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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
JORGE CALZADA M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled155

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

ALDEN HAUN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled155

MARYVILLE

Tennessee

RAFAEL TRESPALACIOS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled154

MELBOURNE

Florida

NANCY MILLER-RIVERO MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled154

POUGHKEEPSIE

New York

GARRY GRANT MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled154

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

ERIC STEUER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled153

WINCHESTER

Virginia

ROY BRAUNSTEIN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled152

LAKE WALES

Florida

PHILIP CAMPBELL MD

Specialist

Claims Filled152

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

MARK DRABKIN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled151

SACRAMENTO

California

KAUSHIK HAZARIWALA M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled150

GAINESVILLE

Florida

DAVID HAFT M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled150

BRONX

New York

JACK HOLLINS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled149

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

JANIS DZELZKALNS MD

Specialist

Claims Filled148

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

MICHAEL KRASNOW DO

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled148

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

ERIC CHEN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled146

HOUSTON

Texas

BETH CUNNINGHAM M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled146

BALTIMORE

Maryland

JOHN COUVILLION M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled143

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

WILLIAM DOYLE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled141

SALISBURY

Maryland

RICHARD RUCKMAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled141

LUFKIN

Texas

PATABI SEETHARAMAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled140

WARREN

Ohio

MASUD MALIK MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled140

ROCKFORD

Illinois

DANIEL MESSNER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled137

SOUTHERN PINES

North Carolina

FRANK LORUSSO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled137

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

KRISTA ROSENBERG

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled135

OAKLAND PARK

Florida

ROBERT GRILL

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled135

ROCHESTER

Minnesota