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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
HSUSHI YEH MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled120

TACOMA

Washington

ROBERT KENNEDY MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled117

SCHENECTADY

New York

JOHN TRIBLE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled116

MARSHALLTOWN

Iowa

MANUEL PUIG-LLANO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled116

CHULA VISTA

California

RICHARD QUINONES MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled116

HOMEWOOD

Illinois

GEORGE TAKEDA O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled114

GLENDORA

California

NEIL JAMRON MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled112

REDLANDS

California

KIRK FLURY M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled111

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

STEWART TURNER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled110

KITTERY

Maine

ROBERT HALPERN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled109

ATLANTA

Georgia

BRADLEY FARRIS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled109

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

RANDAL PHAM M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled108

SAN JOSE

California

F SUTHERLAND MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled108

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

CHARLES HORTON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled108

BERRYVILLE

Arkansas

SYED IQBAL MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled108

DANSVILLE

New York

ALEXANDER KENT M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled108

CHARLESTON

South Carolina

DANIEL LAROCHE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled108

QUEENS VILLAGE

New York

MITCHELL JACKSON MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled107

LAKE VILLA

Illinois

SANG KIM M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled107

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

JAY KATZ MD

Otology Neurotology

Claims Filled106

DELRAY BEACH

Florida

EDWARD HILL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled106

WINSTON-SALEM

North Carolina

JOSEPH WILHELM MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled106

EAST LANSING

Michigan

WILLIAM MARSH MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled103

WOLFEBORO

New Hampshire

ROXANA BARAD M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled102

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

MARK LATINA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled102

READING

Massachusetts