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Prescriber Checkup » DOXYCYCLINE HYCLATE

DOXYCYCLINE HYCLATE

Doxycycline is used to treat bacterial infections, including pneumonia and other respiratory tract infections; Lyme disease; acne; infections of skin, genital, and urinary systems; and anthrax (after inhalational exposure). It is also used to prevent malaria. Doxycycline 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. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

1.46M
Medicare Part D Claims
$20.4M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 226,557 $2.37M
Florida 158,953 $1.25M
Texas 155,275 $1.24M
Ohio 130,438 $1.05M
Pennsylvania 109,469 $1.05M
North Carolina 108,649 $733K
Tennessee 97,962 $520K
New York 97,622 $1.12M
Georgia 78,975 $528K
Missouri 72,269 $557K
Illinois 70,533 $619K
Michigan 70,310 $536K
Indiana 69,020 $512K
Alabama 62,442 $325K
Kentucky 58,630 $368K
Louisiana 57,545 $334K
Virginia 56,739 $505K
Massachusetts 49,228 $456K
Mississippi 48,927 $244K
South Carolina 47,601 $292K
Arkansas 47,494 $262K
Minnesota 46,287 $442K
Washington 45,485 $422K
Wisconsin 45,320 $331K
New Jersey 41,837 $710K
Oklahoma 40,930 $321K
Arizona 39,993 $292K
Iowa 38,219 $220K
Kansas 36,286 $249K
Oregon 32,867 $296K
Colorado 28,870 $293K
Maryland 27,553 $284K
West Virginia 22,108 $132K
Connecticut 21,889 $221K
Nebraska 18,890 $129K
New Mexico 16,370 $117K
Puerto Rico 16,105 $87.3K
Utah 14,999 $115K
Maine 14,840 $94.3K
Nevada 13,398 $122K
Idaho 13,270 $110K
Hawaii 9,269 $98.9K
Montana 9,083 $59.2K
New Hampshire 8,984 $72.6K
Rhode Island 8,586 $85.8K
South Dakota 8,320 $58.2K
North Dakota 5,846 $43K
Delaware 5,605 $46.2K
Vermont 4,869 $32K
Wyoming 3,737 $23.6K
District of Columbia 1,812 $23.5K
Alaska 1,638 $14.4K
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 DOXYCYCLINE HYCLATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
BETTY HINDERKS DAVIS MD

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled770

SUN CITY WEST

Arizona

JEFFREY WINSTON M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled681

LA MIRADA

California

ROBERT DALY MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled669

GREENWOOD

Indiana

WEIMIN HU MD

Specialist

Claims Filled591

TUCSON

Arizona

JAMES FELLOWS MD

Urology

Claims Filled590

HENDERSON

Kentucky

RONALD LAHASKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled531

ABBEVILLE

Louisiana

HING WONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled531

LOS ANGELES

California

RAVINDER NATH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled468

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio

CHARLES MAXVILL DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled454

DALLAS

Texas

PAUL WIBBELS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled450

HASTINGS

Nebraska

VEENA NAGARSHETH M.D.

Pediatrics

Claims Filled443

PARLIN

New Jersey

ROBERT BURNS M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled440

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

ADAM TASSIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled433

VILLE PLATTE

Louisiana

MARTA IGLESIAS

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled429

MIAMI

Florida

SUNANDA RANE M.D.

Pediatrics

Claims Filled426

WOODBRIDGE

New Jersey

KRISHNA PATEL M.D.

Pediatrics

Claims Filled426

WOODBRIDGE

New Jersey

LINDA MAYTAN DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled401

JAMAICA PLAIN

Massachusetts

ROY HINMAN MD PA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled399

ST AUGUSTINE

Florida

ABDI VAEZY MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled390

CORBIN

Kentucky

INDIRA RAVISHANKAR M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled379

TOTOWA

New Jersey

STANLEY MORROW DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled376

HACKLEBURG

Alabama

CHUKWUEMEKA IBEKU M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled374

UNION

New Jersey

JOSEPH THOMAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled373

VALDOSTA

Georgia

JOEL BROOKS D.D.S.

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled373

EASTON

Pennsylvania

THOMAS NAMEY M.D., FACP

Rheumatology

Claims Filled370

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee