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AMOX TR-POTASSIUM CLAVULANATE

The combination of amoxicillin and clavulanic acid is used to treat certain infections caused by bacteria, including infections of the ears, lungs, sinus, skin, and urinary tract. Amoxicillin is in a class of medications called penicillin-like antibiotics. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. Clavulanic acid is in a class of medications called beta-lactamase inhibitors. It works by preventing bacteria from destroying amoxicillin. Antibiotics will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

3.33M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 94 of 3238

$74.7M
Retail Cost

Rank: 269 of 3238

2,531,797
Patients

Rank: 28 of 3238

457,524
Prescribers

Rank: 12 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 201,684 257,411 $6.2M
Florida 201,654 257,127 $5.25M
New York 189,388 249,370 $5.56M
Texas 174,488 223,322 $5M
Pennsylvania 115,799 150,899 $3.42M
Ohio 105,651 142,396 $3.17M
North Carolina 97,992 127,598 $2.81M
Illinois 93,333 124,680 $2.78M
Tennessee 83,571 110,381 $2.39M
Georgia 78,481 100,846 $2.19M
New Jersey 77,022 100,750 $2.26M
Michigan 77,238 100,306 $2.34M
Indiana 58,320 78,651 $1.73M
Arizona 58,891 74,838 $1.72M
Missouri 56,689 74,434 $1.64M
Kentucky 55,664 74,157 $1.66M
Virginia 55,900 72,473 $1.62M
Alabama 50,924 65,687 $1.43M
Wisconsin 43,489 55,969 $1.3M
Louisiana 42,767 55,748 $1.3M
Massachusetts 42,035 53,386 $1.3M
Washington 40,903 53,053 $1.24M
South Carolina 40,017 50,838 $1.13M
Minnesota 36,721 47,275 $1.16M
Maryland 34,640 45,603 $1.01M
Oklahoma 30,837 39,491 $882K
Mississippi 29,958 39,088 $874K
Colorado 28,855 37,454 $816K
Iowa 27,781 36,366 $789K
Connecticut 27,992 35,503 $767K
West Virginia 26,473 34,850 $773K
Arkansas 26,543 34,062 $788K
Oregon 25,807 33,875 $865K
Kansas 22,923 29,922 $684K
Nevada 18,421 23,359 $516K
Utah 15,743 20,818 $494K
Nebraska 14,887 19,315 $427K
New Mexico 15,147 18,980 $454K
Idaho 12,542 16,323 $406K
Maine 11,649 15,328 $370K
Rhode Island 9,871 12,442 $294K
Delaware 9,256 12,133 $266K
New Hampshire 8,760 11,172 $250K
Montana 7,425 9,617 $218K
Hawaii 7,595 9,309 $229K
North Dakota 6,190 7,880 $179K
South Dakota 6,049 7,809 $179K
Vermont 3,474 4,553 $99.7K
Wyoming 3,501 4,447 $95.2K
District of Columbia 3,330 4,141 $94K
Alaska 2,133 2,634 $60.1K
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 AMOX TR-POTASSIUM CLAVULANATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
EMAD ELBADAWY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled294

CLEVELAND

Ohio

MOUSSA FAMININI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled290

ENCINO

California

GRACIELA LEIJA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled289

BROWNSVILLE

Texas

MELVIN MURPHY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled289

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

MIGUEL STUBBS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled286

SMYRNA

Georgia

MICHAEL MCGRADY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled283

ALLIANCE

Ohio

CHENGUTTAI MANOHAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled275

MADISON

Ohio

DAVID BALLESTAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled274

PORT CHARLOTTE

Florida

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled274

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

SCOTT KEFFER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled267

ANSTED

West Virginia

ABIMAEL PEREZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled265

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

SRINIVAS REDDY M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled264

LADY LAKE

Florida

JAMES CARRUTH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled264

JACKSON

Tennessee

NABIL CYLEMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled262

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

GIOVANNY GIL SARES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled262

BRANDON

Florida

LEONEL VILLARREAL CANTU M.D.

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled260

EDINBURG

Texas

CATHARINE TABB MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled260

LOUISVILLE

Ohio

THAI PHAM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled257

ORLANDO

Florida

ENRIQUE GRIEGO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled257

MCALLEN

Texas

SHERRELL ROBERTS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled254

MONTICELLO

Kentucky

BABYSAROJAH RAVINDRAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled253

SHALLOTTE

North Carolina

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled253

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

RAJIV SINHA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled253

RAYMONDVILLE

Texas

ROBERTO BERMUDEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled253

NARANJA

Florida

ANDRES DELANOY MD

General Practice

Claims Filled252

PONCE

Puerto Rico