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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
CHARLES LYON M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled237

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

GARY RANKIN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled237

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

DAN MONTGOMERY MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled235

INVERNESS

Florida

PHILIP PADEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled235

MEDFORD

Oregon

JOSEPH BERG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled233

ALBANY

Georgia

AREF RIFAI MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled231

PENSACOLA

Florida

SANJAY AGARWAL M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled230

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

NICHOLAS MAYFIELD MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled228

COLUMBUS

Georgia

HOWARD KAPLAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled228

POUGHKEEPSIE

New York

PETER LOU MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled227

BOSTON

Massachusetts

SCOTT PFAHLER D.O.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled225

DAYTON

Ohio

JORGE BRUNO MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled224

SURFSIDE

Florida

WORLDSTER LEE M D

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled219

HONOLULU

Hawaii

CLINTON FLETCHER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled215

PENSACOLA

Florida

ROBERT HARBOUR MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled211

PENSACOLA

Florida

THOMAS BENNETT M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled207

MERRILLVILLE

Indiana

ROGER MEYER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled205

VERO BEACH

Florida

ALAN SEGAL MD

Specialist

Claims Filled204

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

STEVE CHARLES M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled198

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

MARCUS ESTAFANOUS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled197

CANTON

Ohio

ERNESTO SEGAL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled192

BOCA RATON

Florida

RAYMOND AGIA M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled191

TARPON SPRINGS

Florida

KENT ZOCCHI M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled188

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

ENRIQUE GARCIA-VALENZUELA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled185

PARK RIDGE

Illinois

HAROLD LEEPER M.D., PH.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled185

WHEELING

West Virginia