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MIRTAZAPINE

Remeron (mirtazapine) is an atypical antidepressant. It stimulates your body to make certain chemicals in the brain, such as serotonin and norepinephrine, which regulate mood. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Remeron

At a Glance: This Drug in 2016

6.53M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 51 of 3393

$115M
Retail Cost

Rank: 253 of 3393

1,156,432
Patients

Rank: 83 of 3393

259,464
Prescribers

Rank: 78 of 3393

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45%

of people say

it's worth it

39%

of people say

it worked well

26%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

4.26M

2012

4.65M

2013

5.63M

2014

6.1M

2015

6.32M

2016

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$65.7M

2012

$68.7M

2013

$84.4M

2014

$97.5M

2015

$110M

2016

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients paid each year.

$87

2012

$80

2013

$85

2014

$90

2015

$97

2016

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 101,508 504,798 $9.21M
New York 80,865 480,975 $8.41M
Florida 92,583 447,511 $8.23M
Pennsylvania 62,541 375,729 $6.29M
Texas 71,465 346,967 $6.11M
Ohio 55,369 305,965 $6M
North Carolina 46,382 249,957 $4.3M
Massachusetts 38,486 230,365 $4.45M
Georgia 33,230 210,288 $2.97M
Illinois 37,090 203,669 $3.83M
Tennessee 34,765 196,496 $3.05M
Missouri 30,868 183,094 $3.12M
Michigan 34,723 178,661 $3.07M
New Jersey 30,937 171,839 $3.28M
Wisconsin 24,578 143,157 $2.94M
Minnesota 22,786 138,558 $2.4M
Indiana 26,293 136,657 $2.94M
Virginia 25,136 131,092 $2.47M
Kentucky 22,168 129,852 $2.08M
Alabama 24,353 128,983 $1.89M
South Carolina 20,192 110,058 $1.59M
Maryland 20,821 109,600 $2.33M
Washington 20,609 108,794 $2.12M
Connecticut 18,312 106,353 $2.27M
Louisiana 18,474 95,412 $1.32M
Arizona 17,028 80,994 $1.54M
Arkansas 14,074 79,322 $1.29M
Iowa 12,409 76,593 $1.11M
Kansas 12,306 74,055 $1.08M
Oklahoma 13,379 74,046 $1.08M
Oregon 13,961 70,877 $1.43M
Mississippi 11,660 69,846 $789K
Colorado 14,146 63,561 $1.24M
West Virginia 9,575 54,390 $820K
Nebraska 7,010 44,435 $611K
Rhode Island 6,751 41,006 $844K
Maine 6,645 34,521 $644K
New Mexico 7,435 33,941 $682K
New Hampshire 5,574 30,364 $635K
North Dakota 3,628 27,079 $331K
Nevada 5,342 25,236 $382K
South Dakota 3,656 24,387 $336K
Utah 4,730 22,645 $387K
Idaho 4,162 21,209 $359K
Delaware 4,468 21,146 $463K
Hawaii 3,671 17,375 $387K
Montana 2,748 14,537 $226K
Vermont 2,448 12,474 $242K
District of Columbia 2,305 9,767 $184K
Wyoming 1,170 6,287 $106K
Alaska 682 4,196 $59.5K
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. The data for 2016 includes more than 1.5 billion prescriptions written by 1.1 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists over 460,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than 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 MIRTAZAPINE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled7,489

TUCKER

Georgia

JESUS RIVERO MD

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled3,944

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,752

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

MARITZA ORTIZ ACOSTA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled3,516

PONCE

Puerto Rico

MIGUEL STUBBS M.D.,P.C.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,195

SMYRNA

Georgia

BRADLEY WARD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,161

TAYLORSVILLE

Georgia

WYATT BLAKE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,956

MONTICELLO

Georgia

BRUCE PENDLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,466

EAST RIDGE

Tennessee

EDGAR ORTIZ-CINTRON MD

Specialist

Claims Filled2,357

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

AJAY ANAND M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,247

WESTON

Massachusetts

BRUCE LEE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,237

CALHOUN

Georgia

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,209

PLYMOUTH MEETING

Pennsylvania

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,120

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

DAN WATERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,117

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

PIYUSH PATEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,088

COLUMBUS

Georgia

CYNTHIA PINSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,012

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

CHRISTOPHER LABONTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,999

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

GUIDO RING MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,830

CORDELE

Georgia

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,828

DUBLIN

Georgia

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,789

TONGANOXIE

Kansas

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,760

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

GIOVANNY NUNEZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,742

NEW YORK

New York

JOHN WAGNER M.D., C.M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,741

CULLMAN

Alabama

LAURA DE BIEN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,678

MIAMI

Florida

FRANCISCO PARRA MD

Addiction Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,635

MANATI

Puerto Rico