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VENLAFAXINE HCL ER

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

3.29M
Medicare Part D Claims
$163M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 259,575 $12.9M
Pennsylvania 232,593 $11.1M
New York 183,148 $8.78M
Florida 164,607 $8.18M
Texas 164,021 $8.06M
Ohio 149,704 $7.75M
Illinois 116,441 $4.91M
North Carolina 114,412 $6.89M
Georgia 100,139 $4.54M
Michigan 100,006 $4.71M
Missouri 94,922 $4.64M
Tennessee 92,586 $4.39M
Massachusetts 90,971 $5.11M
Minnesota 85,455 $4.87M
Wisconsin 84,395 $4.14M
Indiana 77,446 $3.54M
Virginia 74,835 $3.9M
Washington 74,404 $4.26M
New Jersey 69,383 $3.22M
Kentucky 63,124 $2.96M
Arizona 61,243 $2.9M
South Carolina 55,831 $3M
Louisiana 54,160 $2.78M
Iowa 54,045 $2.61M
Alabama 53,500 $2.19M
Oregon 52,226 $3.12M
Colorado 45,241 $2.38M
Oklahoma 44,960 $2.52M
Connecticut 42,687 $1.93M
Mississippi 41,221 $1.91M
Kansas 37,426 $1.63M
Arkansas 35,670 $1.92M
Maryland 33,774 $1.65M
West Virginia 32,762 $1.61M
Nebraska 27,816 $1.11M
Maine 27,336 $1.31M
Idaho 21,712 $1.11M
New Hampshire 21,297 $974K
New Mexico 20,099 $1.37M
Utah 19,503 $1.17M
Rhode Island 19,085 $1.14M
Montana 14,937 $661K
Nevada 14,337 $637K
Vermont 13,941 $635K
South Dakota 11,455 $532K
North Dakota 10,747 $449K
Delaware 8,675 $509K
Hawaii 5,803 $258K
Wyoming 5,582 $267K
Alaska 4,998 $160K
District of Columbia 1,674 $82.2K
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 VENLAFAXINE HCL ER

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JAMES SHOLTZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,126

COVINGTON

Louisiana

GARY FIGIEL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,109

ATLANTA

Georgia

BEN RAINES DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled925

HAYS

North Carolina

PHILLIP DIAS-MANDOLY M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled744

SEWICKLEY

Pennsylvania

RAMON GARCIA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled740

SACRAMENTO

California

NILDA GARCIA SILVA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled728

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

JOSE RODRIGUEZ CAY M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled709

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

JAE PAK M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled684

SNELLVILLE

Georgia

EDGAR ORTIZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled653

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

WILLIAM VANHORN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled650

CONWAY

South Carolina

LINDA KOLLROSS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled601

EAU CLAIRE

Wisconsin

ALVIN HOLM MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled601

SAINT PAUL

Minnesota

FRANCISCO PARRA MD

Addiction Psychiatry

Claims Filled600

MANATI

Puerto Rico

PAUL MCGINNIS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled584

BRANDON

Mississippi

SYLVIA LAGDAN ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled564

TACOMA

Washington

CHARLES RODWELL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled563

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

BHASKAR GOWDA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled559

CHESTERFIELD

Missouri

GEORGE SABOUNJIAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled552

GLENDALE

California

JAYME BORK

Neurology

Claims Filled552

DULUTH

Minnesota

DAVID CHESLER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled552

CHARLOTTESVILLE

Virginia

ILAN LEVINSON M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled545

STROUDSBURG

Pennsylvania

RANCE HUMPHREYS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled541

DALTON

Georgia

MARCO RODRIGUEZ APONTE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled539

PONCE

Puerto Rico

JAPHET GAZTAMBIDE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled532

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

DENNIS LOVE PAC

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled508

BUTLER

Pennsylvania