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AZASITE

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 2013

95.7K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 663 of 3238

$11.4M
Retail Cost

Rank: 749 of 3238

46,443
Patients

Rank: 530 of 3238

15,838
Prescribers

Rank: 646 of 3238

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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 5,165 12,384 $1.54M
California 5,450 11,859 $1.4M
Texas 4,126 7,984 $928K
Florida 3,805 7,046 $781K
New Jersey 2,071 4,680 $574K
Ohio 2,411 4,673 $567K
Pennsylvania 2,017 4,314 $491K
North Carolina 1,958 3,632 $427K
Missouri 1,368 3,296 $447K
Virginia 1,201 2,379 $303K
Connecticut 845 2,023 $225K
Georgia 1,189 2,022 $222K
Illinois 874 1,772 $197K
Tennessee 846 1,571 $171K
Alabama 855 1,504 $169K
Washington 685 1,489 $200K
South Carolina 683 1,468 $170K
Indiana 711 1,373 $161K
Kentucky 735 1,300 $167K
Michigan 630 1,233 $150K
Arizona 739 1,214 $142K
West Virginia 534 1,194 $140K
Massachusetts 452 1,185 $150K
Wisconsin 517 1,144 $146K
Louisiana 649 1,138 $123K
Minnesota 400 942 $124K
Kansas 461 930 $108K
Oklahoma 491 885 $102K
Colorado 485 876 $106K
Maryland 488 855 $102K
Nevada 435 784 $91.8K
Oregon 412 688 $82.9K
Hawaii 367 625 $93.5K
Utah 304 591 $62.2K
Arkansas 287 580 $60.1K
Iowa 225 564 $61.4K
Delaware 296 491 $56.8K
Mississippi 241 489 $53.8K
Maine 219 444 $53.8K
Idaho 165 346 $40.6K
Nebraska 149 335 $37K
New Hampshire 152 261 $31.7K
Rhode Island 90 220 $26K
South Dakota 82 169 $17.7K
North Dakota 67 157 $17.3K
New Mexico 60 112 $14.2K
Montana 58 94 $9,866
District of Columbia 39 73 $8,186
Vermont 35 72 $7,322
Alaska 42 69 $7,838
Wyoming 28 51 $5,536
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 AZASITE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HAPPY HONG O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled184

NEW YORK

New York

ANDREW CHO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled182

LOS ANGELES

California

BEATA LEWANDOWSKA O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled180

CORAL GABLES

Florida

NICOLE FRAM MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled170

LOS ANGELES

California

JAMES TEARSE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled168

REDWOOD CITY

California

MEHRAN TABAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled166

TORRANCE

California

JACQUELINE GABAY MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled163

ELMWOOD PARK

New Jersey

ROBERT SMITH M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled162

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

ARTHUR BENJAMIN M. D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled159

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

ALEXANDER HATSIS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled158

ROCKVILLE CENTRE

New York

PEDRAM HAMRAH M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled157

BOSTON

Massachusetts

PETER POLACK M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled153

OCALA

Florida

MARGUERITE MCDONALD M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled152

LYNBROOK

New York

LORNA SIMMERMAN O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled152

WILMINGTON

Delaware

TRUNG NGUYEN M.D.

Technician/Technologist, Ophthalmic

Claims Filled148

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

California

MARK TANNENBAUM MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled143

BROOKLYN

New York

LEONARD BLEY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled142

BROOKLYN

New York

DAVID ARMESTO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled142

MECHANICSBURG

Pennsylvania

AGNESS BLUMKIN DOCTOR OF OPTOMETRY

Optometrist

Claims Filled142

BROOKLYN

New York

ALICE EPITROPOULOS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled140

COLUMBUS

Ohio

LORRAINE BRANCATO MD FICS LLC

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled139

PARAMUS

New Jersey

ADELINA VOLIS OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled136

BROOKLYN

New York

STANLEY BYKOV MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled134

BROOKLYN

New York

PATRICIA SMITH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled133

RALEIGH

North Carolina

JOSEPH CERAVOLO MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled129

COLUMBUS

Georgia