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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
JEANETTE KIM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled248

SAN BERNANDINO

California

JAY LEVIN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled248

ATLANTA

Georgia

PATRICIA BOOHER NURSE PRACTITIONER

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled247

JACKSON

Tennessee

DON BLACKWOOD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled247

CLEVELAND

Mississippi

MICHAEL BOND MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled245

CLERMONT

Florida

TIEN NGUYEN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled243

GARDEN GROVE

California

BOGDAN MALISZEWSKI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled242

TALLAHASSEE

Florida

THOMAS SONNE MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled242

NEW ALBANY

Indiana

PARK CHITTOM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled241

SELMA

Alabama

SAMUEL NEWSOME MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled240

KING

North Carolina

MIGUEL FANA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled237

SAINT PETERSBURG

Florida

ALI JAFARIAN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled236

DALLAS

Texas

JAMES RICHARDSON MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled236

DANVILLE

Indiana

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled235

GALAX

Virginia

RAVI KRISHNAN MD

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled234

SEATTLE

Washington

DANIEL DAVIS MD

Dermatopathology

Claims Filled234

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

STEPHEN JOHNS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled233

GULFPORT

Mississippi

LEE MCNAMARA M.D.

Claims Filled233

OMAHA

Nebraska

WILFREDO TUPAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled233

SAN BERNARDINO

California

XAJE HASANAJ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled232

EDEN

North Carolina

KENNETH ALPERN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled230

HUNTINGTON BEACH

California

MUSTAFA RAHIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled230

BECKLEY

West Virginia

SURESH VADE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled230

DWIGHT

Illinois

TONY RUIZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled228

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

JOY HINKLE MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled227

CHICO

California