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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
BERNARD MILSTEIN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled102

GALVESTON

Texas

ROBERT BUDD M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled102

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

LAMA AL-ASWAD M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled102

NEW YORK

New York

JOHN VASSALLO MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled99

ST AUGUSTINE

Florida

DAVID HWANG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled99

SAN FRANCISCO

California

ROBB SHRADER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled99

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

MILDRED OLIVIER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled97

HOFFMAN ESTATES

Illinois

DAOLING ZHANG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled96

ORANGEBURG

South Carolina

OMAR DUKAR M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled96

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

DIMPLE ZAVERI

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled96

METAIRIE

Louisiana

EL-ROY DIXON M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled96

ALBANY

Georgia

MARTIN JOFFE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled96

BLUE ISLAND

Illinois

DAVID MALITZ M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled94

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

BARRY FUNG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled93

MOUNTAIN VIEW

California

JAMES SONG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled93

FREMONT

California

STEPHEN DEPPERMAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled93

TARPON SPRINGS

Florida

KENNETH GELLER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled92

APPLETON

Wisconsin

CHERYL NEU MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled92

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

WILLIAM BEDWELL MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled92

PADUCAH

Kentucky

RICHARD THOMAS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled92

MIDDLEBURG HTS

Ohio

HERBERT MARKLEY MD

Neurology

Claims Filled92

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

GEORGE HYMAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled91

BROOKLYN

New York

EDWARD GRAUL MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled91

EUNICE

Louisiana

DAVID RODMAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled91

BUFFALO

New York

ALFRED SOLISH M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled90

PASADENA

California