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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
LLOYD PETERSON MD

Urology

Claims Filled223

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

ROBERT ANDERSEN MD

Urology

Claims Filled217

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

KENNETH BREGG M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled217

SARASOTA

Florida

KYLE FORT MD

Urology

Claims Filled209

RONCEVERTE

West Virginia

JAMES JEWELL MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled208

ROCK HILL

South Carolina

FLOYD CSIR MD

Urology

Claims Filled207

ERIE

Pennsylvania

WILLIAM REYNOLDS M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled206

GLENDALE

California

DAVID JACKS M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled198

PINE BLUFF

Arkansas

JAMES MCAVOY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled198

ELBERTON

Georgia

CHRISTIAN MAGURA M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled198

ROCK HILL

South Carolina

THOMAS STILLWELL M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled196

ROBBINSDALE

Minnesota

KENT MITTELBERG MD

Urology

Claims Filled195

CEDAR RAPIDS

Iowa

GLEN DIACON MD

Specialist

Claims Filled194

ADA

Oklahoma

ELLIOTT SILBAR MD

Urology

Claims Filled192

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

WILBUR LIVINGSTON M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled191

ROCK HILL

South Carolina

BRIGETTE SLOMOVIC PA

Physician Assistant, Surgical

Claims Filled184

ROCHESTER

New York

MATTHEW FRY MD

Urology

Claims Filled183

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

ROBERT GOSE MD

Urology

Claims Filled180

LAWTON

Oklahoma

NORBERT BREHM MD

Urology

Claims Filled178

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

RAKESH PATEL M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled177

LAKELAND

Florida

MICHAEL PARKER MD

Urology

Claims Filled176

LEWISTON

Maine

GANESH RAO MD

Urology

Claims Filled176

JEFFERSONVILLE

Indiana

JOSEPH KUETER M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled176

JONESBORO

Arkansas

JAMES BEASLEY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled172

LAUREL

Mississippi

MATTHEW BAKER PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled171

GALESBURG

Illinois