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DIHYDROERGOTAMINE MESYLATE

Migranal (dihydroergotamine) is a medicine to treat migraines. Migraines are caused by opening of blood vessels in the brain. Migranal (dihydroergotamine) relieves the headache by tightening the blood vessels. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug dihydroergotamine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

5,399
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 1519 of 3395

$11.1M
Retail Cost

Rank: 882 of 3395

1,781
Patients

Rank: 1507 of 3395

1,420
Prescribers

Rank: 1535 of 3395

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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

2,962

2011

2,775

2012

4,161

2013

4,640

2014

5,399

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$1.28M

2011

$1.79M

2012

$3.9M

2013

$6.26M

2014

$11.1M

2015

Average Patient Cost

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

$229

2011

$242

2012

$236

2013

$245

2014

$319

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Pennsylvania 209 523 $1.11M
New York 123 413 $1M
California 142 375 $879K
Texas 108 300 $630K
Michigan 90 276 $524K
Illinois 66 269 $532K
Florida 102 251 $562K
Minnesota 76 246 $368K
Ohio 58 214 $410K
Georgia 50 165 $308K
Washington 58 163 $230K
North Carolina 56 154 $378K
Arizona 44 145 $337K
Missouri 57 142 $386K
Nebraska 29 136 $133K
Oregon 39 120 $231K
Wisconsin 31 114 $224K
Tennessee 32 111 $300K
Colorado 37 106 $181K
Indiana 28 105 $219K
New Hampshire 32 97 $179K
Virginia 28 89 $234K
Alabama 33 85 $136K
Connecticut 35 75 $175K
Maryland 23 68 $136K
Massachusetts 26 65 $165K
Kansas 13 54 $70K
Kentucky 22 53 $98.2K
Arkansas 16 49 $64.3K
Oklahoma 14 41 $68.2K
South Carolina 23 41 $75.3K
West Virginia 12 38 $42.1K
New Jersey 19 35 $92.8K
Louisiana 15 35 $36.2K
Iowa 33 $67.7K
Nevada 31 $44.7K
District of Columbia 29 $33.6K
Idaho 12 23 $32.3K
Delaware 22 $57.9K
North Dakota 19 $163K
Mississippi 14 $47.1K
Montana 13 $24.3K
Maine 13 $29.7K
Utah 12 $22.2K
New Mexico 11 $22.4K
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 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 DIHYDROERGOTAMINE MESYLATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DRAHOMIRA SENCAKOVA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled100

ROCHESTER

Minnesota

JOSEPH MANN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled55

ROCHESTER

New York