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LEVOFLOXACIN

Levaquin (Levofloxacin) is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

4.44M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 76 of 3362

$63.3M
Retail Cost

Rank: 343 of 3362

3,131,562
Patients

Rank: 23 of 3362

437,023
Prescribers

Rank: 17 of 3362

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55%

of people say

it's worth it

39%

of people say

it worked well

29%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 275,954 376,937 $5.54M
Texas 272,089 375,950 $5.59M
Florida 259,185 350,001 $4.89M
New York 198,847 274,054 $3.98M
Illinois 125,429 177,254 $2.7M
Pennsylvania 123,636 174,515 $2.55M
Ohio 121,497 173,861 $2.72M
North Carolina 113,524 158,611 $2.3M
Tennessee 107,609 154,176 $2.04M
Georgia 108,909 153,453 $2.34M
New Jersey 100,237 138,467 $2.07M
Kentucky 84,852 125,904 $1.61M
Alabama 87,759 123,370 $1.42M
Missouri 80,388 115,363 $1.74M
Michigan 84,033 114,696 $1.42M
Indiana 73,486 109,792 $1.64M
Virginia 66,167 90,909 $1.29M
South Carolina 56,947 77,439 $1.09M
Louisiana 56,076 76,453 $900K
Arizona 54,875 71,787 $1.19M
Arkansas 46,060 65,660 $857K
Massachusetts 48,461 65,154 $953K
Oklahoma 46,781 64,743 $920K
Mississippi 43,982 61,811 $857K
Iowa 43,065 61,651 $823K
Wisconsin 44,877 59,650 $1.03M
Maryland 42,230 58,591 $849K
Minnesota 39,733 53,738 $631K
Colorado 37,359 51,528 $837K
Kansas 33,559 47,460 $642K
Washington 35,365 46,777 $736K
West Virginia 30,712 44,798 $576K
Connecticut 27,465 37,088 $585K
Nebraska 24,415 34,795 $445K
Nevada 20,694 27,009 $349K
Oregon 19,776 25,595 $348K
Utah 14,045 18,842 $307K
Delaware 10,654 14,986 $220K
Maine 9,870 13,439 $191K
New Mexico 10,550 13,113 $287K
Idaho 9,428 12,793 $192K
Rhode Island 9,236 12,705 $196K
South Dakota 8,025 11,196 $127K
North Dakota 7,967 10,768 $121K
Montana 7,033 9,391 $109K
Hawaii 7,302 9,067 $112K
New Hampshire 6,560 8,606 $132K
Vermont 4,848 6,958 $105K
Wyoming 3,630 4,947 $65.9K
District of Columbia 3,578 4,337 $64.4K
Alaska 2,507 3,243 $58K
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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 LEVOFLOXACIN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
THEODORE AFFUE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,239

EL CENTRO

California

JUNG BAE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,210

LOS ANGELES

California

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,116

LOS ANGELES

California

LUKE YOON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,047

LOS ANGELES

California

JONATHAN FRANTZ MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled914

FORT MYERS

Florida

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled903

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled834

TUCKER

Georgia

STEVE PARK MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled763

ROCHESTER

New York

KYUNG HAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled753

LOS ANGELES

California

SUNG-NAE BYUN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled716

LOS ANGELES

California

RICARDO SAADE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled693

MANATI

Puerto Rico

SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled642

LOS ANGELES

California

ABDULLAH ARSHAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled631

HAYTI

Missouri

SEA CHUNG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled618

FLUSHING

New York

ALEXANDER GERSHMAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled616

LOS ANGELES

California

VANESSA JOHNSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled607

PETERSBURG

Virginia

HUAN LE M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled591

SAN DIEGO

California

STEPHEN HARLESS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled587

PURVIS

Mississippi

BRETT SCHARF DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled580

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

JAMES JUNG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled564

LOS ANGELES

California

ERNESTO MEJIA MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled562

MORRISTOWN

Tennessee

SHAHIN DERBOGHOSSIANS MD

Urology

Claims Filled533

GLENDALE

California

PETER VASELOPULOS MD

Urology

Claims Filled526

EVANSTON

Illinois

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled526

FORT WORTH

Texas

DAVID SAMARA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled523

JACKSONVILLE

Florida