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CEFUROXIME

CEFUROXIME AXETIL

Treats infections caused by bacteria. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

1.02M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 233 of 3362

$33.9M
Retail Cost

Rank: 503 of 3362

790,168
Patients

Rank: 109 of 3362

142,144
Prescribers

Rank: 179 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 67,746 87,473 $2.84M
Florida 56,356 70,570 $2.13M
Pennsylvania 51,483 66,622 $2.33M
New York 49,420 62,391 $2.19M
California 42,304 51,932 $2.01M
New Jersey 34,056 43,471 $1.41M
Ohio 31,677 42,544 $1.38M
Georgia 32,260 41,516 $1.37M
North Carolina 30,192 38,237 $1.2M
Illinois 24,953 32,833 $1.06M
Virginia 24,773 31,644 $1.02M
Tennessee 23,115 29,721 $853K
Alabama 22,079 28,010 $889K
Michigan 18,914 24,091 $775K
Missouri 17,519 23,410 $777K
Kentucky 17,835 23,248 $741K
Mississippi 16,504 21,569 $691K
Maryland 15,837 20,931 $695K
Indiana 15,252 20,469 $613K
Louisiana 14,043 18,106 $591K
Colorado 12,863 16,868 $605K
Wisconsin 12,576 16,018 $619K
Connecticut 12,438 15,844 $517K
West Virginia 11,565 15,816 $509K
South Carolina 12,744 15,783 $456K
Washington 11,659 14,926 $586K
Minnesota 10,602 13,780 $572K
Massachusetts 10,201 12,771 $467K
Iowa 8,826 11,576 $391K
Arkansas 8,422 11,080 $370K
Oklahoma 8,453 10,691 $354K
Kansas 7,067 9,177 $301K
Arizona 6,906 8,104 $242K
Utah 5,718 7,343 $261K
Nebraska 5,038 6,560 $220K
Oregon 4,419 5,653 $226K
South Dakota 4,163 5,358 $178K
Rhode Island 3,238 4,072 $118K
Nevada 2,895 3,668 $120K
Idaho 2,804 3,572 $130K
New Mexico 2,854 3,487 $125K
Maine 2,325 3,193 $116K
Montana 2,107 2,727 $104K
New Hampshire 2,023 2,533 $82.4K
North Dakota 1,913 2,463 $89.3K
Hawaii 1,920 2,343 $87K
Delaware 1,879 2,342 $72K
Wyoming 1,624 2,072 $68.7K
Vermont 1,062 1,373 $45.4K
District of Columbia 820 999 $35.3K
Alaska 350 438 $13.6K
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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
SHANKAR KANDASWAMY M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled200

NEWNAN

Georgia

MOHAMMED ALNAJJAR MD

Specialist

Claims Filled200

EL PASO

Texas

ROBERTO RAMIREZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled198

KENEDY

Texas

AUDRIUS RUKSENAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled198

CINCINNATI

Ohio

REZA JALAL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled198

DEXTER

Missouri

ERIC BARNES D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled198

COLUMBIA

Missouri

LLOYD WILLIAMS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled198

BLUFFTON

Indiana

BRIAN BUCHANAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled197

BEDFORD

Virginia

DAVID CHANG

Urology

Claims Filled197

FAIR LAWN

New Jersey

EUGENIO MENEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled196

FAIRMONT

West Virginia

THOMAS OSBORN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled194

HOLDENVILLE

Oklahoma

NAVIN MEHTA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled194

NEW YORK

New York

ERWIN WINKEL MD

Urology

Claims Filled193

HOUSTON

Texas

V DSOUZA MD SC

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled193

ORMOND BEACH

Florida

ROGER VITKO MD

Urology

Claims Filled193

EDINBURG

Texas

MANOJ MAJMUDAR MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled192

HOPKINSVILLE

Kentucky

DALE INTIHAR M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled190

PALM COAST

Florida

RAVI PANDEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled189

ROYAL PALM BEACH

Florida

JYOTI MEHTA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled189

WILLIAMSBURG

Ohio

SOROUSH BEHNAM MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled188

EULESS

Texas

JOSEPH PRATT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled188

CORINTH

Mississippi

JOHN WHITE M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled187

CHRISTIANSBURG

Virginia

HARRY GARRETT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled186

WEST SALEM

Illinois

ORI HAMPEL M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled186

PASADENA

Texas

FERNANDO MARTINEZ CATINCHI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled186

HIALEAH

Florida