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METRONIDAZOLE

Used to treat serious bacterial infections in different areas of the body. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

1.97M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 153 of 3362

$90.4M
Retail Cost

Rank: 256 of 3362

1,403,362
Patients

Rank: 58 of 3362

393,908
Prescribers

Rank: 24 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 140,527 192,930 $9.06M
Florida 129,293 175,415 $7.72M
Texas 99,444 131,102 $4.9M
New York 88,289 128,145 $6.96M
Pennsylvania 63,977 91,838 $5.07M
Ohio 59,541 85,806 $4.28M
North Carolina 52,542 72,797 $3.26M
Michigan 51,431 70,895 $3.54M
Illinois 48,558 68,605 $3.35M
Georgia 46,540 62,481 $2.34M
Tennessee 37,958 50,486 $1.78M
New Jersey 34,844 48,115 $2.43M
Missouri 32,190 45,029 $1.9M
Massachusetts 29,013 42,476 $2.47M
Virginia 30,713 42,110 $1.84M
Alabama 30,708 41,433 $1.42M
Indiana 28,922 40,552 $1.58M
Kentucky 27,251 37,324 $1.43M
Arizona 28,419 36,867 $1.56M
Washington 23,357 32,973 $1.92M
South Carolina 24,410 32,969 $1.37M
Wisconsin 22,675 32,360 $1.87M
Minnesota 21,978 32,217 $2.18M
Louisiana 23,248 31,134 $1.11M
Maryland 19,574 27,163 $1.27M
Mississippi 17,241 22,911 $603K
Oklahoma 16,406 22,076 $812K
Colorado 15,917 21,202 $933K
Oregon 15,619 21,181 $1.22M
Connecticut 14,914 20,913 $1.19M
Arkansas 15,691 20,730 $702K
Iowa 14,130 19,936 $1M
Kansas 11,766 16,045 $628K
West Virginia 11,314 15,780 $756K
Nevada 9,990 13,087 $494K
New Mexico 7,581 9,971 $404K
Nebraska 7,060 9,872 $435K
Utah 6,755 9,021 $443K
Maine 6,294 8,917 $492K
Rhode Island 5,144 7,600 $423K
Idaho 5,054 6,847 $344K
New Hampshire 4,831 6,516 $350K
Delaware 4,042 5,565 $331K
Montana 3,482 4,751 $256K
South Dakota 3,334 4,736 $226K
North Dakota 3,144 4,222 $209K
Hawaii 3,128 4,003 $194K
District of Columbia 2,433 3,274 $138K
Vermont 2,228 3,085 $170K
Wyoming 1,579 2,063 $90.1K
Alaska 1,039 1,337 $55.8K
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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
KIM MORALES PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled67

WALL

New Jersey

GREGORY DWYER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled67

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

HOLLIS ROGERS M.D.

Colon Rectal Surgery

Claims Filled67

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas

RICHARD FERRARA MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled67

GROSSE POINTE WOODS

Michigan

NOOR BUNNEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled67

TROY

Michigan

BRIAN JOHNSON MD PL

Dermatology

Claims Filled67

TRINITY

Florida

YAHYA MURAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled67

WEST BLOOMFIELD

Michigan

JANICE LIMA-MARIBONA D.O.

Dermatology

Claims Filled67

MIAMI

Florida

BEVERLY ENCARNACION MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled67

DUNEDIN

Florida

ROLAND AKINYEDE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled67

BRIDGETON

Missouri

RAJNEESH MADHOK MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled67

EDINA

Minnesota

DAVID SAMARA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled67

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

COMRON MALEKI MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled67

THOUSAND OAKS

California

IRINA MININA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled67

HARLINGEN

Texas

FRANK ANDERSON M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled67

ST. PETERS

Missouri

ARVIL CATLETT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled67

HODGENVILLE

Kentucky

FADI ABOU-ISSA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled67

HOUMA

Louisiana

DEVABRATA GANGULY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled67

CLARKSVILLE

Texas

WILLIAM SWEATT M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled67

LAKE JACKSON

Texas

FAUSTO SICARD MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled67

CANTON

Ohio

HELGE RIEMANN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled67

BRUNSWICK

Maine

CARLOS SILVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled67

TAMPA

Florida

MHAMAD JIBRINI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled67

FLORENCE

Kentucky

AGNES UBANI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled67

TEMPLE TERRACE

Florida

ROBERT LERNER M.D

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled67

MOBILE

Alabama