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CEFUROXIME

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

810K
Medicare Part D Claims
$13.2M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Texas 63,754 $1M
Pennsylvania 50,739 $762K
Florida 50,676 $796K
New York 44,569 $741K
California 43,608 $835K
Ohio 35,227 $625K
Georgia 34,287 $543K
New Jersey 33,796 $502K
North Carolina 31,639 $484K
Tennessee 26,970 $411K
Virginia 26,667 $475K
Illinois 26,270 $437K
Alabama 21,402 $319K
Kentucky 21,322 $347K
Missouri 20,402 $336K
Mississippi 18,271 $279K
Michigan 17,578 $270K
Indiana 16,383 $265K
Maryland 15,174 $241K
Louisiana 15,097 $232K
West Virginia 14,830 $236K
Wisconsin 12,975 $226K
Connecticut 12,808 $201K
Minnesota 12,745 $237K
South Carolina 12,176 $186K
Washington 12,141 $212K
Massachusetts 11,357 $184K
Oklahoma 11,135 $185K
Arkansas 10,160 $159K
Iowa 9,568 $159K
Colorado 8,801 $166K
Kansas 8,633 $144K
Nebraska 6,264 $104K
Arizona 6,171 $115K
Utah 5,985 $102K
South Dakota 5,191 $87.6K
Oregon 4,525 $76K
New Mexico 3,587 $58K
Rhode Island 3,459 $61.2K
Idaho 3,405 $62.6K
Maine 2,713 $49.5K
Montana 2,694 $45.8K
Nevada 2,654 $46.3K
New Hampshire 2,197 $36.8K
North Dakota 1,949 $30.5K
Wyoming 1,938 $32.7K
Hawaii 1,934 $38.1K
Delaware 1,615 $27.4K
Vermont 1,300 $19.3K
District of Columbia 466 $7,456
Alaska 363 $7,613
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for CEFUROXIME

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JEFFREY CARRICO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled274

MAYFIELD

Kentucky

RICHARD HELTON

Family Medicine

Claims Filled273

COALGATE

Oklahoma

EUGENIO MENEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled268

FAIRMONT

West Virginia

SAMUEL STONE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled267

CHESTER

South Carolina

KAUSHIK AMIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled266

CONYERS

Georgia

GOVINDBHAI PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled266

FAIRMONT

West Virginia

REZA JALAL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled266

DEXTER

Missouri

EBRAHIM PAPAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled265

PORT CHARLOTTE

Florida

MICHAEL ANGOTTI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled265

BRIDGEPORT

West Virginia

GARY WERTMAN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled254

ORBISONIA

Pennsylvania

TIMOTHY CORBIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled247

ALEXANDER CITY

Alabama

SREENIVASULU CHERLO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled246

CLEVELAND

Texas

JAVIER SAENZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled243

LA JOYA

Texas

MOUHAMMED SHEIKHA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled241

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

DEBORAH AZAR M. D.

Specialist

Claims Filled239

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

ANGELA PATTERSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled236

PUXICO

Missouri

RALPH ABRAHAM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled234

MANGHAM

Louisiana

KENNETH KROCK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled233

CANTON

Illinois

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled232

WOODLAWN

Virginia

BRUCE LEE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled230

CALHOUN

Georgia

ROBERT HOLZKNECHT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled229

MADISONVILLE

Kentucky

TIMOTHY HEINRICHS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled228

COLDWATER

Ohio

FRED WAGSHUL MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled225

MIAMISBURG

Ohio

BRIAN ODONOGHUE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled221

HARDINSBURG

Kentucky

NASIM SHEIKH MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled220

SOUTH CHARLESTON

West Virginia