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CLINDAMYCIN PHOSPHATE

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At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

325K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 416 of 3238

$21.6M
Retail Cost

Rank: 586 of 3238

174,254
Patients

Rank: 307 of 3238

72,623
Prescribers

Rank: 307 of 3238

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56%

of people say

it's worth it

43%

of people say

it worked well

19%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 21,416 38,629 $2.91M
New York 15,865 34,932 $2.37M
Florida 16,267 28,901 $1.74M
Michigan 8,210 15,648 $988K
Texas 8,994 15,144 $965K
Pennsylvania 7,819 14,979 $988K
Illinois 6,085 12,321 $823K
Ohio 6,418 12,254 $825K
North Carolina 5,552 9,882 $656K
New Jersey 5,106 9,696 $630K
Georgia 5,158 8,573 $537K
Massachusetts 4,119 7,687 $546K
Minnesota 3,402 7,033 $503K
Wisconsin 3,355 6,506 $440K
Arizona 3,528 6,021 $375K
Missouri 3,088 5,949 $399K
Washington 3,329 5,923 $402K
Virginia 3,065 5,533 $370K
Indiana 2,800 5,483 $339K
Tennessee 3,183 5,368 $329K
Maryland 2,453 4,557 $322K
Alabama 2,383 4,246 $265K
Colorado 2,141 4,014 $278K
Connecticut 2,057 3,930 $274K
Kentucky 2,120 3,685 $249K
Louisiana 2,084 3,528 $220K
South Carolina 1,974 3,485 $227K
Oregon 1,941 3,298 $223K
Oklahoma 1,490 2,700 $171K
Nevada 1,286 2,244 $145K
Iowa 1,212 2,090 $135K
Mississippi 1,218 2,068 $128K
West Virginia 1,052 2,048 $138K
Arkansas 1,178 2,015 $126K
Utah 1,051 1,957 $139K
Nebraska 913 1,893 $137K
Kansas 972 1,785 $115K
New Mexico 890 1,583 $98.9K
Rhode Island 732 1,444 $98.2K
Maine 711 1,324 $77.8K
Idaho 602 1,101 $71.8K
Hawaii 615 1,072 $83.5K
South Dakota 442 996 $63.6K
Delaware 516 959 $58.8K
Montana 483 895 $58.2K
New Hampshire 493 834 $50.5K
North Dakota 379 746 $48.7K
District of Columbia 387 725 $51K
Vermont 293 563 $35.6K
Wyoming 183 336 $20.2K
Alaska 138 259 $19.8K
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 CLINDAMYCIN PHOSPHATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
LARRY GASTON M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled145

BALTIMORE

Maryland

SEYMOUR MUNZER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled144

SOUTHWEST RANCHES

Florida

RICHARD FORSMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled143

OMAHA

Nebraska

CRAIG BURKHART M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled140

SYLVANIA

Ohio

MELINDA GREENFIELD DO

Dermatology

Claims Filled138

ALBANY

Georgia

BARRY SARKELL M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled137

CORAL SPRINGS

Florida

LEE LARIS DO

Dermatology

Claims Filled134

PHOENIX

Arizona

RANON MANN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled134

BRONX

New York

JOHN MINNI D.O.

Dermatology

Claims Filled132

STUART

Florida

ROBERT RILEY MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled132

RENO

Nevada

K. ANDREW CERVENY MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled131

LONG BEACH

New York

THOMAS DOWNHAM M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled129

TAYLOR

Michigan

JAY LEVIN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled128

ATLANTA

Georgia

MARY VANALSTYNE MS APRN FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled125

HUDSON

New York

GENNADY RUBINSTEIN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled123

STUDIO CITY

California

DENNIS BRUSTEIN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled120

ELMHURST

New York

ANDY GREEN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled115

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Florida

KARL NOLL MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled115

LA CROSSE

Wisconsin

ROBERT CHAPPELL M.D.

Clinical Laboratory Dermatological Immunology

Claims Filled114

ODESSA

Texas

DIMITRIS ZOUZIAS M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled114

FLUSHING

New York

VIVIAN WELTON RPA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled113

BRONX

New York

STANTON LEBOUITZ M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled113

YORK

Pennsylvania

ALVARO GORDO MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled113

MIAMI LAKES

Florida

CHARLES KWAK MD

Specialist

Claims Filled113

NEW YORK

New York

LYNN COLAIACOVO M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled112

HERMITAGE

Pennsylvania