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Prescriber Checkup » AZATHIOPRINE

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
DAVID ZAAS M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled151

DURHAM

North Carolina

ANNE WINKLER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled146

BRANSON

Missouri

HAROLD LITTLE PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled145

KINGSPORT

Tennessee

THOMAS DYKMAN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled145

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas

NORMAN HUDSON MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled145

EUGENE

Oregon

MARTA BOGNAR M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled144

GAINESVILLE

Georgia

JAMES CURRAN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled144

BURR RIDGE

Illinois

MIGUEL GARCIA-CARO M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled142

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

JOHN BUDD MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled141

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

RITA EGAN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled141

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

MARY ELLEN CSUKA MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled140

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

CHARLES ELSON MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled138

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

JAMES GORE MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled138

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

KENNETH WIESNER M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled137

SACRAMENTO

California

PRIYA SADANANDAN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled137

MARION

Indiana

MICHAEL JOSEPH MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled135

JOPLIN

Missouri

MITCHELL FUNG MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled134

FRESNO

California

KUMARASWAMY SIVAKUMAR M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled133

PHOENIX

Arizona

RANDALL JOHNSON MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled132

THE WOODLANDS

Texas

ROBERT VALENTE M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled131

LINCOLN

Nebraska

MELODY NELSEN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled130

MISSOULA

Montana

LAURA SUAREZ MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled129

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

DAVID BATT MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled129

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

ROBERT BAUGHMAN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled129

CINCINNATI

Ohio

STEVEN KIMMEL MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled128

TAMARAC

Florida