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AZOPT

BRINZOLAMIDE

Decreases the production of fluids within the eye Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

541K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 328 of 3362

$101M
Retail Cost

Rank: 238 of 3362

138,115
Patients

Rank: 361 of 3362

37,187
Prescribers

Rank: 461 of 3362

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 18,281 74,470 $14M
New York 13,611 54,958 $10.3M
Florida 11,251 43,658 $7.96M
Texas 10,511 38,073 $7.16M
Pennsylvania 6,574 25,232 $4.63M
Illinois 5,526 20,700 $3.84M
New Jersey 4,868 18,480 $3.58M
North Carolina 4,654 18,465 $3.33M
Michigan 4,435 16,082 $3.28M
Ohio 3,780 13,486 $2.64M
Georgia 3,338 12,432 $2.25M
Massachusetts 3,072 12,394 $2.41M
Virginia 2,608 9,465 $1.81M
Missouri 2,489 9,393 $1.73M
Arizona 2,593 8,499 $1.75M
Louisiana 2,115 8,282 $1.46M
Indiana 2,292 8,222 $1.58M
Tennessee 2,230 8,111 $1.51M
Wisconsin 2,155 7,861 $1.46M
Maryland 2,220 7,747 $1.51M
Washington 2,161 7,718 $1.44M
Connecticut 2,006 7,711 $1.46M
South Carolina 1,978 7,566 $1.35M
Iowa 1,719 6,926 $1.21M
Minnesota 1,821 6,832 $1.23M
Oregon 1,682 6,265 $1.16M
Alabama 1,555 5,856 $1.04M
Mississippi 1,252 4,988 $853K
Kentucky 1,240 4,656 $875K
Oklahoma 1,291 4,357 $812K
Colorado 1,246 4,326 $840K
Arkansas 953 3,876 $666K
Maine 803 3,043 $569K
Kansas 850 2,989 $550K
West Virginia 771 2,955 $556K
Nebraska 706 2,689 $469K
New Hampshire 573 2,138 $424K
Hawaii 537 2,126 $422K
Nevada 553 1,943 $377K
New Mexico 533 1,854 $338K
Rhode Island 392 1,800 $312K
Utah 534 1,692 $320K
Idaho 431 1,485 $281K
Delaware 471 1,466 $300K
Montana 330 1,260 $219K
North Dakota 347 1,259 $216K
District of Columbia 346 1,182 $227K
Vermont 241 1,027 $194K
South Dakota 270 1,013 $175K
Wyoming 85 291 $57.3K
Alaska 67 225 $47.8K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions 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
JUAN MALDONADO-MELENDEZ M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled508

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

RAYMOND FONG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled498

NEW YORK

New York

JOSE BENITEZ APONTE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled464

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

HENRY MCQUIRTER O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled446

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

KIRK STURRIDGE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled429

DOTHAN

Alabama

ADAM DOSSEY M. D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled422

TYLER

Texas

THOMAS DIETZE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled418

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

RICHARD HILL M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled416

SANTA ANA

California

ANDREW PRINCE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled415

NEW YORK

New York

JEFFREY SCHULTZ MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled414

BRONX

New York

TAE KIM M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled399

CERRITOS

California

OSWALD RONDON M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled399

CORAL GABLES

Florida

ROBERT WEINREB MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled390

SAN DIEGO

California

DANIEL MESSNER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled380

SOUTHERN PINES

North Carolina

HERIBERTO MARTINEZ LEBRON

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled380

GUAYAMA

Puerto Rico

HOWARD KUSHNICK MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled378

ALLENTOWN

Pennsylvania

GREGORY HARMON MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled374

NEW YORK

New York

OMAR PIOVANETTI M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled374

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

ZUHAIR SHIHAB MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled365

LUBBOCK

Texas

BRIAN CAVALLARO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled362

FRESNO

California

FERNANDO SILVA OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled359

MIAMI

Florida

JORGE BOTERO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled355

LAWRENCE

Massachusetts

HECTOR LAURENCIO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled355

CORAL GABLES

Florida

CESAR QUINONES M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled352

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

DAVID LEHMANN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled335

COLUMBUS

Ohio