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AMITRIPTYLINE HCL

Amitriptyline is used to treat symptoms of depression. Amitriptyline is in a class of medications called tricyclic antidepressants. It works by increasing the amounts of certain natural substances in the brain that are needed to maintain mental balance. More info »

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
KEVIN YOUNG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FLOWOOD

Mississippi

BRENDA SALINAS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MISSION

Texas

BENJAMIN KIRK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

GEORGE MANSOUR M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SARASOTA

Florida

HIEM THONG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAVANNAH

Georgia

JAMES BUEHLER MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAKE TOXAWAY

North Carolina

KAMRAN FARRUKH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

RONALD NAITO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PORTLAND

Oregon

LOUISE MCHARRIS D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PORTLAND

Oregon

USMAN ZAFAR

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

KIRBYVILLE

Texas

MARIA FE BRUCE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

JOPLIN

Missouri

MICHAEL BASCH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

TEMECULA

California

BRIAN MEEKER D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

VINTON

Iowa

ELIZABETH GRANT CNS

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled50

BEDFORD

Indiana

BRIDGET TAH-CLAYTON D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

NIDHI BANSAL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

ROBERT FREEMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

ERIC COX M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CANYON

Texas

CHARLES HAVERSTICK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MIDDLETOWN

Pennsylvania

PAUL FULTON D.O.

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

WESTWOOD

Massachusetts

BARRY CUTLER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

RONALD KELLUM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

DIAMONDHEAD

Mississippi

ELLEN HERRING FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

BEAR LAKE

Michigan

JAMES NABERS, JR D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

RED BAY

Alabama

FRANCISCO ORTIZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

EDNA

Texas