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CYMBALTA

DULOXETINE HCL

Cymbalta (Duloxetine) is a serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) antidepressant. It increases serotonin and norepinephrine activity in the brain, which regulates mood. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

478K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 354 of 3362

$141M
Retail Cost

Rank: 182 of 3362

152,961
Patients

Rank: 343 of 3362

88,767
Prescribers

Rank: 272 of 3362

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59%

of people say

it's worth it

49%

of people say

it worked well

23%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 14,574 49,679 $14.4M
Texas 13,536 39,657 $12.3M
Florida 12,021 35,877 $10.9M
New York 8,776 31,049 $9.35M
Ohio 6,207 18,168 $5.03M
North Carolina 5,503 17,821 $5.03M
Missouri 5,365 15,555 $4.25M
Georgia 4,731 15,445 $4.39M
Pennsylvania 4,587 13,980 $4.01M
Illinois 4,701 13,673 $4.03M
Tennessee 4,591 13,040 $3.99M
Indiana 4,050 11,893 $3.27M
New Jersey 3,337 11,120 $3.91M
Michigan 4,105 10,807 $3.29M
Virginia 3,267 9,748 $2.87M
Wisconsin 2,916 9,447 $2.71M
South Carolina 2,781 9,288 $2.65M
Louisiana 2,898 8,829 $2.53M
Kentucky 2,866 8,512 $2.36M
Oklahoma 2,486 7,520 $2.15M
Mississippi 2,468 7,023 $1.88M
Massachusetts 1,707 6,976 $2.2M
Maryland 2,390 6,835 $2.18M
Alabama 2,323 6,778 $1.91M
Arizona 2,330 6,702 $2.22M
Minnesota 2,118 6,634 $2.19M
Colorado 2,005 6,537 $1.83M
Connecticut 1,908 6,347 $2.08M
Washington 2,001 6,150 $1.84M
Iowa 1,610 5,392 $1.44M
Arkansas 1,758 5,101 $1.42M
West Virginia 1,711 4,970 $1.28M
Oregon 1,616 4,966 $1.54M
Kansas 1,594 4,747 $1.3M
Utah 1,280 3,891 $1.11M
Nebraska 993 3,508 $913K
Maine 851 2,821 $904K
Nevada 731 2,398 $683K
Idaho 761 2,373 $647K
New Mexico 801 2,363 $760K
Montana 531 1,703 $434K
Rhode Island 386 1,647 $486K
Delaware 547 1,549 $520K
New Hampshire 462 1,508 $477K
District of Columbia 293 1,067 $328K
South Dakota 345 1,006 $252K
Alaska 238 953 $220K
North Dakota 360 930 $231K
Hawaii 291 916 $312K
Vermont 297 877 $283K
Wyoming 232 730 $184K
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 CYMBALTA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
TSILYA BASS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,284

LOS ANGELES

California

FAINA ZLATOGOROV MD

Mental Health Counselor

Claims Filled357

LOS ANGELES

California

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled290

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

STEVEN WARREN MD DPA

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled256

BOUNTIFUL

Utah

ANGEL LOYOLA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled237

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

VLAD NUSINOVICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled220

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

MARIO AGUADO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled217

MIAMI

Florida

VINOD SHARMA MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled215

BLOOMFIELD HILLS

Michigan

MARK BARATS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled214

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

ELEONORA FEDONENKO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled212

LOS ANGELES

California

BLAIR HOLL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled198

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

R BRYANT MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled193

WICHITA

Kansas

PHILIP SALTIEL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled189

NEW YORK

New York

ASYA KUPISK MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled188

LOS ANGELES

California

ELEANOR LAVRETSKY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled186

BEVERLY HILLS

California

FRANCISCO RICART MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled185

CORAL GABLES

Florida

CECILIA JORGE M.D.

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled183

MIAMI

Florida

TSOVINAR TEKKELIAN M.D.

Claims Filled183

GLENDALE

California

ZINOVIY BENZAR M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled176

BROOKLYN

New York

HOMAYOUN SHARIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled169

BEVERLY HILLS

California

JULIE GOMEZ ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled169

MIAMI

Florida

SALAH AMER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled169

NORTH MIAMI BCH

Florida

ZYAMA GOLDMAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled168

SHAKER HEIGHTS

Ohio

MICHAEL BAZEL MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled166

BELL

California

MIGUEL STUBBS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled161

SMYRNA

Georgia