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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
PUNURU REDDY MD

Personal Emergency Response Attendant

Claims Filled50

DECATUR

Alabama

TALAL ZRAIK MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled50

DAYTON

Ohio

HARRY KENNEDY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SOMERSET

Kentucky

HEYWOOD GAY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MILLEN

Georgia

KENNETH HOPLAND M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

THOMAS LAHR M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MARTINSVILLE

Indiana

ROBERT LIM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GOODLETTSVILLE

Tennessee

FRANK HANSEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

GARDEN CITY

Kansas

MANISH MATHUR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

STAUNTON

Illinois

FRANK ARMSTRONG DO

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

SEMINOLE

Florida

TOMMY DUNCAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

KELLER

Texas

ADNAN NAZIR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

FREDERICK GOULDING M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled50

NORTH CHARLESTON

South Carolina

GURDON COUNTS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BATEBURG-LEESVILLE

South Carolina

TIMOTHY MYNES DO

Emergency Medical Services

Claims Filled50

WHEELERSBURG

Ohio

GARLAND ANDERSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

WESLEY VAUGHN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PHOENIX

Arizona

YITZCHOK KURTZER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SCRANTON

Pennsylvania

STEVE SCHOETTLE MD

Surgery

Claims Filled50

CLINTON

Arkansas

HENRY EDWARDS M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

VAN BUREN

Arkansas

RICHARD WEINHAUS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

QUINCY

Massachusetts

BRADFORD FINE DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled50

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

JACOB LO MD, MS, FAAD, FACMMS

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

MONTEREY

California

LAWRENCE QUAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

TRINITY

Texas

SUSAN ANSPACH P.A.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

CANTON

North Carolina