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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
MARK LIERZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled581

SAINT JOSEPH

Missouri

ENRIQUE GRIEGO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled563

MCALLEN

Texas

PATRICK MOLONY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled554

PENNINGTON GAP

Virginia

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled552

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

JEONG-HYEON SOHN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled547

MARSHALLTOWN

Iowa

VLADIMIR KRICHEVSKY M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled546

BROOKLYN

New York

ROBERTO LUGLIANI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled542

LONG BEACH

California

MIKE KOZMINSKI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled542

SAINT JOSEPH

Missouri

MUKESH JAIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled530

SOUTHAVEN

Mississippi

JAMES LIBBY MD

Urology

Claims Filled528

STOCKBRIDGE

Georgia

BASHIR AZHER MD

Urology

Claims Filled525

BULLHEAD CITY

Arizona

LUKE YOON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled524

LOS ANGELES

California

KENNETH BERDICK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled519

FORT MYERS

Florida

FRANKLIN CHU MD

Urology

Claims Filled519

SAN BERNARDINO

California

MARTA IGLESIAS

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled513

MIAMI

Florida

KEITH WOO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled511

HONOLULU

Hawaii

RANDOLPH ROSS MD

Urology

Claims Filled508

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

MICHAEL SEIBA M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled501

MCALLEN

Texas

ARTHUR TIJERINA M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled499

PARIS

Texas

DAVID DONALD M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled499

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

EDWARD KIM MD

Urology

Claims Filled499

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

JOHN TERKEURST M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled499

MOUNTAIN HOME

Arkansas

GEORGE ALDRIDGE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled498

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

REX BUTLER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled495

ANDALUSIA

Alabama

THOMAS KOWALKOWSKI MD

Urology

Claims Filled490

RONCEVERTE

West Virginia