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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
MICHAEL KOHEN M.D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled189

DAYTONA BEACH

Florida

MYRNA STUEFEN PAC

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled189

MANKATO

Minnesota

GEORGE KELLY MD

Specialist

Claims Filled183

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

RICHARD BERTKEN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled181

FRESNO

California

MIKAEL LAGWINSKI MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled179

MERIDIAN

Idaho

DAVID HOLT MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled179

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

GILBERT GELFAND M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled179

DOWNEY

California

RAMACHANDRAN SRINIVASAN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled177

MONTEREY PARK

California

RICHARD DWYER M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled173

LOS ANGELES

California

ROBERT LEFF

Rheumatology

Claims Filled171

DULUTH

Minnesota

JEFFREY FAGGARD M.D

Rheumatology

Claims Filled169

MOBILE

Alabama

KENNETH HSU M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled165

BAKERSFIELD

California

DARICE YANG M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled163

WHITTIER

California

DEBORAH WILSON MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled163

MINOCQUA

Wisconsin

MICHAEL STACK MD PHD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled160

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

STEVEN WEINER M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled157

WOODLAND HILLS

California

JOHN TOWER DO

Rheumatology

Claims Filled157

ROCHESTER HILLS

Michigan

DENNIS LIU MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled155

SACRAMENTO

California

PALLAVI SHARMA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled153

STOCKBRIDGE

Georgia

SUTHIN SONGCHAROEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled150

FLOWOOD

Mississippi

JIM KIM MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled149

BAKERSFIELD

California

ANDREW SOHN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled148

EVERETT

Washington

RAYMOND ADELIZZI DO

Rheumatology

Claims Filled148

STRATFORD

New Jersey

SOHRAB FALLAHI

Rheumatology

Claims Filled148

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

DAVID MARTIN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled145

CANTON

Ohio