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DIVALPROEX SODIUM

Treats seizures (epilepsy). Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

2.87M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 110 of 3362

$106M
Retail Cost

Rank: 226 of 3362

394,955
Patients

Rank: 190 of 3362

145,582
Prescribers

Rank: 174 of 3362

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 38,496 261,633 $9.9M
New York 27,580 205,693 $7.43M
Florida 26,808 165,136 $5.22M
Ohio 20,596 151,013 $6.04M
Texas 23,723 141,442 $5.75M
Pennsylvania 17,853 136,010 $5.25M
Illinois 15,037 110,240 $4.45M
Michigan 16,113 105,660 $3.63M
Massachusetts 13,236 105,199 $4.44M
Tennessee 12,436 89,156 $2.78M
North Carolina 13,262 88,813 $3.48M
New Jersey 12,022 87,644 $3.18M
Georgia 11,007 82,884 $2.28M
Missouri 9,934 75,647 $2.86M
Indiana 9,957 67,924 $2.8M
Washington 7,772 58,752 $2.25M
Kentucky 8,484 58,252 $2.1M
Virginia 8,410 57,686 $2.01M
Wisconsin 7,156 56,785 $2.43M
Maryland 7,382 53,862 $1.79M
South Carolina 7,447 49,752 $1.66M
Alabama 7,463 45,895 $1.49M
Minnesota 5,872 44,979 $2.18M
Connecticut 5,366 42,546 $1.99M
Arizona 6,997 41,555 $1.45M
Louisiana 6,467 40,994 $1.38M
Oregon 5,552 40,200 $1.52M
Mississippi 4,739 31,909 $931K
Oklahoma 4,925 31,178 $1.15M
Kansas 4,085 30,921 $1.19M
Colorado 4,658 29,389 $1.07M
Arkansas 4,224 28,440 $1.24M
West Virginia 3,604 25,957 $921K
Iowa 2,479 18,762 $782K
Nebraska 1,929 14,611 $528K
Nevada 2,523 14,317 $482K
Rhode Island 1,710 13,824 $540K
Maine 2,007 13,610 $650K
Utah 2,005 12,933 $470K
New Hampshire 1,755 12,823 $509K
Idaho 1,657 11,569 $413K
New Mexico 1,854 10,261 $386K
Montana 1,208 9,104 $307K
South Dakota 923 8,572 $345K
North Dakota 803 6,671 $281K
Delaware 1,017 6,559 $231K
District of Columbia 1,126 6,123 $171K
Vermont 798 5,441 $247K
Hawaii 820 4,769 $197K
Alaska 345 3,860 $82.1K
Wyoming 428 3,178 $101K
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 DIVALPROEX SODIUM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,068

TUCKER

Georgia

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,627

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

BRUCE PENDLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,077

EAST RIDGE

Tennessee

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,944

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

BRAD WHITNEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,768

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

VINCENT DILELLA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,693

DUNEDIN

Florida

ERIC BARNES D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,666

COLUMBIA

Missouri

KHOREN HEKIMIAN DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,590

TROUP

Texas

TIMOTHY ROSS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,479

VANCOUVER

Washington

WILLIAM FOLLETT MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,430

PORT ARANSAS

Texas

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,414

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

SHEPHALI PATEL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,408

CHICAGO

Illinois

CHRISTOPHER LABONTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,387

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

MICHAEL REINSTEIN PSYCHIATRIST

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,339

SKOKIE

Illinois

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,330

TONGANOXIE

Kansas

SUSAN BERNER M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,285

WEST CHESTER

Ohio

MIGUEL STUBBS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,275

SMYRNA

Georgia

AJAY ANAND M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,255

WESTON

Massachusetts

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,253

DUBLIN

Georgia

MICHAEL BLUBAUGH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,252

WALTERBORO

South Carolina

DAN WATERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,174

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,142

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

MANUEL BROWN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,118

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

JOSEPH PEYTON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,088

MAUMEE

Ohio

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,070

LORAIN

Ohio