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Nitrofurantoin is an antibiotic. It's used to treat urinary tract infections by killing bacteria in the urine. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 262 of 3238

Retail Cost

Rank: 422 of 3238


Rank: 3068 of 3238


Rank: 3048 of 3238

User Reviews of NITROFURANTOIN »

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 66,285 $3.28M
Florida 58,618 $2.67M
California 54,023 $2.98M
New York 44,079 $2.26M
Ohio 37,940 $1.87M
Pennsylvania 34,983 $1.69M
North Carolina 34,829 $1.69M
Tennessee 34,375 $1.64M
Illinois 25,121 $1.24M
Alabama 24,373 $1.18M
Michigan 20,645 $1.28M
Georgia 19,925 $909K
Indiana 19,387 $950K
Missouri 19,024 $893K
Kentucky 17,471 $848K
Louisiana 17,383 $771K
Iowa 17,138 $770K
New Jersey 16,981 $878K
Virginia 16,643 $823K
Massachusetts 16,352 $831K
South Carolina 16,211 $816K
Wisconsin 15,182 $773K
Washington 14,932 $842K
Mississippi 14,557 $652K
Arizona 14,117 $726K
Connecticut 13,633 $657K
Oklahoma 12,442 $715K
Oregon 12,173 $647K
Colorado 10,902 $489K
Arkansas 10,637 $536K
Maryland 9,925 $550K
Kansas 8,589 $412K
Minnesota 7,839 $493K
West Virginia 7,428 $409K
Nebraska 6,774 $311K
New Mexico 6,109 $357K
Maine 5,839 $357K
Nevada 4,968 $250K
Utah 4,938 $250K
Idaho 4,100 $192K
New Hampshire 2,839 $147K
Montana 2,832 $128K
Rhode Island 2,489 $107K
North Dakota 2,228 $112K
Hawaii 2,155 $109K
South Dakota 2,086 $86.2K
Vermont 1,546 $69.4K
Delaware 1,231 $71.9K
Wyoming 1,228 $61.3K
Alaska 754 $32.3K
District of Columbia 597 $37.3K
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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