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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
SABIN TOMUS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled344

HINESVILLE

Georgia

LARRY BROWN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled341

NEWTON

Texas

MICHAEL DAVIS MD

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

Claims Filled340

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

LUIS ESPINOZA MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled337

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

OTHONIEL CASTRO MD

Neurology

Claims Filled337

OLEAN

New York

ZOYA KOSMAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled335

SKOKIE

Illinois

KEITH LIPSMEYER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled334

MORRILTON

Arkansas

ALEC LUI MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled334

VERO BEACH

Florida

JEFFREY PROCTOR M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled334

CARTERSVILLE

Georgia

RANDY ROBERTS MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled332

JONESBORO

Arkansas

ABDUL NAUSHAD M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled331

FESTUS

Missouri

MICHAEL BRASFIELD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled330

JASPER

Alabama

ANDREW TA DO

Neurology

Claims Filled326

NORTH AURORA

Illinois

SANJAY KUMAR MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled326

WALTERBORO

South Carolina

JEFFREY GLASS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled322

ROME

Georgia

GURLEEN SIKAND MD

Neurology

Claims Filled321

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

MARK BLAKESLEE D.O.

Neurology

Claims Filled318

LEWISBURG

Pennsylvania

BARRY VAUGHT M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled317

BECKLEY

West Virginia

MICHAEL HAYDEL M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled316

HOUMA

Louisiana

CARLOS ROMERO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled312

LAKELAND

Florida

JOHN DICKINS MD

Otology Neurotology

Claims Filled310

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

NASREEN DAR M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled310

PRINCETON

West Virginia

JOHN GOBER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled310

CULLMAN

Alabama

WAYNE NAIMOLI M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled309

HOPKINSVILLE

Kentucky

DAVID PARKER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled309

MARION

Virginia