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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
RICK NEUMEISTER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled52

MISSOULA

Montana

JEREMY SHAW M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled52

DURHAM

North Carolina

AMAN AHMED MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled52

CINCINNATI

Ohio

JOHN KLEIN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled52

AMARILLO

Texas

ALAN CARLSON M.D.

Claims Filled52

DURHAM

North Carolina

GABRIEL PERRY DO

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled52

SCOTTSDALE

Arizona

MATTHEW EARHART O.D., MED.

Optometrist

Claims Filled52

CITRUS HEIGHTS

California

WALTER ROTKIS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled52

SEATTLE

Washington

JERRY HUNSAKER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled52

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

DONALD BENEFIELD MD

Specialist

Claims Filled52

GULFPORT

Mississippi

DIANE KRAUS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled51

KINGSTON

New York

ROBERT LIN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled51

CITY OF INDUSTRY

California

ELVEN SMITH O.D.

Optometrist, Low Vision Rehabilitation

Claims Filled51

ROCKINGHAM

North Carolina

MARK WEISS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled51

NEW HYDE PARK

New York

MARK BROWN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled51

MOBILE

Alabama

JOHN JARSTAD M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled51

FEDERAL WAY

Washington

STANLEY SMITH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled51

NEW BRAUNFELS

Texas

AARON MACK MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled51

COLUMBUS

Ohio

THOMAS TURNER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled51

ODESSA

Texas

WILLIAM TRATTLER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled51

MIAMI

Florida

RYAN PATEL O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled51

FAYETTEVILLE

North Carolina

RENEE BOVELLE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled51

GLENN DALE

Maryland

THOMAS SCHWARTZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled51

SARASOTA

Florida

DAVID SACHS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled51

EAST MEADOW

New York

MARK VITAL M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled51

HOUSTON

Texas