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KEPPRA

LEVETIRACETAM

Keppra (Levetiracetam) is an antiepileptic medication. It prevents seizures by helping regulate neurotransmitters in the brain. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

84.4K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 705 of 3362

$82.4M
Retail Cost

Rank: 282 of 3362

10,343
Patients

Rank: 924 of 3362

7,919
Prescribers

Rank: 883 of 3362

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38%

of people say

it's worth it

77%

of people say

it worked well

31%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 1,055 8,243 $7.9M
California 865 6,016 $6.29M
Texas 713 4,894 $5.13M
Pennsylvania 513 4,316 $4.13M
Ohio 496 4,239 $4.27M
Florida 623 4,232 $4.23M
North Carolina 416 3,256 $3.02M
Michigan 381 3,007 $3.23M
Massachusetts 364 2,975 $3.09M
New Jersey 383 2,730 $2.32M
Virginia 244 2,622 $2.14M
Illinois 313 2,504 $2.39M
Wisconsin 250 2,185 $2.49M
Georgia 288 2,173 $2.08M
Indiana 258 2,089 $1.95M
Tennessee 260 2,043 $2.2M
Minnesota 197 1,789 $1.93M
South Carolina 195 1,634 $1.53M
Missouri 183 1,557 $1.6M
Kentucky 181 1,552 $1.44M
Louisiana 164 1,535 $1.3M
Iowa 118 1,131 $1.01M
Connecticut 156 1,062 $878K
Arizona 159 1,040 $1.06M
Alabama 131 942 $941K
Washington 122 929 $954K
Maryland 142 907 $1.07M
Colorado 150 897 $1.15M
Nebraska 93 872 $952K
Arkansas 91 816 $748K
Oregon 88 720 $639K
West Virginia 72 647 $551K
Hawaii 114 619 $324K
Kansas 68 585 $555K
Oklahoma 75 584 $570K
Delaware 52 485 $430K
Mississippi 51 446 $395K
Idaho 47 405 $359K
New Hampshire 55 378 $383K
Rhode Island 38 369 $299K
North Dakota 36 367 $329K
Maine 48 363 $428K
Utah 37 349 $304K
Montana 35 326 $342K
District of Columbia 38 272 $262K
New Mexico 34 246 $255K
South Dakota 29 223 $216K
Nevada 31 148 $142K
Wyoming 17 135 $117K
Alaska 91 $89.6K
Vermont 81 $67.2K
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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 KEPPRA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MARIA PARAGUYA M.D.

Pediatrics

Claims Filled570

FAIRFAX

Virginia

ANDREW BECKER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled397

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

KIMBERLY WILLIAMS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled343

MADISONVILLE

Louisiana

LUCRETIA LONG RN, CNP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled290

COLUMBUS

Ohio

GEORGIA MONTOURIS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled288

BOSTON

Massachusetts

STEVEN MAYNARD M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled254

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

DAVID FICKER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled229

CINCINNATI

Ohio

DEBORAH COMBS CANTRELL MD

Neurology

Claims Filled214

LEWISVILLE

Texas

MARCELO LANCMAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled190

WHITE PLAINS

New York

JOHN CROOM MD

Neurology

Claims Filled188

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

KIMBERLY KONIECZKI CRNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled179

ERIE

Pennsylvania

ANDREW BLUM MD, PHD

Neurology

Claims Filled174

PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

JOHN TOWBIN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled173

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

MANOJ RAGHAVAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled171

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

IGNACIO PITA GARCIA M.D.

Clinical Neurophysiology

Claims Filled167

GUAYNABO

Puerto Rico

REMUS NERVEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled156

COLUMBUS

Ohio

CHRISTIANNE HECK M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled149

LOS ANGELES

California

LAURA SCHOENBERG M.D.

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM

Claims Filled149

LAKE SUCCESS

New York

RICHARD ANDREWS M.D.

Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology

Claims Filled149

OMAHA

Nebraska

BRIAN FAHEY DO

Neurology

Claims Filled139

COLUMBUS

Ohio

AAMER HABIB MD

Neurology

Claims Filled138

CHAMPAIGN

Illinois

SARAH SCHMITT MD

Neurology

Claims Filled137

CHARLESTON

South Carolina

DANIEL LUCIANO M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled135

NEW YORK

New York

PHILLIP WHITE M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled135

WEST CHESTER

Ohio

JANE BOGGS MD

Clinical Neurophysiology

Claims Filled131

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina