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AZATHIOPRINE

Prevents your body from rejecting a kidney transplant. Also treats joint pain and swelling from rheumatoid arthritis. This medicine is an immunosuppressant agent that will affect your immune system More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

203K
Medicare Part D Claims
$11M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 26,643 $1.04M
Texas 18,485 $593K
Florida 17,732 $546K
Illinois 15,458 $557K
Pennsylvania 15,353 $551K
New York 14,007 $448K
Ohio 13,543 $474K
North Carolina 11,650 $389K
Missouri 10,725 $339K
Wisconsin 10,542 $350K
Indiana 9,467 $322K
Washington 9,179 $310K
Michigan 9,130 $313K
Minnesota 8,981 $320K
Georgia 8,884 $275K
Tennessee 8,579 $251K
Virginia 7,608 $283K
Massachusetts 7,006 $246K
Arizona 6,802 $248K
Alabama 6,726 $191K
Oregon 6,665 $222K
South Carolina 5,711 $180K
Kentucky 5,677 $185K
New Jersey 5,664 $195K
Colorado 5,473 $215K
Iowa 5,268 $161K
Mississippi 4,947 $132K
Oklahoma 4,719 $144K
Louisiana 4,576 $118K
Arkansas 3,718 $104K
Kansas 3,632 $113K
Connecticut 3,297 $110K
Maryland 3,081 $135K
West Virginia 2,976 $98.6K
Nebraska 2,768 $80K
Utah 2,599 $91.2K
Puerto Rico 2,476 $55.1K
Maine 2,290 $86.2K
Idaho 2,261 $73.8K
Nevada 2,192 $55.6K
New Mexico 2,037 $65.8K
Montana 1,746 $52.9K
South Dakota 1,514 $50.3K
Rhode Island 1,401 $47.1K
New Hampshire 1,227 $47.6K
Hawaii 1,209 $43.4K
North Dakota 1,207 $36.9K
Vermont 748 $28.5K
Delaware 632 $28.7K
Wyoming 589 $20.5K
Alaska 350 $12.6K
District of Columbia 264 $8,226
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 AZATHIOPRINE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
WILLIAM TIDMORE M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled402

VALDOSTA

Georgia

RAVI BHALLA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled321

PEORIA

Arizona

SANJAY GHOSH PHD MD

Specialist

Claims Filled307

WASHINGTON

Missouri

DANIEL WATROUS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled267

VISALIA

California

CHRISTOPHER KLEEMAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled264

SOUTH PORTLAND

Maine

ELENA GOGONEATA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled246

WOODRIDGE

Illinois

GARY CRAIG M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled244

SPOKANE

Washington

SHARON LYNCH M.D,

Neurology

Claims Filled221

KANSAS CITY

Kansas

YASMEEN KHALID M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled221

MADERA

California

GEORGE HOUSLEY MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled218

TUPELO

Mississippi

NEIL BRAUNSTEIN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled208

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

SHIN OH MD

Neurology

Claims Filled204

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

CHARLES KING M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled190

TUPELO

Mississippi

RICHARD OLSON M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled188

ROCKFORD

Illinois

THOMAS KOVALESKI M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled184

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

MASSOUD SOLEIMANI MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled177

ARCADIA

California

MICHAEL LOCKWOOD MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled175

LAFAYETTE

Indiana

MAHER BAZ MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled175

GAINESVILLE

Florida

STEVEN COHEN MD

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled172

TYLER

Texas

STEVEN BAAK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled163

FLORISSANT

Missouri

STEPHEN ARMSTRONG MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled163

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

JOHN MORGAN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled159

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

DIANNE COOPER M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled156

WICHITA FALLS

Texas

SHRI AGRAWAL M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled153

CHICAGO

Illinois

JAMES GILCHRIST MD

Clinical Neurophysiology

Claims Filled153

SPRINGFIELD

Illinois