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CLONAZEPAM

Klonopin (Clonazepam) is a fast-acting benzodiazepine. It affects neurotransmitters in the brain and calms the nervous system. This reduces anxiety and muscle spasms, and causes sleepiness. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

9.81M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 32 of 3362

$73.1M
Retail Cost

Rank: 310 of 3362

1,488,470
Patients

Rank: 53 of 3362

306,714
Prescribers

Rank: 55 of 3362

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69%

of people say

it's worth it

51%

of people say

it worked well

15%

of people say

it's a huge hassle
Alternatives:

Ativan Valium Xanax

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 121,937 714,462 $5.19M
California 115,620 691,078 $5.73M
Texas 94,817 527,038 $4.1M
Pennsylvania 72,108 496,889 $3.58M
New York 82,005 475,345 $4.31M
North Carolina 66,657 412,441 $3.11M
Ohio 52,157 347,714 $3.19M
Massachusetts 45,558 337,317 $2.43M
Tennessee 42,620 298,582 $1.82M
Michigan 48,498 291,524 $2.03M
Georgia 48,598 285,756 $2.26M
Illinois 45,908 284,407 $2.24M
Alabama 41,798 267,109 $1.56M
New Jersey 36,175 234,296 $1.92M
Kentucky 30,906 220,443 $1.61M
Indiana 33,716 214,939 $1.87M
Virginia 34,720 212,776 $1.71M
Missouri 31,892 209,451 $1.61M
Wisconsin 27,914 189,364 $1.51M
South Carolina 30,009 184,262 $1.33M
Louisiana 27,928 171,492 $1.05M
Washington 24,231 155,177 $1.2M
Arizona 26,074 146,160 $1.24M
Minnesota 20,991 138,468 $1.08M
Arkansas 21,300 134,048 $878K
Connecticut 19,273 130,980 $1.08M
Mississippi 19,928 123,448 $746K
Maryland 19,576 118,800 $957K
Oregon 17,921 113,702 $822K
Colorado 17,871 105,914 $916K
Iowa 14,259 97,858 $649K
West Virginia 14,093 96,366 $643K
Oklahoma 15,984 95,807 $702K
Kansas 13,842 89,406 $679K
Maine 9,918 71,832 $562K
Utah 10,399 64,583 $442K
Rhode Island 8,464 60,971 $405K
Nebraska 8,077 56,356 $373K
New Hampshire 8,522 55,606 $463K
Nevada 9,218 47,991 $369K
New Mexico 8,176 46,133 $345K
Idaho 6,880 41,675 $258K
Montana 5,364 34,061 $222K
Vermont 4,494 31,331 $215K
South Dakota 4,059 28,522 $215K
Delaware 4,047 24,715 $225K
North Dakota 3,574 22,921 $156K
Hawaii 2,775 15,675 $137K
District of Columbia 2,585 12,068 $97K
Wyoming 1,801 10,324 $72.8K
Alaska 1,532 10,006 $76.3K
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 CLONAZEPAM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
EDUARDO RENTAS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled7,675

MANATI

Puerto Rico

JESUS RIVERO MD

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled7,240

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

RUBEN BRAVO VALVERDE MD

Claims Filled5,885

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

JAPHET GAZTAMBIDE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled5,741

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

REINALDO RODRIGUEZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled5,660

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

VICOTR MARIANO MERCEDES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled5,333

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

ANGEL LOYOLA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled5,325

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

EDGAR ORTIZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled5,000

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

ZINNIA GARCIA PENA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled4,910

YABUCOA

Puerto Rico

CLAUDE CURRAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled4,762

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

NELSA RODRIGUEZ CESPEDES MD

Psychoanalyst

Claims Filled4,753

CANOVANAS

Puerto Rico

LUIS ROJAS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled4,644

RIO PIEDRAS

Puerto Rico

MARCO RODRIGUEZ APONTE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled4,544

PONCE

Puerto Rico

JOSE ZAMORA-ALVAREZ

Psychiatry

Claims Filled4,152

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

CARLOS GONZALEZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled4,060

GUAYAMA

Puerto Rico

CESAR CUBANO M.D

Psychiatry

Claims Filled4,030

HATILLO

Puerto Rico

RICARDO SANCHEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled4,001

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

DAVID FLORES MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled3,745

CAYEY

Puerto Rico

JOSE RODRIGUEZ CAY M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled3,739

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

MILAGROS ORTIZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled3,680

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

FRANKLIN RIVERA-CARRASQUILLO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled3,652

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

AMERICO OMS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled3,646

PONCE

Puerto Rico

KAREN SOTO-MEDINA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled3,548

MANATI

Puerto Rico

TSILYA BASS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled3,534

LOS ANGELES

California

ANGEL GOMEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled3,506

COAMO

Puerto Rico