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NEOMYCIN-POLYMYXIN-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 2013

267K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 458 of 3238

$8.2M
Retail Cost

Rank: 851 of 3238

225,091
Patients

Rank: 261 of 3238

98,959
Prescribers

Rank: 240 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 31,942 38,238 $1.02M
Florida 22,494 26,501 $915K
Texas 12,729 14,530 $469K
New York 11,846 14,407 $443K
Ohio 8,689 10,291 $315K
Pennsylvania 8,249 9,811 $289K
Illinois 7,078 8,330 $247K
Michigan 6,886 8,148 $266K
North Carolina 6,838 7,987 $262K
Tennessee 6,417 7,583 $282K
Georgia 6,342 7,399 $263K
Alabama 5,257 6,162 $198K
Indiana 5,264 6,128 $175K
Kentucky 4,879 5,805 $175K
Missouri 4,739 5,707 $186K
New Jersey 4,725 5,620 $176K
Virginia 4,415 5,229 $164K
Massachusetts 4,227 5,025 $135K
Arizona 4,310 4,983 $146K
Minnesota 4,154 4,943 $124K
Washington 3,888 4,617 $123K
Louisiana 3,606 4,301 $145K
Mississippi 3,464 4,142 $125K
Arkansas 3,275 3,895 $119K
Wisconsin 3,308 3,861 $101K
Oklahoma 3,193 3,790 $118K
South Carolina 3,129 3,632 $121K
Maryland 2,414 2,814 $90.2K
Iowa 2,307 2,739 $78.6K
Oregon 2,272 2,699 $70.7K
Connecticut 2,078 2,471 $70.3K
West Virginia 1,945 2,246 $67.5K
Colorado 1,839 2,171 $60K
Kansas 1,809 2,086 $70.3K
Nevada 1,383 1,642 $47.9K
Nebraska 1,356 1,635 $42.5K
Hawaii 1,220 1,423 $39.4K
New Mexico 1,162 1,331 $44.2K
Rhode Island 1,074 1,330 $37.3K
Utah 980 1,146 $30.9K
Idaho 901 1,031 $26.5K
Maine 839 1,000 $26.8K
South Dakota 578 692 $17.5K
Montana 570 666 $16.2K
North Dakota 540 632 $15.7K
New Hampshire 507 573 $18.4K
Vermont 364 423 $10.5K
Delaware 384 422 $13.9K
Wyoming 281 315 $8,169
District of Columbia 226 260 $8,719
Alaska 208 249 $7,060
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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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