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Prescriber Checkup » CARBAMAZEPINE

CARBAMAZEPINE

Treats different types of seizures. Also used to treat nerve pain and bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

941K
Medicare Part D Claims
$26M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 121,250 $2.57M
Pennsylvania 72,267 $1.41M
Florida 71,891 $1.19M
New York 71,392 $1.59M
Texas 70,377 $1.56M
Ohio 60,040 $1.33M
Illinois 54,624 $1.18M
Michigan 42,320 $964K
North Carolina 37,604 $828K
Massachusetts 36,162 $796K
Missouri 35,061 $660K
Tennessee 34,202 $614K
Wisconsin 32,609 $715K
New Jersey 29,548 $634K
Georgia 28,614 $548K
Virginia 27,225 $527K
Kentucky 23,781 $485K
Indiana 23,479 $539K
Washington 23,170 $551K
Minnesota 22,650 $617K
Alabama 20,976 $390K
Iowa 20,159 $355K
South Carolina 18,938 $397K
Arizona 18,534 $394K
Maryland 18,253 $415K
Louisiana 18,071 $370K
Connecticut 17,379 $394K
Colorado 16,915 $397K
Oregon 16,552 $382K
Oklahoma 16,143 $286K
Arkansas 13,881 $273K
Mississippi 13,792 $271K
Kansas 12,555 $274K
Puerto Rico 11,922 $133K
West Virginia 11,483 $201K
Maine 10,000 $224K
Nebraska 8,448 $165K
Rhode Island 6,932 $133K
Utah 6,513 $133K
Nevada 6,513 $127K
New Mexico 6,435 $145K
South Dakota 5,888 $124K
Idaho 5,739 $103K
New Hampshire 5,557 $131K
Montana 4,985 $95.8K
North Dakota 3,421 $81.2K
Vermont 2,962 $74.7K
Delaware 2,707 $68K
District of Columbia 2,121 $35.9K
Wyoming 1,969 $34.3K
Hawaii 1,966 $50.7K
Alaska 1,734 $37K
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 CARBAMAZEPINE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
THEODORE LIAUTAUD D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled728

LAKE VIEW

Iowa

DAVID POLAGE MD

Pediatrics

Claims Filled591

SELAH

Washington

ERIC BARNES D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled535

COLUMBIA

Missouri

MICHAEL CHOI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled501

POMONA

California

RICHARD PAVELOCK MD

Specialist

Claims Filled490

DEEP GAP

North Carolina

SENTARA NORFOLK GENERAL HOSP

Claims Filled455

NORFOLK

Virginia

LOUIS DELGATTO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled434

WHITE HAVEN

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL MARKOPOULOS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled430

DEL MAR

California

WILLIAM CROMER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled427

LA GRANGE

North Carolina

OLIN LEPARD M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled419

WAYNE

Michigan

KARL JONES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled397

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

MARC RAAD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled395

WOLCOTT

Connecticut

IN SOOK SHIN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled390

BUFFALO

New York

TONY RUIZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled390

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

ELLIE MOZINGO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled381

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

KENNETH RICKLER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled375

PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

KAMRAN HASHEMI MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled344

CHICAGO

Illinois

JOSEPH COOK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled335

SALT LAKE CITY

Utah

YEDDU RAJU MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled334

GOLDSBORO

North Carolina

MARIA LYDIA MONTENEGRO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled333

MEDICAL LAKE

Washington

STEVEN LENES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled325

SUMMERVILLE

South Carolina

ROBERT CURRIE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled322

GALESBURG

Illinois

SCOTT BRADLEY MD

General Practice

Claims Filled321

SAN FRANCISCO

California

RANDALL HORINE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled309

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

MIROSLAW ROGALSKI MD

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled309

UNION GROVE

Wisconsin