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AMITRIPTYLINE HCL

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012
Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

4.1M
Medicare Part D Claims
$23M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 330,624 $1.97M
Texas 256,301 $1.39M
Florida 247,328 $1.35M
North Carolina 169,386 $953K
Pennsylvania 166,031 $943K
New York 159,689 $958K
Ohio 159,054 $962K
Illinois 150,963 $816K
Tennessee 144,980 $754K
Georgia 142,907 $734K
Missouri 134,671 $734K
Kentucky 122,530 $690K
Alabama 114,941 $562K
Louisiana 113,167 $571K
Michigan 109,356 $619K
Virginia 96,881 $589K
Massachusetts 93,006 $466K
Indiana 92,808 $583K
South Carolina 85,910 $454K
Mississippi 81,723 $390K
Arkansas 79,946 $380K
Washington 77,990 $468K
Wisconsin 76,301 $476K
Arizona 76,120 $451K
Oregon 67,661 $393K
Minnesota 67,631 $429K
Oklahoma 67,083 $403K
Iowa 62,000 $319K
New Jersey 53,913 $305K
Kansas 50,048 $288K
Colorado 48,469 $298K
West Virginia 46,031 $249K
Maine 33,586 $202K
Connecticut 33,372 $193K
Maryland 32,345 $199K
Nebraska 30,173 $155K
New Mexico 28,064 $158K
Nevada 26,761 $157K
Utah 24,515 $139K
Idaho 23,899 $158K
Rhode Island 21,452 $101K
New Hampshire 18,479 $111K
Montana 15,907 $94.4K
South Dakota 14,850 $84.3K
North Dakota 12,362 $69.4K
Vermont 10,847 $60.2K
Wyoming 6,676 $36.1K
Delaware 6,417 $38.9K
Hawaii 5,858 $40.2K
Alaska 4,471 $29.2K
District of Columbia 4,169 $20.8K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for AMITRIPTYLINE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ROBERT BROWN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

SAVANNAH

Georgia

CULBER SHOTTS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

PARAGOULD

Arkansas

DAVID MISHKIN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

FORT LAUDERDALE

Florida

ERIC BATRES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

BELL

California

ELLISON SMITH M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled51

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

LAURA TRIGG M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled51

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

CHIDOZIE ONONUJU D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

SAGINAW

Michigan

BARRY PASSINI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled51

WAUSAU

Wisconsin

ROGER KINNEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

SAPULPA

Oklahoma

MICHAEL ARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

LOUISVILLE

Mississippi

KARA KOZLOSKI DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

DU BOIS

Pennsylvania

LAWRENCE WHITLOCK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

MARLENE TERLINGO D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

ORWIGSBURG

Pennsylvania

DANIEL LUKOWICZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

WARWICK

Rhode Island

BARNALI HIREMATH MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled51

RENO

Nevada

CAROL HECTOR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

GAINESVILLE

Georgia

TERRY PERKINS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

PAOLI

Indiana

WARREN OKUNS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

TUALATIN

Oregon

DEBRA WAGNER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

HIGHLANDS

North Carolina

JAMES FETCHERO D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

JOSEPH ROSS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

ROCKFORD

Illinois

CYNTHIA LARSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

BUFFALO

Minnesota

DAVID LITTLE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

HASTINGS

Nebraska

JENNIFER DELANEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

ST LOUIS

Missouri

ROBERT HORANZY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

DAVIS

Oklahoma