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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
JUNAID MEMON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled115

SCOTTSBORO

Alabama

ABDULLAH ARSHAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled115

HAYTI

Missouri

JOHN HAMILL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled114

HUDSON

Florida

PAMELA LEVE MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled114

ROCHESTER

New York

MARC FROST M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled114

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

CHARLES SMALLING MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled114

ATHENS

Ohio

HELEN SELSER MD MMM

Dermatology

Claims Filled113

ATLANTA

Georgia

KAIN KUMAR M.D., PHD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled113

PALMDALE

California

KEITH LOVEN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled113

GOODLETTSVILLE

Tennessee

DAVID AMOS MD PHD

Dermatology

Claims Filled113

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP

Pennsylvania

ALAA ELDIN MD

Claims Filled112

JERSEY CITY

New Jersey

STANTON LEBOUITZ M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled112

YORK

Pennsylvania

DAVID COHEN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled111

HEWLETT

New York

SAMUEL CHO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled111

NEW YORK

New York

TAMARA HILL M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled110

BARTLESVILLE

Oklahoma

CHARLES MATHIAS MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled110

CINCINNATI

Ohio

PAUL SEGAL MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled109

BELOIT

Wisconsin

TIMOTHY WOOD MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled109

MANSFIELD

Ohio

AUDRIUS RUKSENAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled109

CINCINNATI

Ohio

MICHAEL STILLMAN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled108

KATONAH

New York

ANTHONY COLVIN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled108

MONROE

North Carolina

MICHAEL MOOREVILLE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled108

LANSDOWNE

Pennsylvania

MARK BECHTEL MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled108

GAHANNA

Ohio

J. WEST M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled107

ATHENS

Georgia

JOHN LUCKASEN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled107

OMAHA

Nebraska