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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
CRAIG YOUNG MD

Claims Filled53

PRESQUE ISLE

Maine

EDMUND FARRIS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled53

SCARSDALE

New York

MICHAEL NAGEL O.D.

Optometrist, Corneal and Contact Management

Claims Filled53

WILLMAR

Minnesota

RONALD WISE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled53

DENVER

Colorado

ROBERT FILER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled53

SAN MATEO

California

SCOTT LEE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled53

PINOLE

California

RONALD SEFF MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled53

BALTIMORE

Maryland

JOCELYN DELCARMEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled53

PALO ALTO

California

GERALD BROUSSARD MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled53

MONROE

Louisiana

NORMAN JAFFE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled53

AVENTURA

Florida

JAMES KILEY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled53

RALEIGH

North Carolina

JAMES HOLLAND MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled52

GREENVILLE

North Carolina

CHARLES GARCIA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled52

HOUSTON

Texas

CARTER NICHOLS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled52

EDINA

Minnesota

DONALD DIGBY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled52

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

BASILIO KALPAKIAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled52

KEENE

New Hampshire

THOMAS PARKER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled52

WEST MONROE

Louisiana

RAYMOND CROSSMAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled52

OMAHA

Nebraska

GREGORY KELLAM MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled52

GRAND JUNCTION

Colorado

DAVID CAMPBELL M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled52

SARASOTA

Florida

HABEEB AHMAD MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled52

ANAHEIM

California

BRIAN HAFT M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled52

ROYAL PALM BEACH

Florida

KATERINA KURTEEVA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled52

NEWPORT BEACH

California

KIANOUSH KIAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled52

GILBERT

Arizona

CHRISTOPHER REYNOLDS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled52

RIDGEFIELD

Connecticut