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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
TAE KIM M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled55

CERRITOS

California

LINDA LEITHE M.D.

Diagnostic Radiology

Claims Filled55

DURHAM

North Carolina

JOSEPH HOLICKI DO

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled55

COLDWATER

Michigan

ERIC SOHN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

SPOKANE

Washington

JOHN SOHOCKI M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled54

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

BRET HUGHES MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled54

DETROIT

Michigan

SIMON LAW MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled54

LOS ANGELES

California

RAMESH KAUL MD, FCCP, MS

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled54

NEW CASTLE

Pennsylvania

RAMESH SINGLA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled54

DAYTON

Ohio

KAREN ULLIAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled54

CHARLESTON

South Carolina

KAREN ALLISON

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled54

NEW YORK

New York

BRIAN CRICHLOW M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled53

ROANOKE RAPIDS

North Carolina

HENRY COVELLI M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled53

COEUR D ALENE

Idaho

DORAI RAJAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

BELPRE

Ohio

JOHN GALANIS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled53

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

MICHAEL CARUSO DO

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled53

CAPE MAY COURT HOUS

New Jersey

RAFI KEVORKIAN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled53

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

GREGORY HARMON MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled53

NEW YORK

New York

BOGDAN NEDELESCU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

ABAYOMI OSUNKOYA M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled53

JACKSONVILLE

North Carolina

DANIEL MESSNER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled53

SOUTHERN PINES

North Carolina

GREGORY EVANS O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled53

PALM DESERT

California

LARRY PERICH D.O.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled53

NEW PORT RICHEY

Florida

RODGER BODOIA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled53

OLYMPIA

Washington

DAVID YORK M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled53

COEUR D ALENE

Idaho