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DIVALPROEX SODIUM

Treats seizures (epilepsy). Also used to treat the manic phase of bipolar disorder (manic-depressive illness) and to prevent migraine headaches. Belongs to a class of drugs called anticonvulsants. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

2.78M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 111 of 3238

$102M
Retail Cost

Rank: 207 of 3238

383,727
Patients

Rank: 186 of 3238

143,007
Prescribers

Rank: 171 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 37,615 258,998 $9.51M
New York 27,248 205,272 $7.64M
Florida 25,514 155,546 $4.89M
Ohio 19,568 143,438 $5.74M
Pennsylvania 17,723 136,243 $5.06M
Texas 22,800 134,395 $5.33M
Massachusetts 13,159 106,537 $4.34M
Illinois 14,232 106,331 $4.22M
Michigan 15,924 105,777 $3.68M
Tennessee 12,020 84,545 $2.71M
New Jersey 11,719 84,541 $2.94M
North Carolina 12,165 78,565 $3.11M
Missouri 9,494 71,430 $2.67M
Georgia 10,503 68,795 $2.1M
Indiana 9,772 66,296 $2.73M
Washington 7,771 58,930 $2.22M
Wisconsin 6,990 56,990 $2.43M
Virginia 8,206 56,612 $1.99M
Kentucky 8,462 56,519 $2.03M
Maryland 7,063 51,684 $1.6M
Alabama 7,349 45,768 $1.41M
Minnesota 5,799 45,568 $2.09M
South Carolina 6,985 43,224 $1.6M
Connecticut 5,165 41,486 $1.85M
Oregon 5,459 40,128 $1.53M
Louisiana 6,167 39,864 $1.3M
Arizona 6,506 39,446 $1.43M
Oklahoma 4,938 31,180 $1.16M
Kansas 4,058 30,893 $1.15M
Mississippi 4,523 30,557 $919K
Colorado 4,539 30,333 $1.11M
Arkansas 3,976 27,164 $1.2M
West Virginia 3,556 24,848 $861K
Iowa 2,486 19,345 $776K
Rhode Island 1,811 14,578 $559K
Nebraska 1,813 14,249 $518K
Maine 2,030 13,889 $636K
Nevada 2,321 13,551 $442K
Utah 1,972 12,899 $481K
New Hampshire 1,676 12,679 $506K
Idaho 1,635 11,313 $387K
New Mexico 1,828 10,344 $420K
Montana 1,208 9,279 $330K
South Dakota 939 8,800 $363K
Delaware 1,048 6,833 $245K
North Dakota 764 6,474 $250K
District of Columbia 1,049 6,063 $160K
Hawaii 861 5,262 $203K
Vermont 726 5,116 $237K
Alaska 313 3,070 $68.7K
Wyoming 405 3,010 $91.1K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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
DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,788

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

MICHAEL REINSTEIN PSYCHIATRIST

Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,015

SKOKIE

Illinois

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,844

TUCKER

Georgia

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,799

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

ERIC BARNES D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,567

COLUMBIA

Missouri

VINCENT DILELLA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,539

DUNEDIN

Florida

CHRISTOPHER LABONTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,422

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

OLIN LEPARD M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,421

WAYNE

Michigan

TIMOTHY ROSS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,363

VANCOUVER

Washington

WILLIAM FOLLETT MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,339

PORT ARANSAS

Texas

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,320

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

DAN WATERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,290

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,289

FORT WORTH

Texas

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,276

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

KHOREN HEKIMIAN DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,270

TROUP

Texas

SHEPHALI PATEL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,247

CHICAGO

Illinois

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,226

TONGANOXIE

Kansas

JOEL GONCE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,225

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

GRETCHEN SEROTA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,206

CINCINNATI

Ohio

SUSAN BERNER M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,171

WEST CHESTER

Ohio

DREW COOPER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,134

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

AJAY ANAND M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,127

WESTON

Massachusetts

MANUEL BROWN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,098

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

THOMAS MULLEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,083

RINGGOLD

Georgia

DONALD EVANS M.D., P.C.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,066

CARTERSVILLE

Georgia