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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. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

2.91M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 106 of 3238

$208M
Retail Cost

Rank: 116 of 3238

1,880,615
Patients

Rank: 44 of 3238

386,288
Prescribers

Rank: 23 of 3238

User Reviews of Related Drug Doxycycline »

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48%

of people say

it's worth it

31%

of people say

it worked well

21%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 168,248 246,172 $16.7M
Florida 164,090 244,574 $15M
Texas 119,344 180,203 $12.5M
Ohio 93,149 149,428 $10.9M
New York 94,367 141,958 $11.5M
Pennsylvania 84,578 135,117 $11.1M
North Carolina 87,400 132,325 $9.45M
Michigan 66,183 100,944 $7.71M
Georgia 64,207 95,944 $6.64M
Tennessee 62,997 91,344 $5.68M
Indiana 51,130 83,221 $5.33M
Illinois 47,209 78,226 $5.44M
Missouri 48,672 77,944 $5.55M
Massachusetts 43,547 67,226 $4.92M
Alabama 45,154 66,446 $4.58M
Virginia 43,454 65,505 $4.99M
New Jersey 39,352 61,791 $4.77M
Louisiana 42,770 61,016 $3.57M
Kentucky 39,753 58,605 $4.21M
Arizona 36,932 53,889 $3.34M
South Carolina 34,196 51,304 $3.33M
Minnesota 28,948 48,871 $4.35M
Washington 28,952 47,681 $3.97M
Wisconsin 28,470 46,528 $3.97M
Arkansas 27,720 40,820 $2.78M
Mississippi 28,313 40,651 $2.53M
Oklahoma 23,761 36,984 $2.46M
Oregon 20,815 34,924 $2.9M
Kansas 22,436 34,526 $2.36M
Maryland 21,566 33,843 $2.85M
Connecticut 21,902 33,346 $2.63M
Colorado 21,373 32,526 $2.29M
Iowa 16,699 28,732 $2.23M
West Virginia 13,933 22,226 $1.71M
Nevada 12,707 18,445 $1.05M
Maine 12,145 18,027 $1.42M
New Mexico 11,340 17,006 $1.22M
Nebraska 9,658 15,985 $1.14M
Utah 8,311 13,126 $1.06M
New Hampshire 8,267 12,182 $905K
Idaho 7,798 12,004 $937K
Rhode Island 6,340 10,389 $725K
Hawaii 6,979 9,826 $639K
Delaware 5,606 8,476 $646K
Montana 4,968 7,842 $629K
South Dakota 3,872 6,833 $551K
Vermont 3,290 4,928 $448K
North Dakota 2,928 4,627 $411K
Wyoming 1,935 3,054 $247K
District of Columbia 1,870 2,773 $241K
Alaska 1,283 1,826 $146K
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 DOXYCYCLINE HYCLATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ARTHUR GULICK M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

PLYMOUTH

Michigan

DONALD MEADOWS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

HARLINGEN

Texas

TIMOTHY DEFFER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

JEFFREY CULPEPPER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GAINESVILLE

Georgia

JOSEPH DELUCA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CAMDEN

Arkansas

JAMES DETHERAGE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ASHLAND

Kentucky

LAWRENCE DESJARLAIS MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

ADRIAN

Michigan

DILIP ELANGBAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MUNCY

Pennsylvania

PAUL ESPY M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled50

MARIETTA

Georgia

NANCY EVANS N.P

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled50

BINGHAMTON

New York

JAMES EICKHOLZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PADUCAH

Kentucky

NIALL DUHIG MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

WESTERLY

Rhode Island

RUSSELL EMERSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

STANLEY

North Carolina

IRVING ESTRIN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

POMPANO BEACH

Florida

JEFFREY ENDSLEY D.O.

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

MUSKOGEE

Oklahoma

GEORGE FRANCIS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

JOSEPH EASTERN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

BELLEVILLE

New Jersey

MATTHEW FRY MD

Urology

Claims Filled50

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

DAVID FRANCOIS MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

YORK

Pennsylvania

JOHN GARDNER MD

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled50

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

MARK FREITAG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CATHEDRAL CITY

California

LAWRENCE ETTER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

DURHAM

North Carolina

YVETTE GEORGE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

DALTON

Georgia

ORLANDO GALINDEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

HIALEAH

Florida

WILBURN FURNISS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

NACOGDOCHES

Texas