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CIPROFLOXACIN HCL

Ciprofloxacin is used to treat or prevent certain infections caused by bacteria. Ciprofloxacin is also used to treat or prevent anthrax (a serious infection that may be spread on purpose as part of a bioterror attack) in people who may have been exposed to anthrax germs in the air. Ciprofloxacin extended-release (long-acting) tablets are used only to treat certain types of urinary tract infections. Ciprofloxacin is in a class of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones. It works by killing bacteria that cause infections. Antibiotics will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

4.58M
Medicare Part D Claims
$50.1M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 665,401 $5.39M
Florida 494,070 $3.92M
Texas 416,622 $3.36M
New York 378,037 $3.05M
Pennsylvania 290,397 $2.19M
Ohio 285,149 $2.17M
North Carolina 221,840 $1.72M
Illinois 196,250 $1.45M
Georgia 191,383 $1.5M
Tennessee 189,275 $1.55M
Puerto Rico 171,283 $1.37M
Michigan 168,847 $1.39M
Missouri 141,474 $1.09M
Virginia 139,801 $1.11M
Kentucky 138,066 $1.05M
Alabama 132,997 $1.07M
Indiana 130,219 $970K
New Jersey 129,149 $946K
Arizona 129,079 $959K
Louisiana 112,234 $944K
Massachusetts 111,335 $874K
Mississippi 103,581 $876K
South Carolina 103,095 $847K
Minnesota 100,171 $741K
Washington 95,256 $747K
Wisconsin 89,085 $736K
Oklahoma 88,601 $751K
Oregon 80,132 $617K
Arkansas 79,979 $645K
Maryland 75,363 $584K
Iowa 73,002 $525K
Kansas 63,178 $481K
West Virginia 62,723 $479K
Colorado 59,315 $452K
Connecticut 51,391 $377K
Nevada 43,301 $311K
New Mexico 40,867 $355K
Nebraska 37,621 $291K
Utah 33,423 $261K
Maine 30,027 $203K
Hawaii 27,089 $355K
Rhode Island 26,322 $187K
Idaho 25,978 $230K
New Hampshire 21,002 $142K
South Dakota 20,222 $166K
Montana 19,412 $167K
North Dakota 18,288 $172K
Delaware 15,462 $113K
Vermont 10,404 $77.2K
Wyoming 7,905 $59.9K
District of Columbia 6,954 $56.9K
Alaska 4,202 $38K
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 »


Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for CIPROFLOXACIN HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JOHN PECK M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,229

ASHLAND

Ohio

FELIX CHI-MIN YIP M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,132

MONTEREY PARK

California

JOSHUA SUTHERLAND DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled915

GRUNDY

Virginia

EDWARD GHEILER MD

Urology

Claims Filled915

HIALEAH

Florida

FRANCISCO CARPIO M.D.,

Specialist

Claims Filled863

MIAMI

Florida

MARCUS LOO M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled856

NEW YORK

New York

CHIDOZIE ONONUJU D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled831

SAGINAW

Michigan

RAMON PINEDA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled818

PASADENA

Texas

JOHN BRONSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled815

SAN DIEGO

California

JACOB COHEN MD

Urology

Claims Filled790

MIAMI

Florida

GHASSAN HAMADY MD

Urology

Claims Filled745

HIALEAH

Florida

CHARLES BARNES MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled698

CEDAR RAPIDS

Iowa

GLENN GANGI MD

Urology

Claims Filled683

MULLINS

South Carolina

WENWU JIN M.D., PH.D.

Urology

Claims Filled678

SAN FRANCISCO

California

LARRY RABON M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled672

FLORENCE

South Carolina

PAUL CHA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled649

CLARKSVILLE

Tennessee

KAILASH KEDIA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled649

MIDDLEBURG HTS

Ohio

BENJAMIN PENG M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled643

NEW YORK

New York

MIKE CHIANG M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled640

VALDOSTA

Georgia

HENRY NG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled639

SAN DIEGO

California

BIREN PATEL MD

Urology

Claims Filled632

CASA GRANDE

Arizona

DIMITRI KESSARIS MD

Urology

Claims Filled616

MANHASSET

New York

SAMUEL LEE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled603

LOS ANGELES

California

BRAD WOLFSON MD

Urology

Claims Filled599

PALM SPRINGS

California

DOROTHY GILLESPIE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled587

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi