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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. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

1.33M
Medicare Part D Claims
$68.4M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 205,172 $5.55M
Florida 185,362 $4.71M
New York 182,903 $4.83M
Texas 152,480 $4.31M
Pennsylvania 114,124 $3.14M
Ohio 109,789 $3.01M
Illinois 100,465 $2.8M
North Carolina 90,447 $2.4M
Tennessee 87,708 $2.36M
Georgia 76,232 $2.04M
New Jersey 69,749 $1.66M
Michigan 60,867 $1.76M
Kentucky 59,595 $1.63M
Missouri 57,156 $1.6M
Puerto Rico 56,479 $1.33M
Arizona 56,007 $1.44M
Indiana 55,572 $1.51M
Virginia 55,449 $1.5M
Alabama 46,689 $1.33M
Washington 43,135 $1.2M
Wisconsin 41,872 $1.16M
Louisiana 41,235 $1.06M
Massachusetts 40,627 $1.22M
Minnesota 38,924 $1.22M
South Carolina 37,662 $1.01M
Maryland 35,315 $961K
Oklahoma 32,901 $946K
Mississippi 31,028 $825K
Iowa 30,288 $847K
Colorado 29,912 $821K
West Virginia 29,413 $794K
Oregon 28,156 $798K
Arkansas 26,901 $795K
Connecticut 25,258 $649K
Kansas 23,016 $647K
Nevada 16,997 $456K
Utah 16,637 $479K
New Mexico 16,279 $461K
Nebraska 15,901 $443K
Idaho 13,826 $394K
Maine 12,266 $337K
Rhode Island 9,986 $302K
New Hampshire 8,878 $233K
Hawaii 7,891 $254K
Montana 7,582 $216K
Delaware 7,564 $206K
South Dakota 6,437 $188K
North Dakota 5,701 $162K
Vermont 4,104 $108K
Wyoming 3,734 $102K
District of Columbia 3,124 $83.9K
Alaska 2,062 $62.7K
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 »


Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for AMOX TR-POTASSIUM CLAVULANATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JOHN ORFANOS MD

Surgery

Claims Filled179

EDINBURG

Texas

LARRY CARRUTH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled177

JACKSON

Tennessee

SHACHI SINGH MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled177

CINCINNATI

Ohio

WILLIAM CREIGHTON MD

Emergency Medical Services

Claims Filled177

CRANSTON

Rhode Island

VLADIMIR KRICHEVSKY M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled176

BROOKLYN

New York

DAVE JAIN D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled176

KENNETT

Missouri

LISA PATTANAYAK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled175

ORLANDO

Florida

JAMES BEANE MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled175

PARKERSBURG

West Virginia

TEA TCHELIDZE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled174

GENEVA

Ohio

THOMAS ALABANZA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled173

DANVILLE

Virginia

ROMEO OBSEQUIO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled173

MIAMI

Oklahoma

ENRIQUE DE LA TORRE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled173

MIAMI

Florida

LAKSHMAN RAO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled173

ERWIN

North Carolina

ROBERT RICE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled171

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

NABIL CYLEMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled171

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

KENNETH CHAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled171

SAN FRANCISCO

California

EDD JONES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled170

FITZGERALD

Georgia

RAJESH PATEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled170

ODESSA

Texas

PANKAJ SRIVASTAVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled169

DYERSBURG

Tennessee

TERRY HARRISON M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled168

PARIS

Tennessee

DOUGLAS ASH MD

Claims Filled168

DOUGLAS

Georgia

HUSAM HAMED M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled168

CINCINNATI

Ohio

WILLIAM KIRK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled168

LEBANON

Kentucky

JASON PAEK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled167

WALNUT

California

JYOTI MEHTA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled167

WILLIAMSBURG

Ohio