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

Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

Medicare Part D Claims
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Texas 58,142 $3.09M
California 56,648 $3.25M
Florida 53,175 $2.55M
New York 41,948 $2.3M
Pennsylvania 38,267 $1.88M
Ohio 38,192 $1.98M
Tennessee 31,966 $1.6M
North Carolina 30,899 $1.48M
Illinois 26,135 $1.36M
Alabama 20,993 $986K
Missouri 20,491 $1.03M
Indiana 19,412 $1.03M
Georgia 18,998 $929K
Michigan 18,380 $1.13M
Kentucky 17,871 $972K
Louisiana 17,475 $817K
South Carolina 17,467 $908K
Massachusetts 17,234 $815K
Virginia 16,926 $909K
Iowa 16,628 $807K
New Jersey 15,615 $878K
Wisconsin 15,283 $841K
Washington 14,975 $891K
Mississippi 14,474 $691K
Arizona 14,238 $759K
Oregon 13,137 $699K
Connecticut 13,134 $693K
Oklahoma 12,788 $786K
Arkansas 12,266 $624K
Colorado 10,662 $540K
Kansas 9,379 $486K
Maryland 9,352 $529K
Minnesota 8,997 $573K
West Virginia 8,139 $478K
New Mexico 7,376 $426K
Nebraska 7,119 $365K
Maine 5,829 $393K
Nevada 4,969 $254K
Utah 4,768 $258K
Idaho 4,110 $210K
New Hampshire 3,259 $177K
Montana 3,176 $148K
Hawaii 2,406 $113K
Rhode Island 2,372 $99.8K
North Dakota 2,146 $101K
South Dakota 2,012 $92.3K
Vermont 1,456 $77.2K
Wyoming 1,296 $80.8K
Delaware 1,163 $61.9K
Alaska 802 $46.9K
District of Columbia 567 $29.1K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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