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CEFUROXIME

Treats infections caused by bacteria. This medicine is a cephalosporin antibiotic. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

394K
Medicare Part D Claims
$12.1M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Texas 54,138 $910K
Pennsylvania 45,440 $719K
Florida 44,471 $693K
California 39,824 $740K
New York 39,473 $638K
Ohio 32,453 $541K
Georgia 30,897 $503K
North Carolina 28,446 $452K
New Jersey 26,793 $390K
Virginia 24,154 $419K
Illinois 23,982 $396K
Tennessee 23,559 $365K
Alabama 20,399 $313K
Missouri 19,753 $333K
Kentucky 19,264 $317K
Indiana 16,453 $263K
Mississippi 15,942 $249K
Michigan 14,654 $230K
West Virginia 14,213 $223K
Maryland 13,373 $216K
Louisiana 12,875 $188K
Washington 12,327 $216K
Minnesota 11,983 $203K
Wisconsin 11,910 $205K
South Carolina 11,085 $174K
Massachusetts 10,713 $175K
Connecticut 10,576 $170K
Oklahoma 10,260 $182K
Iowa 9,814 $160K
Arkansas 9,560 $155K
Kansas 8,221 $139K
Colorado 7,766 $148K
Puerto Rico 7,282 $114K
Nebraska 6,535 $109K
Arizona 5,481 $99.4K
South Dakota 5,294 $88.5K
Utah 5,242 $94.4K
Oregon 4,590 $73.2K
Idaho 3,590 $65.9K
Rhode Island 3,425 $61.8K
New Mexico 3,034 $49.2K
Montana 2,665 $45.5K
Maine 2,585 $43.5K
Nevada 2,309 $40.5K
New Hampshire 2,155 $34.7K
Wyoming 1,959 $35.9K
North Dakota 1,842 $30.2K
Hawaii 1,626 $38.1K
Delaware 1,417 $24.3K
Vermont 1,198 $18.4K
District of Columbia 399 $7,213
Alaska 381 $7,214
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for CEFUROXIME

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,470

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

KULMEET KUNDLAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled592

LAKE WALES

Florida

FAREED KANNOUT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled452

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

THOMAS DAHLBERG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled424

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

ROBERT VOGEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled423

MIDLAND

Texas

ROBERT BROUSSE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled404

METAIRIE

Louisiana

ISAAC MADEB MD

Specialist

Claims Filled372

BROOKLYN

New York

EUGENIO MENEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled354

FAIRMONT

West Virginia

LIBBYETTE WRIGHT M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled351

HOUSTON

Texas

RONALDO FACTORIZA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled346

BROWNSVILLE

Texas

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled343

DUBLIN

Georgia

JOHN INGRAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled308

ALCOA

Tennessee

MOHSEN MOGHADDAM M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled297

TARZANA

California

JEFFREY CARRICO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled291

MAYFIELD

Kentucky

SALEEM MAHMOOD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled291

JERSEY CITY

New Jersey

JYOTI MEHTA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled288

WILLIAMSBURG

Ohio

EDWARD HAWKINS M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled285

REIDSVILLE

North Carolina

JOHN SIBILLE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled283

SUNSET

Louisiana

REZA JALAL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled276

DEXTER

Missouri

AJAY CHAWLA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled276

SHELBY

Ohio

KAUSHIK AMIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled275

CONYERS

Georgia

TOM LONGEST MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled273

BRUCE

Mississippi

RICHARD HELTON

Family Medicine

Claims Filled268

COALGATE

Oklahoma

THOMAS MULLEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled267

RINGGOLD

Georgia

KENNETH KROCK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled261

CANTON

Illinois