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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
RICHARD FICHMAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

MANCHESTER

Connecticut

RANDAL PHAM M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

SAN JOSE

California

DAVID MARLIN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

LOS ANGELES

California

TODD PERKINS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

SALINAS

California

SRIRAM SONTY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

CALUMET CITY

Illinois

DANIEL LUCIANO M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

ROBERT BAUM MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

CORAL GABLES

Florida

REINALDO PASTORA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

HELEN DAVIS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

MT PLEASANT

Pennsylvania

CHERYL CAUTHEN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

NORFOLK

Virginia

LESLIE JONES MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

JOHN KERRISON M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

CHARLESTON

South Carolina

JOHN CAMPAGNA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

JESS WHITSON MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled51

DALLAS

Texas

CLIFFORD BROWN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled51

INDIO

California

COYE CARVER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled51

LIVONIA

Michigan

JOSEPH CERAVOLO MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled51

COLUMBUS

Georgia

VIKAS CHOPRA M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled51

PASADENA

California

WALTER LAJARA-NANSON M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled51

TULSA

Oklahoma

RALPH JACKSON M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled51

NEW YORK

New York

PATRICK DUFFY MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled51

NATCHEZ

Mississippi

DAVID GREENHAW M. D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

BOONEVILLE

Mississippi

FLAVIUS PERNOUD M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled51

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

MILDRED OLIVIER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled52

HOFFMAN ESTATES

Illinois

ERIC JOHNSTON MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled52

BLUE ISLAND

Illinois