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METRONIDAZOLE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

1.87M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 162 of 3238

$80.5M
Retail Cost

Rank: 253 of 3238

1,330,528
Patients

Rank: 60 of 3238

381,984
Prescribers

Rank: 26 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 134,609 184,256 $8.66M
Florida 121,486 166,721 $6.69M
Texas 93,508 123,012 $4.24M
New York 83,305 120,709 $6.04M
Pennsylvania 61,108 87,752 $4.36M
Ohio 57,079 82,585 $3.79M
North Carolina 49,765 68,630 $2.88M
Michigan 48,939 67,955 $3.08M
Illinois 44,409 63,191 $2.81M
Georgia 44,140 59,386 $2.13M
Tennessee 36,714 49,092 $1.72M
New Jersey 33,411 45,692 $2.03M
Missouri 30,388 42,691 $1.79M
Indiana 28,865 41,030 $1.49M
Alabama 30,046 40,458 $1.32M
Virginia 28,953 40,064 $1.67M
Massachusetts 27,065 39,601 $2.18M
Kentucky 26,642 36,691 $1.36M
Arizona 26,355 34,388 $1.3M
Washington 22,378 31,490 $1.77M
Wisconsin 21,435 30,900 $1.72M
Minnesota 20,790 30,662 $1.93M
Louisiana 22,108 30,011 $1.03M
South Carolina 20,575 27,534 $1.01M
Maryland 17,657 24,637 $1.02M
Mississippi 16,384 21,913 $611K
Oklahoma 15,922 21,299 $734K
Arkansas 15,325 20,442 $708K
Oregon 14,681 20,076 $1.13M
Iowa 13,577 19,352 $959K
Connecticut 13,459 18,782 $894K
Colorado 13,894 18,645 $826K
Kansas 11,650 16,242 $625K
West Virginia 11,038 15,350 $691K
Nevada 9,550 12,658 $464K
New Mexico 7,444 9,806 $365K
Nebraska 6,722 9,547 $452K
Utah 6,414 8,679 $400K
Maine 6,071 8,526 $436K
Rhode Island 4,910 7,093 $371K
Idaho 4,901 6,609 $314K
New Hampshire 4,236 5,760 $272K
Delaware 3,755 5,051 $265K
South Dakota 3,316 4,710 $230K
Montana 3,247 4,508 $242K
North Dakota 3,158 4,168 $203K
Hawaii 2,880 3,631 $156K
District of Columbia 2,250 3,070 $116K
Vermont 1,985 2,738 $148K
Wyoming 1,480 1,909 $72.2K
Alaska 995 1,269 $45.7K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions 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
CHARLES JOHNSON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled162

MOBILE

Alabama

MICHAEL BOND MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled162

CLERMONT

Florida

ERNESTO ARROYO-LOPEZ

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled161

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

ANDREW KING MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled160

JOHNSTOWN

Pennsylvania

KIRSTEN FLYNN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled160

SUN CITY WEST

Arizona

FERNANDO RECIO MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled159

BOCA RATON

Florida

MAZIN DHAFIR M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled159

WEST SENECA

New York

CHRISTINE ADAMICK MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled158

NORTH CANTON

Ohio

ROBERT BENISH M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled158

GALAX

Virginia

RAYMOND BROWN MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled158

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

RENEE MATHUR MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled157

JOHNSTOWN

Pennsylvania

RICHARD BELL MD

Specialist

Claims Filled157

CHESTERFIELD

Missouri

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled157

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

SUNG-NAE BYUN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled155

LOS ANGELES

California

KEITH LOVEN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled154

GOODLETTSVILLE

Tennessee

JUNE YONG MD

Specialist

Claims Filled154

HUTCHINSON

Kansas

NATHMAL TARFARE MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled153

HAMBURG

New York

KEVIN GAFFNEY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled153

FLINT

Michigan

MARC FROST M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled153

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

RAIF ELSAKR M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled152

BARTLETT

Tennessee

BRIAN GUFFIN M.D.,F.A.C.S.

Specialist

Claims Filled151

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

ANTHONY COLVIN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled150

MONROE

North Carolina

STEPHEN XENIAS MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled148

ROCHESTER

New York

PAULA PREVOST-BLANK M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled148

TRAVERSE CITY

Michigan

ALFREDO FERNANDEZ MD

Claims Filled148

SARASOTA

Florida