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DORZOLAMIDE-TIMOLOL

The combination of dorzolamide and timolol is used to treat eye conditions, including glaucoma and ocular hypertension, in which increased pressure can lead to a gradual loss of vision. Dorzolamide and timolol is used for patients whose eye condition has not responded to another medication. Dorzolamide is in a class of medications called topical carbonic anhydrase inhibitors. Timolol is in a class of medications called topical beta blockers. Dorzolamide and timolol lowers pressure in the eye by decreasing the production of natural fluids in the eye. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

1.58M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 180 of 3238

$66.1M
Retail Cost

Rank: 299 of 3238

381,428
Patients

Rank: 187 of 3238

63,579
Prescribers

Rank: 335 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 48,882 187,059 $7.34M
New York 37,531 160,493 $7.09M
Florida 31,919 138,622 $5.16M
Texas 25,008 98,614 $4.22M
Pennsylvania 18,826 76,295 $3.93M
Ohio 14,745 56,240 $2.43M
New Jersey 13,665 55,712 $2.42M
North Carolina 12,767 53,692 $2.26M
Illinois 13,194 52,616 $2.21M
Massachusetts 12,222 48,949 $2.29M
Michigan 12,744 47,229 $2.18M
Georgia 9,720 39,282 $1.63M
Virginia 8,799 34,774 $1.35M
Minnesota 8,326 33,200 $1.3M
Tennessee 8,227 32,672 $1.4M
Louisiana 7,241 29,423 $1.21M
Maryland 7,277 26,686 $1.13M
Alabama 6,262 26,417 $1.07M
Missouri 6,299 24,892 $1.05M
Wisconsin 5,966 24,186 $1.04M
Connecticut 5,755 23,363 $903K
Indiana 5,915 22,374 $932K
South Carolina 5,335 22,066 $1.06M
Washington 5,528 21,365 $820K
Mississippi 4,697 20,001 $763K
Oregon 4,378 16,858 $695K
Iowa 3,904 16,708 $623K
Arizona 4,140 13,857 $574K
Arkansas 3,129 13,540 $620K
Kentucky 3,364 13,033 $528K
Colorado 3,180 11,841 $439K
Oklahoma 2,506 9,943 $430K
Kansas 2,428 9,431 $383K
Nevada 2,393 9,425 $330K
Nebraska 1,980 8,275 $304K
West Virginia 1,927 7,672 $314K
Hawaii 1,939 7,591 $307K
Rhode Island 1,725 7,521 $299K
Maine 1,755 6,932 $307K
New Hampshire 1,328 5,237 $222K
New Mexico 1,332 4,775 $227K
Utah 1,143 4,105 $173K
District of Columbia 1,087 3,902 $167K
Idaho 980 3,794 $177K
Delaware 1,078 3,761 $170K
North Dakota 854 3,706 $130K
South Dakota 852 3,592 $134K
Vermont 776 3,081 $128K
Montana 778 3,028 $107K
Wyoming 228 960 $33.7K
Alaska 133 497 $20.3K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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 DORZOLAMIDE-TIMOLOL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ANDREW CHO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled747

LOS ANGELES

California

RON GALLEMORE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled747

TORRANCE

California

BRUCE PRUM

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled743

CHARLOTTESVILLE

Virginia

THOMAS GRAUL M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled735

LINCOLN

Nebraska

CHANPING LIANG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled731

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

DANIEL O'CONNOR M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled729

PLYMOUTH

Massachusetts

PETER ZACHARIA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled727

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

STEVE PARK MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled722

ROCHESTER

New York

NAZARETH DARAKJIAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled720

LOS ANGELES

California

WILLIAM WALTON M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled712

MORGANTON

North Carolina

STEPHEN OWENS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled706

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

FRANTZ LEREBOURS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled706

CAMBRIA HEIGHTS

New York

GEORGE ARZENO LOPEZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled702

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

STANLEY WALKER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled701

ROBBINSDALE

Minnesota

STEVEN GEDDE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled690

MIAMI

Florida

JOSEPH KRUG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled688

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

KEVIN CHOY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled688

LOS ANGELES

California

CHRISTOPHER KNIGHT M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled684

WARSAW

Indiana

PRITHVI SANKAR MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled683

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

NADDIA BARRIOS O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled677

HIALEAH

Florida

JOHANN OHLY MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled675

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

THANH-LAN QUAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled670

WESTMINSTER

California

RICHARD LEE MD, PHD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled669

MIAMI

Florida

CHRISTOPHER GIRKIN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled669

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

SIMON LAW MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled666

LOS ANGELES

California