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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
CHONA SANTOS-MIRANDA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled181

EGG HARBOR CITY

New Jersey

DORIS TRIBUNE BROWN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled180

FLORISSANT

Missouri

WELTON HILL MD PA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled180

BELLVILLE

Texas

NEIL GORDON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled180

CEDARTOWN

Georgia

DALE INTIHAR M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled179

PALM COAST

Florida

MIGUEL MOLINAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled179

BROWNSVILLE

Texas

GARY MELTON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled179

CRITTENDEN

Kentucky

DAVID KATZ MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled179

KINGSTON

Pennsylvania

JOHN POTOMSKI DO CMA

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled178

MELBOURNE

Florida

JAMES CARRUTH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled178

JACKSON

Tennessee

CHRISTOPHER MAULDIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled177

LAUREL

Mississippi

KENNETH HARGROVE M. D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled177

MADISONVILLE

Kentucky

JAIME HERNANDEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled177

PHARR

Texas

BENJAMIN WILLIAMS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled176

THOMASTON

Georgia

THOMAS OSBORN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled176

HOLDENVILLE

Oklahoma

ABDUL GHANI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled176

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

JOHN BATTIN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled176

MORGANTOWN

West Virginia

JEFFREY HOLLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled176

DONALSONVILLE

Georgia

CHEONG CHOI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled173

VAN NUYS

California

SRIRENGAM MURALIDHASAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled173

LAS CRUCES

New Mexico

CHARLES LEBLANC M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled173

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

RICHARD MILLER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled173

STUARTS DRAFT

Virginia

DORRIS RAGSDALE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled172

LEWISBURG

West Virginia

ARTHUR BRAUNWELL DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled172

SHIP BOTTOM

New Jersey

CHARLES PAULK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled172

DOTHAN

Alabama