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AZASITE

AzaSite is a prescription sterile eye drop solution. AzaSite is used to treat bacterial conjunctivitis which is an infection of the eye caused by certain bacteria. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

147K
Medicare Part D Claims
$20.7M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 31,349 $3.35M
New York 28,398 $3.09M
Florida 16,155 $1.53M
Texas 14,422 $1.55M
New Jersey 8,547 $884K
Pennsylvania 8,431 $800K
Ohio 8,205 $850K
North Carolina 6,179 $639K
Georgia 5,450 $530K
Missouri 5,435 $629K
Illinois 4,222 $403K
Alabama 4,184 $437K
Virginia 4,166 $458K
Kentucky 3,555 $367K
Washington 3,490 $414K
South Carolina 3,138 $330K
Arizona 2,888 $280K
Tennessee 2,847 $277K
Connecticut 2,802 $267K
Indiana 2,352 $223K
West Virginia 2,277 $236K
Wisconsin 2,267 $240K
Louisiana 2,130 $204K
Nevada 2,117 $230K
Oklahoma 1,988 $198K
Colorado 1,955 $203K
Minnesota 1,938 $196K
Massachusetts 1,791 $179K
Maryland 1,566 $157K
Arkansas 1,545 $142K
Kansas 1,537 $150K
Mississippi 1,509 $141K
Michigan 1,423 $142K
Hawaii 1,364 $181K
Oregon 1,141 $124K
Utah 1,024 $95.9K
Iowa 988 $91.5K
Nebraska 707 $65K
Maine 634 $61.7K
South Dakota 485 $44.9K
Delaware 480 $48.9K
Rhode Island 452 $40K
Idaho 450 $41.6K
New Hampshire 298 $31.9K
New Mexico 297 $29.7K
North Dakota 243 $22.6K
Montana 193 $18.6K
Puerto Rico 143 $13.4K
Vermont 126 $12.4K
District of Columbia 124 $12.2K
Wyoming 123 $12K
Alaska 99 $10.6K
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 AZASITE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SHIU KWOK MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled408

SAN FRANCISCO

California

RODOLFO RODRIGUEZ O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled407

NORTH BERGEN

New Jersey

NARENDRA PATEL M.D.

Technician/Technologist, Ophthalmic

Claims Filled382

EL CENTRO

California

RAYMOND CHAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled379

SAN DIEGO

California

ARNULFO MANSUR M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled353

MIAMI

Florida

ANDRES CORTES MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled351

CORAL GABLES

Florida

WILSON KO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled344

FLUSHING

New York

ROBERTO BERAJA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled337

CORAL GABLES

Florida

WILLIAM FAULKNER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled330

CINCINNATI

Ohio

CUONG-DUNG DO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled330

WESTMINSTER

California

RICHARD NGUYEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled325

GARDEN GROVE

California

NADDIA BARRIOS O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled324

HIALEAH

Florida

ADELINA VOLIS OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled321

BROOKLYN

New York

BILL BELL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled320

CARLSBAD

California

RAMESH KODE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled320

CINCINNATI

Ohio

MITSUGU SHIMMYO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled318

NEW YORK

New York

ARKADY KAGAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled317

LOS ANGELES

California

MARCO FABREGA M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled314

MIAMI

Florida

GENA KOCHIN OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled312

BROOKLYN

New York

SUNMIN PARK M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled310

LOS ANGELES

California

FRANK BOWDEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled306

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

CHARLES KAISER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled306

MIAMI

Florida

KENT WELLISH M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled300

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

RANJAN MALHOTRA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled299

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

LOUIS ALPERN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled298

EL PASO

Texas