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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
STEVEN SKINNER M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled366

CULLMAN

Alabama

RALPH MASSULLO MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled365

LECANTO

Florida

JOHN WAGNER M.D., C.M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled363

CULLMAN

Alabama

DANIEL MEETZE MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled360

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

JAMES WARRINGTON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled360

CLEVELAND

Mississippi

LARRY LESLIE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled360

AUXIER

Kentucky

HAZEM EL GAMAL MD

Specialist

Claims Filled360

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

ASHA PRITPAL SIDHU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled359

FRESNO

California

CHARLES WALKER MD

Surgery

Claims Filled359

DONALSONVILLE

Georgia

ROSS GARDNER MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled359

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled358

TUCKER

Georgia

NOEL PEREZ MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled357

SANTURCE

Puerto Rico

STEVEN KOLENIK M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled356

NORWALK

Connecticut

MICHAEL CROWE M.D.

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled356

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

JONATHAN COOK M.D.

Claims Filled354

DURHAM

North Carolina

GERALD PETERS M.D.

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled354

BEND

Oregon

SABATINO CIATTI MD

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled352

WESTFIELD

New Jersey

WILLARD BURKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled350

WYNNE

Arkansas

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled348

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

TIEN NGUYEN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled348

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

California

DAVID HAYS MD

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Rural Health

Claims Filled346

LONDON

Kentucky

JEFFREY SQUIRES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled345

FRIDLEY

Minnesota

GLENN KERSHEN MD

Urology

Claims Filled344

SAGINAW

Michigan

DAVID BYRD M.D.

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled343

ROCHESTER HILLS

Michigan

EDWARD WARREN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled340

GREENVILLE

South Carolina