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AMITRIPTYLINE HCL

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At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

4.32M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 77 of 3238

$25.7M
Retail Cost

Rank: 543 of 3238

848,797
Patients

Rank: 96 of 3238

264,858
Prescribers

Rank: 65 of 3238

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49%

of people say

it's worth it

30%

of people say

it worked well

25%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 68,900 331,086 $2.13M
Texas 60,609 277,936 $1.57M
Florida 54,426 249,833 $1.51M
North Carolina 35,171 183,591 $1.05M
New York 37,926 180,766 $1.04M
Pennsylvania 33,950 178,492 $1.04M
Ohio 35,566 172,446 $1.13M
Georgia 29,046 151,073 $837K
Illinois 30,573 148,985 $875K
Tennessee 28,154 145,635 $841K
Missouri 25,064 136,062 $803K
Kentucky 23,051 126,430 $765K
Michigan 28,970 126,084 $785K
Alabama 22,718 122,307 $609K
Louisiana 21,204 112,601 $599K
Indiana 20,763 99,824 $683K
Massachusetts 18,938 98,606 $514K
Virginia 19,944 97,152 $638K
South Carolina 17,105 83,922 $487K
Arkansas 14,138 79,679 $398K
Wisconsin 15,966 79,167 $548K
Mississippi 14,556 78,797 $386K
Washington 16,033 77,392 $487K
Arizona 16,565 75,620 $463K
Oregon 13,499 66,717 $378K
Minnesota 14,611 66,465 $459K
Oklahoma 12,741 64,118 $391K
Iowa 11,117 61,926 $342K
New Jersey 12,919 57,507 $339K
Kansas 9,899 51,754 $320K
Colorado 11,064 50,245 $347K
West Virginia 8,245 44,510 $255K
Maryland 8,575 35,408 $232K
Connecticut 7,005 34,389 $211K
Maine 7,204 33,745 $217K
Nebraska 5,516 30,857 $172K
New Mexico 6,155 27,088 $157K
Nevada 5,783 26,947 $170K
Utah 5,796 26,155 $160K
Idaho 4,796 23,499 $133K
Rhode Island 3,744 20,809 $117K
New Hampshire 4,293 20,311 $132K
Montana 2,910 15,327 $87.1K
South Dakota 2,803 15,031 $92.8K
North Dakota 2,600 13,327 $78.3K
Vermont 2,185 10,422 $62.4K
Delaware 1,871 7,278 $51.4K
Hawaii 1,466 6,561 $40.5K
Wyoming 1,279 6,150 $37.6K
District of Columbia 1,368 5,546 $30.9K
Alaska 822 4,435 $29.3K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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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Top prescribers for AMITRIPTYLINE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MICHAEL MURPHY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled335

SPRINGFIELD

Illinois

PASCUAL HERRERA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled335

LEESBURG

Alabama

ABSALOM TILLEY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled334

MALVERN

Arkansas

CARL D'AGOSTINO M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled334

MIDLAND

Texas

RAMESH ADIRAJU

Vascular Surgery

Claims Filled333

BRISTOL

Pennsylvania

JEFFREY JOHNSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled332

COLUMBIA

Mississippi

JULIO IGLESIAS M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled331

WINNFIELD

Louisiana

HARPAUL GILL MD

Neurology

Claims Filled330

CYPRESS

Texas

STANLEY BARNES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled327

EVERGREEN

Alabama

LEON DAVIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled326

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

LUIS TORREGROSA MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled323

DEARBORN

Michigan

ROBERT EVANS MD

Urology

Claims Filled323

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

KEITH LIPSMEYER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled322

MORRILTON

Arkansas

JOHN GOBER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled321

CULLMAN

Alabama

ABIMAEL RIVERA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled320

RIO GRANDE

Puerto Rico

VICTOR ANGELES MD

Neurology

Claims Filled319

LEITCHFIELD

Kentucky

CHARLES BUTRICK M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled318

OVERLAND PARK

Kansas

FREDERICK BRANDT

Rheumatology

Claims Filled318

JERSEY CITY

New Jersey

TODD ELMORE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled318

SPRINGFIELD

Illinois

DAVID STAHL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled317

MIDDLEPORT

New York

KENNY TERRY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled316

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

JOSHUA SUTHERLAND DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled316

GRUNDY

Virginia

FRANCISCO PARRA MD

Addiction Psychiatry

Claims Filled316

MANATI

Puerto Rico

PAUL RIZZOLI M.D., FAAN

Specialist

Claims Filled314

BOSTON

Massachusetts

RONALD BROWNFIELD DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled314

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia