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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?

If you are a provider and you believe your address is incorrect, check the listing you created on the National Provider Identifier registry. If you change your listing, send a note to drugs@propublica.org and we will update your information. If you have other questions about this data, send a note to drugs@propublica.org.

Top prescribers for ACETAZOLAMIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
EDWARD HILL M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled132

WINSTON-SALEM

North Carolina

MARTIN ARISCO MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled131

BAYTOWN

Texas

SANG KIM M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled131

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

CHRISTOPHER PATITSAS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled131

HUNTINGDON

Pennsylvania

LAI-SUNG LEUNG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled129

SAN FRANCISCO

California

BARBARA SMYTHE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled129

GRAPEVINE

Texas

MARK JUZYCH MD, MHSA

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled127

DETROIT

Michigan

JERRY HUNSAKER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled127

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

ASAD ABBAS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled125

BAYTOWN

Texas

ROBERT BUDD M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled124

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

JOHN VASSALLO MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled123

ST AUGUSTINE

Florida

PHILIP MARTIN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled122

RALEIGH

North Carolina

GEORGE HYMAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled121

BROOKLYN

New York

JOHN MCHENRY MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled120

DALLAS

Texas

RUTH FREDERICKS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled120

JACKSON

Mississippi

GLENN MOYER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled119

BETHLEHEM

Pennsylvania

LEON COHN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled118

PLANTATION

Florida

MARK LATINA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled118

READING

Massachusetts

EL-ROY DIXON M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled117

ALBANY

Georgia

JOSEPH SASSANI MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled115

HERSHEY

Pennsylvania

ROBERT HALPERN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled115

ATLANTA

Georgia

JOSEPH WILHELM MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled114

EAST LANSING

Michigan

PETER KANSAS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled114

LATHAM

New York

CHERYL NEU MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled113

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

JOHN AZAR MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled113

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana