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WELLBUTRIN XL

BUPROPION HCL

Wellbutrin (Bupropion) is an atypical antidepressant. Researchers don't know exactly how it works, but it seems to change dopamine and norepinephrine activity in the brain, which regulate mood. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Wellbutrin

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

34.8K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 924 of 3362

$30.1M
Retail Cost

Rank: 530 of 3362

6,723
Patients

Rank: 1038 of 3362

6,993
Prescribers

Rank: 928 of 3362

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58%

of people say

it's worth it

38%

of people say

it worked well

13%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 877 4,278 $3.46M
New York 760 4,059 $3.51M
Florida 537 2,380 $2.06M
New Jersey 476 2,288 $2.31M
Texas 362 1,840 $1.56M
North Carolina 264 1,440 $1.23M
Pennsylvania 263 1,304 $1.12M
Ohio 202 1,093 $956K
Georgia 193 1,068 $789K
Massachusetts 211 904 $643K
Michigan 169 790 $733K
Illinois 150 786 $703K
Wisconsin 144 776 $701K
Minnesota 138 734 $714K
Virginia 124 644 $646K
Connecticut 134 587 $484K
Tennessee 112 571 $509K
Oregon 115 548 $486K
Washington 99 543 $443K
Indiana 91 525 $466K
Missouri 100 508 $480K
Kentucky 89 475 $357K
Colorado 108 455 $490K
Maryland 97 428 $456K
Alabama 65 426 $308K
South Carolina 81 414 $320K
New Hampshire 52 391 $326K
Louisiana 74 385 $289K
Maine 69 374 $397K
Arizona 86 373 $346K
Iowa 50 348 $307K
Oklahoma 53 226 $188K
Kansas 33 191 $210K
Arkansas 35 188 $162K
Mississippi 39 184 $161K
West Virginia 30 174 $141K
Rhode Island 32 166 $135K
Utah 28 160 $130K
District of Columbia 27 153 $128K
Alaska 17 149 $40.2K
Vermont 21 141 $117K
New Mexico 29 135 $134K
Delaware 26 129 $119K
Montana 17 125 $81.5K
Idaho 24 114 $91.8K
North Dakota 14 88 $73.3K
Nebraska 17 76 $91.7K
Nevada 22 71 $53.6K
South Dakota 11 51 $55.1K
Wyoming 43 $38.3K
Hawaii 39 $47.1K
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 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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