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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
PANKAJ SRIVASTAVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled107

DYERSBURG

Tennessee

JOE HAZEL MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled106

SPRINGFIELD

Ohio

WILLIAM PATRICK M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled106

FAYETTEVILLE

New York

GENNADY RUBINSTEIN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled106

STUDIO CITY

California

MARIA MARIENCHECK MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled105

JACKSON

Tennessee

ERIC HILGEFORD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled105

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

RENEE MATHUR MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled105

JOHNSTOWN

Pennsylvania

ANJALI SINGH M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled104

BROOKSVILLE

Florida

ANDREW KING MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled104

JOHNSTOWN

Pennsylvania

MOIDEEN MOOPEN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled104

PORT CHARLOTTE

Florida

STUART ISRAEL MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled104

WOODLAND HILLS

California

MICHAEL STEINBOOK M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled103

COLUMBUS

Georgia

SUBASH RAMCHAND MD

Claims Filled103

NIAGARA FALLS

New York

JOEL BOLEN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled103

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

RAJENDRA GOGIA MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled102

PARK RIDGE

Illinois

JOSEPH BEAVEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled102

CHARLESTOWN

Indiana

DANIEL HEINIG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled102

LUTZ

Florida

KEVIN JENKINS DO

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled102

UPLAND

California

JOHN ANDERS M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled102

TOLEDO

Ohio

JERRY GURLEY M. D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled102

TALLADEGA

Alabama

DUSTIN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled102

NEW YORK

New York

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled102

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

ANANT CHANDEL MD

General Practice

Claims Filled101

PIKEVILLE

Kentucky

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled101

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

JEROLD MICHAELSON MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled100

DALLAS

Texas