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Table 1 Patients who received topiramate for alcohol use disorders in the Veterans Health Administration, 2009–2012

From: Prescription of topiramate to treat alcohol use disorders in the Veterans Health Administration

Year (total N1) Topiramate prescription (n) Topiramate prescription (%)
2009 (N = 374,817) 3736 0.99
2010 (N = 357,467) 5270 1.45
2011 (N = 375,777) 5454 1.45
2012 (N = 389,242) 7427 1.95
  1. 1Total numbers represent unique patients with either alcohol abuse or dependence diagnoses as recorded in the yearly census of over five million patients.