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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
PAMELA ROYAL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled87

RICHMOND

Virginia

DONALD RUDIKOFF MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled87

BRONX

New York

PATRICK FRANCK P.A.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled87

COOPERSTOWN

New York

ALISSA FOX M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled87

BRANCHBURG

New Jersey

MARIA CHARIF MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled85

CANTON

Ohio

NATHMAL TARFARE MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled85

HAMBURG

New York

ALAN ROCKOFF M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled84

BROOKLINE

Massachusetts

MICHAEL BERRY M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled84

BROOKLYN

New York

MILAGROS ARROYO M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled83

SAN GERMAN

Puerto Rico

ELAINE KUNG M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled83

LINCOLNSHIRE

Illinois

ELIZABETH REISINGER DO

Dermatology

Claims Filled82

MONONGAHELA

Pennsylvania

JOEL DATLOFF MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled82

VANCOUVER

Washington

JOHN TU MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled82

ROCHESTER

New York

DAVID MARTIN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled82

ANDERSON

Indiana

EUNSOOK BANG M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled81

FLUSHING

New York

CLIFFORD BERCK MD

Claims Filled81

GREAT NECK

New York

KENNETH ALPERN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled80

HUNTINGTON BEACH

California

EDWARD LEE M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled80

NEW HARTFORD

New York

ZUJUN LI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled80

NEW YORK

New York

GONZALO ESTEVEZ DEL CRISTO M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled80

HIALEAH

Florida

JOHN CHADWICK M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled80

BATTLE CREEK

Michigan

MICHAEL ENGELMAN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled79

CORAL SPRINGS

Florida

ALLISON HOLM M.D.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled79

ROCHESTER

New York

MICHAEL FORD M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled79

TALLAHASSEE

Florida

RICHARD FERRARA MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled79

GROSSE POINTE WOODS

Michigan