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GABAPENTIN

Neurontin (Gabapentin) is an antiepileptic and nerve pain reliever. Researchers don't know exactly how it works, but it has a similar structure to GABA, a neurotransmitter that calms nerves in the brain and spinal cord. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Gabapentin

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

51.6K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 826 of 3362

$17.4M
Retail Cost

Rank: 683 of 3362

13,014
Patients

Rank: 861 of 3362

7,468
Prescribers

Rank: 908 of 3362

More info on related drug Gabapentin »

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57%

of people say

it's worth it

39%

of people say

it worked well

19%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

314

2011

14.7K

2012

39.2K

2013

51.6K

2014

54.9K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$44K

2011

$2.55M

2012

$8.97M

2013

$17.4M

2014

$24.6M

2015

Average Patient Cost

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

$69

2011

$170

2012

$213

2013

$257

2014

$327

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
California 1,524 5,886 $1.85M
New York 1,296 5,036 $1.37M
North Carolina 944 3,778 $1.36M
Texas 1,023 3,671 $1.35M
Indiana 813 3,045 $1.05M
Georgia 598 2,298 $770K
Florida 641 2,190 $766K
Missouri 473 1,951 $615K
Alabama 516 1,916 $635K
Ohio 441 1,781 $613K
Michigan 502 1,761 $674K
Louisiana 406 1,596 $542K
New Jersey 386 1,423 $481K
South Carolina 317 1,390 $504K
Pennsylvania 353 1,322 $411K
Illinois 270 1,121 $392K
Tennessee 253 1,095 $381K
Kentucky 294 1,078 $380K
Virginia 208 847 $280K
Maryland 196 818 $319K
Washington 157 698 $265K
Kansas 142 629 $228K
Oklahoma 123 540 $189K
Oregon 127 535 $198K
Arizona 130 471 $192K
Connecticut 117 469 $164K
Colorado 125 461 $193K
Arkansas 130 459 $142K
Wisconsin 119 450 $168K
Mississippi 82 349 $94K
Massachusetts 76 336 $112K
Nevada 93 325 $109K
Utah 86 296 $117K
West Virginia 53 272 $85.3K
Nebraska 51 247 $79.8K
Idaho 50 240 $73.7K
Iowa 52 225 $69.4K
New Mexico 22 99 $34.9K
Minnesota 26 91 $36.9K
Rhode Island 13 70 $25.7K
Montana 13 68 $19.6K
Hawaii 61 $9,352
Delaware 18 54 $16K
Alaska 38 $16.8K
District of Columbia 11 29 $8,891
Maine 26 $9,800
South Dakota 16 $6,966
Vermont 14 $7,920
New Hampshire 14 $8,166
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 »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for GRALISE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JASVEER GREWAL MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled434

ELKHART

Indiana

IDAN SHARON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled390

BROOKLYN

New York

NOEMI SALANG RAMSAY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled312

KENNETT

Missouri

ALFREDO ROMERO M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled311

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

GERALD SACKS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled215

SANTA MONICA

California

JASON BOUTROS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled196

PASADENA

California

IRINA DUKHOVNY MD

Neurology

Claims Filled179

SAN FRANCISCO

California

XIULU RUAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled161

MOBILE

Alabama

MARINA NEYSTAT M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled152

FOREST HILLS

New York

IRVING HABER D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled150

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

MICHAEL AMOASHIY MD

Specialist

Claims Filled146

BROOKLYN

New York

LARAN LERNER D.O.

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine

Claims Filled144

WESTLAND

Michigan

HAZMER CASSIM D.O.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled129

RANCHO MIRAGE

California

SANGMIN AHN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled128

FESTUS

Missouri

SUDHIRKUMAR SHAH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled119

HILLSBORO

Missouri

ELVIRA KAMENETSKY M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled107

BROOKLYN

New York

LUIS VASCELLO M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled105

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

PATRICIA MAZZA APN

Licensed Practical Nurse

Claims Filled103

CAMDEN

New Jersey

OKSANA LEVITANSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled103

BROOKLYN

New York

DINA SVERDLOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled101

SAN MATEO

California

MARK MURPHY M.D

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled98

DECATUR

Alabama

CARLOS QUINTANA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled92

SAN FRANCISCO

California

ERIC LONSETH MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled91

METAIRIE

Louisiana

JOHN FRITZ DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled90

JERSEY CITY

New Jersey

BILLY CARSTENS D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled86

WELLSVILLE

New York