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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
DAN AXTHELM M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled52

FORT WORTH

Texas

JOHN STONE MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled52

WAUWATOSA

Wisconsin

KEVIN PRESTON D.O.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled52

DAKOTA DUNES

South Dakota

SAMY METYAS MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled52

COVINA

California

DAVID BRIDGERS M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled52

OXFORD

Mississippi

DAVID MARTIN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled52

PINEHURST

North Carolina

KEVIN MYERS MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled52

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

ROSEMARIE JEFFERY MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled52

MUNCIE

Indiana

MICHAEL HENRY MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled52

LA CROSSE

Wisconsin

SAILAJA MANNE MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled52

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

CLAUDIA LUCCHINETTI M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled52

ROCHESTER

Minnesota

CHARLES BOU-ABBOUD MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled52

BECKLEY

West Virginia

ROBERT KALISH M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled52

BOSTON

Massachusetts

CHARLES ARKIN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled52

CORDOVA

Tennessee

JURGEN CRAIG-MUELLER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled52

ST CLOUD

Minnesota

ALICE CHU M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled52

CLIFTON

New Jersey

DARICE YANG M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled52

WHITTIER

California

JOHN BRITTIS MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled52

BLUFFTON

South Carolina

TAMMY UTSET MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled52

CHICAGO

Illinois

RICHARD RUBIN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled52

HOUSTON

Texas

RODERICK WARREN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled52

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

MRIDU GULATI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled52

NEW HAVEN

Connecticut

JAMES JAKES MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled52

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

HIMMAT GILL M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled51

FRESNO

California

RICHARD JIMENEZ MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled51

SEATTLE

Washington