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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). Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

2.86M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 111 of 3362

$223M
Retail Cost

Rank: 126 of 3362

1,827,905
Patients

Rank: 45 of 3362

382,442
Prescribers

Rank: 28 of 3362

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it's worth it

34%

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it worked well

23%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

2.52M

2011

2.95M

2012

2.91M

2013

2.86M

2014

3.05M

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$20.3M

2011

$24.2M

2012

$208M

2013

$223M

2014

$183M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$7

2011

$8

2012

$25

2013

$30

2014

$35

2015

Note: While the rest of this page displays data from 2014, the charts above display data through 2015, from a special release by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 161,716 242,023 $16.7M
California 124,958 192,068 $16.5M
Texas 119,992 181,621 $13.7M
New York 104,123 156,337 $12.6M
Ohio 94,434 153,055 $12.1M
Pennsylvania 93,086 148,857 $12.4M
North Carolina 86,719 132,606 $9.8M
Michigan 63,948 98,734 $8.06M
Georgia 58,267 87,497 $6.64M
Missouri 51,116 82,031 $6.28M
Indiana 49,736 81,541 $5.64M
Illinois 48,563 81,123 $6.3M
Tennessee 55,338 80,691 $5.62M
Massachusetts 47,230 73,019 $5.95M
Virginia 44,397 67,480 $5.24M
Alabama 43,830 65,332 $4.73M
New Jersey 41,305 64,800 $5.07M
Louisiana 44,280 63,342 $4.23M
South Carolina 36,451 55,908 $3.89M
Arizona 37,764 54,728 $4.09M
Kentucky 36,316 54,006 $4.07M
Minnesota 29,966 50,179 $4.69M
Washington 24,782 41,473 $3.86M
Wisconsin 25,476 41,086 $3.75M
Arkansas 26,942 39,596 $2.91M
Maryland 24,460 38,104 $3.33M
Mississippi 26,130 37,668 $2.58M
Oklahoma 23,291 36,063 $2.79M
Connecticut 23,218 35,171 $2.9M
Kansas 20,991 32,557 $2.51M
Oregon 17,686 29,920 $2.87M
Colorado 18,436 29,196 $2.52M
Iowa 16,800 28,479 $2.43M
West Virginia 12,971 20,810 $1.62M
Nevada 13,068 19,336 $1.39M
Maine 12,003 17,664 $1.47M
Nebraska 10,092 16,622 $1.31M
New Mexico 10,592 15,693 $1.3M
New Hampshire 9,072 13,176 $1.02M
Idaho 7,210 11,308 $998K
Utah 6,709 11,180 $1.09M
Rhode Island 6,424 10,599 $835K
Delaware 5,428 8,198 $655K
Hawaii 5,167 7,581 $650K
South Dakota 4,201 7,146 $628K
Montana 4,412 6,946 $614K
Vermont 3,474 5,195 $511K
North Dakota 2,987 4,754 $448K
Wyoming 2,089 3,316 $277K
District of Columbia 2,066 3,189 $296K
Alaska 1,268 1,827 $143K
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 DOXYCYCLINE HYCLATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
THOMAS SCHWARTZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled227

SARASOTA

Florida

ROBERT VOGEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled227

MIDLAND

Texas

JOHN MINNI D.O.

Dermatology

Claims Filled227

STUART

Florida

THOMAS NICHOLS MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled226

HOUSTON

Texas

GARRY PEARSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled226

JEFFERSON CITY

Missouri

TOMA RADUT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled225

LINCOLNTON

North Carolina

RICK LIN D.O.

Dermatology

Claims Filled225

MCALLEN

Texas

GREGORY NETTUNE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled225

HOUSTON

Texas

DAVID DUNN MD

General Practice

Claims Filled224

MORRISTOWN

New York

VICTOR BENTINGANAN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled224

OTTERBEIN

Indiana

ROSS CAMPBELL MD

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled223

ATHENS

Georgia

EDGAR RAMOS MENDEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled223

BARCELONETA

Puerto Rico

GLENN GART MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled223

BRISTOL

Connecticut

NORMAN MAY MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled222

BEAUMONT

Texas

BIPIN BHATT MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled222

SEBRING

Florida

EDWARD GROSS M.D.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled221

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

JOSEPH THORPE MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled221

CINCINNATI

Ohio

BELINDA RUSSELL OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled221

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

MARY STEFANYSZYN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled221

WYNNEWOOD

Pennsylvania

TIEN NGUYEN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled220

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

California

LILLIAN WILLIAMS PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled220

EDINBURG

Texas

WILLIAM ASHFORD M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled219

JACKSON

Mississippi

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled218

TUCKER

Georgia

BENJAMIN BECKERT MD

Plastic Surgery

Claims Filled218

BEAUMONT

Texas

FELIPE RUBIO MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled217

KETTERING

Ohio