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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
J. HENRY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled185

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

DAVID INGVOLDSTAD MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled184

OMAHA

Nebraska

JOHN CARTER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled184

WINCHESTER

Virginia

THOMAS HARPER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled182

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

CHRISTOPHER JERMAK MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled182

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

WAYNE LARRISON M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled177

NEW HAVEN

Connecticut

WANDA NORTHAM MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled175

TEXARKANA

Texas

ROBERT ROSEMAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled174

GAINESVILLE

Florida

JACK AARON MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled173

TUCSON

Arizona

CHRISTOPHER TAYLOR MD

Specialist

Claims Filled172

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

RAMAKRISHNA RATNAKARAM MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled172

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

DAVID ROZAS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled172

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

CHARLES MOHLER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled172

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

LESLIE CUNNINGHAM MD

Specialist

Claims Filled171

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

SHASHI GANTI MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled171

PORTERVILLE

California

MARC HOFFMAN DO

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled170

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

PAUL TORNAMBE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled169

POWAY

California

TRACY BALTZ MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled168

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

ROBERT BLEM M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled168

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

CHRISTOPHER PELZEK M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled166

MERRILLVILLE

Indiana

SAMI DAHR M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled166

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

KAUKWOK HO MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled164

MELBOURNE

Florida

BYRON MILLER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled163

DUNCAN

Oklahoma

JOHN PHILLIPS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled158

JACKSONVILLE

Arkansas

DOMINICK BENEDETTO MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled157

BAYONNE

New Jersey