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LYRICA

PREGABALIN

Lyrica (pregabalin) is a gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) analog, which decreases activity at the nerve endings to relieve pain and prevent seizures. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2016

4.94M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 68 of 3393

$2.1B
Retail Cost

Rank: 7 of 3393

852,497
Patients

Rank: 106 of 3393

267,532
Prescribers

Rank: 75 of 3393

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47%

of people say

it's worth it

42%

of people say

it worked well

32%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

3.44M

2012

4.11M

2013

4.49M

2014

4.73M

2015

4.94M

2016

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$767M

2012

$1.07B

2013

$1.4B

2014

$1.77B

2015

$2.1B

2016

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients paid each year.

$1,246

2012

$1,453

2013

$1,775

2014

$2,138

2015

$2,462

2016

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 82,331 420,724 $184M
California 72,167 370,625 $162M
Florida 63,058 314,990 $133M
New York 51,516 288,697 $116M
Ohio 35,423 212,149 $90M
Pennsylvania 34,512 203,147 $86.1M
North Carolina 33,603 195,709 $83M
Michigan 33,914 178,974 $81.9M
Tennessee 29,739 177,577 $71.6M
Georgia 31,406 172,837 $70.3M
Alabama 26,336 153,694 $62.9M
Illinois 27,710 149,607 $64.8M
Indiana 22,905 133,663 $56.2M
New Jersey 23,827 121,825 $51.2M
Missouri 17,486 108,411 $44.3M
South Carolina 18,553 104,043 $44M
Louisiana 16,801 97,340 $38.8M
Kentucky 15,174 94,018 $39M
Virginia 16,853 91,417 $39.9M
Oklahoma 14,733 89,255 $37.3M
Wisconsin 14,837 88,363 $38.8M
Mississippi 13,931 83,809 $32.3M
Arizona 16,414 80,422 $37.7M
Maryland 16,226 79,500 $36.2M
Massachusetts 13,639 78,646 $34.6M
Arkansas 11,810 71,992 $29.1M
Colorado 11,883 66,412 $28.8M
Washington 11,785 65,355 $29.5M
Connecticut 10,491 57,478 $25M
Minnesota 9,726 55,939 $26.7M
West Virginia 8,139 50,816 $21.2M
Kansas 7,305 45,370 $18.8M
Oregon 8,236 45,309 $21.1M
Iowa 6,845 44,728 $18.4M
Nebraska 4,861 31,131 $12.2M
Utah 5,353 30,755 $13.5M
Nevada 5,964 28,546 $12.6M
Maine 5,148 26,414 $12.3M
New Mexico 5,186 26,070 $12.1M
Idaho 3,894 22,821 $9.68M
Montana 2,672 15,849 $6.58M
New Hampshire 2,864 15,726 $7.06M
Hawaii 3,301 15,298 $7.06M
North Dakota 2,077 14,054 $5.49M
South Dakota 2,136 13,271 $5.56M
Rhode Island 2,145 13,095 $4.9M
Delaware 2,664 13,025 $6.29M
Vermont 1,918 10,696 $5.18M
District of Columbia 1,882 7,542 $3.16M
Wyoming 1,162 6,541 $2.88M
Alaska 1,009 5,489 $2.36M
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 LYRICA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
LANH PHUNG M.D.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled529

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

California

ADAM SEWELL MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled526

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

THOMAS MARTIN MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled521

HOOVER

Alabama

KAIN KUMAR M.D., PHD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled520

PALMDALE

California

OLUSEYI OGUNDIMU M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled516

SULLIVAN

Missouri

MUSTAFA RAHIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled512

BECKLEY

West Virginia

LOU ANNE ZIBAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled512

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

LLOYD MANCHIKES MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled512

MOBILE

Alabama

AARON SHINKLE M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled510

PRATTVILLE

Alabama

BARRY VAUGHT M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled509

BECKLEY

West Virginia

LUIS ARANGO M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled505

MISSION

Texas

JEFFREY BACON D.O.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled503

BAKERSFIELD

California

BUTCHAIAH GARLAPATI M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled502

N LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

WILLIAM SHERGY MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled502

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

JOHN WAGNER M.D., C.M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled496

CULLMAN

Alabama

FRANK HACKL M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled495

TULSA

Oklahoma

MARIA WISCOVITCH M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled490

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico

NOEMI VARELA-ROSARIO MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled484

AGUADA

Puerto Rico

OLALEKAN AJIBOWO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled484

COMMERCE

Georgia

MARIO RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled482

RIO GRANDE CITY

Texas

ZAVEEN KUREISHY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled482

GLEN DALE

West Virginia

PETER MAUNG MD, FACP, CMD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled481

CHARLESTON

South Carolina

ALPESH PATEL MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled480

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

NOEMI SALANG RAMSAY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled478

CONWAY

Arkansas

BARRETT JOHNSTON M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled475

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana