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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 ROGERS M.D.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled386

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

SUMNER CULLOM M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled385

OSCEOLA

Arkansas

THERESA TRUONG PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled382

SAN GABRIEL

California

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled380

LENEXA

Kansas

SIRAJ SIDDIQUI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled379

CRESTLINE

Ohio

DOYLE RENFROE M. D.

Urology

Claims Filled377

OXFORD

Mississippi

JOSEPH ROBERTS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled374

GRENADA

Mississippi

JUNAID MEMON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled371

SCOTTSBORO

Alabama

JUSTIN VUJEVICH M.D.

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled370

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

CHRISTIAN MAGURA M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled368

ROCK HILL

South Carolina

JEFFREY SILVEIRA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled366

DOUGLAS

Georgia

MUHAMMAD ATA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled364

PISGAH

Alabama

GARY MONHEIT MD

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled363

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

CHARLES WALKER MD

Surgery

Claims Filled363

DONALSONVILLE

Georgia

RICHARD BENDINGER D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled362

ABBEVILLE

Alabama

JOSEPH FURLONG MD

Specialist

Claims Filled361

EL PASO

Texas

SCOTT WARREN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled358

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

RICHARD LEWIS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled354

GREENVILLE

North Carolina

RAY NG D.P.M.

Podiatrist, Primary Podiatric Medicine

Claims Filled351

ALLEN

Texas

ARNOLD FELDMAN M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled350

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

MALCOLM KE MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled349

DOWNEY

California

AMRITA YEARWOOD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled345

EVERGREEN

Alabama

WALTER PINSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled342

SYLACAUGA

Alabama

FANNY DELA CRUZ M.D.

Surgery of the Hand

Claims Filled342

FARMINGTON HILLS

Michigan

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled341

TUCKER

Georgia