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ACETAZOLAMIDE

Acetazolamide is a diuretic that treats edema, glaucoma, seizures, and mountain sickness. It lowers the amount of fluid in the eye, reduces swelling in the legs, and allows the body to use oxygen better at high altitudes. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

267K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 457 of 3238

$17.6M
Retail Cost

Rank: 646 of 3238

91,387
Patients

Rank: 417 of 3238

49,572
Prescribers

Rank: 388 of 3238

User Reviews of ACETAZOLAMIDE »

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 12,280 27,269 $1.9M
New York 8,815 26,999 $1.98M
Texas 6,809 18,848 $1.18M
Florida 7,502 18,809 $1.19M
Pennsylvania 4,927 14,053 $815K
Illinois 3,428 10,300 $669K
Ohio 3,056 9,284 $625K
North Carolina 2,496 9,099 $661K
New Jersey 2,981 8,613 $592K
Michigan 2,793 8,579 $737K
Georgia 2,205 7,224 $534K
Indiana 1,901 6,631 $389K
Massachusetts 1,880 6,243 $446K
Wisconsin 2,108 5,686 $276K
Louisiana 1,661 5,305 $308K
Missouri 1,536 5,158 $298K
Virginia 1,716 5,054 $315K
Tennessee 1,638 5,050 $336K
South Carolina 1,187 4,643 $397K
Alabama 1,235 4,437 $279K
Arizona 1,764 4,039 $229K
Kentucky 1,105 4,002 $243K
Washington 1,389 3,692 $239K
Minnesota 1,686 3,667 $192K
Maryland 1,173 3,365 $329K
Connecticut 1,138 3,276 $232K
Colorado 1,133 3,014 $167K
Mississippi 700 2,827 $181K
Arkansas 682 2,497 $153K
Iowa 713 2,408 $129K
Oregon 933 2,395 $157K
West Virginia 523 2,186 $140K
Kansas 645 2,015 $112K
Oklahoma 605 1,565 $95.2K
Utah 514 1,383 $108K
Nebraska 398 1,323 $83.5K
North Dakota 295 1,251 $51.3K
Rhode Island 528 1,157 $47K
Nevada 461 1,150 $75.2K
Hawaii 459 1,102 $87K
Idaho 292 1,099 $54.4K
Maine 423 1,039 $70.9K
New Hampshire 329 913 $79.7K
New Mexico 289 828 $39.6K
Delaware 398 784 $34.2K
South Dakota 207 743 $38.9K
District of Columbia 254 648 $70.4K
Montana 170 563 $37.7K
Vermont 153 444 $35.7K
Alaska 63 346 $13.4K
Wyoming 77 290 $19K
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 ACETAZOLAMIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MIRA SHERER D.O.

Neurology

Claims Filled730

BROOKLYN

New York

RICHARD SEITH M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled623

DAYTONA BEACH

Florida

JOHN BENEKE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled494

ORLANDO

Florida

JEFFREY HEIMER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled402

STATE COLLEGE

Pennsylvania

ROBERTO GARCIA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled381

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

GREGG GORDON MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled352

CAMBRIA HEIGHTS

New York

DAVID BERRY MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled350

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

MARIA BERROCAL-FERNANDEZ MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled349

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

ANDREA KATZ MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled324

NEW YORK

New York

RAJENDRA TRIVEDI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled314

DANVILLE

Virginia

WILLIAM RAND MD

Specialist

Claims Filled304

POMPANO BEACH

Florida

ERIC LARSON M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled282

OSHKOSH

Wisconsin

AIDA WAKIL M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled278

ALBANY

New York

MICHAEL KOREY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled278

CHICAGO

Illinois

HARVEY ROSENBLUM MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled275

NEW YORK

New York

JAMES ATKINS MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled270

CELEBRATION

Florida

HENRY OKSMAN PH.D., M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled266

WHITE PLAINS

New York

DAOLING ZHANG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled264

ORANGEBURG

South Carolina

ROBERT FIER MD

Specialist

Claims Filled262

STUART

Florida

CHARLES TEITELBAUM MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled260

SYRACUSE

New York

STEVE TU D.O.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled256

WARWICK

Rhode Island

JOSEPH ESHAGIAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled254

LOS ANGELES

California

STEPHEN MERFELD M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled251

OSHKOSH

Wisconsin

PATRICK RAYMORE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled249

FONTANA

California

THOMAS LANG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled248

BLOOMINGTON

Minnesota