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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
MICHAEL MCCADDEN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled172

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

EFRAIN CAMARA

Claims Filled171

HIALEAH

Florida

RONALD MACEYKO MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled168

JOHNSTOWN

Pennsylvania

ROSEMARY CANNISTRARO M.D. PHD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled167

CREVE COEUR

Missouri

ROBERT BENISH M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled161

GALAX

Virginia

DAVID GRYBOSKI M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled160

FAYETTEVILLE

Georgia

HRAIR SIMONIAN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled159

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

VINOD THAKKAR MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled154

SEBRING

Florida

AMIT SAHA M.D.

Colon Rectal Surgery

Claims Filled153

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

CHARLES JOHNSON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled152

MOBILE

Alabama

NATALIE ROHOLT MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled145

BEMIDJI

Minnesota

THEODOR RUDOLPH M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled143

VERO BEACH

Florida

RONALD BARBANELL D.D.S.-D.M.S.C

Claims Filled143

DOWNEY

California

ANNABELLE ARAGON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled142

GAINESVILLE

Florida

RAIF TAWAKOL MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled141

MERCED

California

HOWARD GOLDMAN D.O.

Dermatology

Claims Filled141

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

TAMI DE ARAUJO M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled140

CORAL GABLES

Florida

KUMAR THIMMIAH M. D.

Specialist

Claims Filled139

OCALA

Florida

LEYDA BOWES MD

Claims Filled137

BOSTON

Massachusetts

PHYLLIS SKOLNIK M.D.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled136

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

BOB SOUDER MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled134

JACKSON

Tennessee

JAMES KARKOS MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled133

MASON CITY

Iowa

ADEL YOUSSEF M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled132

WARREN

Ohio

BENJAMIN YOKEL

Dermatology

Claims Filled132

VIRGINIA

Minnesota

DAVID GREESON MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled130

ATHENS

Georgia