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Prescriber Checkup » ACETAZOLAMIDE

ACETAZOLAMIDE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

244K
Medicare Part D Claims
$15.3M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 25,044 $1.76M
New York 24,538 $1.81M
Texas 16,868 $993K
Florida 16,172 $1.01M
Pennsylvania 13,121 $696K
Illinois 10,126 $620K
New Jersey 8,674 $580K
Ohio 8,657 $540K
North Carolina 8,160 $584K
Georgia 7,338 $493K
Michigan 7,317 $547K
Indiana 6,118 $327K
Massachusetts 5,873 $384K
Louisiana 5,199 $294K
Wisconsin 5,078 $227K
Missouri 4,962 $255K
Virginia 4,737 $316K
Tennessee 4,648 $282K
South Carolina 4,368 $354K
Alabama 4,091 $223K
Kentucky 3,732 $197K
Arizona 3,485 $187K
Washington 3,473 $215K
Minnesota 3,304 $158K
Connecticut 3,179 $214K
Mississippi 2,924 $178K
Maryland 2,762 $255K
Arkansas 2,655 $145K
Colorado 2,533 $135K
West Virginia 2,447 $129K
Iowa 2,242 $116K
Oregon 2,220 $113K
Kansas 1,971 $113K
Oklahoma 1,667 $92K
Utah 1,235 $84.6K
Nebraska 1,222 $63.8K
North Dakota 1,168 $40.4K
Idaho 1,160 $54.4K
Maine 1,060 $73.9K
New Mexico 1,025 $46.4K
New Hampshire 921 $57.5K
Nevada 905 $46.1K
Hawaii 883 $61.3K
Rhode Island 865 $37.2K
Delaware 658 $32.1K
South Dakota 578 $25.7K
District of Columbia 537 $53.1K
Montana 511 $25.4K
Vermont 426 $29.3K
Wyoming 416 $23.1K
Alaska 372 $12.7K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for ACETAZOLAMIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
THOMAS LANG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled196

BLOOMINGTON

Minnesota

PAUL LAMA M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled191

NEWARK

New Jersey

JOSEPH FEDER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled188

TWO RIVERS

Wisconsin

NICHOLAS BARNA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled187

HAZLETON

Pennsylvania

BRUCE SUMLIN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled186

DOVER

Delaware

DAOLING ZHANG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled184

ORANGEBURG

South Carolina

MARTIN JOFFE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled183

BLUE ISLAND

Illinois

NOEL ELGUT M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled182

FT LAUDERDALE

Florida

ROBB SHRADER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled173

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

TUYET-MAI PHAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled172

WESTMINSTER

California

PATRICK TIEDEKEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled166

LANCASTER

Pennsylvania

ROWLAND HAWKINS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled164

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

RICHARD BOURGEOIS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled158

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

STEWART TURNER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled158

KITTERY

Maine

RAJENDRA TRIVEDI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled157

DANVILLE

Virginia

FIAZ ZAMAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled157

HOUSTON

Texas

MARK KISLINGER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled157

GLENDORA

California

STEPHEN DEPPERMAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled156

TARPON SPRINGS

Florida

JOHN SHARP MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled156

LANCASTER

Pennsylvania

EDDIE GARCIA M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled150

EL MONTE

California

JOSE MATOS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled148

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

JAMES CRUMB M.D.

Claims Filled143

MOBILE

Alabama

CALVIN GRANT M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled141

PALOS HEIGHTS

Illinois

ROXANA BARAD M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled136

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

ALEXANDER KENT M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled135

CHARLESTON

South Carolina