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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
DANIEL BARNETT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled226

GRANDVIEW

Missouri

RICHARD CHITSEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled222

HARRISON

Arkansas

MANOJ PATEL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled222

RIVERSIDE

California

JOVITA ANYANWU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled222

ORLAND PARK

Illinois

GEOVER FERNANDEZ MD

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled220

REDONDO BEACH

California

ASHOK REDDY M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled219

WINTER HAVEN

Florida

AHMAD IBRAHIMBACHA M,D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled218

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

WAYNE ROGERS M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled218

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

STANLEY SMITH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled218

NEWNAN

Georgia

CHARLES MOORE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled216

MIDDLESBORO

Kentucky

ALBRECHT HEYDER MD

Specialist

Claims Filled216

ELIZABETH CITY

North Carolina

H FRED MARTIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled216

ARENDTSVILLE

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL BRATSCH DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled216

DALLAS

Texas

JOSEPH PEYTON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled215

MAUMEE

Ohio

JUSTIN WILSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled215

UNION

New Jersey

WILLIAM HENDERSON M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled215

DANVILLE

Virginia

DON PEACOCK DPM

Specialist

Claims Filled214

WHITEVILLE

North Carolina

ANTHONY AMORUSO MD

Claims Filled214

HEATHROW

Florida

STEPHEN PRITCHARD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled213

ROCKPORT

Texas

STANLEY JETT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled213

LINCOLN

Alabama

JORGE ZAMORA-QUEZADA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled213

EDINBURG

Texas

NEIL BENSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled212

PALATKA

Florida

ANURADHA KOLLIPARA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled212

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

JAMES KARKOS MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled212

MASON CITY

Iowa

JOSEPH THORPE MD

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled212

CINCINNATI

Ohio