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Prescriber Checkup » ACETAZOLAMIDE

ACETAZOLAMIDE

Treats glaucoma, certain types of epilepsy, mountain sickness, and other conditions. Belongs to a group of drugs called carbonic anhydrase inhibitors. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

115K
Medicare Part D Claims
$12.9M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 23,208 $1.47M
New York 21,252 $1.52M
Texas 16,007 $852K
Florida 14,165 $800K
Pennsylvania 12,376 $582K
Illinois 9,495 $533K
Ohio 8,058 $465K
North Carolina 7,654 $487K
New Jersey 6,845 $441K
Michigan 6,415 $459K
Georgia 6,231 $403K
Indiana 5,902 $266K
Massachusetts 5,159 $309K
Missouri 4,744 $229K
Louisiana 4,611 $245K
Wisconsin 4,546 $193K
Tennessee 4,418 $231K
Virginia 4,379 $258K
Alabama 4,056 $207K
South Carolina 4,016 $317K
Kentucky 3,387 $163K
Puerto Rico 3,349 $89.7K
Washington 3,237 $164K
Minnesota 3,042 $131K
Arizona 3,020 $154K
Mississippi 2,855 $157K
Connecticut 2,642 $167K
Maryland 2,628 $215K
Colorado 2,539 $120K
Arkansas 2,505 $133K
West Virginia 2,367 $110K
Iowa 2,063 $95.5K
Oregon 2,009 $94.3K
Kansas 1,940 $93.9K
Oklahoma 1,541 $76.4K
Idaho 1,103 $38.3K
Nebraska 1,096 $54.3K
North Dakota 1,091 $30.9K
Utah 1,029 $73.4K
New Mexico 983 $36.3K
Maine 955 $60.8K
Nevada 918 $38.4K
Rhode Island 853 $34.2K
Hawaii 795 $53K
New Hampshire 763 $46.7K
Delaware 652 $29.1K
District of Columbia 521 $48.7K
South Dakota 505 $20.5K
Montana 489 $21.3K
Vermont 457 $28.6K
Wyoming 378 $19.7K
Alaska 344 $11.7K
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 ACETAZOLAMIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
CHERYL CAUTHEN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

NORFOLK

Virginia

LEONARD KIRSCH MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

LARGO

Florida

EULOGIO GONZALEZ M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

BRONX

New York

STEPHEN BAYNHAM M.D., F.A.A.O.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

MONROE

Georgia

VIPUL LAKHANI MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

TOMS RIVER

New Jersey

JULIA SONG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

LONG BEACH

California

JOSEPH ECKBURG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ROCKFORD

Illinois

PETER DEBRY M.D

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled51

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

DAVID KYGER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

MUSKOGEE

Oklahoma

LARRY COOPERIDER NURSE PRACTITIONER

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled51

MARTINEZ

California

SHANNON SMITH MD FACS

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled51

NACOGDOCHES

Texas

BRET WARNER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled51

GREENWOOD

South Carolina

RICHARD BERKOWITZ M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled51

AUSTIN

Texas

EDWARD BURNEY MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled51

CLEVELAND

Ohio

YOGINDRA BALHARA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

CHAMBERSBURG

Pennsylvania

KATHLEEN ARCHER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled52

HOUSTON

Texas

ANUP KHATANA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled52

CINCINNATI

Ohio

RAJENDRA TRIVEDI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

DANVILLE

Virginia

BENJAMIN QUAMINA M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled52

BOSTON

Massachusetts

DOUGLAS SAVIKKO DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

EAGLE RIVER

Alaska

DEMETRIAN DORNIC M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled52

CARY

North Carolina

RICHARD LOCKWOOD D.O.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled52

CHILLICOTHE

Ohio

RONALD MCFARLAND M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled52

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

EDWIN SCHOTTENSTEIN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled52

NEW YORK

New York

WILLIAM HENDERSON M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled52

DANVILLE

Virginia