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ZONISAMIDE

Treats partial seizures in adults with epilepsy. May be used together with other anti-seizure medicines. Belongs to a class of drugs called sulfonamides (sulfa drugs). Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

304K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 428 of 3238

$12.4M
Retail Cost

Rank: 726 of 3238

45,598
Patients

Rank: 536 of 3238

25,380
Prescribers

Rank: 523 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 3,715 20,702 $817K
California 3,169 20,524 $942K
Pennsylvania 2,525 17,978 $713K
Florida 2,801 16,085 $596K
New York 2,112 15,360 $689K
Ohio 2,403 15,345 $575K
Tennessee 1,841 11,194 $417K
North Carolina 1,805 11,053 $456K
Illinois 1,508 10,785 $475K
Massachusetts 1,491 10,737 $432K
Missouri 1,523 10,325 $464K
Indiana 1,661 9,699 $350K
Michigan 1,478 9,202 $435K
Wisconsin 1,271 8,650 $370K
Washington 1,088 7,544 $307K
Alabama 1,283 7,445 $256K
Arizona 1,150 7,412 $284K
Georgia 1,073 6,750 $276K
New Jersey 910 6,057 $252K
Virginia 936 5,875 $240K
Louisiana 987 5,772 $196K
Minnesota 722 5,687 $291K
Kentucky 795 4,720 $179K
South Carolina 850 4,606 $193K
Arkansas 607 4,309 $150K
Mississippi 688 4,268 $136K
Colorado 578 3,640 $158K
Iowa 424 3,493 $136K
West Virginia 535 3,439 $134K
Nebraska 513 3,353 $128K
Oregon 495 3,266 $142K
Maryland 531 3,058 $134K
Connecticut 443 2,878 $102K
Utah 410 2,799 $125K
Kansas 395 2,586 $107K
Idaho 282 1,951 $84.9K
Oklahoma 300 1,940 $75.6K
Rhode Island 225 1,864 $66.5K
New Mexico 305 1,420 $52.3K
New Hampshire 228 1,331 $51.5K
Maine 208 1,261 $55.7K
Montana 169 1,255 $56.7K
Nevada 266 1,246 $43.4K
South Dakota 91 878 $43K
Delaware 151 754 $30.4K
North Dakota 97 697 $26.7K
Hawaii 106 692 $27.7K
Vermont 82 514 $25.6K
Wyoming 61 495 $21.7K
Alaska 34 329 $8,719
District of Columbia 66 314 $17.5K
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 ZONISAMIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MIGUEL GUTIERREZ M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled844

MCALLEN

Texas

BYONG AHN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled735

ELYRIA

Ohio

SYED SHAH M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled688

CENTRALIA

Illinois

RICHARD HAMER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled558

LONGVIEW

Texas

IRAJ DERAKHSHAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled550

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

MICHAEL REINSTEIN PSYCHIATRIST

Psychiatry

Claims Filled478

SKOKIE

Illinois

ERIC GELLER M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled470

LIVINGSTON

New Jersey

CARLOS BOTERO M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled459

PLANT CITY

Florida

NIVEA RIBAS M D

Neurology

Claims Filled443

MIAMI LAKES

Florida

DENISE VANACORE PHD, CRNP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled398

LANSDALE

Pennsylvania

IRVING HABER D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled368

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

REINALDO VERSON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled362

COLUMBUS

Georgia

LAURA HERSHKOWITZ D.O.

Claims Filled342

TACOMA

Washington

MARSHA WILLIAMS NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled338

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

MICHAEL ROCK M.D.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled323

CHICAGO

Illinois

SOWBHAGYA SONTHINENI M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled322

BINGHAMTON

New York

LAURA LYNAM M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled317

TACOMA

Washington

AMY GREGG PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled315

SPOKANE

Washington

TIMOTHY POWELL MD

Neurology

Claims Filled313

SPOKANE

Washington

MICHAEL AMIEL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled309

GAINESVILLE

Florida

JOHN WOJCIK PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled307

SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

ABDON VILLALBA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled306

CUYAHOGA FALLS

Ohio

ATUL SYAL MD

Neurology

Claims Filled301

SUN CITY

Arizona

SUSAN BRACEY FNP, MSN, BSN

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled300

GOODLETTSVILLE

Tennessee

JOHN FLORES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled297

SILVER CITY

New Mexico