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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 »


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Top prescribers for CIPROFLOXACIN HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DAVID HARMAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled480

FOREST

Virginia

ALAN SMITH MD

Emergency Medical Services

Claims Filled479

KENMORE

New York

LARRY COOPERIDER NURSE PRACTITIONER

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled478

MARTINEZ

California

SURESH AMINA MD

Urology

Claims Filled477

NEW CASTLE

Pennsylvania

CHARLES NILES M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled477

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

ROBERT HOLLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled475

PT PLEASANT

West Virginia

JEFFREY HERZ M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled475

RANCHO MIRAGE

California

JOHN SNEAD M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled474

FORT MYERS

Florida

JEFFREY CLARK M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled474

BROOKHAVEN

Mississippi

DAVID BURLESON M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled472

JACKSON

Tennessee

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled471

TUCKER

Georgia

STEPHEN ORR MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled470

FINDLAY

Ohio

ERIC ORDINARIO D.O.

Urology

Claims Filled464

LAKE CITY

Florida

GEORGE JABREN MD

Urology

Claims Filled461

STOCKBRIDGE

Georgia

CARLOS SABATES MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled461

MIAMI

Florida

AVELINO PINON MD

Specialist

Claims Filled459

MIAMI

Florida

JORGE BARBOZA SOSA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled455

EAGLE PASS

Texas

ELBERT HINES M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled454

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

JAMES HOWELL DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled453

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS

Florida

CHAD ALBRIGHT MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled452

ROANOKE

Virginia

GREGORY HENDERSON M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled448

BRANDON

Florida

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled447

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

STEVEN JENSEN MD

Urology

Claims Filled446

SAGINAW

Michigan

STANLEY MORROW DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled444

HACKLEBURG

Alabama

HAROUTYOUN MARGOSSIAN MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled439

BROOKLYN

New York