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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
SAAD SOBHY MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled281

SYRACUSE

New York

WILBURN FURNISS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled276

NACOGDOCHES

Texas

CARMELO MENDIOLA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled276

FORT PAYNE

Alabama

ABHINAV SINHA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled275

N LAS VEGAS

Nevada

DENIS DEVENPORT M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled275

HOUMA

Louisiana

JOSHUA SUTHERLAND DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled274

GRUNDY

Virginia

WASEEM IBRAHIM M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled274

RIVERSIDE

California

ANTHONY CARTER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled272

TOMPKINSVILLE

Kentucky

DAVID LIPPMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled272

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

KHIZAR AHSAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled271

RIO GRANDE CITY

Texas

OSCAR MORALES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled269

DUNCAN

Oklahoma

RUSSELL HENRY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled269

HOUMA

Louisiana

JAMES FREDERICK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled268

WEST LIBERTY

Kentucky

SANJOY SUNDARESAN M.D.

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled267

WICHITA FALLS

Texas

MOHAMAD HADIDI M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled267

CLARKSDALE

Mississippi

CHARLES BUTRICK M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled267

OVERLAND PARK

Kansas

BARRY HARDISON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled267

POWDERLY

Kentucky

STANLEY BARNES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled267

EVERGREEN

Alabama

GEORGE THOMAS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled265

HAYNEVILLE

Alabama

MARIA KANE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled265

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

KENYA KOZAWA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled265

SWEETWATER

Tennessee

BERNARD MICHLIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled264

SAN DIEGO

California

BENJAMIN NGUYEN M.D.

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine

Claims Filled262

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

RICHARD DIETHELM M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled261

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

ROBERT HENDRICKSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled260

DANVILLE

Kentucky