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AZOPT

Treats increased pressure in the eye that is caused by glaucoma or a condition called ocular hypertension. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

353K
Medicare Part D Claims
$58.8M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 77,216 $9.79M
New York 43,321 $5.28M
Florida 37,528 $4.47M
Texas 30,489 $3.79M
Pennsylvania 22,173 $2.64M
Illinois 20,251 $2.42M
Puerto Rico 18,324 $2.09M
North Carolina 15,616 $1.86M
New Jersey 15,273 $1.89M
Ohio 12,172 $1.6M
Georgia 11,893 $1.4M
Michigan 11,120 $1.39M
Massachusetts 10,369 $1.3M
Missouri 9,072 $1.08M
Arizona 8,224 $1.11M
Virginia 8,160 $1.01M
Washington 7,862 $964K
Louisiana 7,358 $866K
Minnesota 7,020 $845K
Wisconsin 6,972 $844K
Indiana 6,760 $848K
Tennessee 6,643 $801K
South Carolina 6,508 $759K
Oregon 6,161 $770K
Maryland 6,156 $803K
Iowa 6,088 $703K
Connecticut 5,258 $643K
Mississippi 4,929 $568K
Oklahoma 4,723 $579K
Kentucky 4,606 $578K
Alabama 4,472 $522K
Colorado 3,472 $449K
Arkansas 3,072 $354K
Maine 2,994 $374K
West Virginia 2,864 $352K
Kansas 2,813 $338K
Hawaii 2,429 $312K
New Hampshire 2,093 $256K
Nebraska 2,077 $246K
New Mexico 2,030 $259K
Utah 1,839 $221K
Idaho 1,737 $213K
Rhode Island 1,530 $179K
Delaware 1,484 $190K
Nevada 1,420 $182K
Montana 1,286 $150K
Vermont 1,175 $145K
North Dakota 1,097 $125K
District of Columbia 1,052 $127K
South Dakota 786 $91.5K
Wyoming 288 $39.1K
Alaska 263 $33.5K
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 AZOPT

Provider Medicare Claims City State
NGOC NGUYEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,648

SAN JOSE

California

LAURA SIMS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled948

MIAMI

Florida

JOHN TRIBLE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled763

MARSHALLTOWN

Iowa

ROBERTO BERAJA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled759

CORAL GABLES

Florida

CUONG-DUNG DO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled689

WESTMINSTER

California

HENRY MCQUIRTER O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled681

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

ANALISA AROSEMENA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled649

CORAL GABLES

Florida

TUYET-MAI PHAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled634

WESTMINSTER

California

ANDRES CORTES MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled586

CORAL GABLES

Florida

JACQUELINE GABAY MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled581

ELMWOOD PARK

New Jersey

IRINA PANKOVA DO

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled564

BROOKLYN

New York

BRIAN CAVALLARO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled541

FRESNO

California

ROBERT WEINREB MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled517

SAN DIEGO

California

JOSEPH KRUG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled504

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

AMBER DOBLER-DIXON M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled496

AMARILLO

Texas

ALFRED SOLISH M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled476

PASADENA

California

ILONA GENIS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled460

BROOKLYN

New York

TAE KIM M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled454

CERRITOS

California

LOURDES CASUSO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled429

MIAMI

Florida

GEORGE TAKEDA O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled421

GLENDORA

California

RAYMOND FONG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled417

NEW YORK

New York

VIET DANG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled414

WESTMINSTER

California

CRAIG MORGAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled409

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

ARTHUR EDELSTEIN M.D.

Optometrist, Vision Therapy

Claims Filled402

LYNWOOD

California

RAYMOND CHAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled400

SAN DIEGO

California