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PRISTIQ ER

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

536K
Medicare Part D Claims
$93.5M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Texas 52,527 $9.31M
California 37,303 $6.74M
Florida 36,785 $6.51M
New York 31,667 $5.45M
Ohio 23,816 $4.05M
Missouri 23,281 $3.75M
North Carolina 21,956 $3.8M
Tennessee 20,432 $3.49M
Louisiana 16,967 $2.75M
Michigan 16,784 $3.03M
Indiana 16,515 $2.85M
Pennsylvania 16,234 $2.86M
Georgia 14,625 $2.5M
New Jersey 13,239 $2.49M
Mississippi 12,915 $2.06M
Alabama 12,655 $2.11M
South Carolina 12,549 $2.33M
Illinois 11,715 $2.13M
Virginia 11,673 $2.07M
Kentucky 10,713 $1.9M
Kansas 9,374 $1.54M
Oklahoma 8,541 $1.57M
Arkansas 7,402 $1.22M
Wisconsin 6,870 $1.18M
Arizona 6,825 $1.31M
Washington 6,623 $1.18M
Iowa 6,485 $1.06M
Connecticut 5,879 $1.06M
Minnesota 5,877 $1.03M
Massachusetts 5,633 $969K
Colorado 5,378 $945K
Maryland 5,374 $1.07M
West Virginia 5,350 $938K
Nebraska 5,225 $860K
Oregon 4,905 $882K
Utah 3,507 $613K
Idaho 3,223 $535K
Nevada 2,292 $409K
Montana 2,133 $361K
Maine 1,992 $375K
New Mexico 1,619 $308K
Hawaii 1,495 $293K
South Dakota 1,369 $225K
New Hampshire 1,356 $249K
North Dakota 1,249 $208K
Rhode Island 1,181 $199K
Alaska 1,020 $133K
Wyoming 1,015 $179K
Vermont 883 $162K
Delaware 836 $177K
District of Columbia 255 $49.9K
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for PRISTIQ ER

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ALEXANDER PINKUSOVICH MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled619

BROOKLYN

New York

JESUS RIVERO MD

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled522

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

ARVINDER KAUL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled506

LAUREL

Mississippi

JOSE IGOA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled501

MCALLEN

Texas

DIANA BARALT MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled486

MIAMI

Florida

MARIA RODIL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled438

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

BHASKAR GOWDA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled395

CHESTERFIELD

Missouri

RICHARD BENNETT MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled371

ORCHARD PARK

New York

WILLIAM JOHNSON CFPMHNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled370

BRANDON

Mississippi

MURTHY MANGIPUDI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled363

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

RICARDO BIERRENBACH-DECASTRO M.D

Psychiatry

Claims Filled340

HENDERSONVILLE

North Carolina

RAUL CAPITAINE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled332

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

TOMAS BRILLANTES M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled332

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

SYED SAYEED M.D

Psychiatry

Claims Filled329

SIKESTON

Missouri

RONALD MELVIN DO

Psychiatry

Claims Filled324

LANSING

Michigan

RICARDO PLASENCIA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled313

MIAMI

Florida

WILLIAM VANHORN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled313

CONWAY

South Carolina

JOSEPH BURGARINO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled304

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

JAMES LAMOUSIN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled291

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

PHILLIP ROWDEN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled290

OLLA

Louisiana

ERIC MOFFET MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled290

KINGSPORT

Tennessee

PAUL NAUSIEDA MD

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM

Claims Filled285

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

MICHAEL SARIBALAS

Psychiatry

Claims Filled283

COLUMBUS

Ohio

ANDREA NAGY-HALLETT M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled281

NEWARK

New Jersey

MARK GIESBRECHT M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled279

FRESNO

California