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THIORIDAZINE HCL

Mellaril (thioridazine) is a typical antipsychotic that lowers levels of dopamine in the brain. In schizophrenia, it's believed the brain produces too much dopamine. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug thioridazine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2016

107K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 665 of 3393

$5.16M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1193 of 3393

11,539
Patients

Rank: 902 of 3393

11,683
Prescribers

Rank: 776 of 3393

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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

156K

2012

149K

2013

135K

2014

116K

2015

107K

2016

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$3.07M

2012

$3.56M

2013

$4.28M

2014

$5.07M

2015

$5.16M

2016

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients paid each year.

$174

2012

$213

2013

$286

2014

$400

2015

$447

2016

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 835 8,592 $456K
California 1,044 8,198 $455K
Pennsylvania 547 5,253 $263K
Florida 675 5,012 $227K
Michigan 496 4,837 $255K
Ohio 450 4,601 $216K
Texas 666 4,581 $231K
New Jersey 416 4,207 $201K
Illinois 380 3,582 $166K
Massachusetts 295 2,948 $140K
Tennessee 335 2,936 $140K
North Carolina 348 2,902 $135K
Indiana 315 2,766 $135K
Kentucky 303 2,671 $123K
Missouri 291 2,593 $125K
Virginia 287 2,498 $110K
South Carolina 245 2,469 $110K
Wisconsin 252 2,365 $122K
Georgia 256 2,268 $91.4K
Alabama 271 2,212 $97.3K
Iowa 165 1,830 $88.2K
Minnesota 177 1,749 $96.9K
Utah 67 1,558 $44.8K
Louisiana 198 1,467 $66.4K
Arkansas 158 1,394 $78K
Connecticut 156 1,372 $76K
Mississippi 149 1,337 $58.5K
Maryland 164 1,301 $61.7K
Oklahoma 153 1,116 $58.6K
Washington 122 1,101 $61.3K
Oregon 124 1,094 $51.4K
West Virginia 120 1,070 $46.9K
Kansas 115 1,030 $50.3K
Arizona 118 933 $38.6K
Colorado 99 904 $48.5K
Maine 94 820 $46.6K
Nebraska 89 757 $38.4K
Rhode Island 56 651 $39.4K
North Dakota 43 486 $15.2K
Idaho 46 430 $23K
New Hampshire 50 427 $21.9K
South Dakota 39 388 $17.8K
New Mexico 44 353 $15.5K
Hawaii 40 343 $13.7K
Nevada 53 328 $14.6K
Vermont 31 280 $14K
Delaware 41 265 $18.7K
Montana 28 237 $14.4K
Alaska 123 $4,389
District of Columbia 21 114 $5,553
Wyoming 41 $1,796
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 »

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Top prescribers for THIORIDAZINE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
STEVEN FOGELMAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled413

ROME

New York

HECTOR RIVERA GONZALEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled362

CAYEY

Puerto Rico

SANDRA MILLER APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled352

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Utah

LARITA FRAZIER O'BANNON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled280

CINCINNATI

Ohio

MOHINDER SINGH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled272

CRANFORD

New Jersey

ELLIE MOZINGO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled265

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

CARLA BALL APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Gerontology

Claims Filled253

AMERICAN FORK

Utah

JOHN JULIAN MD

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled247

BOSTON

Massachusetts

BARRY SIEGEL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled241

ROCHESTER HILLS

Michigan

OLIN LEPARD M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled239

WAYNE

Michigan

SCOTT HOLBROOK

Psychiatry

Claims Filled221

MARCY

New York

JOSEPH COOK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled216

AMERICAN FORK

Utah

BRIAN BIGELOW PMHNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled193

WAYNE

Michigan

TIMOTHY FREEMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled192

CINCINNATI

Ohio

ROBERT HART MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled184

STOCKTON

California

KAREN BROWN PAC

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled178

KALAMAZOO

Michigan

STEVEN RICE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled176

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

AMERICO OMS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled161

PONCE

Puerto Rico

SOPHIA BEZIRGANIAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled160

ELMIRA

New York

CAROL PEITZMAN M.D.

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled155

BLOOMINGTON

Minnesota

KRISHNAMURTHY GURURAJAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled150

MUNDELEIN

Illinois

MARTIN WEINAPPLE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled149

PRINCETON

New Jersey

PATRICIA MERRICK APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled142

FARMINGTON

Connecticut

MARK HENSLEY ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled139

LEON

Iowa

CECILIA CELESTINO M.D.

Pediatrics

Claims Filled138

CLINTON

New Jersey