,387 $1.97M
Pennsylvania 1,292 8,842 $1.46M
California 1,410 7,246 $1.48M
Ohio 921 6,714 $1.06M
Texas 1,242 6,701 $1.37M
North Carolina 852 5,731 $1.1M
Michigan 948 5,162 $962K
Illinois 796 5,121 $854K
Florida 943 4,981 $942K
Massachusetts 593 4,231 $837K
New Jersey 621 4,127 $722K
Minnesota 595 3,576 $631K
Wisconsin 529 3,571 $634K
Missouri 549 3,413 $512K
Virginia 460 2,808 $553K
Washington 456 2,682 $484K
Indiana 421 2,562 $512K
Georgia 399 2,288 $440K
Arizona 383 2,191 $402K
Connecticut 311 2,164 $448K
Iowa 291 2,150 $341K
Oregon 332 2,046 $339K
Louisiana 278 1,923 $344K
Colorado 302 1,868 $318K
Kentucky 255 1,690 $293K
Tennessee 290 1,608 $264K
South Carolina 283 1,587 $249K
Alabama 261 1,419 $242K
Kansas 192 1,331 $189K
Maryland 248 1,291 $267K
Nebraska 150 1,185 $193K
Oklahoma 180 1,088 $201K
Mississippi 161 1,030 $167K
North Dakota 115 1,022 $146K
Utah 151 979 $189K
Arkansas 157 976 $143K
New Hampshire 130 922 $174K
New Mexico 148 875 $149K
Montana 104 808 $150K
West Virginia 128 755 $121K
Idaho 108 748 $118K
Maine 119 706 $143K
Rhode Island 80 683 $106K
Alaska 40 536 $40.2K
Delaware 61 507 $96.4K
Nevada 108 431 $72.8K
Vermont 75 416 $66.6K
South Dakota 50 415 $60.9K
Hawaii 74 358 $89.9K
Wyoming 28 189 $27.8K
District of Columbia 26 106 $15.8K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. The data for 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for TEGRETOL XR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
CHRISTINA KREMER-GOODSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled246

GALLIPOLIS

Ohio

SETH ADELMAN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled178

STATEN ISLAND

New York

LARRY JOHNSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled168

TOLEDO

Ohio

GREGORY BARKLEY M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled166

DETROIT

Michigan

ROBERT DUCKROW MD

Neurology

Claims Filled165

NEW HAVEN

Connecticut

RICHARD MATTSON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled146

NEW HAVEN

Connecticut

MATTHEW ROLLER MD

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM

Claims Filled139

GRAND FORKS

North Dakota

CATHERINE PHILLIPS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled139

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

CATHY MCNEW CRNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled137

HERSHEY

Pennsylvania

MARK AGOSTINI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled124

DALLAS

Texas

CLARENCE WASHINGTON M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled123

RICHLAND

Washington

RICHARD GRANT MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled122

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

KENNETH RICKLER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled121

PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

JONATHAN ROSS M.D.

Claims Filled117

METHUEN

Massachusetts

REBECCA SPIEGEL M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled116

EAST SETAUKET

New York

GREGORY CASCINO M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled114

ROCHESTER

Minnesota

IVAN OSORIO M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled113

KANSAS CITY

Kansas

CHRISTIANNE HECK M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled111

LOS ANGELES

California

BLANCA VAZQUEZ M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled110

NEW YORK

New York

BALDEV SINGH MD

Neurology

Claims Filled109

VALHALLA

New York

WILLIAM ROSENFELD M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled109

CHESTERFIELD

Missouri

LAURA BUCK N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled107

PATCHOGUE

New York

LUCRETIA LONG RN, CNP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled104

COLUMBUS

Ohio

PATRICIA ROGERS NP

Neurology

Claims Filled101

ROCHESTER

New York

NATHAN FOUNTAIN

Neurology

Claims Filled100

CHARLOTTESVILLE

Virginia