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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
ROBERT WISKOCIL MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled125

WALNUT CREEK

California

NANCY BROWN D.O.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled125

NORMAN

Oklahoma

PAUL KATZENSTEIN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled124

LEES SUMMIT

Missouri

JULIA BOLDING MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled124

BILLINGS

Montana

MICHAEL KOHEN M.D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled123

DAYTONA BEACH

Florida

ANA BALLESTER-FIALLO MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled123

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

AMAR NAIK M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled123

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

KENNY SIZEMORE MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled122

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

MARK WESTON M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled122

TAMPA

Florida

MOHAMMAD SHBEEB M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled120

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

MICHAEL STRACHAN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled120

RICHMOND

Virginia

RAFAEL ARSUAGA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled120

CANTON

Ohio

SANJIV KAPIL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled120

LAKE MARY

Florida

GINA STORRS NP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled119

SAINT PAUL

Minnesota

MICHAEL ISTFAN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled119

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

DAVID ASA MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled118

TUPELO

Mississippi

MARY AUSTIN NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled115

DENVER

Colorado

DAVID STAMPFL MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled115

GREEN BAY

Wisconsin

LEE GRAHAM M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled114

WESTMONT

Illinois

SUSAN ZITO D.O.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled114

LARGO

Florida

ARTHUR MATAS MD

Transplant Surgery

Claims Filled114

MINNEAPOLIS

Minnesota

TARIQ MAHMOOD M.D.

Claims Filled114

UNION

New Jersey

DEANNA BAKKEN

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled113

DULUTH

Minnesota

ELIZABETH TURNER

Rheumatology

Claims Filled111

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

MARTIN ZAMORA MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled111

AURORA

Colorado