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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
DAVID APGAR D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled220

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

MICHAEL BLUBAUGH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled219

WALTERBORO

South Carolina

VIKAS PASSI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled218

WATSONTOWN

Pennsylvania

WILBERT RUMP M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled218

UNION SPRINGS

Alabama

MOHAMMED ALNAJJAR MD

Specialist

Claims Filled216

EL PASO

Texas

DARRELL MEASE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled215

JAY

Oklahoma

VIDYA KORA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled211

MICHIGAN CITY

Indiana

WILLIAM WOOLERY MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled211

SEDALIA

Missouri

AVTAR PARHAR MD FCCP

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled211

HOLMDEL

New Jersey

DAVID FANNEY DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled210

LAKE CITY

Florida

EVGUENI ROUDACHEVSKI DO

Claims Filled210

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

JON SHRADER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled210

CLOVIS

New Mexico

PATRICK MACMILLAN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled208

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

SURYACHANDRA PATEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled207

IRVINGTON

Kentucky

PAUL EASON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled206

MARTINSVILLE

Virginia

RAYMOND CHALOKA M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled206

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

JAMES ISERNIA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled206

MARTINSVILLE

Virginia

DAVID PAINE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled206

VIDALIA

Georgia

CHRISTOPHER SEWELL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled206

JAMESTOWN

Tennessee

JOE HUNT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled205

RIPLEY

Tennessee

HARRY GARRETT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled204

WEST SALEM

Illinois

JAMES CARROLL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled204

NICHOLS

South Carolina

JONATHAN ALLRED MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled203

JAMESTOWN

Tennessee

AMIR AUSEF MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled202

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

DONALD ALLCORN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled202

LINCOLN

Missouri