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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 »


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Top prescribers for METRONIDAZOLE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
NORBERTO VAZQUEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

HENNEPIN HEALTHCARE SYSTEM, INC

Hospitals, General Acute Care Hospital

Claims Filled50

MINNEAPOLIS

Minnesota

FERNANDO IBARRA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

MONTEREY PARK

California

SUNIL PASRICHA M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

PORT ORANGE

Florida

MARC NEVIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SALEM

Virginia

C ARCHULETA MD LLC MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

LA JUNTA

Colorado

PIERCE DOTHEROW MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

JACKSON

Mississippi

JOHN JUCAS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

EL DORADO

Arkansas

JHON HALL MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

BOISE

Idaho

ROBERT STRIMLING MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

MARTIN COOPER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

VINITA

Oklahoma

EUGENE CONTE DO

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

CENTERVILLE FINANCE

Ohio

JAMES LALLY D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHINO

California

PHILLIP LAMBERT F.N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

CLEVELAND

Mississippi

CONRADO TALAMPAS M. D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

KISSIMMEE

Florida

JAMES KRIEG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SUN CITY

California

DONNA KNUPP MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

TIMOTHY BAKER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

SACRAMENTO

California

PETER CLARK M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

MORRISTOWN

Tennessee

AJAY CHAWLA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SHELBY

Ohio

APRIL GATSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LONGVIEW

Texas

JULIAN MARQUEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled50

HIALEAH

Florida

ALAN BINNICK MD

Dermatopathology

Claims Filled50

BENNINGTON

Vermont

TIMOTHY ROSS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

VANCOUVER

Washington

EVETTE RAMSAY MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

BALDWIN PARK

California