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NITROFURANTOIN

Treats or prevents urinary tract infections caused by bacteria. Nitrofurantoin is an antibiotic. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

625K
Medicare Part D Claims
$40.7M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Texas 66,704 $3.15M
California 64,550 $3.14M
Florida 60,849 $2.57M
New York 42,156 $1.9M
Ohio 40,828 $1.86M
Pennsylvania 38,831 $1.58M
Tennessee 37,833 $1.68M
North Carolina 34,314 $1.49M
Illinois 28,882 $1.17M
Missouri 25,385 $1.17M
Alabama 23,359 $1000K
Indiana 22,573 $1.04M
Louisiana 21,436 $962K
Kentucky 20,883 $979K
Georgia 20,374 $879K
Iowa 19,670 $791K
South Carolina 19,485 $901K
Michigan 19,372 $986K
Virginia 19,353 $885K
Massachusetts 18,679 $754K
Mississippi 17,532 $758K
Washington 17,260 $828K
Wisconsin 16,791 $720K
Oregon 15,623 $692K
Arizona 15,573 $668K
Arkansas 14,370 $699K
Oklahoma 14,157 $730K
New Jersey 14,039 $631K
Connecticut 12,663 $527K
Colorado 12,197 $540K
Kansas 11,634 $545K
Minnesota 11,261 $525K
Maryland 10,266 $463K
West Virginia 8,837 $427K
Nebraska 8,518 $359K
New Mexico 7,933 $410K
Maine 6,200 $299K
Puerto Rico 5,942 $207K
Nevada 5,907 $279K
Utah 5,429 $258K
Idaho 5,205 $244K
Montana 4,047 $171K
New Hampshire 3,268 $137K
North Dakota 2,850 $117K
Rhode Island 2,492 $92K
South Dakota 2,411 $99.2K
Hawaii 2,302 $98.5K
Vermont 1,910 $76.7K
Wyoming 1,608 $76.9K
Delaware 1,280 $71.9K
Alaska 970 $35.9K
District of Columbia 572 $24.5K
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 »


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Top prescribers for NITROFURANTOIN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ROBERT LEWIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WOODVILLE

Mississippi

NORMA LOWERY NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled50

ROSEVILLE

Michigan

GARY VERST M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BOWLING GREEN

Kentucky

JAMES CAULEY MD

Urology

Claims Filled50

RONCEVERTE

West Virginia

ROBERT FOSTER M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled50

SEDALIA

Missouri

RAMESH KRISHNAN MD

Urology

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

DENNIS BENTLEY M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled50

AKRON

Ohio

JOHN THURSTON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WORLAND

Wyoming

MARY ANN EGBERT ANP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled50

EAGLE RIVER

Alaska

KEVIN KLEINSCHMIDT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ASHDOWN

Arkansas

HENRY EDMONDSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

STARKVILLE

Mississippi

NEAL SORENSEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BILLINGS

Montana

GEORGE GETTY M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled50

GRANTS PASS

Oregon

SMITA DESHPANDE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

NORTHAMPTON

Pennsylvania

LANCE TEMPLETON M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled50

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

OLAN ABDEL-HALIM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

GREEN BAY

Wisconsin

IRA ZUCKER MD

Urology

Claims Filled50

FORT MYERS

Florida

DANIEL GUTSTEIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHICAGO

Illinois

MARK LEATHERWOOD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAS CRUCES

New Mexico

IRWIN LIEB MD

Urology

Claims Filled50

SARANAC LAKE

New York

KEVIN PERRY MD

Urology

Claims Filled50

CARY

North Carolina

DENIS SLABY MD

Urology

Claims Filled50

MEDINA

Ohio

JEROME KORINCHAK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SELINSGROVE

Pennsylvania

KIRBY JUENGST MD

Urology

Claims Filled50

PALMER

Massachusetts

JOSEPH SALISZ M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled50

MUSKEGON

Michigan