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METRONIDAZOLE

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

561K
Medicare Part D Claims
$34.6M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 161,070 $3.66M
Florida 133,791 $2.91M
Texas 95,179 $1.8M
New York 92,943 $2.36M
Pennsylvania 71,701 $1.9M
Ohio 68,173 $1.68M
Illinois 55,750 $1.23M
North Carolina 53,879 $1.19M
Georgia 47,907 $935K
Michigan 44,625 $1.02M
Tennessee 40,373 $813K
Missouri 37,351 $863K
New Jersey 35,591 $754K
Indiana 34,316 $706K
Virginia 34,177 $779K
Alabama 32,540 $559K
Massachusetts 32,123 $869K
Kentucky 31,845 $631K
Arizona 29,487 $598K
Washington 26,919 $757K
Minnesota 26,427 $794K
Wisconsin 24,658 $676K
Louisiana 24,147 $456K
South Carolina 23,720 $506K
Puerto Rico 21,363 $370K
Oklahoma 19,843 $397K
Mississippi 19,753 $323K
Maryland 19,548 $424K
Arkansas 17,914 $348K
Iowa 17,745 $462K
Oregon 17,724 $473K
Colorado 16,261 $367K
Kansas 14,330 $319K
Connecticut 13,967 $313K
West Virginia 13,627 $311K
Nevada 10,342 $209K
New Mexico 8,629 $176K
Nebraska 8,316 $196K
Maine 7,174 $178K
Utah 7,159 $176K
Rhode Island 6,563 $187K
Idaho 6,023 $154K
New Hampshire 4,805 $119K
South Dakota 4,111 $103K
Montana 3,936 $115K
Delaware 3,803 $98K
North Dakota 3,254 $85.8K
Hawaii 2,911 $62.8K
Vermont 2,664 $73.8K
District of Columbia 1,815 $36.4K
Wyoming 1,789 $42.8K
Alaska 1,050 $19.5K
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 »


Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for METRONIDAZOLE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SARA CUELLAR M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled505

HIALEAH

Florida

PETER TENG MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled497

HIALEAH

Florida

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled315

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

JOHN NIVEN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled277

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

MICHAEL BOND MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled275

CLERMONT

Florida

MARCELO POLANCO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled259

CHURCH POINT

Louisiana

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled257

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

NINA GARCIA P.A.

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled222

HOLLYWOOD

Florida

DELILAH ALONSO MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled214

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

MELISSA KNUCKLES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled210

CORBIN

Kentucky

KENNETH ROSEN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled209

MIAMI

Florida

CHANDRASEKHAR POLEPALLE MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled203

MUSKOGEE

Oklahoma

MONICA VANDIVORT M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled200

HEREFORD

Arizona

STEPHEN FINN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled199

ROME

Georgia

ROHIT MALIK MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled199

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

JOHN HUDSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled197

WINTER PARK

Florida

JEFFREY SCHNEIDER DPM

Podiatrist

Claims Filled184

EXTON

Pennsylvania

AZZAM MUFTAH M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled183

BROOKSVILLE

Florida

SUNG-NAE BYUN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled182

LOS ANGELES

California

WILFORD STOKES M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled181

NEW IBERIA

Louisiana

FELIPE DEL VALLE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled178

MIAMI

Florida

LUIS SUAREZ-REYES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled177

WEST NEW YORK

New Jersey

ANGEL VELOSO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled176

MIAMI

Florida

JUNE YONG MD

Specialist

Claims Filled172

HUTCHINSON

Kansas

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled172

TUCKER

Georgia