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CEPHALEXIN

Treats bacterial infections. Belongs to a class of drugs called cephalosporin antibiotics. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

2.49M
Medicare Part D Claims
$35.3M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 496,356 $5.44M
Florida 226,989 $1.89M
Texas 218,526 $1.85M
Pennsylvania 194,900 $1.55M
New York 171,510 $1.49M
Ohio 165,137 $1.31M
Indiana 134,131 $1.11M
Michigan 129,508 $1.16M
North Carolina 126,292 $1.08M
Illinois 120,250 $1.08M
Tennessee 114,971 $1.04M
Missouri 105,194 $910K
Arizona 98,208 $835K
Georgia 97,854 $800K
Virginia 95,757 $816K
Kentucky 90,276 $768K
Alabama 83,482 $760K
Washington 82,828 $805K
Massachusetts 73,256 $696K
Minnesota 70,088 $689K
Iowa 69,948 $577K
New Jersey 62,676 $529K
Wisconsin 59,283 $536K
South Carolina 58,822 $511K
Oklahoma 58,541 $525K
Arkansas 55,627 $480K
Oregon 55,142 $524K
Colorado 54,382 $489K
Kansas 54,209 $449K
Mississippi 48,639 $415K
Louisiana 47,677 $409K
West Virginia 39,809 $344K
Maryland 37,725 $333K
Connecticut 37,409 $321K
Puerto Rico 36,426 $284K
Nebraska 32,407 $306K
New Mexico 29,412 $273K
Utah 27,693 $231K
Nevada 23,550 $199K
Idaho 20,763 $193K
Maine 18,682 $158K
South Dakota 15,864 $156K
New Hampshire 15,238 $130K
Hawaii 13,578 $174K
Rhode Island 13,053 $115K
Montana 12,651 $125K
North Dakota 11,069 $122K
Vermont 9,913 $91.6K
Delaware 7,933 $66.1K
Wyoming 7,256 $68.4K
Alaska 3,061 $29.2K
District of Columbia 2,774 $25.6K
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 CEPHALEXIN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DAVID COBB M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled50

FORT COLLINS

Colorado

WILLIAM THORNBURY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GLASGOW

Kentucky

JOEL BERMAN M.D.

Surgery

Claims Filled50

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

California

RANDY LEW D.P.M.

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled50

BURLESON

Texas

PHILIP CREGER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CAMPBELL

California

JUAN MASI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

NORTH PORT

Florida

MOHAMMAD SHEIKHAI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

RIDGEWOOD

New York

MICHEL MIKHAEL M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

VAN NUYS

California

ALLEN HUONG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

LUZVIMINDA MONTECILLO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

INGLEWOOD

California

NASAR CHAUDHRY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HORNELL

New York

KYONG KO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHAPARRAL

New Mexico

ELENA GELLER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

TAUNTON

Massachusetts

GARY SUGIMOTO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FONTANA

California

THEM HUYNH M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

SAN JOSE

California

VICTOR FARRAH DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LEXINGTON

North Carolina

ERIC LEHMAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ARCHBOLD

Ohio

BRIAN MATHERNE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HOUMA

Louisiana

JAMES HAMILTON DPM

Podiatrist

Claims Filled50

JOPLIN

Missouri

TERENCE WILLIAMS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAND SPRINGS

Oklahoma

KENNETH HARLAND D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

GUYMON

Oklahoma

MARC BROWN MD

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled50

ROCHESTER

New York

CECIL FOLMAR M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled50

WESTMINSTER

California

FONG-LIANG FAN MD

Claims Filled50

HONOLULU

Hawaii

IGOR BIDIKOV MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

HEFLIN

Alabama