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CHLORPROMAZINE HCL

Chlorpromazine is used to treat the symptoms of schizophrenia (a mental illness that causes disturbed or unusual thinking, loss of interest in life, and strong or inappropriate emotions) and other psychotic disorders (conditions that cause difficulty telling the difference between things or ideas that are real and things or ideas that are not real) and to treat the symptoms of mania (frenzied, abnormally excited mood) in people who have bipolar disorder (manic depressive disorder; a condition that causes episodes of mania, episodes of depression, and other abnormal moods). Chlorpromazine is also used to treat severe behavior problems such as explosive, aggressive behavior and hyperactivity in children 1 to 12 years of age. Chlorpromazine is also used to control nausea and vomiting, to relieve hiccups that have lasted one month or longer, and to relieve restlessness and nervousness that may occur just before surgery. Chlorpromazine is also used to treat acute intermittent porphyria (condition in which certain natural substances build up in the body and cause stomach pain, changes in thinking and behavior, and other symptoms). Chlorpromazine is also used along with other medications to treat tetanus (a serious infection that may cause tightening of the muscles, especially the jaw muscle). Chlorpromazine is in a class of medications called conventional antipsychotics. It works by changing the activity of certain natural substances in the brain and other parts of the body. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

320K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 419 of 3238

$36.1M
Retail Cost

Rank: 456 of 3238

54,316
Patients

Rank: 497 of 3238

40,556
Prescribers

Rank: 425 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 4,859 24,474 $2.95M
New York 3,676 24,335 $3.15M
Illinois 2,996 21,943 $2.25M
Pennsylvania 3,019 19,715 $2.19M
Florida 3,981 19,660 $2.13M
Texas 3,519 16,073 $1.94M
Ohio 2,067 12,697 $1.33M
New Jersey 1,531 10,698 $1.06M
North Carolina 2,075 10,681 $1.36M
Massachusetts 1,835 10,429 $1.14M
Missouri 1,499 10,043 $1.31M
Virginia 1,276 7,530 $757K
Michigan 1,590 7,523 $909K
Tennessee 1,489 7,495 $881K
Alabama 1,230 6,169 $709K
Indiana 1,127 6,122 $653K
Georgia 1,325 5,984 $615K
Kentucky 1,024 5,631 $647K
Arkansas 965 4,985 $667K
Louisiana 996 4,952 $540K
Maryland 808 4,662 $522K
Mississippi 925 4,377 $518K
Wisconsin 628 4,200 $521K
Oklahoma 772 4,054 $526K
Connecticut 641 4,043 $442K
Arizona 815 3,888 $367K
Iowa 556 3,649 $468K
Washington 601 3,219 $361K
Maine 469 2,900 $288K
South Carolina 659 2,707 $280K
Oregon 470 2,541 $301K
Minnesota 443 2,409 $355K
Rhode Island 336 2,333 $307K
Kansas 388 2,148 $271K
Colorado 409 2,079 $245K
Nebraska 332 1,954 $247K
West Virginia 352 1,929 $226K
New Mexico 252 1,243 $147K
Delaware 219 1,239 $121K
Idaho 237 1,226 $165K
Utah 201 1,217 $149K
Nevada 277 1,129 $117K
New Hampshire 188 1,055 $108K
Vermont 152 864 $112K
Montana 90 487 $56.5K
North Dakota 105 476 $51.9K
Hawaii 114 438 $36.8K
District of Columbia 104 421 $42.7K
Alaska 51 379 $36.4K
South Dakota 58 283 $29.8K
Wyoming 50 207 $29.5K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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 CHLORPROMAZINE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
FERNANDO OJEA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled290

CHICAGO

Illinois

MICHAEL KAPLOWITZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled285

RIVERDALE

New York

JOSE RIOS-CERVANTES M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled280

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

JONG JIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled275

CHICAGO

Illinois

STEVEN KING MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled267

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio

PHILLIP IMMESOETE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled263

PEORIA

Illinois

AMERICO OMS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled263

PONCE

Puerto Rico

NAVEED MIRZA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled256

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

MOHD MALIK M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled255

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

LUIS ROJAS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled253

RIO PIEDRAS

Puerto Rico

JORGE DE JESUS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled252

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

JAMES PERSING MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled251

MENOMONIE

Wisconsin

JOSE RAIMUNDI MELENDEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled251

MANATI

Puerto Rico

RICARDO SANCHEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled250

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

MARK SLAVEN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled249

ONEIDA

New York

ADELO AQUINO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled245

RULEVILLE

Mississippi

CHRISTINA KREMER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled239

JACKSON

Ohio

POLLY RUIZ SANTIAGO MD

Specialist

Claims Filled238

BARCELONETA

Puerto Rico

JOSE GOMEZ-RIVERA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled233

NEWARK

New Jersey

MARCO RODRIGUEZ APONTE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled231

PONCE

Puerto Rico

FRANCISCO PAGES M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled230

CORAL GABLES

Florida

CHRISTOPHER MELCER MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled227

LAKE KATRINE

New York

EFREN MANGUAL-CORDERO M.D

Psychiatry

Claims Filled223

CABO ROJO

Puerto Rico

MAGDALENA ROZMYSLOWICZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled223

ANCORA

New Jersey

CARMEN CHINCHILLA MD

Hospitalist

Claims Filled218

MANATI

Puerto Rico