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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
SETH FEDER M.D.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled53

CRANSTON

Rhode Island

SHARON HORTON M.D.

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled53

BATAVIA

Illinois

KEITH KNOELL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled53

WAYNESBORO

Virginia

J HOLMES MD

General Practice

Claims Filled53

ROANOKE

Alabama

ENRIQUE DE LA TORRE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

MIAMI

Florida

ROBERT KALB MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled53

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

THOMAS MCMEEKIN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled53

ROCHESTER

New York

KAREN SCOTT D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

LUBBOCK

Texas

BARRY SOLOMON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled53

SMITHTOWN

New York

MONZER ATTAR MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled53

LUBBOCK

Texas

KENYA KOZAWA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

SWEETWATER

Tennessee

PARANJYOTHI GOWDAR M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled53

HAZARD

Kentucky

DONALD VOLLMER M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled53

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

JACK TOM M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled53

STONY BROOK

New York

EILEEN SIMAK D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

BETHLEHEM

Pennsylvania

ROBERT WILSON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled53

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

PETER MAUNG MD, FACP, CMD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled53

CHARLESTON

South Carolina

ALLAN BAILEY M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled53

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

NADEEM KHAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled53

RICHMOND

Kentucky

ROBERT COPLEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

SURESH MAHAJAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled53

CLEVELAND

Ohio

LAWRENCE BLANCHARD MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled53

RICHMOND

Virginia

AHMED QADRI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

KINGWOOD

Texas

WILLIAM WELSH D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled53

WHITTIER

California

HAROLD LOVEALL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana