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NEOMYCIN-POLYMYXIN-HC

NEOMYCIN/POLYMYXIN B SULF/HC

The combination of hydrocortisone, neomycin, and polymyxin eliminates bacteria that cause ear, eye, and skin infections and relieves pain, inflammation, redness, and itching. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

238K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 495 of 3362

$7.2M
Retail Cost

Rank: 907 of 3362

201,531
Patients

Rank: 303 of 3362

91,514
Prescribers

Rank: 265 of 3362

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

270K

2011

264K

2012

267K

2013

238K

2014

234K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$7.39M

2011

$7.4M

2012

$8.2M

2013

$7.2M

2014

$8.15M

2015

Average Patient Cost

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

$9

2011

$10

2012

$10

2013

$12

2014

$16

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 28,476 34,358 $896K
Florida 20,012 23,438 $786K
New York 10,707 13,023 $387K
Texas 11,210 12,873 $410K
Ohio 7,847 9,286 $280K
Pennsylvania 7,508 8,912 $265K
Illinois 6,370 7,472 $213K
North Carolina 6,221 7,316 $234K
Michigan 5,851 6,919 $223K
Georgia 5,653 6,610 $237K
Tennessee 5,280 6,143 $230K
Indiana 4,695 5,406 $157K
Alabama 4,473 5,239 $167K
Kentucky 4,360 5,207 $159K
New Jersey 4,285 5,048 $154K
Missouri 4,163 4,956 $161K
Virginia 4,086 4,751 $152K
Minnesota 3,954 4,728 $120K
Massachusetts 3,666 4,439 $123K
Arizona 3,683 4,194 $119K
Washington 3,479 4,049 $104K
Louisiana 3,252 3,793 $128K
Mississippi 3,110 3,721 $108K
South Carolina 3,058 3,535 $108K
Arkansas 2,958 3,529 $106K
Wisconsin 3,059 3,528 $91.6K
Oklahoma 2,641 3,078 $95.4K
Maryland 2,331 2,710 $85.2K
Iowa 2,196 2,590 $74.4K
Oregon 2,148 2,563 $65K
Connecticut 1,821 2,178 $60.8K
West Virginia 1,695 1,963 $56.8K
Colorado 1,650 1,943 $50.2K
Kansas 1,537 1,837 $59.7K
Nevada 1,403 1,666 $47.4K
Hawaii 1,193 1,380 $39.1K
Nebraska 1,138 1,372 $36.3K
New Mexico 1,181 1,330 $42K
Rhode Island 942 1,170 $31.7K
Utah 935 1,083 $30K
Idaho 783 876 $22.2K
Maine 712 846 $22.5K
South Dakota 528 614 $15.9K
Montana 504 566 $14.2K
New Hampshire 497 542 $17.6K
North Dakota 461 536 $14K
Vermont 290 351 $9,014
Delaware 256 278 $8,436
District of Columbia 211 252 $7,725
Wyoming 212 242 $6,608
Alaska 165 181 $4,644
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 NEOMYCIN-POLYMYXIN-HC

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