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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

User Reviews of Related Drug Minocycline »

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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
ROBERT LOEWINGER MD

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled176

VERO BEACH

Florida

JOHN LUCKASEN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled175

OMAHA

Nebraska

ROBERT JONES M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled175

JACKSON

Tennessee

MARK CLEVELAND MD PHD

Dermatology

Claims Filled174

WEST BURLINGTON

Iowa

REX LARGEN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled173

LINCOLN

Nebraska

MICHAEL LAWLOR MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled171

HARTFORD

Connecticut

JOHN CHUNG MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled170

DALTON

Georgia

THEODORE BELIS M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled169

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

DANIEL MITCHELL

Dermatology

Claims Filled167

THOMASVILLE

Georgia

KRISTI LAFFERTY CRNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled162

PARKERSBURG

West Virginia

TIMOTHY FREEMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled162

CINCINNATI

Ohio

LOUIS RUSIN

Dermatology

Claims Filled162

MINNETONKA

Minnesota

CHARLES GREEN PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled162

PETOSKEY

Michigan

THOMAS PARTRIDGE D.D.S.

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled161

CINCINNATI

Ohio

KELLI HAAS PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled161

CHAPEL HILL

North Carolina

MANUEL CALVIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled160

TULSA

Oklahoma

CARLOS DIOLA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled160

SAGINAW

Michigan

MICHAEL MILLIGAN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled160

RANCHO MIRAGE

California

CHARLES WEST MD

Specialist

Claims Filled159

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

WILLIAM SMITH M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled159

MADISONVILLE

Kentucky

CHARLES MOORE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled158

MIDDLESBORO

Kentucky

TOMASZ WAZNY M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled157

PORT CHARLOTTE

Florida

CARL PLANK MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled156

MASON CITY

Iowa

JOHN YOON MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled156

SUPERIOR

Wisconsin

KEVIN KIA MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled155

GARLAND

Texas