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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
ROBERT HENDRICKSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled457

DANVILLE

Kentucky

ROSS CAMPBELL MD

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled453

ATHENS

Georgia

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled452

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

WILLARD BURKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled451

WYNNE

Arkansas

JOSEPH WEBB M.D.

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled444

FLORENCE

Alabama

CEZARY KUPRIANOWICZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled442

BIG SPRING

Texas

MARK FLEISCHMAN M.D.

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled439

LEAWOOD

Kansas

BALJINDER PANNU M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled431

TROY

Michigan

TERRY WESTMORELAND M.D.

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled428

COLUMBUS

Mississippi

KEVAN LEWIS MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled427

GREEN BAY

Wisconsin

RUSSELL ULRICH DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled425

PIEDMONT

Alabama

JOHN COTTAM MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled424

TAMPA

Florida

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled420

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

ERIC ADELMAN D.O.

Dermatology

Claims Filled412

GEORGETOWN

Texas

BRUCE RUSSELL MD

General Practice

Claims Filled408

SUMITON

Alabama

TAD VENN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled405

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

MARK CHASTAIN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled404

MARIETTA

Georgia

TERESA BEAM M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled404

NOBLESVILLE

Indiana

ROBERT ABEL M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled403

WAKARUSA

Indiana

JEFFREY VOREIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled400

WETUMPKA

Alabama

HAZEM EL GAMAL MD

Specialist

Claims Filled393

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

LARRY LESLIE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled392

AUXIER

Kentucky

CARL HANKE MD

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled390

CARMEL

Indiana

ANANDARAJ SUBRAMANIUM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled389

MOUNTAIN VIEW

Arkansas

VENKATAPURAM REDDY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled389

HALEYVILLE

Alabama