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CIPROFLOXACIN HCL

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At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

7.25M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 45 of 3362

$46.7M
Retail Cost

Rank: 418 of 3362

4,926,835
Patients

Rank: 10 of 3362

568,201
Prescribers

Rank: 2 of 3362

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it worked well

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it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

6.35M

2011

6.62M

2012

7.09M

2013

7.25M

2014

7.4M

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$50.2M

2011

$50.3M

2012

$49.9M

2013

$46.7M

2014

$51.9M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$7

2011

$7

2012

$6

2013

$6

2014

$6

2015

Note: While the rest of this page displays data from 2014, the charts above display data through 2015, from a special release by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 505,525 714,448 $5.35M
Florida 466,636 671,946 $3.71M
Texas 360,193 509,472 $3.34M
New York 307,863 440,834 $2.8M
Ohio 217,647 330,191 $2.06M
Pennsylvania 221,042 326,008 $2.04M
Michigan 178,331 259,705 $1.49M
North Carolina 176,467 253,754 $1.66M
Georgia 154,914 223,370 $1.35M
Illinois 154,878 219,399 $1.49M
Tennessee 142,305 205,815 $1.31M
New Jersey 120,202 169,375 $1.09M
Indiana 102,372 154,378 $997K
Missouri 104,355 152,374 $985K
Virginia 105,877 151,531 $1.04M
Arizona 106,082 149,345 $970K
Alabama 99,812 144,865 $887K
Kentucky 90,992 131,501 $863K
Louisiana 89,562 131,349 $869K
South Carolina 88,257 126,980 $778K
Massachusetts 87,329 124,227 $809K
Wisconsin 73,012 103,423 $727K
Minnesota 70,312 101,581 $654K
Washington 70,956 100,029 $653K
Mississippi 66,624 99,160 $651K
Maryland 63,004 89,767 $602K
Oklahoma 61,439 87,867 $586K
Oregon 58,297 83,966 $558K
Arkansas 56,359 81,871 $490K
Iowa 48,690 71,747 $426K
Colorado 50,138 69,207 $472K
Kansas 45,581 66,776 $421K
Connecticut 47,573 66,746 $443K
West Virginia 40,523 59,844 $392K
Nevada 35,736 49,316 $307K
New Mexico 28,927 39,421 $265K
Nebraska 26,661 39,093 $242K
Utah 26,481 37,989 $249K
Maine 20,497 30,474 $211K
Hawaii 20,161 27,919 $230K
Idaho 19,471 27,657 $186K
Rhode Island 18,427 26,601 $182K
New Hampshire 16,218 23,151 $144K
Delaware 14,501 20,924 $134K
North Dakota 13,547 19,527 $126K
South Dakota 13,337 19,520 $129K
Montana 12,723 18,645 $118K
Vermont 7,253 10,378 $67.6K
District of Columbia 7,510 9,811 $69.7K
Wyoming 5,162 7,226 $47.9K
Alaska 3,627 4,874 $34K
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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 CIPROFLOXACIN HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
GANG HU M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled792

HURST

Texas

PATRICK SWEENEY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled792

SUNNYVALE

Texas

GILBERTO RUIZ DEYA M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled786

PONCE

Puerto Rico

RAYMOND FONG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled771

NEW YORK

New York

MEHRAN TABAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled761

TORRANCE

California

KAILASH KEDIA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled729

MIDDLEBURG HTS

Ohio

JAMES LIBBY MD

Urology

Claims Filled727

STOCKBRIDGE

Georgia

EDWIN VALENTIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled723

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

DIMITRI KESSARIS MD

Urology

Claims Filled721

MANHASSET

New York

EMILIO LASTARRIA MD

Urology

Claims Filled718

GENEVA

New York

CHARLES NILES M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled707

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

ALAN AKER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled704

BOCA RATON

Florida

MIKE CHIANG M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled700

VALDOSTA

Georgia

ARTHUR TIJERINA M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled700

PARIS

Texas

SAMUEL LEE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled694

LOS ANGELES

California

MARK OBERLANDER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled693

PINELLAS PARK

Florida

BRAD WOLFSON MD

Urology

Claims Filled690

PALM SPRINGS

California

DAVID DONALD M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled689

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

HENRY HALEY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled686

METAIRIE

Louisiana

RAMON PINEDA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled682

PASADENA

Texas

JOSE CARRO SOTO MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled679

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

CHAD ALBRIGHT MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled677

ROANOKE

Virginia

JOSEPH FAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled673

LOMA LINDA

California

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled668

TUCKER

Georgia

MATTHEW WESSON M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled667

TUPELO

Mississippi