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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
SEAN ALLISON M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled105

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

DANIEL MILLER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled105

WATERLOO

Iowa

BELINDA RUSSELL OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled105

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

JASON TU MD

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled103

SALISBURY

Maryland

KENNETH HAYLES M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled102

GREENVILLE

Mississippi

JACQUELINE GABAY MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled101

ELMWOOD PARK

New Jersey

KARL HENDRICKS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled101

KANSAS CITY

Kansas

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled101

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

JAMES FLY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled101

JACKSON

Mississippi

ROBERT RADEN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled99

DELRAY BEACH

Florida

WILLIAM FARMER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled99

OXFORD

Mississippi

KERRY BROWN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled99

ABBEVILLE

Louisiana

TIEN WONG

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled98

HOUSTON

Texas

RONALD KINGSLEY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled98

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

JOVIN LOMBARDO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled98

BROOKLYN

New York

JAMES MAJOR MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled97

HOUSTON

Texas

JOHN TURNER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled96

CANTON

Texas

ALAN HEFNER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled96

ST CHARLES

Illinois

SUBER HUANG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled95

CLEVELAND

Ohio

PETER HEDSTROM MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled94

PORTLAND

Maine

BLAIR HOLL MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled94

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

ROBERT BENTZ D.O.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled93

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

ARNOLD KROLL MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled93

BOSTON

Massachusetts

SHEHAB EBRAHIM M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled93

METAIRIE

Louisiana

FARSHID PAYDAR MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled93

SEDONA

Arizona