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At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

52.6K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 818 of 3362

$7.03M
Retail Cost

Rank: 911 of 3362

27,248
Patients

Rank: 683 of 3362

11,179
Prescribers

Rank: 788 of 3362

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74%

of people say

it's worth it

59%

of people say

it worked well

11%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

200K

2011

133K

2012

95.7K

2013

52.7K

2014

46.7K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$20.7M

2011

$14.8M

2012

$11.4M

2013

$7.04M

2014

$7.78M

2015

Average Patient Cost

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

$73

2011

$78

2012

$78

2013

$77

2014

$95

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
New York 2,949 6,990 $944K
California 2,849 5,596 $752K
Texas 2,181 3,740 $487K
Florida 2,105 3,570 $456K
Ohio 1,753 3,365 $476K
New Jersey 1,201 2,548 $355K
Missouri 1,009 2,320 $382K
Pennsylvania 1,144 2,261 $287K
North Carolina 973 1,726 $223K
Virginia 815 1,558 $211K
Georgia 753 1,238 $151K
Connecticut 610 1,234 $154K
Illinois 551 1,006 $119K
Washington 472 941 $140K
Massachusetts 409 887 $122K
Tennessee 458 840 $102K
South Carolina 449 803 $103K
Wisconsin 356 748 $101K
Alabama 412 744 $90.8K
Michigan 429 730 $95.6K
Indiana 425 726 $90K
Kentucky 416 668 $100K
Arizona 410 638 $86.2K
Colorado 334 630 $87.1K
West Virginia 302 622 $77.9K
Maryland 353 612 $81.3K
Minnesota 271 580 $83.5K
Louisiana 324 532 $62.5K
Oregon 282 497 $65.5K
Kansas 233 444 $59.5K
Oklahoma 241 427 $51.2K
Hawaii 219 358 $53.3K
Mississippi 177 306 $35.7K
Iowa 131 282 $32.7K
Utah 163 281 $32.8K
Arkansas 141 277 $31.1K
Delaware 180 261 $32.5K
Maine 152 256 $36.8K
Nevada 127 219 $29K
Idaho 93 172 $23.8K
New Hampshire 89 150 $22.8K
Nebraska 61 148 $18.7K
Vermont 47 106 $14.1K
North Dakota 59 97 $11.3K
Rhode Island 47 95 $12K
South Dakota 46 91 $9,921
Montana 50 67 $7,273
New Mexico 44 66 $9,436
District of Columbia 22 52 $8,120
Wyoming 20 41 $5,439
Alaska 20 32 $3,954
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 »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for AZASITE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
AMBER DOBLER-DIXON M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

AMARILLO

Texas

JOAN LI M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

FLUSHING

New York

MARK HEIMMEL MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

YUN KIM MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

LOS ANGELES

California

BARRETT GINSBERG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

FORT MYERS

Florida

MAYA FILSHTINSKAYA O.D

Optometrist

Claims Filled52

BROOKLYN

New York

AALEYA KOREISHI MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled52

ARLINGTON

Texas

GEORGE WANG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled53

HUNTINGTON

New York

JERRY ROBBEN

Optometrist

Claims Filled53

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

MARSHALL KIM M.D., PH.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled53

HONOLULU

Hawaii

EDWARD HOLLAND MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled53

EDGEWOOD

Kentucky

PHILIP NEWMAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled54

CONYERS

Georgia

KEVIN MILLER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled54

WISCONSIN RAPIDS

Wisconsin

ANDREW SWAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled54

HAMDEN

Connecticut

PETER HERSH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled55

TEANECK

New Jersey

WALTER ROTKIS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled55

SEATTLE

Washington

JODI LUCHS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled57

WANTAGH

New York

BELINDA RUSSELL OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled58

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

SEAN PIERAMICI MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled59

WASHINGTON

Pennsylvania

GLENN CAMPBELL MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled60

WILLIAMSBURG

Virginia

ANDREW CHO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled61

LOS ANGELES

California

LILY CHIN OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled61

NEW YORK

New York

FRANCESANN FORD MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled62

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

EMAD NAKKASH MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled62

HAZEL PARK

Michigan

DENNIS GOLDEN OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled62

CARTHAGE

Texas