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Prescriber Checkup » NITROFURANTOIN

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
ALEXANDER LIU M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled50

MODESTO

California

PAUL BATTLES DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PRYOR

Oklahoma