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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
RAIF ELSAKR M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled126

BARTLETT

Tennessee

ANGEL VELOSO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled126

MIAMI

Florida

KEITH LOVEN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled125

GOODLETTSVILLE

Tennessee

ANDREW KING MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled124

JOHNSTOWN

Pennsylvania

KRISTI LAFFERTY CRNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled124

PARKERSBURG

West Virginia

JAMES KARKOS MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled123

MASON CITY

Iowa

AMY SEGER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled123

ROYAL OAK

Michigan

LYNN COLAIACOVO M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled122

HERMITAGE

Pennsylvania

STANTON LEBOUITZ M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled122

YORK

Pennsylvania

PAULA PREVOST-BLANK M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled121

TRAVERSE CITY

Michigan

NATALIE ROHOLT MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled120

BEMIDJI

Minnesota

CHARLES WADEE M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled120

ANDERSON

South Carolina

RICHARD JOHNSON DO

Dermatology

Claims Filled120

DU BOIS

Pennsylvania

TAHA DIAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled120

WINTER HAVEN

Florida

KAIN KUMAR M.D., PHD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled119

PALMDALE

California

STEPHEN HELMS M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled118

JACKSON

Mississippi

FLORENCIA GUZMAN MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled118

CINCINNATI

Ohio

LOWELL CLARK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled118

BUSHNELL

Florida

RAJENDRA GOGIA MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled118

PARK RIDGE

Illinois

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled118

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

ANTHONY PERRI MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled117

CONROE

Texas

JEFFREY PICCIRILLO D.O.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled117

GRINNELL

Iowa

HENRY LOW MD

Hospitalist

Claims Filled117

BURLINGAME

California

FELIPE DEL VALLE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled117

MIAMI

Florida

JENNIFER RIDGE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled116

MIDDLETOWN

Ohio