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SULFASALAZINE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

246K
Medicare Part D Claims
$6.43M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 27,797 $693K
Texas 17,126 $384K
Florida 13,979 $342K
Pennsylvania 12,018 $329K
New York 11,737 $320K
Ohio 10,780 $327K
Illinois 9,823 $273K
Michigan 8,579 $256K
North Carolina 7,342 $184K
Missouri 7,085 $168K
Indiana 6,496 $174K
Wisconsin 6,422 $181K
Washington 5,977 $166K
Tennessee 5,730 $139K
Georgia 5,543 $129K
Massachusetts 5,166 $155K
Minnesota 5,082 $160K
Kentucky 5,038 $131K
Oregon 4,908 $146K
Iowa 4,596 $124K
New Jersey 4,353 $130K
Arizona 4,130 $106K
Oklahoma 3,985 $99K
Alabama 3,933 $85.3K
Kansas 3,858 $100K
Virginia 3,819 $106K
Arkansas 3,602 $81.9K
South Carolina 3,031 $76K
Nebraska 2,717 $67.1K
Louisiana 2,672 $61.1K
Mississippi 2,594 $53.2K
Colorado 2,564 $68.6K
Maryland 2,376 $72.1K
Connecticut 2,293 $65.4K
West Virginia 2,085 $54.1K
New Mexico 2,041 $57.4K
Idaho 1,950 $54.7K
Nevada 1,732 $35.4K
Utah 1,604 $41.3K
Montana 1,268 $32.4K
South Dakota 1,230 $28.2K
New Hampshire 1,095 $32.7K
Maine 1,077 $32.3K
Rhode Island 946 $22.3K
Hawaii 941 $23.7K
North Dakota 638 $17.4K
Wyoming 504 $12.5K
Delaware 450 $12.4K
Vermont 435 $12.5K
District of Columbia 247 $4,549
Alaska 215 $4,810
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 SULFASALAZINE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JORGE ZAMORA-QUEZADA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,113

EDINBURG

Texas

JASEN CHI M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled481

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

GERALD HO M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled466

LA PALMA

California

ELVIN GARCIA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled418

MCALLEN

Texas

LUIS ARANGO M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled415

MISSION

Texas

SANJIV KAPIL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled378

LAKE MARY

Florida

ANNAPURNA BHAT MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled343

STOCKBRIDGE

Georgia

MUJEEB RANGINWALA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled327

SPRINGFIELD

Ohio

STEVEN COHEN MD

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled300

TYLER

Texas

FULGENCIO SALINAS M.D.

Anatomic Pathology Clinical Pathology

Claims Filled299

EDINBURG

Texas

KAYVAN KAMALI M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled285

LONGVIEW

Texas

YA JU CHANG MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled280

NEW YORK

New York

ROBIN DORE MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled249

TUSTIN

California

LILLIAN WILLIAMS PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled247

EDINBURG

Texas

VISHALA CHINDALORE M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled229

ANNISTON

Alabama

BABAK ZAMIRI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled215

RIVERSIDE

California

OSVALDO ANTOMMATTEI MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled213

PONCE

Puerto Rico

FLORIN NICULESCU M.D. PHD.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled210

ELDERSBURG

Maryland

BARRY SHIBUYA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled203

FREMONT

California

ROBERT WISCO MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled202

DAKOTA DUNES

South Dakota

KENNETH CRAGER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled201

BRADENTON

Florida

JENNIFER MALIN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled200

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

JAYALAKSHMI PAMPATI M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled199

HAZARD

Kentucky

ELLISON SMITH M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled196

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

DANIEL HIRSEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled190

PALOS HILLS

Illinois