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AMITRIPTYLINE HCL

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

3.44M
Medicare Part D Claims
$23.2M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 328,254 $2.05M
Texas 251,931 $1.44M
Florida 245,852 $1.32M
North Carolina 168,348 $950K
Pennsylvania 160,117 $944K
New York 153,550 $897K
Ohio 151,562 $929K
Illinois 149,684 $792K
Tennessee 143,574 $756K
Georgia 138,537 $768K
Missouri 132,792 $747K
Kentucky 119,241 $691K
Alabama 114,423 $575K
Louisiana 105,092 $546K
Michigan 100,166 $568K
Virginia 94,466 $561K
Indiana 90,450 $558K
Massachusetts 89,789 $457K
South Carolina 84,251 $449K
Mississippi 78,891 $395K
Arkansas 78,152 $397K
Washington 76,834 $466K
Arizona 76,428 $440K
Wisconsin 73,932 $469K
Minnesota 69,010 $433K
Puerto Rico 67,329 $337K
Oklahoma 65,494 $421K
Oregon 65,331 $388K
Iowa 62,626 $330K
Kansas 50,617 $297K
New Jersey 48,114 $238K
Colorado 47,969 $309K
West Virginia 45,875 $240K
Maine 33,622 $197K
Connecticut 31,231 $160K
Maryland 30,738 $196K
Nebraska 30,117 $164K
New Mexico 28,507 $167K
Nevada 26,209 $155K
Idaho 23,766 $157K
Utah 23,436 $134K
Rhode Island 21,117 $97.9K
New Hampshire 17,403 $104K
Montana 15,545 $93.8K
South Dakota 15,093 $86.8K
North Dakota 12,651 $78.4K
Vermont 10,999 $60.9K
Wyoming 6,646 $38.5K
Delaware 6,020 $36.5K
Hawaii 5,556 $41.6K
Alaska 4,905 $33.2K
District of Columbia 4,024 $21.4K
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 AMITRIPTYLINE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
WILLIAM MERVA MD

Neurology

Claims Filled961

PRINCETON

West Virginia

DAVID COFFEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled856

ONEIDA

Tennessee

MIGUEL GUTIERREZ M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled735

MCALLEN

Texas

JOSE GOMEZ-RIVERA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled673

NEWARK

New Jersey

ANTOINE MITRI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled669

DOWNEY

California

GEORGE WANG M.D

Neurology

Claims Filled627

MESA

Arizona

SAI GUNDLAPALLI M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled587

BIG SPRING

Texas

PRATIBHA BANSAL MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled570

BUFFALO

New York

RAJBIR MINHAS M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled565

CINCINNATI

Ohio

REZIK SAQER M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled547

HOUSTON

Texas

ARA KADOYAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled535

GLENDALE

California

PATRICK KARL D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled529

JESUP

Georgia

RYAN EDWARDS MD

Sports Medicine

Claims Filled499

SEDALIA

Missouri

JACQUES ROY M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled496

DESOTO

Texas

HENRY SHOENTHAL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled482

NEW PARIS

Pennsylvania

HING WONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled477

LOS ANGELES

California

MUMTAZ ALI M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled461

GARDEN GROVE

California

ALFREDO JACOME M.D., P.A.

Specialist

Claims Filled453

OCALA

Florida

STEPHEN PORTERA M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled452

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

STANLEY MORROW DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled447

HACKLEBURG

Alabama

ABSALOM TILLEY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled442

MALVERN

Arkansas

LAMAR MOREE M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled440

ALBANY

Georgia

THOMAS DYKMAN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled427

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas

BEATRIZ TORRADO - RIDGLEY D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled424

DOWNEY

California

ISRAEL BERGER M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled421

SKOKIE

Illinois