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ACETAZOLAMIDE

Acetazolamide is a diuretic that treats edema, glaucoma, seizures, and mountain sickness. It lowers the amount of fluid in the eye, reduces swelling in the legs, and allows the body to use oxygen better at high altitudes. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

267K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 457 of 3238

$17.6M
Retail Cost

Rank: 646 of 3238

91,387
Patients

Rank: 417 of 3238

49,572
Prescribers

Rank: 388 of 3238

User Reviews of ACETAZOLAMIDE »

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 12,280 27,269 $1.9M
New York 8,815 26,999 $1.98M
Texas 6,809 18,848 $1.18M
Florida 7,502 18,809 $1.19M
Pennsylvania 4,927 14,053 $815K
Illinois 3,428 10,300 $669K
Ohio 3,056 9,284 $625K
North Carolina 2,496 9,099 $661K
New Jersey 2,981 8,613 $592K
Michigan 2,793 8,579 $737K
Georgia 2,205 7,224 $534K
Indiana 1,901 6,631 $389K
Massachusetts 1,880 6,243 $446K
Wisconsin 2,108 5,686 $276K
Louisiana 1,661 5,305 $308K
Missouri 1,536 5,158 $298K
Virginia 1,716 5,054 $315K
Tennessee 1,638 5,050 $336K
South Carolina 1,187 4,643 $397K
Alabama 1,235 4,437 $279K
Arizona 1,764 4,039 $229K
Kentucky 1,105 4,002 $243K
Washington 1,389 3,692 $239K
Minnesota 1,686 3,667 $192K
Maryland 1,173 3,365 $329K
Connecticut 1,138 3,276 $232K
Colorado 1,133 3,014 $167K
Mississippi 700 2,827 $181K
Arkansas 682 2,497 $153K
Iowa 713 2,408 $129K
Oregon 933 2,395 $157K
West Virginia 523 2,186 $140K
Kansas 645 2,015 $112K
Oklahoma 605 1,565 $95.2K
Utah 514 1,383 $108K
Nebraska 398 1,323 $83.5K
North Dakota 295 1,251 $51.3K
Rhode Island 528 1,157 $47K
Nevada 461 1,150 $75.2K
Hawaii 459 1,102 $87K
Idaho 292 1,099 $54.4K
Maine 423 1,039 $70.9K
New Hampshire 329 913 $79.7K
New Mexico 289 828 $39.6K
Delaware 398 784 $34.2K
South Dakota 207 743 $38.9K
District of Columbia 254 648 $70.4K
Montana 170 563 $37.7K
Vermont 153 444 $35.7K
Alaska 63 346 $13.4K
Wyoming 77 290 $19K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions 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
GLENN MOYER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled112

BETHLEHEM

Pennsylvania

PETER KAUFER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled112

TUCSON

Arizona

ROXANA BARAD M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled111

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

SIMON LAW MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled110

LOS ANGELES

California

GLEN BRYANT MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled110

WEST MEMPHIS

Arkansas

ALLAN KUNIMOTO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled109

HONOLULU

Hawaii

NEIL ATODARIA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled109

PHOENIX

Arizona

FEDERICO MAESTRE GRAU MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled109

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

ALEXANDER KENT M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled109

CHARLESTON

South Carolina

TERRY ZELLMER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled108

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

GEETA SHAH M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled107

NEW PORT RICHEY

Florida

RONALD CARONIA M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled106

LYNBROOK

New York

JOHN MASTROBATTISTA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled105

NEW YORK

New York

STEVEN STEINBERG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled105

GREENVILLE

North Carolina

BARRY LEADER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled105

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

GERALD ZAIDMAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled104

VALHALLA

New York

VINCENT BASILICE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled104

EAST SETAUKET

New York

RICHARD PATCHETT MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled104

MARSHFIELD

Wisconsin

DAVID WITZEL M.D., M.P.H.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled104

FISHKILL

New York

DOUGLAS STOKES M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled103

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

PHILIP ROHOLT M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled103

CANTON

Ohio

J. HENRY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled102

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

JOHN BRONSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled101

SAN DIEGO

California

MARK LATINA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled99

READING

Massachusetts

DMITRIY GRINSHPUN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled98

BROOKLYN

New York