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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
RONALD MACEYKO MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled183

JOHNSTOWN

Pennsylvania

VINOD THAKKAR MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled177

SEBRING

Florida

AZZAM MUFTAH M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled176

BROOKSVILLE

Florida

SUNG-NAE BYUN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled173

LOS ANGELES

California

EMMANUEL RIVERA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled170

CINCINNATI

Ohio

STEPHEN FINN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled168

ROME

Georgia

NHA TO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled166

SPRINGFIELD

Ohio

RAIF TAWAKOL MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled164

MERCED

California

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

Claims Filled164

DOWNEY

California

LUIS SUAREZ-REYES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled163

WEST NEW YORK

New Jersey

JUNE YONG MD

Specialist

Claims Filled162

HUTCHINSON

Kansas

KYLE WAGAMON MD

Dermatopathology

Claims Filled162

WARREN

Ohio

HOWARD GOLDMAN D.O.

Dermatology

Claims Filled159

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

RICHARD BELL MD

Specialist

Claims Filled158

CHESTERFIELD

Missouri

DAVID O'DONNELL M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled157

SAGINAW

Michigan

DAVID GRYBOSKI M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled157

FAYETTEVILLE

Georgia

GINA ARABITG MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled156

VENICE

Florida

CHARLES JOHNSON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled155

MOBILE

Alabama

ROBERT BENISH M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled154

GALAX

Virginia

MONICA VANDIVORT M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled151

TUCSON

Arizona

LEYDA BOWES MD

Claims Filled149

BOSTON

Massachusetts

MYUNG CHOI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled148

LOS ANGELES

California

DELILAH ALONSO MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled147

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

PAMELA LEVE MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled146

ROCHESTER

New York

BENJAMIN YOKEL

Dermatology

Claims Filled146

VIRGINIA

Minnesota