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CEFUROXIME

Treats infections caused by bacteria. This medicine is a cephalosporin antibiotic. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

394K
Medicare Part D Claims
$12.1M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Texas 54,138 $910K
Pennsylvania 45,440 $719K
Florida 44,471 $693K
California 39,824 $740K
New York 39,473 $638K
Ohio 32,453 $541K
Georgia 30,897 $503K
North Carolina 28,446 $452K
New Jersey 26,793 $390K
Virginia 24,154 $419K
Illinois 23,982 $396K
Tennessee 23,559 $365K
Alabama 20,399 $313K
Missouri 19,753 $333K
Kentucky 19,264 $317K
Indiana 16,453 $263K
Mississippi 15,942 $249K
Michigan 14,654 $230K
West Virginia 14,213 $223K
Maryland 13,373 $216K
Louisiana 12,875 $188K
Washington 12,327 $216K
Minnesota 11,983 $203K
Wisconsin 11,910 $205K
South Carolina 11,085 $174K
Massachusetts 10,713 $175K
Connecticut 10,576 $170K
Oklahoma 10,260 $182K
Iowa 9,814 $160K
Arkansas 9,560 $155K
Kansas 8,221 $139K
Colorado 7,766 $148K
Puerto Rico 7,282 $114K
Nebraska 6,535 $109K
Arizona 5,481 $99.4K
South Dakota 5,294 $88.5K
Utah 5,242 $94.4K
Oregon 4,590 $73.2K
Idaho 3,590 $65.9K
Rhode Island 3,425 $61.8K
New Mexico 3,034 $49.2K
Montana 2,665 $45.5K
Maine 2,585 $43.5K
Nevada 2,309 $40.5K
New Hampshire 2,155 $34.7K
Wyoming 1,959 $35.9K
North Dakota 1,842 $30.2K
Hawaii 1,626 $38.1K
Delaware 1,417 $24.3K
Vermont 1,198 $18.4K
District of Columbia 399 $7,213
Alaska 381 $7,214
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths 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
EDWARD BIGOS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled56

WOMELSDORF

Pennsylvania

SCOTTY DOVE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled56

WYTHEVILLE

Virginia

JESUS GONZALEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled56

MOCKSVILLE

North Carolina

CHARLOTTE MONTGOMERY FNP

Family Medicine

Claims Filled56

MIDDLETON

Tennessee

MELCHOR ACOSTA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled56

DALLAS

Texas

JAMES EATON MD

Urology

Claims Filled56

STOCKBRIDGE

Georgia

RENATO ALFONSO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled56

PALM COAST

Florida

JOSEPH BASSI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled56

PADUCAH

Kentucky

GARY LEVINSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled56

MASON CITY

Iowa

RICHARD FLEMING M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

WHITEVILLE

North Carolina

JAMES PALAZZOLO MD

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled55

ALBANY

Georgia

GEORGE AGAPIOS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

PENDLETON

Indiana

MARK WAGNER D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

READING

Pennsylvania

PREMANATH BANAD MD

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled55

BRONX

New York

VANN BETH SHULER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

ORANGEBURG

South Carolina

THOMAS WEINER MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled55

HELENA

Montana

BENJAMIN DUNLAP M D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

STATESVILLE

North Carolina

STANFORD VOEGELE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

DALTON

Georgia

MOHAMMAD UDDIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

BAY MINETTE

Alabama

RANDALL SWAIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

TEDDY ROWLAND MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

HUGO

Oklahoma

KEITH SADEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

SOUTHAMPTON

Pennsylvania

STEVEN SCALCO M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled55

METAIRIE

Louisiana

JAMES CLIFTON DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

SWAINSBORO

Georgia

JEFFREY PINSK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

NEWTON SQ

Pennsylvania