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CEFUROXIME

Treats infections caused by bacteria. This medicine is a cephalosporin antibiotic. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

1.01M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 234 of 3238

$15.8M
Retail Cost

Rank: 668 of 3238

776,963
Patients

Rank: 105 of 3238

138,599
Prescribers

Rank: 180 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 65,828 84,539 $1.29M
Florida 52,072 65,649 $992K
Pennsylvania 49,883 64,602 $957K
New York 48,758 61,506 $991K
California 42,968 52,796 $975K
New Jersey 33,152 42,329 $602K
Ohio 31,331 42,302 $685K
Georgia 32,441 42,114 $652K
North Carolina 31,305 40,046 $602K
Virginia 24,562 31,618 $522K
Tennessee 23,978 31,571 $476K
Illinois 23,311 30,753 $488K
Alabama 22,963 29,257 $436K
Kentucky 18,682 25,081 $408K
Missouri 17,730 23,907 $374K
Michigan 18,856 23,710 $359K
Mississippi 16,278 21,471 $317K
Indiana 15,646 21,014 $326K
Louisiana 14,297 18,707 $277K
Maryland 13,935 18,687 $281K
West Virginia 11,878 16,554 $254K
Wisconsin 12,422 15,914 $277K
Connecticut 12,252 15,505 $237K
South Carolina 11,436 14,296 $217K
Washington 11,077 14,249 $241K
Minnesota 10,643 13,760 $258K
Massachusetts 10,114 12,743 $200K
Oklahoma 9,288 11,984 $185K
Arkansas 9,003 11,852 $181K
Colorado 9,160 11,656 $211K
Iowa 8,259 10,743 $173K
Kansas 7,560 9,841 $154K
Arizona 6,688 7,989 $141K
Nebraska 5,454 7,111 $110K
Utah 5,208 6,660 $106K
South Dakota 4,396 5,780 $94K
Oregon 3,989 5,090 $82.7K
Rhode Island 3,320 4,111 $62.5K
Idaho 2,934 3,753 $58.5K
New Mexico 2,953 3,646 $60K
Nevada 2,573 3,295 $54.4K
Maine 2,301 3,006 $56.3K
Montana 2,136 2,716 $43.3K
North Dakota 2,077 2,547 $40.9K
New Hampshire 1,845 2,368 $39.7K
Delaware 1,831 2,287 $35.1K
Hawaii 1,777 2,240 $34.5K
Wyoming 1,514 1,944 $31K
Vermont 1,066 1,407 $20.8K
District of Columbia 728 883 $15.3K
Alaska 329 387 $5,997
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost 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 CEFUROXIME

Provider Medicare Claims City State
WILLIAM WOOLERY MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled262

SEDALIA

Missouri

VIKAS PASSI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled260

WATSONTOWN

Pennsylvania

GARY MELTON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled260

CRITTENDEN

Kentucky

ASHFAQ RASHEED M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled259

MESQUITE

Texas

SAMUEL STONE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled257

CHESTER

South Carolina

MOHAMMED ALNAJJAR MD

Specialist

Claims Filled256

EL PASO

Texas

BARRY TILLMAN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled255

VIDALIA

Louisiana

VIDYA KORA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled254

MICHIGAN CITY

Indiana

JAMES CARROLL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled254

NICHOLS

South Carolina

FARRUKH KUREISHY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled254

CLINTON

Illinois

FRED WAGSHUL MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled252

MIAMISBURG

Ohio

CHRISTINE BARTON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled248

WILSON

North Carolina

CHARLES HENDRIX, JR. M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled248

VINCENNES

Indiana

ROBERT CORNELL MD

Urology

Claims Filled247

HOUSTON

Texas

JOHN SIBILLE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled247

SUNSET

Louisiana

AMIT VORA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled246

HARTSELLE

Alabama

GOVINDBHAI PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled245

FAIRMONT

West Virginia

LAUREN EISENBERG D,O.

Urology

Claims Filled244

EL PASO

Texas

BENJAMIN WILLIAMS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled243

THOMASTON

Georgia

EVGUENI ROUDACHEVSKI DO

Claims Filled243

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

PHILIP LIU MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled242

HONESDALE

Pennsylvania

JOHN ANTALIS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled241

DALTON

Georgia

DALE JONES MD

General Practice

Claims Filled239

MAYFIELD

Kentucky

WILBERT RUMP M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled238

UNION SPRINGS

Alabama

SREENIVASULU CHERLO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled237

CLEVELAND

Texas