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MINOCYCLINE HCL

Minocycline is used to treat bacterial infections including pneumonia and other respiratory tract infections; acne; and infections of skin, genital, and urinary systems. It can also be used to eliminate bacteria from your nose and throat that may cause meningitis (swelling of tissues around the brain) in others, even though you may not have an infection. Minocycline is in a class of medications called tetracycline antibiotics. It works by preventing the growth and spread of bacteria. Antibiotics will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

499K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 336 of 3238

$12.6M
Retail Cost

Rank: 721 of 3238

208,877
Patients

Rank: 274 of 3238

78,165
Prescribers

Rank: 291 of 3238

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Alternatives:

Doxycycline tetracycline

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 22,850 44,371 $1.04M
California 14,035 32,164 $949K
Florida 14,699 28,666 $679K
Ohio 9,240 24,470 $685K
Pennsylvania 8,017 21,391 $538K
New York 8,751 20,988 $651K
Michigan 6,923 17,533 $510K
North Carolina 6,715 16,087 $399K
Tennessee 7,753 15,930 $350K
Illinois 5,683 14,796 $366K
Minnesota 4,308 14,189 $372K
Wisconsin 4,762 13,902 $380K
Georgia 6,142 13,236 $304K
Washington 4,727 12,340 $295K
Iowa 4,042 12,316 $265K
Missouri 4,745 12,012 $291K
Indiana 4,798 11,648 $316K
Massachusetts 4,139 10,842 $303K
Kansas 4,333 10,085 $228K
Alabama 4,574 9,351 $198K
Kentucky 3,841 9,249 $236K
Louisiana 4,426 9,048 $193K
South Carolina 3,338 8,851 $215K
Oklahoma 3,690 8,277 $180K
Virginia 3,042 7,920 $218K
Oregon 2,731 7,796 $206K
Nebraska 2,942 7,766 $168K
New Jersey 3,322 7,363 $203K
Arkansas 3,666 7,278 $143K
Connecticut 2,802 6,700 $180K
Arizona 3,038 6,651 $188K
Mississippi 3,216 5,645 $96.4K
Colorado 1,889 5,264 $148K
Utah 1,841 4,504 $109K
Maryland 1,766 4,496 $122K
Idaho 1,670 4,430 $110K
West Virginia 1,522 4,198 $96.1K
South Dakota 1,163 3,821 $83.2K
Maine 1,299 3,580 $94.5K
Montana 963 2,600 $56.6K
North Dakota 894 2,570 $56.4K
Nevada 956 2,309 $73.3K
New Mexico 1,011 2,242 $62.1K
Delaware 523 1,273 $37.8K
New Hampshire 447 1,135 $29.5K
Rhode Island 359 1,090 $28.2K
Hawaii 364 891 $29.2K
Vermont 204 662 $16.9K
Wyoming 249 620 $14.4K
District of Columbia 256 596 $14.8K
Alaska 124 344 $9,955
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients Methodology »

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Top prescribers for MINOCYCLINE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
IRA THORLA M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled224

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

DOUGLAS LEONE M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled221

BLOOMINGTON

Illinois

THOMAS FLEMING M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled217

SANDUSKY

Ohio

JAMES SCHUSTER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled215

FOND DU LAC

Wisconsin

BEHZAD MAGHSOUDLOU MD

Neurology

Claims Filled214

STROUDSBURG

Pennsylvania

WALTER BARKEY MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled213

FLINT

Michigan

JOSE MATOS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled210

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

JERRY PETERIE MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled203

WICHITA

Kansas

STEVEN PASSMAN M.D.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled203

WICHITA

Kansas

DAVID O'DONNELL M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled203

SAGINAW

Michigan

GARIN BARTH MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled202

LAGRANGE

Georgia

DAVID STABENOW M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled200

DUBUQUE

Iowa

JOSE GARCIA-DAVALOS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled200

LAREDO

Texas

MARK TUSA MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled199

TEMPLE

Texas

DAVID MARTIN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled199

ANDERSON

Indiana

BRAD BLANKENSHIP M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled194

MC MINNVILLE

Tennessee

DAVID CLEMONS MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled190

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

DRORE EISEN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled188

CINCINNATI

Ohio

KENNETH MIDDLEBROOKS M.D

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled186

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

KECK HARTMAN MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled184

WICHITA

Kansas

FRANK HENCHY MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled181

HAMMOND

Louisiana

KEVIN GAFFNEY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled180

FLINT

Michigan

SCOTT HOBSON MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled179

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

JOHN POWELL M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled179

RICHMOND HEIGHTS

Missouri

GARY ROSEN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled179

LARGO

Florida