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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 2012
Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

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 »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for CEPHALEXIN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MELANIE STONE FNP C

Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care

Claims Filled54

LAWRENCEBURG

Tennessee

JOHN ARNETT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

STANLEY FURMAN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled54

RICHMOND

Virginia

THOMAS DARTER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

CHILDRESS

Texas

SCOTT BLUCK D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

LA MESA

California

DILIP KACHARE M.D.

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled54

UTICA

New York

MICHAEL BAILEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

LEVELLAND

Texas

STEVEN MIRABELLO MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled54

PALM HARBOR

Florida

ROBERT OSTMO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

WAHPETON

North Dakota

LUIS RODRIGUEZ MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled54

PORTLAND

Oregon

PAUL HARRISON M.D.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled54

SANDY

Utah

MARK MARIEB M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled54

NEW HAVEN

Connecticut

CINDY COSGRAY CNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled54

MONTICELLO

Indiana

PAULETTE JENISON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

SACRAMENTO

California

GORDON MELTON APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled54

COLUMBIA

Tennessee

EMMANUEL AYODELE MD

General Practice

Claims Filled54

LOS ANGELES

California

MARC VOLPE MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled54

LAKELAND

Florida

ANTHONY PERRY D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

MASSILLON

Ohio

BRADLEY MOORE DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

HAZARD

Kentucky

ARAVIND PILLAI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

SANFORD

Florida

LEE SPARKS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

LA GRANGE

Kentucky

LUIS ORTIZ MATOS

General Practice

Claims Filled54

COROZAL

Puerto Rico

THOMAS BROWNE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

KNOX

Indiana

ERIK BEZEMA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

VENTURA

California

PADMANAND SOLANKI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio