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AZASITE

AZITHROMYCIN

Zithromax (Azithromycin) is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Azithromycin

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

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 »

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Top prescribers for AZASITE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DAVID LEE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled756

FLUSHING

New York

GREGG BERDY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled713

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

WILLIAM FAULKNER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled705

CINCINNATI

Ohio

GENA KOCHIN OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled610

BROOKLYN

New York

ILONA GENIS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled388

BROOKLYN

New York

ALICE EPITROPOULOS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled379

COLUMBUS

Ohio

LILLIE MOSADDEGH MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled318

SAN FRANCISCO

California

FRANK BOWDEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled284

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

CLIFFORD SALINGER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled274

PALM BEACH GARDENS

Florida

TRIET NGUYEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled272

WESTMINSTER

California

TRI NGUYEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled233

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

California

NHU NGUYEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled192

HOUSTON

Texas

KEVIN ROSIN O.D.

Optometrist, Corneal and Contact Management

Claims Filled181

NEW YORK

New York

MARK MILNER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled176

HAMDEN

Connecticut

JAY SCHWARTZ DO

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled172

SCOTTSDALE

Arizona

ABDUL KAZI MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled160

ANNISTON

Alabama

WILLIAM SRAY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled156

PORTSMOUTH

Virginia

ARTHUR LU MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled141

WESTMINSTER

California

JOHN FITZ M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled133

FARMINGTON

Missouri

KENNETH BECKMAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled133

WESTERVILLE

Ohio

EDWIN SCHOTTENSTEIN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled130

NEW YORK

New York

GLEN ELLIOTT O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled127

CHAMBERSBURG

Pennsylvania

DAVID ARMESTO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled126

MECHANICSBURG

Pennsylvania

MARK TANNENBAUM MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled122

BROOKLYN

New York

RON GALLEMORE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled118

TORRANCE

California