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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 »


Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for CEPHALEXIN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JONATHAN COOK M.D.

Claims Filled319

DURHAM

North Carolina

MARSHALL WIENER M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled318

VICTORIA

Texas

THORNWELL PARKER M.D.

Claims Filled318

DALLAS

Texas

AUBREY CHUNG M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled317

SUN CITY WEST

Arizona

STEPHEN ANTROBUS M.D.

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled316

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

JEUNG AHN M>D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled313

NEW PARIS

Ohio

KEVIN FUCIARELLI M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled310

SCOTTSDALE

Arizona

DAVID FOSCUE M.D. , PA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled309

WARREN

Arkansas

YU YAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled308

MONTEREY PARK

California

JEFFREY AMIDON D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled307

ROME

New York

JOSE MAYMI MD

Urology

Claims Filled306

BROWNSVILLE

Texas

DEEPAK JAISWAL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled306

DURANT

Oklahoma

TAHIR HAFEEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled306

VEEDERSBURG

Indiana

MICHAEL CUMMINGS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled304

ALBANY

Kentucky

MICHAEL STICKLER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled304

PANAMA CITY

Florida

ARTURO LOPEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled304

WHITTIER

California

RUBEN MORENO MD

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled302

COCOA BEACH

Florida

SHELDON SEBASTIAN MD

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled301

LEES SUMMIT

Missouri

MARK BYRON M.D., P.C.

Specialist

Claims Filled301

JESUP

Georgia

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

General Practice

Claims Filled298

CULLMAN

Alabama

MARK KREIT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled298

CLEVELAND

Texas

STEVEN KOLENIK M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled297

NORWALK

Connecticut

JAMES WILLIAMS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled294

TRENTON

Tennessee

C RANSOM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled293

SEARCY

Arkansas

CHRIS PARDUE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled293

NASHVILLE

Tennessee