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PRIMIDONE

Treats seizure disorders. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

1.06M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 227 of 3362

$23.8M
Retail Cost

Rank: 585 of 3362

182,914
Patients

Rank: 318 of 3362

87,559
Prescribers

Rank: 277 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 17,769 89,644 $1.69M
California 15,324 80,442 $2.32M
Texas 13,050 70,156 $1.55M
New York 9,606 56,851 $1.34M
Ohio 9,257 53,204 $1.38M
Pennsylvania 8,484 53,172 $1.19M
North Carolina 6,643 38,622 $761K
Tennessee 6,574 38,452 $735K
Georgia 6,401 38,226 $815K
Illinois 6,373 37,174 $805K
Michigan 6,961 34,961 $861K
Missouri 5,438 33,480 $686K
Alabama 5,151 29,171 $580K
Indiana 5,102 28,486 $650K
Kentucky 4,486 27,177 $559K
Wisconsin 3,392 20,450 $508K
New Jersey 3,777 20,241 $476K
Arizona 4,146 19,675 $455K
Virginia 3,582 19,512 $438K
Massachusetts 2,907 17,948 $491K
Washington 3,198 17,932 $398K
South Carolina 3,018 16,656 $325K
Arkansas 2,550 15,869 $291K
Louisiana 2,623 15,500 $312K
Iowa 2,116 13,769 $285K
Mississippi 2,204 13,629 $251K
Kansas 2,191 13,541 $294K
Minnesota 2,310 12,323 $315K
Maryland 2,377 11,873 $277K
Colorado 2,293 11,856 $273K
Oklahoma 2,183 11,853 $290K
Oregon 2,165 11,844 $315K
West Virginia 1,842 10,620 $202K
Connecticut 1,452 8,468 $220K
Nevada 1,486 7,449 $155K
Nebraska 1,095 7,103 $139K
Utah 936 4,646 $117K
Maine 795 4,315 $109K
New Mexico 795 4,138 $107K
Rhode Island 569 3,789 $99.9K
South Dakota 539 3,531 $68.7K
Idaho 624 3,399 $76.1K
New Hampshire 560 2,963 $64.9K
Montana 514 2,924 $57.4K
North Dakota 439 2,787 $65.8K
Delaware 451 2,135 $58.7K
Hawaii 274 1,569 $50K
Wyoming 246 1,417 $25.5K
Vermont 256 1,376 $30.5K
District of Columbia 204 1,066 $27.6K
Alaska 108 950 $14.4K
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 PRIMIDONE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MIGUEL GUTIERREZ M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled965

MCALLEN

Texas

FERNANDO GONZALES-PORTILLO MD

Neurology

Claims Filled796

KISSIMMEE

Florida

RICHARD HAMER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled786

LONGVIEW

Texas

JOSE DIAZ PIMENTEL MD

Claims Filled699

MIRAMAR

Florida

NIVEA RIBAS M D

Neurology

Claims Filled581

MIAMI LAKES

Florida

JOHN CINTRON M.D

Neurology

Claims Filled542

MIAMI

Florida

RUY MIRELES QUINTANILLA

Specialist

Claims Filled540

MCALLEN

Texas

LYNN STRUCK MD

Neurology

Claims Filled462

DES MOINES

Iowa

NAVEED AHMED M.D

Neurology

Claims Filled456

PIKEVILLE

Kentucky

ALIUSKA ALVAREZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled453

MIAMI

Florida

RASIK PARMAR MD

Neurology

Claims Filled433

YEAGERTOWN

Pennsylvania

XIULI LI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled432

AMHERST

New York

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled417

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

GUST SPENOS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled416

SHELBYVILLE

Indiana

CARLOS RAMIREZ-CALDERON M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled392

MIAMI

Florida

IVO BEKAVAC MD PHD

Neurology

Claims Filled380

WATERLOO

Iowa

RUTH FREDERICKS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled375

JACKSON

Mississippi

DANIEL VAUGHAN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled374

ABILENE

Texas

GEORGE PLOTKIN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled370

TYLER

Texas

EDWARD HILL M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled365

WINSTON-SALEM

North Carolina

BARRY VAUGHT M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled359

BECKLEY

West Virginia

NIKOLAY BANGIYEV MD

Specialist

Claims Filled353

DUBLIN

Georgia

MICHAEL AMOASHIY MD

Specialist

Claims Filled345

BROOKLYN

New York

BING LIU MD

Neurology

Claims Filled345

CONCORD

North Carolina

ANDREAS RUNHEIM M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled343

WINSTON-SALEM

North Carolina