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TOBRAMYCIN SULFATE

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

59.5K
Medicare Part D Claims
$5.41M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 23,109 $622K
New York 15,970 $387K
California 15,038 $480K
Texas 14,255 $291K
Ohio 12,616 $305K
Illinois 11,665 $184K
Pennsylvania 9,797 $196K
Michigan 8,240 $151K
Indiana 7,126 $133K
Puerto Rico 6,994 $69.3K
New Jersey 6,971 $130K
Missouri 5,784 $118K
North Carolina 5,444 $185K
Georgia 5,394 $232K
Tennessee 4,768 $133K
Arkansas 4,462 $54.1K
Nebraska 4,348 $58.3K
Minnesota 4,185 $68.9K
Louisiana 4,178 $90.4K
Iowa 3,986 $80K
Maryland 3,888 $129K
Arizona 3,875 $81.8K
Kentucky 3,834 $105K
Mississippi 3,451 $73.8K
Virginia 3,200 $140K
Washington 3,065 $62.3K
Massachusetts 2,913 $67.3K
Oregon 2,782 $40.5K
Wisconsin 2,762 $78K
Alabama 2,733 $122K
Connecticut 2,642 $41K
Kansas 2,444 $56.7K
Oklahoma 2,380 $67.9K
Colorado 2,311 $42.1K
West Virginia 1,838 $47.6K
South Carolina 1,813 $74.7K
South Dakota 1,612 $20.4K
New Mexico 1,345 $22.3K
Nevada 1,330 $27.2K
Hawaii 1,325 $15.7K
Utah 1,082 $13.2K
Maine 1,066 $30.4K
Idaho 765 $20.1K
New Hampshire 598 $13.1K
Delaware 541 $11.1K
Montana 416 $9,686
North Dakota 407 $5,315
Rhode Island 341 $6,663
Wyoming 223 $8,623
Vermont 196 $3,135
District of Columbia 124 $3,573
Alaska 67 $794
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 TOBRAMYCIN SULFATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
LOUIS PIZZARELLO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

RIVERHEAD

New York

CHARLES CARROLL MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

DAYTON

Ohio

HIMANSHU JOSHI D.O.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled51

HUBER HEIGHTS

Ohio

MARTIN PEARLMAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled51

EAST LANSING

Michigan

AARON HOLTEBECK M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled51

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

ROBERTO DIAZ-ROHENA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled51

MCALLEN

Texas

MEHDI KHAN DO

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled51

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

JUAN BARROSO M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled52

HIALEAH

Florida

DAVID SNYDER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled52

DELRAY BEACH

Florida

BYUNG-JOON AHN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled52

TARPON SPRINGS

Florida

HISHAM AHMED M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

LAPEER

Michigan

RAMESH SHAH M.D., F.A.C.S.,

Specialist

Claims Filled52

JOPLIN

Missouri

MICHAEL CASSELL M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled52

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

SELINA LIN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled53

STREETSBORO

Ohio

WAYNE BIZER D.O.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled53

PLANTATION

Florida

LAWRENCE SCHULL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

SHELBYVILLE

Tennessee

DANIEL JOSEPH M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled53

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

VALARMATHI SUNDAR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

HENDERSON

North Carolina

DWIGHT WILLETT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

KINGSTON

Tennessee

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

RAPHAEL FARRA M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled54

MANCHESTER

New Hampshire

TOMMY COFFMAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled54

PALM SPRINGS

Florida

WARREN SOBOL MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled54

DAYTON

Ohio

JOSEPH PEYTON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

MAUMEE

Ohio

JOHN WILMETH M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled55

ANDERSON

South Carolina