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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
BARRY BLOCK D.P.M.

Podiatrist, Foot Surgery

Claims Filled51

HALLANDALE BEACH

Florida

TRACEY IKERD MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled51

CARMEL

Indiana

KELLY ROSS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

SAINT ANSGAR

Iowa

MICHAEL OREILLY MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled51

GREEN BAY

Wisconsin

TRI VO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

EL MONTE

California

CHRISTOPHER WHITE DO

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled51

LEWISBURG

West Virginia

MICHAEL CRAIG DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled51

WAGONER

Oklahoma

WILLIAM RAISIG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

ELLIJAY

Georgia

PETER GINTNER PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled51

THORP

Wisconsin

CHAD BITTNER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

HENDERSON

Nevada

JOSEPH SPRINGLE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

CHRISTOPHER PARONISH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

CARROLLTOWN

Pennsylvania

JOSHUA GARRETT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

DEMOREST

Georgia

PETROS AYELE MD INTERNAL MED.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

STAFFORD

Virginia

SURESH AMINA MD

Urology

Claims Filled51

NEW CASTLE

Pennsylvania

HAROLD HAWKINS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled51

MOBILE

Alabama

ANDREW ROSE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

CHESTER

Virginia

ROBERT WALTER MD

Medical Genetics, PhD Medical Genetics

Claims Filled51

ELIZABETHTON

Tennessee

JAMES HARRIS MD

Urology

Claims Filled51

NEW BRAUNFELS

Texas

JUDY JONES FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled51

WAYNESBORO

Tennessee

KARIM BAKHTIAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

MARRIDEE RANDALL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

ALBIA

Iowa

STACEY RAYBUCK DO

Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine

Claims Filled51

WYOMISSING

Pennsylvania

THOMAS RATINO M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled51

FORT WORTH

Texas

DAVID KARDATZKE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

WICHITA

Kansas