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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
STEVEN JENSEN MD

Urology

Claims Filled195

SAGINAW

Michigan

WILLIAM ELFARR M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled194

ATHENS

Texas

WILLIAM BUNDRICK M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled194

BOSSIER CITY

Louisiana

MARK BIGLER M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled193

BOWLING GREEN

Kentucky

STEVEN MAISLOS M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled192

HOUSTON

Texas

ERIC ANDERSON M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled192

SANTA FE

New Mexico

JANAKA HETTIARACHCHI D.O.

Urology

Claims Filled191

NORTH WILKESBORO

North Carolina

MARK BRANDT MD

Urology

Claims Filled191

NILES

Illinois

ROBERT ALEXANDER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled191

HOUMA

Louisiana

LEE CONGLETON M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled190

POWELL

Tennessee

SUZETTE SUTHERLAND M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled190

PLYMOUTH

Minnesota

ROBERT EVANS MD

Urology

Claims Filled188

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

GREGORY CARTER M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled187

BOAZ

Alabama

JAMES FELLOWS MD

Urology

Claims Filled187

HENDERSON

Kentucky

SAGAR SHAH MD

Urology

Claims Filled186

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

ERIC NICELY M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled186

POWELL

Tennessee

PANKAJ SRIVASTAVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled185

DYERSBURG

Tennessee

JENNIFER GRUENENFELDER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled185

LAGUNA HILLS

California

KEVIN MCLAUGHLIN MD

Urology

Claims Filled183

CARROLLTON

Georgia

ROGER SCHOENFELD DO

Urology

Claims Filled183

JOPLIN

Missouri

ANTHONY RICOTTONE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled183

ORCHARD PARK

New York

DARRELL CORNELIUS MD

Urology

Claims Filled182

MOUNT VERNON

Washington

DAVID HARDAWAY M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled180

HICKORY

North Carolina

ELIZABETH SAGAN MD

Urology

Claims Filled180

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

WILBUR LIVINGSTON M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled180

ROCK HILL

South Carolina