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Prescriber Checkup » METRONIDAZOLE

METRONIDAZOLE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

1.65M
Medicare Part D Claims
$60.7M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 173,320 $6.55M
Florida 147,340 $5.02M
Texas 103,451 $3.01M
New York 101,659 $4.2M
Pennsylvania 77,544 $3.24M
Ohio 74,700 $2.95M
Illinois 59,711 $2.24M
North Carolina 58,126 $2.04M
Michigan 54,552 $2.11M
Georgia 52,607 $1.64M
Tennessee 43,706 $1.37M
New Jersey 43,027 $1.57M
Missouri 39,638 $1.45M
Virginia 37,426 $1.36M
Indiana 36,556 $1.15M
Alabama 34,928 $950K
Massachusetts 34,907 $1.59M
Kentucky 34,165 $1.07M
Arizona 31,315 $1.06M
Washington 29,224 $1.45M
Minnesota 28,520 $1.55M
Wisconsin 28,399 $1.32M
Louisiana 27,020 $783K
South Carolina 25,623 $832K
Mississippi 21,474 $538K
Maryland 21,381 $735K
Oklahoma 20,844 $629K
Arkansas 19,677 $591K
Oregon 18,749 $882K
Iowa 18,618 $852K
Colorado 16,740 $657K
Connecticut 16,267 $616K
Kansas 15,483 $526K
West Virginia 14,359 $534K
Nevada 11,305 $344K
New Mexico 9,671 $299K
Nebraska 8,809 $361K
Utah 7,976 $318K
Maine 7,817 $326K
Rhode Island 6,929 $328K
Idaho 6,609 $278K
New Hampshire 5,405 $240K
Montana 4,429 $215K
South Dakota 4,289 $178K
Delaware 3,881 $162K
North Dakota 3,629 $156K
Hawaii 3,150 $102K
Vermont 2,882 $138K
District of Columbia 2,077 $58K
Wyoming 2,071 $74.1K
Alaska 1,189 $34.4K
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 »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for METRONIDAZOLE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SURESH MAHAJAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

CLEVELAND

Ohio

JOHN CROKE MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

BOSTON

Massachusetts

DAVID TUCKER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GRAVETTE

Arkansas

JOSE MENDEZ DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ORLANDO

Florida

ROBERT WOODBURY MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

RIVERSIDE

Connecticut

GARY PALMER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CENTERVILLE

Ohio

SUBHASH MAHAJAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

CLEVELAND

Ohio

JOHN ANTHONY M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

CLEVELAND

Ohio

GEORGE PURSLEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

AUGUSTA

Georgia

RICARDO MARRERO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

JAMES COLLINS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHEEKTOWAGA

New York

CATHERINE LAUGHLIN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

STEPHEN KIMMEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ASHEBORO

North Carolina

MARIA LAGO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

SABANA HOYOS

Puerto Rico

THEODORE COUTSOFTIDES MD

Colon Rectal Surgery

Claims Filled50

ORANGE

California

SHUANG BAI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAN BERNARDINO

California

UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER CORPORATION

Hospitals, General Acute Care Hospital

Claims Filled50

TUCSON

Arizona

PETER ALLOTEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MACON

Georgia

JOSEPH TALVACCHIA DO

Gynecology

Claims Filled50

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

KEITH BENBENISTY M.D.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled50

FORT MYERS

Florida

LAUREN DALEY NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled50

KINGSPORT

Tennessee

ERIC OLSON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

SPRINGFIELD

Oregon

CARLOS SILVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

TAMPA

Florida

MICHAEL CICHON MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled50

TEMPLE TERRACE

Florida

EMMANUEL YIRENKYI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

UNION

South Carolina