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Prescriber Checkup » CEFUROXIME

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
MARK ROBERTS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled201

EVERGREEN

Alabama

SUDHEER KARNATI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled199

LUFKIN

Texas

DEREK COOZE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled198

MORRISTOWN

Tennessee

RALPH PAGE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled197

ROCKLEDGE

Florida

CAROL CANTRELL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled196

SPRINGFIELD

Tennessee

VIVEK KHETPAL M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled195

DURANT

Oklahoma

ARIF MALIK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled195

RAVENSWOOD

West Virginia

ASHFAQ RASHEED M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled195

MESQUITE

Texas

HENRY RUIZ MD

Urology

Claims Filled194

EDINBURG

Texas

STEPHEN HAMMACK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled193

KOSCIUSKO

Mississippi

JOSEPH CHANDA M.D.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled192

MELBOURNE

Florida

LUIS PADRON MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled191

MIAMI

Florida

PHILIP LIU MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled190

HONESDALE

Pennsylvania

MANIKANDA RAJA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled190

HEMET

California

BRIAN STIEFEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled189

MARION

Virginia

ROGER VITKO MD

Urology

Claims Filled186

EDINBURG

Texas

MATTHEW FRY MD

Urology

Claims Filled186

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled185

LORAIN

Ohio

JOHN ANTALIS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled185

DALTON

Georgia

WAYNE WILLIAMS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled185

MAYFIELD

Kentucky

PEDRO MCDOUGAL M.D. F.A.C.P.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled184

WESLACO

Texas

GARRY PEARSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled184

JEFFERSON CITY

Missouri

JITENDRA BHATT M D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled183

DENTON

Texas

AUDRIUS RUKSENAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled183

CINCINNATI

Ohio

DAVID HEADLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled183

PORT GIBSON

Mississippi