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ALPRAZOLAM

Treats anxiety, panic disorder, insomnia (trouble sleeping), and anxiety caused by depression. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

13.7M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 20 of 3362

$92.2M
Retail Cost

Rank: 251 of 3362

2,544,993
Patients

Rank: 33 of 3362

370,075
Prescribers

Rank: 30 of 3362

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73%

of people say

it's worth it

54%

of people say

it worked well

13%

of people say

it's a huge hassle
Alternatives:

Klonopin Valium Ativan

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 283,281 1,476,039 $9.46M
Texas 184,580 936,806 $6.07M
California 202,348 888,826 $6.28M
Michigan 140,594 689,826 $4.17M
Pennsylvania 118,969 638,197 $3.97M
Tennessee 93,153 610,920 $3.78M
North Carolina 104,366 609,011 $4.11M
New York 132,466 527,033 $3.89M
Ohio 95,143 508,940 $4.32M
Georgia 83,130 460,432 $3.46M
Illinois 88,833 445,254 $3.14M
Missouri 75,235 431,871 $3.07M
New Jersey 96,879 430,274 $2.93M
Alabama 58,714 380,888 $2.26M
Indiana 63,140 341,728 $2.61M
Louisiana 53,444 307,615 $1.71M
Virginia 55,940 306,634 $2.17M
Kentucky 44,938 292,339 $2.05M
South Carolina 47,413 280,151 $1.93M
Massachusetts 35,082 197,869 $1.33M
Wisconsin 37,242 195,368 $1.46M
Oklahoma 32,319 189,291 $1.28M
Arizona 43,733 186,965 $1.32M
Arkansas 30,857 183,179 $1.15M
West Virginia 26,852 178,260 $1.15M
Mississippi 29,153 173,203 $972K
Connecticut 30,670 147,088 $1.03M
Maryland 31,186 144,660 $1.02M
Washington 29,436 131,182 $794K
Kansas 23,671 126,575 $848K
Iowa 22,338 124,011 $791K
Nevada 25,404 120,942 $804K
Colorado 23,132 105,276 $740K
Oregon 20,335 88,682 $495K
Minnesota 17,613 84,142 $608K
Nebraska 12,553 68,373 $433K
Utah 12,591 66,283 $424K
New Mexico 11,418 55,263 $342K
Delaware 11,070 51,159 $419K
Rhode Island 9,136 50,281 $322K
Maine 9,070 48,629 $329K
Idaho 8,823 40,480 $239K
New Hampshire 6,252 30,788 $223K
Hawaii 4,942 20,412 $166K
South Dakota 3,719 19,352 $121K
Montana 3,745 18,187 $105K
North Dakota 3,450 16,778 $103K
Vermont 2,419 12,120 $73.3K
Wyoming 2,293 10,299 $66.2K
District of Columbia 2,291 8,547 $51.8K
Alaska 1,528 6,954 $47.7K
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 ALPRAZOLAM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ARIEL ROJAS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled6,573

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

VICOTR MARIANO MERCEDES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled5,742

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

CLAUDE CURRAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled5,716

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

MARK MURPHY M.D

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled4,390

DECATUR

Alabama

MARIO AGUADO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled4,310

MIAMI

Florida

JAPHET GAZTAMBIDE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled3,696

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

JOSE RODRIGUEZ CAY M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled3,487

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

KENNETH CHUN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,209

BLOOMFIELD HILLS

Michigan

BARNWELL MYERS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled3,088

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

TIMOTHY MCPHERSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,955

STEELE

Missouri

NABIL CYLEMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,921

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

STANLEY MORROW DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,817

HACKLEBURG

Alabama

MARCO RODRIGUEZ APONTE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,811

PONCE

Puerto Rico

ASHIT VIJAPURA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled2,798

PLANT CITY

Florida

JIM PANG M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,778

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

ABDULLAH ARSHAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,689

HAYTI

Missouri

RIGOBERTO RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,586

MIAMI

Florida

KARL JONES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled2,586

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

LUIS ROJAS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,574

RIO PIEDRAS

Puerto Rico

NIANSEN LIU M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,416

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

NELSON HERNANDEZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,376

MIAMI

Florida

AJITKUMAR KEMKAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,337

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

NICHOLAS PANTALEONE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,283

PRATTVILLE

Alabama

LARRY CUMMINS MD PC

Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,279

SHELBY

North Carolina

ROBERTO HERNANDO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,252

MIAMI

Florida