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VENLAFAXINE HCL ER

VENLAFAXINE HCL

Venlafaxine is used to treat depression. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

4.28M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 79 of 3362

$168M
Retail Cost

Rank: 158 of 3362

673,066
Patients

Rank: 120 of 3362

226,074
Prescribers

Rank: 93 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 58,224 324,390 $14.2M
Pennsylvania 38,978 279,829 $9.63M
New York 37,365 240,569 $9.29M
Texas 41,002 224,450 $9.42M
Florida 40,663 217,647 $8.88M
Ohio 31,577 194,840 $8.03M
North Carolina 25,253 156,377 $5.91M
Michigan 26,831 142,210 $5.37M
Illinois 22,263 139,925 $5.54M
Georgia 21,465 134,568 $4.84M
Tennessee 20,068 120,858 $4.48M
Missouri 17,900 119,881 $4.67M
Massachusetts 16,251 118,637 $4.62M
Minnesota 16,025 104,111 $4.5M
Wisconsin 15,271 101,472 $4.25M
Indiana 16,571 98,756 $3.82M
Virginia 15,887 94,165 $3.65M
Washington 15,744 93,694 $4.55M
South Carolina 13,719 81,945 $2.89M
Kentucky 13,613 80,810 $2.7M
New Jersey 12,820 78,434 $3.28M
Alabama 12,963 77,422 $2.54M
Arizona 13,510 75,320 $3.49M
Louisiana 11,173 70,217 $2.55M
Colorado 12,004 67,604 $3.32M
Iowa 9,302 66,796 $2.29M
Oregon 11,044 65,613 $3.1M
Oklahoma 9,653 54,614 $2.13M
Connecticut 7,184 49,812 $1.96M
Kansas 7,418 49,290 $1.72M
Arkansas 7,770 48,909 $1.69M
Mississippi 7,506 47,770 $1.54M
Maryland 8,645 46,448 $1.95M
West Virginia 6,781 42,674 $1.41M
Nebraska 5,083 36,574 $1.16M
Maine 5,026 31,849 $1.49M
Idaho 4,347 26,773 $1.27M
New Hampshire 3,791 26,237 $1.04M
New Mexico 4,698 24,912 $1.33M
Utah 4,329 24,761 $1.25M
Rhode Island 3,148 23,576 $872K
Nevada 3,859 19,292 $763K
Montana 2,823 17,919 $560K
Vermont 2,406 15,927 $631K
North Dakota 2,128 15,093 $429K
South Dakota 2,178 14,956 $526K
Delaware 2,203 11,796 $522K
Wyoming 1,082 6,597 $260K
Hawaii 1,168 6,513 $265K
Alaska 631 5,489 $153K
District of Columbia 740 3,194 $146K
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 VENLAFAXINE HCL ER

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MICHAEL MESSER

Psychiatry

Claims Filled439

DULUTH

Minnesota

BHASKAR GOWDA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled438

CHESTERFIELD

Missouri

STEPHEN KRUMMEL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled438

SHEBOYGAN

Wisconsin

ILAN LEVINSON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled436

STROUDSBURG

Pennsylvania

REINALDO RODRIGUEZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled434

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

ZALESKIE RUIZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled434

CABO ROJO

Puerto Rico

MURALI VEERAMACHANENI M.D.,P.A.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled432

AMARILLO

Texas

MIKHAIL VASSILENKO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled431

ROCHESTER

Pennsylvania

LEE SILVERMAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled427

DARBY

Pennsylvania

MANUEL GALLEGO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled427

ARCADIA

Florida

MICHAEL EKERN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled427

SAINT LOUIS PARK

Minnesota

JANAK MEHTANI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled423

SACRAMENTO

California

SIDNEY SMITH M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled422

METAIRIE

Louisiana

GARY LEHMAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled420

ORLANDO

Florida

JEFFREY KEZLARIAN

Psychiatry

Claims Filled419

TROY

Michigan

KAREN SOTO-MEDINA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled417

MANATI

Puerto Rico

WILLIAM WEGGEL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled417

EAU CLAIRE

Wisconsin

DEBBIE BURTON ARNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled415

WINTER HAVEN

Florida

AIJAZ NANJIANI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled413

PARAMUS

New Jersey

FAY CANNON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled413

NEW PORT RICHEY

Florida

KYLE CAULFIELD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled410

HAMMOND

Louisiana

ROBERT MCCOOL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled406

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

SUJATHA PANDIAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled406

ROCHESTER

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL JENKINS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled405

AMARILLO

Texas

ERIC BARNES D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled405

COLUMBIA

Missouri