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PRISTIQ ER

DESVENLAFAXINE SUCCINATE

Used to treat depression. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

576K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 317 of 3362

$146M
Retail Cost

Rank: 176 of 3362

88,343
Patients

Rank: 442 of 3362

57,117
Prescribers

Rank: 382 of 3362

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48%

of people say

it's worth it

44%

of people say

it worked well

25%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 9,591 59,878 $15.1M
California 6,389 39,413 $10.4M
Florida 6,123 35,066 $9.23M
New York 4,941 32,068 $8.41M
Ohio 3,929 25,600 $6.34M
North Carolina 3,969 24,975 $6.32M
Missouri 3,313 23,080 $5.3M
Tennessee 3,430 21,810 $5.39M
Indiana 3,055 19,409 $4.78M
Michigan 3,323 19,300 $5.28M
Pennsylvania 2,640 17,233 $4.44M
Louisiana 2,542 16,738 $3.74M
Georgia 2,479 15,748 $3.89M
South Carolina 2,225 13,901 $3.68M
Alabama 2,125 13,799 $3.39M
New Jersey 2,349 13,694 $3.75M
Illinois 2,019 12,432 $3.31M
Mississippi 1,754 12,162 $2.68M
Virginia 1,964 11,767 $3.14M
Kentucky 1,863 11,174 $2.86M
Kansas 1,398 10,037 $2.26M
Oklahoma 1,522 8,955 $2.4M
Wisconsin 1,073 7,393 $1.86M
Connecticut 1,195 7,392 $1.95M
Arizona 1,277 7,231 $2.03M
Arkansas 1,007 6,727 $1.57M
Maryland 1,204 6,235 $1.95M
Iowa 773 6,107 $1.41M
Colorado 975 6,070 $1.57M
Minnesota 878 6,068 $1.58M
Washington 933 5,929 $1.57M
Massachusetts 919 5,885 $1.52M
Nebraska 782 5,832 $1.36M
West Virginia 802 4,847 $1.26M
Oregon 777 4,827 $1.28M
Utah 536 3,450 $890K
Idaho 481 2,967 $713K
Nevada 479 2,695 $680K
Montana 319 2,177 $533K
Maine 328 1,865 $534K
New Mexico 317 1,734 $476K
New Hampshire 233 1,470 $378K
South Dakota 210 1,361 $320K
Rhode Island 201 1,353 $324K
Hawaii 217 1,329 $388K
North Dakota 188 1,291 $300K
Delaware 273 1,290 $446K
Wyoming 187 1,084 $280K
Vermont 146 907 $265K
Alaska 91 858 $149K
District of Columbia 93 472 $124K
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 PRISTIQ ER

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ALEXANDER PINKUSOVICH MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled597

BROOKLYN

New York

ARVINDER KAUL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled550

LAUREL

Mississippi

MAXIMO PARAYNO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled483

FRESNO

California

NILDA GARCIA SILVA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled384

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

DIANA BARALT MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled381

MIAMI

Florida

RICHARD BENNETT MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled375

ORCHARD PARK

New York

WILLIAM JOHNSON CFPMHNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled342

BRANDON

Mississippi

MARIA RODIL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled330

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

MURTHY MANGIPUDI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled322

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

ERIC MOFFET MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled315

KINGSPORT

Tennessee

TOMAS BRILLANTES M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled308

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

MICHAEL SARIBALAS

Psychiatry

Claims Filled298

COLUMBUS

Ohio

RICARDO BIERRENBACH-DECASTRO M.D

Psychiatry

Claims Filled291

HENDERSONVILLE

North Carolina

ANGEL LOYOLA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled283

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

SALVADOR CENICEROS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled283

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

NAVEED MIRZA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled283

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

MARK HUTTO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled274

ATLANTA

Georgia

AJAZ IQBAL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled274

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

ANDREA NAGY-HALLETT M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled271

NEWARK

New Jersey

CONNIE ROBINETTE BSN RN

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled249

DANVILLE

Virginia

WILLIAM VANHORN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled248

CONWAY

South Carolina

MAHMOOD RAHMAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled247

VANDALIA

Ohio

NORBERTO PELLOT M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled247

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

PHILLIP ROWDEN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled247

OLLA

Louisiana

JOSE IGOA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled237

MCALLEN

Texas