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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
CARRIE BLACK ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled62

MADISONVILLE

Kentucky

PETER CIANFRANI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled62

PENNSBURG

Pennsylvania

DARREN GREEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled62

STILLWATER

Oklahoma

DOUGLAS DOTHAGER MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled62

BELLEVILLE

Illinois

GREGORY PATRICK MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled62

SEWICKLEY

Pennsylvania

KEITH WALVOORD MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled62

SAN ANGELO

Texas

LAUREN EISENBERG D,O.

Urology

Claims Filled62

EL PASO

Texas

JOSEPH MANGEL D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled62

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

MARK CARUSO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled62

PAINTSVILLE

Kentucky

RICHARD AIRHART M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled61

METAIRIE

Louisiana

PATRICIA SALVATO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

HOUSTON

Texas

JAMES SAFFA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

MICHEL KOURIE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

CINCINNATI

Ohio

FARHANA QUASEM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

CONYERS

Georgia

WILLIAM MCKEE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

DYERSBURG

Tennessee

MICHAEL NEVERAUSKAS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled61

TOLEDO

Ohio

NICHOLAS FLEMING M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

AARON SHEETS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled61

LARGO

Florida

EDWARD HILL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

ALEXANDER CITY

Alabama

RAMILO GATAPIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

QUI THAI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

MOHAMMED AZIM MD

Claims Filled61

MANASSAS

Virginia

JAMES ORMS M.D., FAAFP

Family Medicine

Claims Filled61

FAIRFIELD

Texas

ELLEN RHODES NURSE PRACTITIONER

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled61

GREENWOOD

South Carolina

RAJENDRAKUMAR PATEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

WEBB CITY

Missouri