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CEPHALEXIN

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

4.19M
Medicare Part D Claims
$34.4M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 528,271 $5.38M
Florida 247,743 $1.9M
Texas 231,523 $1.81M
Pennsylvania 205,483 $1.5M
New York 184,857 $1.48M
Ohio 174,734 $1.28M
Michigan 158,986 $1.28M
Indiana 147,703 $1.12M
North Carolina 134,861 $1.05M
Illinois 128,740 $1.05M
Tennessee 118,109 $977K
Missouri 110,120 $858K
Arizona 106,478 $764K
Georgia 105,017 $776K
Virginia 102,775 $810K
Kentucky 92,460 $733K
Washington 89,118 $764K
Alabama 85,607 $708K
Massachusetts 78,371 $695K
New Jersey 76,547 $584K
Minnesota 75,479 $685K
Iowa 71,847 $540K
Wisconsin 67,517 $549K
South Carolina 63,881 $518K
Oklahoma 60,455 $495K
Oregon 59,543 $515K
Kansas 57,530 $434K
Colorado 57,335 $457K
Arkansas 56,622 $453K
Louisiana 54,133 $443K
Mississippi 50,894 $400K
Connecticut 45,736 $360K
West Virginia 40,958 $332K
Maryland 39,106 $317K
Nebraska 32,715 $277K
New Mexico 30,956 $254K
Utah 29,796 $228K
Nevada 25,633 $202K
Idaho 22,078 $187K
Maine 20,055 $155K
South Dakota 16,164 $148K
New Hampshire 16,108 $124K
Hawaii 14,340 $161K
Rhode Island 14,059 $115K
Montana 13,619 $125K
North Dakota 11,246 $112K
Vermont 10,071 $82.8K
Delaware 8,864 $68.2K
Wyoming 7,473 $63.7K
Alaska 3,361 $29.6K
District of Columbia 2,898 $26K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost 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
TODD KNAPP MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled510

SPRINGFIELD

Oregon

TERRY WESTMORELAND M.D.

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled509

COLUMBUS

Mississippi

ANTHONY DIGIOIA MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled506

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

THERESA TRUONG PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled504

SAN GABRIEL

California

CEZARY KUPRIANOWICZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled484

BIG SPRING

Texas

JOSEPH FURLONG MD

Specialist

Claims Filled484

EL PASO

Texas

GILBERT SELKIN M.D., D.M.D.

Oral Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled482

PLANO

Texas

SAMUEL STONE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled481

CHESTER

South Carolina

AMRITA YEARWOOD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled477

EVERGREEN

Alabama

MARK FLEISCHMAN M.D.

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled477

LEAWOOD

Kansas

CHAD PRATHER M.D.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled472

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

GERARDO BRUAL MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled470

APACHE JUNCTION

Arizona

STEPHEN ANTROBUS M.D.

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled468

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled464

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

TAI WU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled463

SAN GABRIEL

California

ARNOLD FELDMAN M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled461

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

PHILLIP HALL M.D.

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled458

DAYTON

Ohio

MUKESH JAIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled456

SOUTHAVEN

Mississippi

MELVIN RUSSELL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled455

TALLASSEE

Alabama

ROBERT HENDRICKSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled452

DANVILLE

Kentucky

MARK CHASTAIN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled448

MARIETTA

Georgia

RUSSELL ULRICH DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled445

PIEDMONT

Alabama

SHARRON MEE MD

Urology

Claims Filled438

LOS ANGELES

California

JEFFREY SILVEIRA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled436

DOUGLAS

Georgia

JOHN COTTAM MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled436

TAMPA

Florida