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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
PAUL KOWALSKI MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled188

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

ALEXANDER WU MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled187

FLUSHING

New York

DREW STOKEN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled187

CARLISLE

Pennsylvania

DENNIS GOLDEN OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled187

CARTHAGE

Texas

GEORGE SALIB MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled187

MONTEBELLO

California

DAVID HOLCK M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled186

LACKLAND AFB

Texas

AGNESS BLUMKIN DOCTOR OF OPTOMETRY

Optometrist

Claims Filled184

BROOKLYN

New York

PAUL FRANK M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled183

NEW YORK

New York

EUGENE ORLOFF OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled180

BRONX

New York

JOSEPH MARTEL MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled180

RANCHO CORDOVA

California

HAPPY HONG O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled179

NEW YORK

New York

CHARLES FRANCIS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled179

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

NHU NGUYEN MD

Claims Filled177

HOUSTON

Texas

AMALFI BLANCO O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled177

MIAMI

Florida

BELINDA RUSSELL OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled177

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

BRET FISHER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled175

PANAMA CITY

Florida

JAMES HUFFMAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled174

LONDON

Kentucky

SCOTT HARTZELL MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled171

LEWISBURG

Pennsylvania

TOMY STARCK MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled169

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

BRUCE KRAWIECKI O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled169

HUMBLE

Texas

ANDREW NAING M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled167

NEW YORK

New York

SPENCER MOY OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled167

BROOKLYN

New York

MARSHALL KIM M.D., PH.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled167

HONOLULU

Hawaii

MING WANG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled166

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

THOMAS KISLAN O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled165

STROUDSBURG

Pennsylvania