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TRIMETHOPRIM

Treats urinary tract infections. Primsol?also treats ear infections in children. Belongs to a group of drugs called antibacterials. More info »

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
THOMAS KOWALKOWSKI MD

Urology

Claims Filled812

RONCEVERTE

West Virginia

JOHN BEAHRS M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled603

SAINT PAUL

Minnesota

HOWARD BECK M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled477

LUBBOCK

Texas

DAVID MERIWETHER MD

Urology

Claims Filled463

RONCEVERTE

West Virginia

DAVID RUSSELL MD

Urology

Claims Filled437

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

ROBERT ALEXANDER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled396

HOUMA

Louisiana

FREDERICK RODOSTA M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled390

OPELOUSAS

Louisiana

CONSTANCE ANDERSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled333

RONCEVERTE

West Virginia

JOSEPH PARKHURST MD

Urology

Claims Filled325

BETHANY

Oklahoma

ROY BANKHEAD MD

Urology

Claims Filled324

BETHANY

Oklahoma

GEORGE GEHRKEN MD

Urology

Claims Filled323

MARTINSVILLE

Virginia

JOSEPH MILES M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled315

CLARKSVILLE

Tennessee

JENNY FRANKE MD

Urology

Claims Filled301

HOPKINSVILLE

Kentucky

HOWARD ABROMOWITZ M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled299

DAYTON

Ohio

MIKE CHIANG M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled291

VALDOSTA

Georgia

DONALD GENTLE M. D.

Urology

Claims Filled289

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

DANA WEAVER-OSTERHOLTZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled285

PUEBLO

Colorado

CANDICE HAMMERTON NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled282

LEWISTON

Maine

ROBERT HUMBLE MD

Urology

Claims Filled271

VICKSBURG

Mississippi

DAVID SCHWARTZWALD M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled254

BOCA RATON

Florida

SHAWN ACINO MD FACS

Urology

Claims Filled245

SCOTTSBLUFF

Nebraska

JOHN PECK M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled235

ASHLAND

Ohio

GERARD CURTIS M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled233

SARASOTA

Florida

HOWARD MIRSKY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled229

YORK

Pennsylvania

DOMINIC FERRERA MD

Urology

Claims Filled223

STEUBENVILLE

Ohio