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CARBAMAZEPINE ER

CARBAMAZEPINE

Tegretol (Carbamazepine) is an antiepileptic. Researchers don't know exactly how it works, but it seems to block certain kinds of nerve activity to reduce seizures and pain. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Tegretol

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

95.2K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 680 of 3362

$13.9M
Retail Cost

Rank: 729 of 3362

18,082
Patients

Rank: 775 of 3362

16,882
Prescribers

Rank: 660 of 3362

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58%

of people say

it's worth it

42%

of people say

it worked well

21%

of people say

it's a huge hassle
Alternatives:

Lamictal Topamax Neurontin

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

183K

2011

334K

2012

408K

2013

444K

2014

467K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$19.8M

2011

$38M

2012

$52.1M

2013

$60.6M

2014

$67.8M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$127

2011

$149

2012

$167

2013

$191

2014

$220

2015

Note: While the rest of this page displays data from 2014, the charts above display data through 2015, from a special release by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 1,632 9,378 $1.29M
Pennsylvania 1,212 6,946 $894K
California 1,391 5,781 $1.07M
Texas 1,034 4,401 $718K
Illinois 854 4,226 $660K
Michigan 812 3,748 $567K
Florida 829 3,509 $529K
Wisconsin 546 3,272 $462K
Minnesota 574 3,205 $466K
New Jersey 580 3,198 $454K
Missouri 617 3,174 $433K
Ohio 616 3,170 $469K
Massachusetts 497 3,030 $453K
Washington 487 2,556 $395K
North Carolina 448 2,036 $264K
Virginia 369 1,865 $260K
Oregon 323 1,750 $262K
Tennessee 345 1,736 $200K
Arizona 377 1,713 $249K
Colorado 339 1,573 $236K
Alabama 297 1,562 $205K
Connecticut 254 1,545 $237K
Georgia 309 1,534 $213K
Iowa 226 1,478 $197K
Kentucky 247 1,402 $190K
Louisiana 242 1,296 $184K
South Carolina 240 1,262 $172K
Maryland 291 1,259 $187K
Indiana 229 943 $149K
Nebraska 160 934 $125K
New Hampshire 113 855 $117K
Kansas 151 803 $118K
Maine 147 747 $108K
North Dakota 114 746 $106K
Mississippi 133 744 $87.3K
Oklahoma 157 720 $112K
New Mexico 151 695 $108K
Vermont 108 666 $93.4K
Arkansas 148 661 $86.3K
Utah 120 577 $94.4K
Nevada 94 447 $67.8K
Rhode Island 75 442 $70.7K
West Virginia 84 416 $63.2K
Montana 70 409 $63K
Idaho 81 397 $48.4K
Delaware 72 360 $69.4K
South Dakota 46 331 $40K
Hawaii 56 257 $40.3K
Alaska 21 155 $13.8K
Wyoming 18 88 $13.1K
District of Columbia 17 83 $12.2K
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 CARBAMAZEPINE ER

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ANTONIO MARASIGAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled135

SYRACUSE

New York

HARVEY BENNETT MD

Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology

Claims Filled118

MORRISTOWN

New Jersey

LISA TRICKEY PA C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled106

WATERTOWN

New York

SOPHIA BEZIRGANIAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled89

ELMIRA

New York

MERCEDES JACOBSON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled80

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

ALEXIS BORO MD

Neurology

Claims Filled79

BRONX

New York

MALAYA TUAZON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled78

KANKAKEE

Illinois

RICHARD MATTSON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled78

NEW HAVEN

Connecticut

KAREN LAPP NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled75

MARSHFIELD

Wisconsin

CATHERINE PHILLIPS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled75

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

ROLAND CREVECOEUR M.D

Pediatrics

Claims Filled73

HOLLIDAYSBURG

Pennsylvania

COLLEEN HAYNIE

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled73

MOUNTAIN GROVE

Missouri

TRAVIS LOSEY M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled72

LOMA LINDA

California

LOVEGILDO GARCIA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled70

ELIZABETHTOWN

Kentucky

BARBARA KOPPEL M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled69

NEW YORK

New York

JESS COLLINS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled66

CLIFTON PARK

New York

ROBERT WENDLING MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled65

LEBANON

New Hampshire

JANE DONMOYER CRNP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled64

PHOENIXVILLE

Pennsylvania

RICHARD ARAZI

Neurology

Claims Filled64

BISMARCK

North Dakota

RICA HOWARTH PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled64

MONACA

Pennsylvania

MELISSA CARRAN MD

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled63

CAMDEN

New Jersey

JAN MASHMAN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled62

DANBURY

Connecticut

GHULAM WARIS M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled61

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

CATHY MCNEW CRNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled60

HERSHEY

Pennsylvania

YEVGENYA KAYDANOVA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled60

CHICAGO

Illinois