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NARATRIPTAN HCL

Amerge (naratriptan) is a selective serotonin receptor agonist or triptan. Migraine headaches happen when blood vessels are too open and allow too much blood in the brain. Amerge (naratriptan) tightens the blood vessels which relieves the pain. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Amerge

At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

52.1K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 818 of 3395

$3.44M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1278 of 3395

13,086
Patients

Rank: 855 of 3395

10,575
Prescribers

Rank: 796 of 3395

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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

14.1K

2011

25.4K

2012

38.1K

2013

46K

2014

52.1K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$1.4M

2011

$2.22M

2012

$3.2M

2013

$3.25M

2014

$3.44M

2015

Average Patient Cost

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

$70

2011

$70

2012

$76

2013

$64

2014

$87

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 1,819 7,438 $411K
New York 781 2,910 $203K
Texas 746 2,650 $182K
Ohio 574 2,367 $160K
North Carolina 566 2,139 $128K
Wisconsin 513 2,041 $132K
Florida 528 2,018 $141K
Massachusetts 425 1,886 $136K
Michigan 446 1,773 $130K
Pennsylvania 450 1,738 $117K
Washington 425 1,615 $109K
Georgia 419 1,557 $98.8K
Colorado 307 1,267 $72.3K
Virginia 312 1,203 $79.1K
Arizona 312 1,167 $79.6K
Oregon 290 1,118 $78.5K
Alabama 294 1,100 $72.8K
Illinois 257 1,002 $73.9K
Tennessee 278 959 $62.5K
Missouri 233 926 $53.2K
Minnesota 264 923 $62.3K
Kentucky 209 875 $56.3K
Indiana 215 825 $57.9K
South Carolina 192 803 $58.9K
Connecticut 189 660 $55.1K
Arkansas 138 591 $37.4K
West Virginia 155 585 $30.6K
Iowa 130 577 $29.9K
New Hampshire 146 574 $73.8K
Louisiana 133 557 $32.6K
Mississippi 164 548 $34K
New Jersey 132 542 $36.2K
Maine 138 510 $45.9K
Maryland 140 495 $31.3K
Kansas 108 463 $28.9K
Utah 114 422 $27.3K
Oklahoma 106 417 $27.6K
Nebraska 90 389 $25.4K
Nevada 89 323 $20.4K
New Mexico 74 318 $24.2K
Rhode Island 83 307 $20.2K
Idaho 66 268 $16.8K
Vermont 75 242 $16.7K
South Dakota 39 197 $8,336
Montana 41 165 $10.2K
North Dakota 40 139 $8,724
Hawaii 35 127 $8,109
Delaware 31 117 $7,827
Wyoming 15 29 $1,619
District of Columbia 13 29 $1,411
Alaska 27 $1,986
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 NARATRIPTAN HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
KANDASAMI SENTHILKUMAR M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled277

BEAUMONT

Texas

THOMAS WARD MD

Neurology

Claims Filled175

LEBANON

New Hampshire

RUTH FREDERICKS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled163

JACKSON

Mississippi

WADE COOPER DO

Neurology

Claims Filled161

ANN ARBOR

Michigan

ROBERT VOLLBRACHT M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled134

CLEARWATER

Florida

ANDREW BLUMENFELD M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled130

CARLSBAD

California

MATTHEW ENGELBRECHT M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled127

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

JUDY LANE MEDICAL DOCTOR

Specialist

Claims Filled109

ENGLEWOOD

Colorado

BRIAN JENKINS D.O.

General Practice

Claims Filled101

NEENAH

Wisconsin

HALINA PRITULA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled101

MARION

Ohio

RACHAEL DALEY MSN

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled96

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

KEVIN KAHN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled89

DURHAM

North Carolina

LAWRENCE ROBBINS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled87

NORTHBROOK

Illinois

CAROLYN BERNSTEIN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled82

BROOKLINE

Massachusetts

DAREL BUTLER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled76

ALCOA

Tennessee

P. CHRISTOPHER GOTTSCHALK M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled72

FAIRFIELD

Connecticut

JACK SCHIM M.D

Neurology

Claims Filled70

CARLSBAD

California

NANCY KELLEY M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled69

DANVILLE

Pennsylvania

DAVID WATSON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled67

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

SHIRIN ISSA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled66

ROGERS

Arkansas

CAROLYN BENSON NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled65

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

MARIA RIZZO RPA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled64

AMHERST

New York

CORI MILLEN D.O.

Neurology

Claims Filled63

ENGLEWOOD

Colorado

ALONZO BURBA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled63

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

TIMOTHY COLLINS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled63

DURHAM

North Carolina