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TRIMETHOPRIM

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

128K
Medicare Part D Claims
$3.49M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Ohio 13,240 $252K
Florida 13,005 $229K
North Carolina 9,507 $158K
Pennsylvania 9,120 $140K
Texas 7,618 $134K
New York 7,476 $137K
Illinois 7,091 $121K
Michigan 6,730 $128K
Minnesota 6,621 $114K
Virginia 6,532 $116K
Tennessee 6,058 $114K
Georgia 5,710 $101K
California 5,652 $134K
Kentucky 5,479 $99.1K
South Carolina 5,393 $87.5K
West Virginia 5,357 $88.6K
Indiana 5,339 $89.4K
Iowa 5,263 $76.9K
Missouri 5,061 $82K
Colorado 5,058 $114K
Louisiana 4,618 $72.3K
Oregon 4,583 $92.3K
Arkansas 4,081 $64K
Oklahoma 4,071 $72.3K
Wisconsin 4,033 $62.9K
Washington 3,723 $75.1K
Mississippi 3,537 $56.4K
Massachusetts 3,110 $49.6K
Nebraska 3,055 $48.2K
Alabama 2,427 $40.3K
Kansas 2,385 $38K
Utah 2,169 $40.6K
Maine 1,905 $41.4K
Arizona 1,603 $28.5K
Maryland 1,217 $23.7K
New Jersey 1,189 $24.7K
South Dakota 1,150 $18.4K
Vermont 1,015 $15.3K
Idaho 931 $17.8K
Connecticut 904 $15.8K
North Dakota 795 $12.5K
New Hampshire 718 $12K
New Mexico 673 $13.6K
Wyoming 658 $11.3K
Hawaii 538 $11.4K
Nevada 319 $6,040
Montana 309 $5,235
Puerto Rico 259 $3,663
Rhode Island 216 $3,211
District of Columbia 87 $1,482
Delaware 58 $857
Alaska 52 $1,209
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 TRIMETHOPRIM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
CHRISTOPHER WICKER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WEST COLUMBIA

South Carolina

PAUL POMERANTZ M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled50

NEWBURGH

New York

GLENN KERSHEN MD

Urology

Claims Filled50

SAGINAW

Michigan

VALAL GEORGE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled50

ST CLAIR SHORES

Michigan

ANASTACIA AMIN PA-C

Physician Assistant, Surgical

Claims Filled50

SACRAMENTO

California

JAMES NORDSTROM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WEST DES MOINES

Iowa

JONATHAN RIPPENTROP MD

Urology

Claims Filled50

CEDAR RAPIDS

Iowa

GRIFFITH BATSTONE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled50

FARMINGTON

Maine

ROBERT FLEISCHER MD

Urology

Claims Filled51

NEW HARTFORD

New York

WILLIAM OSTERBUR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

GREENVILLE

Ohio

WILLIAM VINCENT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

CENTRAL CTY

Kentucky

FERNANDO DURALDE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled51

FAYETTEVILLE

Georgia

KEOW GOH M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled51

YPSILANTI

Michigan

JOHN GARRETT M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled51

GASTONIA

North Carolina

STUART FELDMAN M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled51

FULLERTON

California

DAVID DALTON MD

Claims Filled51

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

CHRISTOPHER GRAN MD

Urology

Claims Filled51

FAIRMONT

Minnesota

JEFFREY CAREY M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled51

COLUMBUS

Ohio

DAVID MCPHERSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

HILLSVILLE

Virginia

JOHN BALUCH MD PHD

Urology

Claims Filled51

COLUMBUS

Ohio

PAULETTE HOLLEY M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled51

WESTMINSTER

Colorado

DAVID BECKSTEAD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

PRESTON

Idaho

STANTON BARKER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

HUTCHINSON

Kansas

RAYMOND SEILER M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled51

ANDERSON

South Carolina

JOSEPH WEIGEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

SOMERSET

Kentucky