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SINEMET 25-100

CARBIDOPA/LEVODOPA

Sinemet (carbidopa / levodopa) is a combination of carbidopa and levodopa. Carbidopa prevents breakdown of levodopa allowing it to enter the brain and relieve symptoms of Parkinson's disease. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug carbidopa/levodopa

At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

5,823
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 1497 of 3395

$1.55M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1572 of 3395

1,117
Patients

Rank: 1676 of 3395

1,137
Prescribers

Rank: 1619 of 3395

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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

5,616

2011

5,696

2012

6,427

2013

6,226

2014

5,823

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$1.18M

2011

$1.32M

2012

$1.53M

2013

$1.62M

2014

$1.55M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$282

2011

$348

2012

$335

2013

$339

2014

$338

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 148 865 $229K
California 142 748 $241K
Florida 118 502 $140K
New Jersey 89 428 $120K
Pennsylvania 73 404 $87.7K
Ohio 39 217 $55.4K
Massachusetts 35 184 $46.2K
Oregon 164 $17.2K
Illinois 37 162 $48.5K
North Carolina 25 152 $32.6K
Texas 41 143 $37.4K
Connecticut 27 132 $27.4K
Iowa 17 112 $28.8K
Michigan 34 108 $35.9K
Virginia 20 107 $23K
Georgia 27 106 $26.4K
Colorado 21 103 $19.6K
Wisconsin 13 99 $28.1K
Missouri 17 97 $24.5K
Arizona 14 67 $10.7K
Minnesota 14 66 $29.5K
Maryland 22 64 $32K
Alabama 12 53 $12.5K
Louisiana 51 $12K
South Carolina 11 50 $11.9K
Tennessee 16 46 $11.3K
Indiana 44 $12K
Oklahoma 41 $11.6K
District of Columbia 37 $13.3K
Hawaii 34 $7,855
New Hampshire 33 $9,356
Kentucky 32 $7,868
Washington 31 $8,728
South Dakota 28 $4,292
Vermont 25 $9,103
Nevada 25 $4,426
Idaho 22 $6,119
Mississippi 19 $2,247
Arkansas 18 $2,052
Maine 14 $5,245
New Mexico 14 $6,593
Alaska 12 $2,616
West Virginia 12 $4,068
Kansas 11 $2,365
Rhode Island 11 $3,128
Montana 11 $2,530
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 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 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 SINEMET 25-100

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SARA BATYA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled128

SPRINGFIELD

Oregon